Wenger expects to be back in work by January

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects to be back in work in the New Year and has fielded enquiries from all over the world, he told German newspaper Bild. Wenger, who left Arsenal in May after 22 years in charge, said he did not know what his next job would be

Pakistan take control after Abbas annihilates Australia

Pakistan seamer Mohammad Abbas ripped through the top of the Australian batting order as the visitors slumped to 91 for seven at lunch on day two of the second and final test in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Resuming on 20-2, Australian batsman Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh struggled to cope with

Griezmann double gives France comeback win over Germany

World champions France fought back from a goal down to edge Germany 2-1 with a double from Antoine Griezmann in their Nations Cup match at the Stade de France on Tuesday. The 27-year-old forward cancelled out Toni Kroos' first half penalty with a fine header just past the hour and then

Turkish prosecutor seeks 12-year jail term for Barcelona’s Turan

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, currently on loan with Turkish club Basaksehir, has been charged over a clash with a prominent singer, and prosecutors are seeking up to 12-1/2 years in jail for the Turkey international, state media reported on Tuesday. Turan has been accused of sexual harassment, unlicensed possession of weapons

Bolt offered contract with Maltese club – report

Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt has been offered a two-year contract to play soccer with a Maltese club, ESPN reported, triggering speculation he may be set to walk out from his trial at Australian team Central Coast Mariners. Maltese champions Valletta FC said they hoped to sign the eight-times Olympic gold