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12hESPN staff

Blatter named FIFA president for 5th term

Challenger Prince Ali withdraws from the FIFA presidential race, meaning Sepp Blatter wins a fifth term after a first round vote of 133-73 failed to secure him a winning majority.

18hStephan Uersfeld

Bomb threat in Zurich

A bomb threat has been received in relation to Friday's FIFA Congress ahead of the presidential elections, the Zurich city police have confirmed.


FIFA: Timeline of latest events

FIFA are in crisis amid corruption charges levelled at them by both the US Department of Justice and the Swiss government. Here's a timeline of events


Man Utd cool on Clyne - sources

Manchester United have no plans to try and sign Nathaniel Clyne, leaving Liverpool as the front-runners to buy the England right-back.

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14hAlan Gardner

Landmark day for Anderson as England shine

Bowler surpasses 400 Test wickets as Alastair Cook's side seize the advantage after action-packed opening day against New Zealand at Headingley.

13hESPN Staff

Rory McIlroy crashes out of Irish Open

US Open chances hit as World No.1 misses weekend action for second successive tournament - and third straight year at his home event.

18hESPN Staff

Ex-FIFA VP on arrest: Who gave me money?

Ex-FIFA vice president Warner issued a defiant denial of "thieving FIFA money" to supporters after leaving a Trinidad jail by ambulance on Thursday.

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23hLaurence Edmondson

FIA on the search for a new F1 team

The FIA has opened up a new selection process to try to attract a new Formula One team to the grid for either 2016 or 2017.

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20hESPN staff

Wimmer signs for Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur have announced the signing of defender Kevin Wimmer from Cologne.

11hESPN Staff

Palestine drops Israel ban motion

The Palestinian FA has dropped a request to expel Israel from FIFA at the 65th annual congress of world football's governing body on Friday.

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14hPA sport

Bournemouth seal Atsu loan from Chelsea

Bournemouth have signed Christian Atsu on a season-long loan from Chelsea as they step up their Premier League preparations.

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17hRob Bartlett

Dallaglio: Itoje and Burgess can lay World Cup marker

The Aviva Premiership final will see two England hopefuls in a battle of the blindsides, with former England captain Lawrence Dallaglio backing both young stars to have an impact.

17hDavid Usher

Benteke potentially a waste of £32.5m

Christian Benteke may not be the right fit at Liverpool considering Brendan Rodgers' system, so why is he reportedly ready to pay £32.5m for him?


Hodgson vows to quit if not wanted

Roy Hodgson says he will walk away from his job as England manager if the tide of public opinion turns against him following Euro 2016.

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22hTristan Barclay

Slade: I'm ready for England World Cup role

Exeter Chief tells ESPN that he is refusing to let England talk go to his head but admits making debut at World Cup would be a dream come true.

19hDarren Rovell

Nike denies bribe knowledge

Nike released a second statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice indictments denying 'knowingly' being involved in bribery schemes.



ICYMI: Inter's Mateo Kovacic is the subject of a £10 million transfer bid from Liverpool - sources tell ESPN FC.


The U.S. U20s get their World Cup off to a great start beating Myanmar 2-1. Emerson Hyndman and Maki Tall scored for the Americans.


It's halftime in Kansas City where Sporting KC are up 1-0 on FC Dallas in @MLS thanks to a goal from Krisztian Nemeth.