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'You don't help yourself': UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin slams English clubs over Baku row

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has hit out at English clubs following criticism of the governing body's decision to hold the UEFA Europa League final in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'You don't help yourself': UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin slams English clubs over Baku row

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has hit out at English clubs following criticism of the governing body's decision to hold the UEFA Europa League final in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku. Read Full Article at RT.com

Don’t waste your money, Real Madrid – Paul Pogba isn’t worth it

Speculation continues to grow that French midfield star Paul Pogba will make a big-money switch from Manchester United to Real Madrid this summer, but the Spanish giants would be better off spending their money elsewhere. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Don’t waste your money, Real Madrid – Paul Pogba isn’t worth it

Speculation continues to grow that French midfield star Paul Pogba will make a big-money switch from Manchester United to Real Madrid this summer, but the Spanish giants would be better off spending their money elsewhere. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chael Sonnen retires: Why we'll never forget 'The American Gangster's' memorable career

On Friday night American MMA star Chael Sonnen laid down his gloves inside the Bellator cage and announced his retirement after 22 years in the sport. We look back at five reasons why we won't forget 'The American Gangster'. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Chael Sonnen retires: Why we'll never forget 'The American Gangster's' memorable career

On Friday night American MMA star Chael Sonnen laid down his gloves inside the Bellator cage and announced his retirement after 22 years in the sport. We look back at five reasons why we won't forget 'The American Gangster'. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘We're not focusing on the opposition’ – India star Kohli on Pakistan World Cup showdown (VIDEO)

India captain Virat Kohli says his team are not focusing on the opposition ahead of their Cricket World Cup showdown with Pakistan on Sunday – a game that is expected to draw a TV audience of up to 1 billion people. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘We're not focusing on the opposition’ – India star Kohli on Pakistan World Cup showdown (VIDEO)

India captain Virat Kohli says his team are not focusing on the opposition ahead of their Cricket World Cup showdown with Pakistan on Sunday – a game that is expected to draw a TV audience of up to 1 billion people. Read Full Article at RT.com

Lucky to be alive: Chris Froome says 'I know how lucky I am' after horrific crash

Tour de France winner Chris Froome is in intensive care after sustaining multiple injuries and losing two liters of blood, after a horror crash during the Criterium de Dauphine race in France. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Lucky to be alive: Chris Froome says 'I know how lucky I am' after horrific crash

Tour de France winner Chris Froome is in intensive care after sustaining multiple injuries and losing two liters of blood, after a horror crash during the Criterium de Dauphine race in France. Read Full Article at RT.com

Vandalism reported as Toronto celebrates Raptors' NBA championship win (VIDEO)

Ecstatic Toronto Raptors fans have taken to the streets of the Canadian city to celebrate their first ever NBA championship, although incidents of vandalism were reported by police. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Vandalism reported as Toronto celebrates Raptors' NBA championship win (VIDEO)

Ecstatic Toronto Raptors fans have taken to the streets of the Canadian city to celebrate their first ever NBA championship, although incidents of vandalism were reported by police. Read Full Article at RT.com

Takefusa Kubo: Real Madrid win race to sign ‘Japanese Messi’

Real Madrid have announced their latest summer signing, bringing in 18-year-old starlet Takefusa Kubo, who has been dubbed the “Japanese Messi.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Takefusa Kubo: Real Madrid win race to sign ‘Japanese Messi’

Real Madrid have announced their latest summer signing, bringing in 18-year-old starlet Takefusa Kubo, who has been dubbed the “Japanese Messi.” Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Only an idiot can see a beautiful woman as a problem’: Dutch MP demands return of F1 grid girls

Dutch politician Roy van Aalst has slammed the removal of grid girls from Formula 1 as an example of «female patronizing,» calling for organizers to return the models for next season’s Grand Prix in his homeland. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Only an idiot can see a beautiful woman as a problem’: Dutch MP demands return of F1 grid girls

Dutch politician Roy van Aalst has slammed the removal of grid girls from Formula 1 as an example of «female patronizing,» calling for organizers to return the models for next season’s Grand Prix in his homeland. Read Full Article at RT.com

Football-mad Khabib reveals impressive knowledge, respect for Liverpool (VIDEO)

As well as being one of the most skilled MMA fighters, UFC lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov is also known as a big football lover and life-long Real Madrid fan. But it turns out his knowledge goes far beyond his favorite team. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Football-mad Khabib reveals impressive knowledge, respect for Liverpool (VIDEO)

As well as being one of the most skilled MMA fighters, UFC lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov is also known as a big football lover and life-long Real Madrid fan. But it turns out his knowledge goes far beyond his favorite team. Read Full Article at RT.com

India v Pakistan: 1 billion fans set to tune in for Cricket World Cup mega-match

The latest edition of one of the fiercest rivalries in sport plays out this Sunday when India and Pakistan meet in the Cricket World Cup in England, in a showdown expected to attract up to 1 billion fans to their TV sets. Read Full Article at RT.com
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India v Pakistan: 1 billion fans set to tune in for Cricket World Cup mega-match

The latest edition of one of the fiercest rivalries in sport plays out this Sunday when India and Pakistan meet in the Cricket World Cup in England, in a showdown expected to attract up to 1 billion fans to their TV sets. Read Full Article at RT.com

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win their first NBA title

The Toronto Raptors have won their maiden NBA title, defeating the Golden State Warriors on their home turf in the nail-biting game six of the finals series. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win their first NBA title

The Toronto Raptors have won their maiden NBA title, defeating the Golden State Warriors on their home turf in the nail-biting game six of the finals series. Read Full Article at RT.com

Smelling a rat: Kenyan marathon runner banned after testing positive for rodent poison

Kenyan long-distance runner Felix Kirwa has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for the banned stimulant strychnine, which is commonly known as rat poison. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Smelling a rat: Kenyan marathon runner banned after testing positive for rodent poison

Kenyan long-distance runner Felix Kirwa has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for the banned stimulant strychnine, which is commonly known as rat poison. Read Full Article at RT.com

Messi’s misery: Why the Argentina star needs to step up at the Copa America

When the Copa America starts this weekend, Lionel Messi will face the familiar situation of carrying the weight of a nation's hopes and expectations on his shoulders. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Messi’s misery: Why the Argentina star needs to step up at the Copa America

When the Copa America starts this weekend, Lionel Messi will face the familiar situation of carrying the weight of a nation's hopes and expectations on his shoulders. Read Full Article at RT.com

'I'm the face of women's MMA': Valerie Loureda aims high ahead of Bellator return

Despite having just one pro fight under her belt, 20-year-old Florida native Valerie Loureda is setting her sights high as she announced herself as «the face of women's MMA» ahead of her second Bellator bout this Friday. Read Full Article at RT.c
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'I'm the face of women's MMA': Valerie Loureda aims high ahead of Bellator return

Despite having just one pro fight under her belt, 20-year-old Florida native Valerie Loureda is setting her sights high as she announced herself as «the face of women's MMA» ahead of her second Bellator bout this Friday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Thiem plays down ‘bad personality’ barb at Serena Williams, offers to team up for mixed doubles

Austrian tennis ace Dominic Thiem has offered to team up with Serena Williams for the Wimbledon and US Open mixed doubles, in a bid to make amends with the US star after accusing her of having a “bad personality.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Thiem plays down ‘bad personality’ barb at Serena Williams, offers to team up for mixed doubles

Austrian tennis ace Dominic Thiem has offered to team up with Serena Williams for the Wimbledon and US Open mixed doubles, in a bid to make amends with the US star after accusing her of having a “bad personality.” Read Full Article at RT.com

‘St. Louis is rocking’: Wild celebrations as Blues seal historic Stanley Cup win (VIDEO)

St. Louis erupted in celebration after the Blues claimed their first NHL title in the franchise’s history, defeating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘St. Louis is rocking’: Wild celebrations as Blues seal historic Stanley Cup win (VIDEO)

St. Louis erupted in celebration after the Blues claimed their first NHL title in the franchise’s history, defeating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night. Read Full Article at RT.com

St. Louis Blues claim their 1st Stanley Cup after 51 seasons, longest wait in NHL history

The St. Louis Blues have claimed their first Stanley Cup ever by defeating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in game 7 in Boston. Read Full Article at RT.com
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St. Louis Blues claim their 1st Stanley Cup after 51 seasons, longest wait in NHL history

The St. Louis Blues have claimed their first Stanley Cup ever by defeating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in game 7 in Boston. Read Full Article at RT.com

Copa America: Why are Japan and Qatar playing? Has Lionel Messi ever won it?

The Copa America kicks off this weekend when hosts Brazil take on Bolivia. Here, RT Sport brings you all you need to know about the South American football extravaganza – including why Japan and Qatar are taking part. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Copa America: Why are Japan and Qatar playing? Has Lionel Messi ever won it?

The Copa America kicks off this weekend when hosts Brazil take on Bolivia. Here, RT Sport brings you all you need to know about the South American football extravaganza – including why Japan and Qatar are taking part. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘McGregor doesn’t deserve a rematch’ – top quotes from Khabib-Poirier UFC 242 press conference

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says Conor McGregor “doesn’t deserve” a rematch and “begged me not to kill him,” as the Russian faced off against Dustin Poirier ahead of their bout at UFC 242 in September. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘McGregor doesn’t deserve a rematch’ – top quotes from Khabib-Poirier UFC 242 press conference

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says Conor McGregor “doesn’t deserve” a rematch and “begged me not to kill him,” as the Russian faced off against Dustin Poirier ahead of their bout at UFC 242 in September. Read Full Article at RT.com

Euro 2020 countdown: UEFA legends face Russia stars in St. Petersburg (VIDEO)

With exactly one year to go until Euro 2020 kicks off, a group of UEFA legends has faced a team of Russian stars in St. Petersburg, which will be one of the 12 host cities of the tournament. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Euro 2020 countdown: UEFA legends face Russia stars in St. Petersburg (VIDEO)

With exactly one year to go until Euro 2020 kicks off, a group of UEFA legends has faced a team of Russian stars in St. Petersburg, which will be one of the 12 host cities of the tournament. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘I have no intention to make it my final day’: Fernando Ricksen says he's not considering euthanasia

Former Rangers football star Fernando Ricksen, who is battling incurable motor neurone disease, has stressed that he will continue fighting the degenerative illness without considering the option of euthanasia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘I have no intention to make it my final day’: Fernando Ricksen says he's not considering euthanasia

Former Rangers football star Fernando Ricksen, who is battling incurable motor neurone disease, has stressed that he will continue fighting the degenerative illness without considering the option of euthanasia. Read Full Article at RT.com

Acting tough: Bieber's UFC tweet to Tom Cruise sparks online craze to call out veteran actors

Since 25-year-old Justin Bieber's callout of 56-year-old veteran actor Tom Cruise to a UFC match, an internet craze has begun that sees social media users challenge Hollywood stars 31 years their senior to a fight. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Acting tough: Bieber's UFC tweet to Tom Cruise sparks online craze to call out veteran actors

Since 25-year-old Justin Bieber's callout of 56-year-old veteran actor Tom Cruise to a UFC match, an internet craze has begun that sees social media users challenge Hollywood stars 31 years their senior to a fight. Read Full Article at RT.com

Rafa the gaffer: Chelsea close in on Benitez as search for new boss approaches conclusion

Chelsea are in talks with Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez, with the Stamford Bridge club keen to tie up the Spanish manager's appointment to replace Maurizio Sarri, according to reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Rafa the gaffer: Chelsea close in on Benitez as search for new boss approaches conclusion

Chelsea are in talks with Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez, with the Stamford Bridge club keen to tie up the Spanish manager's appointment to replace Maurizio Sarri, according to reports. Read Full Article at RT.com

Neymar sexual assault accuser's lawyer considering withdrawing from case - report

The legal counsel for Najila Trindade, the woman who has accused Brazil star Neymar of rape, is considering withdrawing from the case unless further evidence can be produced by his client, according to media reports on Monday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Neymar sexual assault accuser's lawyer considering withdrawing from case - report

The legal counsel for Najila Trindade, the woman who has accused Brazil star Neymar of rape, is considering withdrawing from the case unless further evidence can be produced by his client, according to media reports on Monday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic

David Ortiz, the legendary former Boston Red Sox slugger, has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic's capital. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic

David Ortiz, the legendary former Boston Red Sox slugger, has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic's capital. Read Full Article at RT.com

Furious Vettel swaps finish boards as Ferrari star throws strop after being denied Canada GP win

German F1 star Sebastian Vettel swapped the finish placards next to the cars at the Canadian Grand Prix after a five-second penalty denied the Ferrari driver victory and handed Lewis Hamilton the win. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Furious Vettel swaps finish boards as Ferrari star throws strop after being denied Canada GP win

German F1 star Sebastian Vettel swapped the finish placards next to the cars at the Canadian Grand Prix after a five-second penalty denied the Ferrari driver victory and handed Lewis Hamilton the win. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Liverpool players sent me flirty messages’ – Kinsey Wolanski on Champions League pitch invasion

US swimsuit model Kinsey Wolanski says she received “flirty private messages” from Liverpool players after her famous Champions League pitch invasion, incredibly vowing to do even more streaking to raise her profile. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Liverpool players sent me flirty messages’ – Kinsey Wolanski on Champions League pitch invasion

US swimsuit model Kinsey Wolanski says she received “flirty private messages” from Liverpool players after her famous Champions League pitch invasion, incredibly vowing to do even more streaking to raise her profile. Read Full Article at RT.com

'I'm ready for Canelo': Gennady Golovkin demands Alvarez trilogy after Steve Rolls KO

Former middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin has set his sights on a third bout with rival Canelo Alvarez after emphatically returning to winning ways with a fourth-round knockout of Steve Rolls at Madison Square Garden. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'I'm ready for Canelo': Gennady Golovkin demands Alvarez trilogy after Steve Rolls KO

Former middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin has set his sights on a third bout with rival Canelo Alvarez after emphatically returning to winning ways with a fourth-round knockout of Steve Rolls at Madison Square Garden. Read Full Article at RT.com

Mesut Ozil's wedding with Turkish President Erdogan as best man meets with mixed reaction

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has come under fire from some sections of football supporters for selecting Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan as his best man at his wedding to former Miss Turkey Amine Gulse on Friday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Mesut Ozil's wedding with Turkish President Erdogan as best man meets with mixed reaction

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has come under fire from some sections of football supporters for selecting Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan as his best man at his wedding to former Miss Turkey Amine Gulse on Friday. Read Full Article at RT.com

No Djok! Dominic Thiem knocks out Novak Djokovic to reach French Open final

Number four seed Dominic Thiem battled past Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic in a marathon rain-affected French Open semi-final at Roland Garros to book his place in Sunday's final. Read Full Article at RT.com
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No Djok! Dominic Thiem knocks out Novak Djokovic to reach French Open final

Number four seed Dominic Thiem battled past Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic in a marathon rain-affected French Open semi-final at Roland Garros to book his place in Sunday's final. Read Full Article at RT.com

UFC 238 fact sheet: Where to watch, what time and who is fighting?

Two title fights will headline the UFC's fight card in the United Center in Chicago on Saturday night, but a lightweight encounter between in-form duo Tony Ferguson and Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone threatens to steal the show. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UFC 238 fact sheet: Where to watch, what time and who is fighting?

Two title fights will headline the UFC's fight card in the United Center in Chicago on Saturday night, but a lightweight encounter between in-form duo Tony Ferguson and Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone threatens to steal the show. Read Full Article at RT.com

'You made yourself a name!' Novak Djokovic blasts umpire during French Open semi-final (VIDEO)

Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic let the tension of his rain-delayed French Open semi-final with Dominic Thiem get the better of him as he was handed a code violation following a row with umpire Jaume Campistol. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'You made yourself a name!' Novak Djokovic blasts umpire during French Open semi-final (VIDEO)

Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic let the tension of his rain-delayed French Open semi-final with Dominic Thiem get the better of him as he was handed a code violation following a row with umpire Jaume Campistol. Read Full Article at RT.com

UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier to face off at London press conference

The UFC is doubling-down on the return of 155lb champion Khabib Nurmagomedov as the promotion announces that they will hold a press conference in London to promote the Russian's upcoming title defense against Dustin Poirier. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier to face off at London press conference

The UFC is doubling-down on the return of 155lb champion Khabib Nurmagomedov as the promotion announces that they will hold a press conference in London to promote the Russian's upcoming title defense against Dustin Poirier. Read Full Article at RT.com

French Open: Former tennis pros criticize organizers over semi-final suspension

Tournament organizers have been criticized after suspending play in Friday's French Open semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem because of wind and rain at Roland Garros. Read Full Article at RT.com
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French Open: Former tennis pros criticize organizers over semi-final suspension

Tournament organizers have been criticized after suspending play in Friday's French Open semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem because of wind and rain at Roland Garros. Read Full Article at RT.com

Manchester City's Oleksandr Zinchenko kisses reporter following Ukraine victory (VIDEO)

Manchester City and Ukraine star Oleksandr Zinchenko celebrated his county's 5-0 demolition of Serbia on Friday by planting a kiss directly on the cheek of sports reporter Vlada Sedan live on television. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Manchester City's Oleksandr Zinchenko kisses reporter following Ukraine victory (VIDEO)

Manchester City and Ukraine star Oleksandr Zinchenko celebrated his county's 5-0 demolition of Serbia on Friday by planting a kiss directly on the cheek of sports reporter Vlada Sedan live on television. Read Full Article at RT.com