Canada vs Great Britain LIVE: Women’s football team news, line-ups and build-up today at Tokyo Olympics

Tom Daley: I am proud to be a gay man and an Olympic champion Great Britain take on Canada in their third and final group stage fixture on Tuesday, already through to the knockout phase but now trying to secure top spot. Six points taken so far, courtesy of a two-goal victory over Chile and a late win over hosts Japan, leave Team GB able to rotate the squad for this fixture if head coach Hege Riise wants to, though in theory a first-place finish in the group should yield…

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Barcelona Settle Neymar Lawsuits | Football News

Neymar enjoyed a successful spell at Barcelona between 2013-2017 before joining Paris Saint-Germain© Instagram Spanish football club Barcelona said Monday they had “ended out of court in an amicable fashion” the various lawsuits with their former player Neymar. “As such, a transactional agreement between the club and the player has been signed to end the legal cases that were pending between the two parties: three claims related to labour and a civil case,” the club said in a statement. The Brazilian superstar Neymar enjoyed a successful spell at Barca between…

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Tokyo Olympics 2020 LIVE: Latest news, results and medals

Tokyo 2020 round-up: Adam Peaty reaches 100m breaststroke final The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is officially underway and day 2 saw a schedule jam-packed with events. Andy Murray has pulled out of the men’s singles on medical advice and will now focus on the doubles alongside Joe Salisbury, having been due to play Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime. Japan’s Naomi Osaka beat China’s Zheng Saisai to progress to the second round. Team GB’s Jade Jones fell to a shock defeat in the opening round at the Taekwondo arena, and she will have to…

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Brazil vs Germany LIVE: 2020 Tokyo Olympics team news and latest build-up today

Brazil’s Men soccer squad prepare for Olympic debut against Germany After the Women’s tournament kicked off football at the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday – Team GB picking up an impressive victory – the Men’s event has followed suit on Thursday with Mexico and New Zealand among the early winners. Now it’s the turn of two of the most storied international sides to step up as Brazil face Germany in the Nissan Stadium at Yokohama. As usual, these are U23 squads but with three overage players apiece involved – legendary right-back…

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Tokyo 2020 live: Latest news as Olympics opening ceremony director sacked over Holocaust joke

Watch live as Tokyo Olympics president holds press conference The Tokyo Olympics continues today with softball on the agenda, while Germany meeting Brazil in Yokohama headlining a busy day of men’s football too. However the build-up continues to be overshadowed by news of emerging Covid cases among athletes and officials at the Games ahead of Friday’s opening ceremony. Tokyo’s coronavirus infections surged to a six-month high on Wednesday with the host city logging 1,832 new cases just two days before the officially Games open. There have been a number of…

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The Tokyo Daily – Hockey World News

30 minutes live, top coaches talk about the days play and look ahead to tomorrow. All from a coaching perspective For the coaches or wannabe coaches among you, thehockeysite.com should already be among your most visited bookmarks. But for those who can’t get enough of it during the Tokyo Games, The Hockey Site now features a daily live coach chat “Tokyo Daily”.  Every day they go live for 30 minutes at 4pm (UK time). That’s 8am EDT for the USA west coast or Vancouver in Canada, 12pm in Buenos Aires,…

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Transfer news LIVE: Raphael Varane ‘ready to accept’ Man Utd offer, plus Liverpool, Arsenal rumours

The best of Varane at Real Madrid The new season is just a few weeks away and clubs are starting to ramp up their interest in targets during this transfer window following a short break after Euro 2020. Manchester United have made a significant push this summer, agreeing a deal for Jadon Sancho, while Raphael Varane is another key target to elevate Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side towards title contention. The stars of this summer’s tournament could also be on the move with Italy’s Manuel Locatelli, currently with Sassuolo, a target…

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British and Irish Lions vs South Africa A LIVE: Tour match team news and latest build-up tonight

(Getty Images) The British and Irish Lions face a South Africa ‘A’ side on Wednesday evening as a real test of their credentials. Wins over Japan and Sigma Lions began the Tour, before Warren Gatland’s side produced back-to-back victories over Cell C Sharks last week. Coming up from 24 July will be three successive Test matches against the Springboks, which makes this fixture all the more enticing and important – a number of that side will feature here for South Africa A. Gatland feels that strength of opposition will be…

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Argentina vs Brazil LIVE: Copa America final team news and latest build-up tonight

Brazil and Argentina meet in the final of the Copa America in what represents the glamour match of South American football. It’s Lionel Messi against Neymar Jr at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, the Albiceleste are looking to end to a 28-year title drought. Brazil appear to have improved from two years ago when they lifted the Copa America despite the absence of Neymar and a win this evening will represent a 10th South American title. Should Lionel Scaloni inspire his side to victory it will be his…

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