Football

Pundits pick season’s best Scottish Premiership goals

Michael O’Halloran scored for St Johnstone on the opening day of the season A cracker from Christie? A solo effort by O’Halloran? A slick one-touch passing move finished by a Bingham tap-in? What is your favourite? Of the 339 goals scored in the Scottish Premiership so far this season, BBC Scotland and some well-known pundits […]

Basketball

Giannis Antetokounmpo would pick LeBron James for All Star Game

Ahead of his team’s 129-110 home loss to the Toronto Raptors on Friday night, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo — who currently tops all All-Star Game fan voting, including a roughly 7,500-vote lead over LeBron James — said he’d pick the Cleveland Cavaliers star first if he maintains his advantage and is designated a team […]

Basketball

NBA — Boston Celtics pick apart sluggish Cleveland Cavaliers

BOSTON — For a while, Wednesday’s Celtics-Cavaliers game looked like it might be a delicious midseason matchup. There was potential for Isaiah Thomas to make a revenge-seeking return to TD Garden, plus a new chapter in the LeBron James-Kyrie Irving rivalry. Thomas not only didn’t play but apparently buried the hatchet with Celtics GM Danny […]

Basketball

NBA — Celtics looking forward to Lakers pick in 2018

0:22 Jaylen Brown pushes the ball forward and takes it himself to finish the arcing floater at the rim. BOSTON – The Boston Celtics started three players Sunday culled with help from draft picks who once belonged to the visiting Brooklyn Nets, in Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum. Their presence was a reminder […]

Football

BBC African Footballer of the Year: Fans pick their favourites

Fans tell us who should be crowned the BBC’s African footballer of the year 2017. The nominees for this year’s award are Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah. The winner will be announced on Monday 11 December from 17:30 GMT. Follow on BBC World Service radio, BBC World News TV […]

Football

Tottenham v Arsenal: Pick your combined north London derby XI

When Tottenham beat Arsenal in April, they ensured they would finish above their north London rivals for the first time in 22 years. Spurs finished the season second in the Premier League, with the Gunners sixth and missing out on Champions League qualification. And Mauricio Pochettino’s men also dominated when it came to your player […]