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The Real Madrid forward was today anointed the world's best player
The wing-back has not played for more than two months because of a thigh injury sustained on international duty for Portugal
The former Aston Villa midfielder and Germany international has reignited the debate about homophobia in the game
Boyd Tonkin talks to Eva Gabrielsson, who is horrified by plans to cash in on her dead partner’s ‘Millennium’ trilogy
The memoir is the staple diet in sports publishing, and this has been a particularly full-on year for them. The more honest the better, of course, and there's none more so than Mike Tyson's Undisputed Truth: My Autobiography (Harpersport, £20). It's full of staggering stories: fighting high on coke and dope – which didn't stop him winning a fight in 38 seconds; wearing what he calls a "whizzer", or fake penis filled with clean urine, to foil the drug-testers; badly beating up fans who asked for autographs… Tyson is in full-on confessional mode and I can't recall a more self-excoriating autobiography, but it makes for grimly compelling reading.
Without extra pressure, how many will risk screwing up their careers?
It is widely accepted that money can’t buy you love. Now a new study has found that it can buy you happiness – but only up to a point.
His family believe a 'dreadful misunderstanding' has led to his detention
Station blared out euro-pop in attempt to wake the Portuguese players up
A look ahead to tonight's World Cup 2014 qualifying match in Solna
Portugal hold a 1-0 advantage following the first leg
The sides meet at Wembley on Tuesday
Henrik Stenson rattled in eight birdies for a second-round 64 to lead Dubai’s World Tour Championship by one shot from Alejandro Canizares yesterday, putting the Swede firmly in control of a five-man tussle to top the 2013 European money list.
A look ahead to tonight’s World Cup qualifier at the Estadio da Luz
I’m thinking video games, madcap expressions and lots and lots of subscribers…but surely that can’t be his real name?
The forward missed training yesterday