Beyond public view, scholars unravel mystery of writing in ancient Mexican city

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 01:49 GMT

Among the many mysteries surrounding the ancient Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan, one has been especially hard to crack: how did its residents use the many signs and symbols found on its murals and ritual sculptures?

Bale could extend Spurs stay beyond loan spell, says agent

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 06:46 GMT

Tottenham Hotspur’s new loan signing Gareth Bale could extend his stay at the north London club beyond the season, the forward’s agent said on Tuesday as the Welshman looks to end his spell with Real Madrid.

Spurs' League Cup match called off due to COVID-19 cases at Orient

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 06:45 GMT

Tuesday’s League Cup third round match between Leyton Orient and Tottenham Hotspur has been postponed after a number of Orient players tested positive for COVID-19, the Football League has confirmed.

Manchester United's Henderson sends out statement of intent to De Gea

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 06:43 GMT

Dean Henderson’s bid to replace David de Gea as Manchester United’s first-choice goalkeeper got off to a solid start as he made a key save in his belated debut for the club in their 3-0 win at Luton Town in the League Cup on Tuesday.

Juventus sign Atletico forward Morata on one-year loan deal

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 06:39 GMT

Juventus have signed striker Alvaro Morata on a one-season loan from Atletico Madrid for 10 million euros ($11.71 million), the Italian champions said on Tuesday.

Lampard confirms Rennes goalkeeper Mendy undergoing medical at Chelsea

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 06:37 GMT

Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is undergoing a medical at Chelsea ahead of his transfer from French club Rennes, the London club’s manager Frank Lampard said.

U.S. to skip October matches due to COVID-19 pandemic

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 06:36 GMT

U.S. Soccer on Tuesday announced its men’s national team will not play any international matches during the upcoming window in October due to COVID-19 concerns.

Swansea coach charged with improper conduct

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 06:35 GMT

The Football Association (FA) has charged Swansea City coaching staff member Alan Tate with improper conduct after his clash with Birmingham City midfielder Jon Toral on Saturday.

Konsa seals Villa win over 10-man Sheffield United

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:52 GMT

Aston Villa got their season up and running with a laboured 1-0 home win against 10-man Sheffield United on Monday as Ezri Konsa’s second-half header proved enough to settle a dour game.

Arsenal sign Iceland goalkeeper Runarsson

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:51 GMT

Arsenal have signed Iceland goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson from Ligue 1 club Dijon on a four-year deal, the Premier League club said on Monday.

Three COVID-19 positives in latest round of Premier League tests

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:49 GMT

The Premier League’s latest round of COVID-19 tests produced three positive results, it said in a statement on Monday.

Neville hoping to lead Britain at rescheduled Olympics

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:47 GMT

England Women’s head coach Phil Neville says he hopes to lead the British team at the Tokyo Olympics next year and expects the Football Association (FA) to decide shortly as to whether he will be handed the reins.

Suarez cuts Barca contract, agrees Atletico terms: reports

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:46 GMT

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has agreed a deal with the club to end his contract and settled on personal terms with Atletico Madrid, according to reports in Spain on Monday.

City off to winning start with victory at Wolves

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:43 GMT

Manchester City got their Premier League campaign off to a flying start with a 3-1 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday.

Evra slams Manchester United over approach to recruiting players

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:40 GMT

Former Manchester United full-back Patrice Evra says the club’s difficulties in the transfer market are the result of lawyers and not football people handling the negotiations.

Croatia's Rakitic ends international career

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 06:36 GMT

Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic has called time on his international career with the 2018 World Cup runners-up, he said on Monday.

'Watchmen,' 'Schitt's Creek' rule at virtual Emmys with pandemic and political twists

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 11:58 GMT

Media family saga “Succession,” dystopian drama “Watchmen” and feel-good comedy “Schitt’s Creek” dominated the Emmy Awards on Sunday in a show sprinkled with jokes about the coronavirus pandemic, political jibes and appeals for racial justice.

Palmeiras remain unbeaten after 1-1 draw with Gremio

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 06:45 GMT

A stoppage time goal from Ferreira won a point for Gremio at home to Palmeiras on Sunday and prevented the Sao Paulo club from moving into third spot in Brazil’s Serie A table.

Leicester sign winger Under from Roma on loan

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 06:38 GMT

Leicester City have signed Turkey winger Cengiz Under from Italian club AS Roma on a season-long loan, the Premier League club said on Sunday.

Mbappe shines as PSG hit top gear in Nice

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 06:35 GMT

France forward Kylian Mbappe marked his return to action with a vintage performance and a goal as champions Paris St Germain rediscovered their form with an impressive 3-0 win at Nice in Ligue 1 on Sunday.