Alan Pardew has been sacked as head coach of West Bromwich Albion after just one win in 18 Premier League games since he took charge last November.
The club’s hierarchy held talks following the latest defeat by Burnley on Saturday and parted company with the former Crystal Palace, Newcastle United and West Ham United manager.
Pardew’s contract included a break clause at the end of the season minimising the club’s potential pay-off.
The first-team coach Darren Moore has been placed in caretaker charge for the game against Swansea City next Saturday.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in China for a four-day state visit. Mnangagwa was invited by his Chinese counterpart, Xi Xinping and is expected to meet with officials from the Chinese Communist Party and business people.
Mnangagwa was met at the airport by Zimbabwean Ambassador to China, Ambassador Paul Chikava and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Lieutenant-General (retired) Sibusiso Moyo, who travelled ahead. Read more
Former Zimbabwe national cricket team coach, Heath Streak believes he did not deserve to be fired by his former employer for failing to qualify for the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup.
Streak believes he did not deserve to be fired because he won Zimbabwe’s first One Day International away series victory when they defeated Sri Lanka last year.
We were not given any explanation, never got any chance to explain ourselves. All we got was an e-mail from the Managing Director. Read more
Eight-time Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt has started his trial with German club Borussia Dortmund, with the intention of kick-starting a career in football.
The Jamaican 100m and 200m world record holder was pictured as he took his first training session with Borussia Dortmund players on Friday morning.
The Athletics legend has repeatedly admitted that one of his biggest dreams is to sign for his supporting club Manchester United. Read more
Venus Williams defeated her younger sister Serena in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California on Monday night.
She defeated her sister 6-3, 6-4 in the competition, her first win in the sibling rivalry since August 2014 at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, and the first matchup where Venus was the higher-ranked player since the sisters met at Bangalore in March 2008.
I’m just lucky that I’ve played more matches than her right now,” Venus said in a postmatch on-court interview. “She just came roaring back. I had chances for the match to be over, but it wasn’t.” Read more
Hardlife Zvirekwi the captain for CAPS United Football Club’s senior men’s team has lost his left arm after it was amputated from the wrist following a car crash on Monday.
Club chief executive Cuthbert Chitima said:
His fingers and palm have been amputated. The doctors said he can start playing during the second half of the season. That’s the information we have at the moment.
Team manager, Shakespear Chinogwenya added, Read more
A football chairman lost his cool and confronted a referee on the football pitch with a gun in his belt.
The ugly display occurred during Sunday’s Super League game between title rivals PAOK and AEK Athens which ended in chaos as a pitch invasion followed a disallowed goal.
Ivan Savvidis, the chairman of Greek club PAOK also took to the pitch with a Gun in his waistband to confront the referee after Fernando Varela late goal for PAOK was ruled as offside. Read more
Manchester United regained second place in the Premier League table with a spectacular comeback victory over Crystal Palace on Monday night.
Nemanja Matic’s stunning stoppage-time strike completed the turnaround as the Reds fought back from two goals down to shatter the relegation-threatened Eagles at Selhurst Park. Read more
Democratic Republic of Congo striker, Cedric Bakambu has been unveiled by Chinese Super League club Beijing Guoan after signing a record-breaking deal of ‘£65million’ from Spanish club, Villarreal.
The 26-year-old footballer was unveiled on Thursday alongside other players after he reportedly agreed on a long-term contract worth a reported £307,000 a week.
Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi who’s awaiting for the birth of his third son was pictured enjoying a stroll with his heavily pregnant wife Antonella Roccuzzo in the town. Read more