Ossie Ardiles fought back tears as he paid tribute to the “incredibly special” Diego Maradona, who has died aged 60.
Pele paid tribute to his fellow all-time great Diego Maradona after the Argentinian’s death at the age of 60, saying: “One day, I hope we can play football together in the sky.”
The risk of footballers developing dementia is back in the spotlight.
Nobby Stiles’ son has backed calls to look at the amount of heading professional players do in training and believes the game should not wait for a link between heading and dementia to be established beyond any doubt before helping former footballers who are suffering now.
More “robust” evidence of a link between heading and dementia is required before football can introduce training restrictions at professional level, according to the medical chief of the world players’ union.
Social media was awash with praise for Lewis Hamilton after he clinched a record-equalling seventh World Drivers’ Championship title by winning the Turkish Grand Prix.
Gary Lineker has said that a refugee he recently hosted in his home did not like football.
Gary Lineker says he has spoken to the BBC’s director-general Tim Davie “quite a few times in recent weeks” and that he is “perfectly happy” with his conduct on social media.
Gary Lineker has spoken of his “hugely positive experience” after welcoming a refugee into his Surrey home.
In-form Dominic Calvert-Lewin celebrated his first England call-up by scoring in a fourth successive Premier League match as Everton returned to the top of the table for 24 hours at least with a 4-2 win over Brighton.
Gary Lineker has appeared to question whether the BBC would have the power to remove its staff from Twitter.
The BBC’s director-general has defended the salaries of its top stars Gary Lineker and Zoe Ball.
The BBC is to publish new guidelines under which it could suspend employees’ Twitter accounts, the new director-general has said.
Sir Patrick Stewart, Olivia Colman, Dame Emma Thompson and Gary Lineker are among some 70 stars to have signed a letter urging the Prime Minister to reunite refugee families.
Alex Scott has thanked fans for their “support” following online abuse after she was linked to A Question Of Sport.
Alex Scott has shared an anti-racism poem after being targeted on social media over reports she has been chosen as the new presenter of A Question Of Sport.
Gary Lineker is taking a pay cut – which makes Zoe Ball the BBC’s highest-paid earner.
Gary Lineker has taken a pay cut and signed a new five-year contract with the BBC.
Gary Lineker stated that “providing a new start” represents “the best of Britain’s values” as he prepares to welcome a refugee in his home.
Gary Lineker is reportedly set to welcome a refugee to live with him.
JK Rowling and Gary Lineker are among the celebrities sending messages of support to Boris Johnson after the Prime Minister was moved into intensive care.
The BBC’s Sport Relief raised more than £40 million by the end of its live broadcast, with organisers promising a significant portion of the cash will go to those affected by the coronavirus.
Host Gary Lineker warned of “unprecedented times” as he kicked off Sport Relief 2020 with a solemn address amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Gary Lineker, Gabby Logan and Joe Wicks are among the stars who have broken a Guinness World Record by pulling a plane more than 100 metres.
Sir Andy Murray, Maya Jama and Gary Lineker are among the stars who will be appearing on Sport Relief, the BBC has announced.
Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has denied launching an “attack on the BBC” as she confirmed a “detailed look at the future of the TV licence model itself”.
The BBC needs to “move with the times” or it could go the same way as collapsed video rental firm Blockbuster, the Culture Secretary has said.
The Government will seek the public’s views on whether evasion of the TV licence should be decriminalised.
Gary Lineker was among those who made donations towards the £6,500 Ian Wilson has already raised to buy equipment to help stroke patients in the north-east.
Emily Maitlis has said her “heart goes out” to colleague Samira Ahmed during her employment tribunal.