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June 23, 2019
Premier League warned scheduling matches during  winter break could damage mental health of players 

Premier League warned scheduling matches during winter break could damage mental health of players 

EXCLUSIVE: Premier League warned clubs that arranging games during the winter break could damage the mental health of their players in a diktat ordering them not to schedule more matches

Moment Tiger Woods discovers that Kobe Bryant has died from his caddie after walking off golf course

Moment Tiger Woods discovers that Kobe Bryant has died from his caddie after walking off golf course

Tiger Woods was stunned by the tragic news of his friend Kobe Bryant's death when he was told by his caddie straight after finishing a round at a PGA Tour event.

Haunting final images of Kobe Bryant as he coaches his daughter a day before their deaths 

Haunting final images of Kobe Bryant as he coaches his daughter a day before their deaths 

Bryant and Gianna died in Calabasas, California on Sunday. They were all thought to be heading to Mamba Academy for a tournament. Pictures show the father and daughter there on Saturday.

Nick Kyrgios pays tribute to Kobe Bryant as he prepares to take on Nadal at the Australia Open 

Nick Kyrgios pays tribute to Kobe Bryant as he prepares to take on Nadal at the Australia Open 

The Australian world 23 made his grand entrance to Rod Laver Arena wearing an LA Lakers jersey after Bryant tragically lost his life in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

Arsenal's deal for Pablo Mari on verge of collapse as Flamengo defender heads back to Brazil

Arsenal's deal for Pablo Mari on verge of collapse as Flamengo defender heads back to Brazil

Arsenal sources say Mari, 26, a former Manchester City centre back, had his medical and was set to sign with friends even congratulating him on his move - but a late hitch has seen negotiations stall.

LeBron James is seen in tears at LAX as Kobe Bryant's former teammates arrive back in LA

LeBron James is seen in tears at LAX as Kobe Bryant's former teammates arrive back in LA

LeBron James can be seen crying over the death of his close friend, Kobe Bryant. The NBA star, 35, was seen in tears at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday afternoon.

McEnroe slams Margaret Court for her homophobic views while tennis' stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

McEnroe slams Margaret Court for her homophobic views while tennis' stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

MIKE DICKSON IN MELBOURNE: Court's uncompromising opinions on LGBT matters have made her a polarising figure and McEnroe became the latest high profile figure to attack her.

Leeds announce loan signing of Jean-Kevin Augustin from RB Leipzig

Leeds announce loan signing of Jean-Kevin Augustin from RB Leipzig

Leeds - currently second in the Championship after 28 matches - confirmed the initial loan move on Monday morning for Augustin, who completed a transfer to RB Leipzig in 2017.

Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and more

Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and more

It is last chance saloon for clubs across Europe as we enter the final week before the transfer deadline at the end of the month. Follow our live blog to keep up to date with all the latest news throughout the day.

Injury of the week!  Video reveals rugby player left with gruesome facial injury

Injury of the week! Video reveals rugby player left with gruesome facial injury

The video, which has gone viral on the club's Twitter page with over 1,400 retweets, shows Medway's Sean Marriot drinking liquid from a bottle before the substance spurts out of his open wound.

Barack Obama pays tribute to 'legend' Kobe Bryant after the NBA star's death

Barack Obama pays tribute to 'legend' Kobe Bryant after the NBA star's death

Former president Barack Obama tweeted Kobe Bryant was 'a legend on the court and just getting started in what would have been a meaningful second act,' after the NBA star's death on Sunday.

Burnley recall striker Nahki Wells from his loan spell at QPR

Burnley recall striker Nahki Wells from his loan spell at QPR

Nakhi Wells joined QPR on a season-long loan in the summer and the Sky Bet Championship club want to sign the 29-year-old on a permanent basis from Burnley.

Shrewsbury boss Sam Ricketts sympathises with Liverpool's decision to field kids in FA Cup replay   

Shrewsbury boss Sam Ricketts sympathises with Liverpool's decision to field kids in FA Cup replay   

Shrewsbury manager Sam Ricketts has every sympathy with Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp after the German announced he would be 'playing the kids' in their FA Cup replay at Anfield.

How the NBA paid tribute to Kobe Bryant after legend's shock death on emotional night of action

How the NBA paid tribute to Kobe Bryant after legend's shock death on emotional night of action

The world of basketball is in a state of shock following the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant. His untimely death saw tributes pour in while his former colleagues honoured his memory.

Accrington Stanley owner Andy Holt hits out at Premier League leaders Liverpool

Accrington Stanley owner Andy Holt hits out at Premier League leaders Liverpool

Reds boss Klopp confirmed he and his Liverpool first-team squad will not face Shrewsbury in the tie at Anfield to ensure they have a winter break following the 2-2 draw on Sunday.

Ronaldinho tips Gabriel Martinelli to follow in the footsteps of Brazil icon Ronaldo

Ronaldinho tips Gabriel Martinelli to follow in the footsteps of Brazil icon Ronaldo

Martinelli has been a shining light for the Gunners in what has been a difficult season for the club - scoring 10 goals in 21 matches, including a fantastic 70-yard solo goal against Chelsea.

David Silva hails Man City team-mate Phil Foden as he prepares to pass on the playmaker baton

David Silva hails Man City team-mate Phil Foden as he prepares to pass on the playmaker baton

David Silva has become one of Manchester City's greatest-ever players after joining back in 2010 - scoring 74 goals and producing a brilliant 137 assists in 420 appearances.

BBC use LeBron James footage in report on Kobe Bryant death

BBC use LeBron James footage in report on Kobe Bryant death

BBC News at Ten ran a segment paying tribute to the former NBA superstar but mistakenly showed a video of LA Lakers player LeBron James on the court, rather than Bryant.

Liverpool 'will have to wait' to lift Premier League trophy until last home game against Chelsea

Liverpool 'will have to wait' to lift Premier League trophy until last home game against Chelsea

Liverpool 'will have to wait' to lift the Premier League trophy until their final home game of the season against Chelsea on May 9.

CHRIS FOY: Eddie Jones will NOT shuffle his pack for Six Nations opener against France

CHRIS FOY: Eddie Jones will NOT shuffle his pack for Six Nations opener against France

CHRIS FOY - WORLD OF RUGBY: England's new era could look familiar when Eddie Jones sends his team out in Paris. He has changed his squad, but the head coach might not change his team much.

Owen Hargreaves says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer desperately needs help to take Manchester United forward

Owen Hargreaves says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer desperately needs help to take Manchester United forward

Solskjaer continues to come under scrutiny at Old Trafford after yet another turbulent season for the club - United currently sit fifth in the Premier League, six points off Chelsea in fourth.

As Christian Eriksen heads out the Spurs exit, Giovani Lo Celso has stepped up at the perfect time

As Christian Eriksen heads out the Spurs exit, Giovani Lo Celso has stepped up at the perfect time

Giovani Lo Celso is putting on a quite a show. Clattered shins are still exaggerated into a fight for his life, but increasingly he is forgiven by his sheer ability to make muppets of good defenders.

Shaun Edwards reveals how Welsh officials let him go and the lack of England offers despite success

Shaun Edwards reveals how Welsh officials let him go and the lack of England offers despite success

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY CHRIS FOY: It turns out that balancing on a rock perched above the waves of the Mediterranean, is not Shaun Edwards' natural habitat.

Manchester United fans pay tribute to George Best and Eric Cantona but deride board in Tranmere win

Manchester United fans pay tribute to George Best and Eric Cantona but deride board in Tranmere win

DOMINIC KING AT PRENTON PARK: Fans paid homage to their old heroes but the tone soon changed as they turned their chants to the subject of Ed Woodward and the Glazer family.

Controversial hybrid Nike shoes set to be banned by World Athletics

Controversial hybrid Nike shoes set to be banned by World Athletics

The controversial hybrid Nike shoes used to break world records are set to be banned pending further research. Some variations of the Vaporfly are likely to be forbidden by World Athletics.

Shrewsbury 2-2 Liverpool: Cummings brace earns Anfield replay for League One side

Shrewsbury 2-2 Liverpool: Cummings brace earns Anfield replay for League One side

MATT BARLOW AT MONTGOMERY WATERS MEADOW: Liverpool, world and European champions, faltered in Shropshire of all places as Shrewsbury breathed life back into the FA Cup.

Man City manager Guardiola calls on home support for derby against Manchester Utd

Man City manager Guardiola calls on home support for derby against Manchester Utd

The City boss wants to see a full house as City host rivals Manchester United in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final on Wednesday, hoping to complete the job after winning 3-1 at Old Trafford.

NBA come under fire for not cancelling games following Kobe Bryant's sudden death

NBA come under fire for not cancelling games following Kobe Bryant's sudden death

The sporting world was left grieving on Sunday after it was announced that Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.

Steven Bergwijn hits back at critics after claims he spoke to Tottenham without PSV permission

Steven Bergwijn hits back at critics after claims he spoke to Tottenham without PSV permission

Steven Bergwijn has hit back at suggestions he 'refused to play' for PSV Eindhoven and insists he has gained the club's permission to speak to Tottenham over a £21million move.

Rafa Benitez 'targeted for sensational Newcastle comeback' amid takeover talks

Rafa Benitez 'targeted for sensational Newcastle comeback' amid takeover talks

Newcastle are 'targeting a sensational return' for Rafa Benitez if the proposed £340million take over by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince goes through.

Bruno Fernandes will captain Sporting Lisbon against Maritimo tonight

Bruno Fernandes will captain Sporting Lisbon against Maritimo tonight

Manchester United transfer target Bruno Fernandes is expected to captain Sporting Lisbon on Monday in their Primeira Liga clash with Maritimo.

Tottenham star Christian Eriksen lands in Italy for Inter Milan medical with £17.5m move nearly done

Tottenham star Christian Eriksen lands in Italy for Inter Milan medical with £17.5m move nearly done

The midfielder, who was left out of Tottenham's squad for the draw against Southampton on Saturday, flew in from London to undergo his medical examination at the Humanitas clinic in Milan.

Manchester Utd, Tottenham, Arsenal, Bayern Munich and Dortmund in battle for Emre Can

Manchester Utd, Tottenham, Arsenal, Bayern Munich and Dortmund in battle for Emre Can

The German star moved to Juventus from Liverpool in 2018 but has struggled for both form and minutes, and is now looking for a potential move away from Turin.

Maurizio Sarri admits shock Juventus loss happened in best place to help Napoli out of trouble 

Maurizio Sarri admits shock Juventus loss happened in best place to help Napoli out of trouble 

Sarri managed Napoli for three years and built up a strong rapport with the club, and he said he preferred to lose to his former employers given their struggles this season.

Charlton could be set to sign Paul Pogba's brother Florentin, following his release from Atlanta 

Charlton could be set to sign Paul Pogba's brother Florentin, following his release from Atlanta 

Florentin is without a club after MLS side Atlanta United opted not to renew his contract for the 2020 season. Now, the 29-year-old defender could be plying his trade in the Championship.

Neymar pays tribute to Kobe Bryant with goal celebration after NBA legend's death

Neymar pays tribute to Kobe Bryant with goal celebration after NBA legend's death

Neymar has paid tribute to Kobe Bryant after one of basketball's greatest ever players died in a helicopter crash. The news broke shortly before PSG's Ligue 1 victory over Lille.

Kobe Bryant tributes lead by sporting stars Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling following death

Kobe Bryant tributes lead by sporting stars Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling following death

Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford led the tributes after it was confirmed that basketball legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday morning in Calabasas, California.

Premier League Transfers: Club-by-club list of January 2020 moves

Premier League Transfers: Club-by-club list of January 2020 moves

Sportsmail will keep you updated on all the major moves involving the Premier League clubs for the month right up until the window closes at 11pm on January 31.

England prop Kyle Sinckler to join Bristol from Harlequins next season in £500,000-a-year deal 

England prop Kyle Sinckler to join Bristol from Harlequins next season in £500,000-a-year deal 

Kyle Sinckler will be a Bristol player next season having confirmed his sensational switch to the big-spending Bears next season from Harlequins.

Manchester United are are a poor side but are still 5th - the Premier League is a mess of mediocrity

Manchester United are are a poor side but are still 5th - the Premier League is a mess of mediocrity

IAN LADYMAN: Chris Wilder has enjoyed his time in the Premier League but thinks it is nowhere near as exacting a division as he thought and has been surprised by the lack of quality in the top flight.

Jurgen Klopp will NOT manage Liverpool in FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury due to winter break

Jurgen Klopp will NOT manage Liverpool in FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury due to winter break

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed he will not take charge of Liverpool's FA Cup replay with Shrewsbury because of the Premier League's scheduled winter break.

Kobe Bryant obituary: NBA legend wasn't just a great, he was an icon of a generation - Martin Samuel

Kobe Bryant obituary: NBA legend wasn't just a great, he was an icon of a generation - Martin Samuel

MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: There are good players, there are great players, and there are icons. Kobe Bryant was an icon, a giant of his sport, a living legend.

Furious Mark Noble reads West Ham team-mates the riot act after shocking FA Cup loss

Furious Mark Noble reads West Ham team-mates the riot act after shocking FA Cup loss

David Moyes' side suffered a 1-0 fourth-round home defeat by the Championship outfit on Saturday. Skipper Noble was brought on at half-time as the Hammers tried to find an equaliser.

Rats in their digs and jam sandwiches for lunch...inside the hidden world of women's football

Rats in their digs and jam sandwiches for lunch...inside the hidden world of women's football

SPECIAL REPORT BY CLAIRE BLOOMFIELD AND IAN HERBERT: It says something about the gender divide in British football that Spurs women's team still train at non-league Barnet.

South Africa vs England LIVE: Hosts chase 466 to defeat tourists

South Africa vs England LIVE: Hosts chase 466 to defeat tourists

England bowled South Africa out for 183 before lunch. It was then confirmed during the lunch break that England would bat again, opting not to enforce the follow-on with a lead of 217 runs.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aims petty jibe at Tranmere goalkeeper after 6-0 FA Cup rout

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aims petty jibe at Tranmere goalkeeper after 6-0 FA Cup rout

DOMINIC KING AT PRENTON PARK: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took an unexpected verbal swipe at Tranmere goalkeeper Scott Davies after Manchester United cruised into the FA Cup fifth round.

Women's teams at three Premier League clubs being DENIED men's sides state-of-the-art facilities

Women's teams at three Premier League clubs being DENIED men's sides state-of-the-art facilities

Women's teams at three of the Premier League's wealthiest clubs are being denied the use of top facilities used by the men's sides, a Sportsmail investigation has found.

'The world has lost a legend': Ben Simmons in emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant

'The world has lost a legend': Ben Simmons in emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant

The 23-year-old Philadelphia 76ers star from Melbourne said he looked up to Bryant and his death had 'shaken me to my core.'

Video of Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna discussing basketball

Video of Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna discussing basketball

A heartbreaking video of Kobe Bryant, 41, lovingly explaining the game of basketball to his daughter, Gianna, 13, resurfaced shortly after they were killed in a helicopter crash in California.

MARTIN SAMUEL: South Africa are totally demoralised... the last three Tests have become a mismatch 

MARTIN SAMUEL: South Africa are totally demoralised... the last three Tests have become a mismatch 

MARTIN SAMUEL IN JOHANNESBURG: At 3.49pm local time, Ben Stokes clobbered an off-side ball from Dwaine Pretorius through midwicket for four

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