Turkey’s Beşiktaş has become the most rapidly growing football team by 52 percent in a year, according to a 2018 index by accounting firm KPMG, which ranked the overall value of most elite European football teams. Manchester United maintained its top spot with more than 3.2 billion euros ($3.77 billion).
Manchester United Jose Mourinho bemoaned old foe Antonio Conte’s tactics as his side failed to breakdown Chelsea’s defensive wall in losing the FA Cup final 1-0 on May 19.
Jupp Heynckes was forced to deny Bayern Munich are bad losers after their shock 3-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Cup final ruined his final game as manager.
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers thrashed the Boston Celtics 116-86 on May 19, powering their way back into the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Fenerbahçe Doğuş have advanced into the Turkish Airlines Euroleague final game after defeating Zalgiris Kaunas, 76-67, on May 18 evening in Serbia's Stark Arena.
Turkish football fans are bracing themselves for a thrilling finale to the Super League season on May 19 with three Istanbul teams still in contention.
Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry said there’s “no panic” in the Golden State Warriors locker room after a 22-point loss to the Houston Rockets in game two of the Western Conference finals.
French star Johann Zarco will have huge home support at Le Mans on May 20 as he attempts to claim a first MotoGP win and dent Marc Marquez’s quest for a fifth title.
Hardcore fans of Egyptian football giants Al Ahly have announced that they are dismantling their group permanently, burning their banner on a video posted online.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone spoke with an air of resignation when asked if the club can stop Antoine Griezmann from leaving.