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Champions League semi-final draw: Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid, Juventus to play Monaco

Holders Real Madrid will face rivals Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals, while Juventus will take on Monaco for a place in the final in Cardiff. Real are favourites to defend their European crown, but Juventus have been hotly tipped to end their 21-year wait for the Champions League trophy after being Barcelona in the quarters. Atletico Madrid have ...

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Nigeria football fans ‘electrocuted’ while watching TV

Football fans, who had gathered to watch last night’s Uefa Europa match between Manchester United and Anderlecht at a viewing centre in the southern port city of Calabar, have been electrocuted after an electric fault. There are reports that some of them were killed but there are no confirmed figures. A local journalist has told the BBC that the incident ...

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US Olympic champion banned for a year for missing drugs tests

American Olympic champion Brianna Rollins has been banned for a year for missing three drugs tests in 2016 – one of which came while she was meeting former United States president Barack Obama at the White House. Another saw Rollins, 25, miss a test to attend ‘Brianna Rollins Day’ in September in her hometown in Florida. Rollins, who won 100m hurdles ...

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