1. Is Antonio Conte 1 Player Short of His Own MSN or BBC at Chelsea?

    STAMFORD BRIDGE, LONDON — It's four games and four victories for Antonio Conte. He couldn't have hoped for a better start to life as Chelsea manager...

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  2. Full-Back Rather Than Centre-Back Is the Area Antonio Conte Needs to Strengthen

    Chelsea 's transfer dealings—or lack thereof—were the main topic of conversation at Antonio Conte 's press conference ahead of the Blues' meeting with Burnley this weekend...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 3 days ago 6,231 reads 21 comments

  3. Antonio Conte's Use of Ruben Loftus-Cheek Shows How He's Innovating at Chelsea

    LONDON — It's been a difficult task to attempt criticism of Antonio Conte in any form since he took charge at Chelsea this summer. The Italian has entered the fray at Stamford Bridge with something resembling the Midas touch...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 5 days ago 11,993 reads 24 comments

  4. Why Futsal Should Replace Football as an Olympic Sport

    Neymar's expression defined the emotions of 200 million people when he struck the winning penalty for Brazil in football's gold-medal match at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 7 days ago 7,499 reads 11 comments

  5. Gokhan Tore's Premier League Return Should Be a Lesson for Chelsea's Youngsters

    LONDON STADIUM, London — The fortunes were mixed for two players with connections to Chelsea on Sunday as West Ham United hosted Bournemouth in the Premier League...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 7 days ago 5,563 reads 16 comments

  6. Joe Joyce's Boxing Medal a Fitting End for Team GB's Heavyweight Rio 2016

    It could have been gold, but Team GB's Joe Joyce had to settle for silver in his super heavyweight showdown with France's Tony Yoka on the final day of eventing at the Olympic Games on Sunday...

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  7. Nicola Adams' Boxing Gold Medal for Team GB Has Made a Mockery of Olympic Sport

    Has there ever been an easier medal won at an Olympic Games? Nicola Adams successfully defended her flyweight gold medal on Saturday, defeating France's Sarah Ourahmoune by a unanimous points decision...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 8 days ago 668 reads 0 comments

  8. It's About Time We Celebrated the Brilliance of Chelsea's Diego Costa

    VICARAGE ROAD, WATFORD — Two games into the new season and the stories are proving the same for Antonio Conte's Chelsea . That’s back-to-back victories now, and they’ve both come about after Diego Costa scored late goals...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 9 days ago 16,483 reads 50 comments

  9. Team GB's Hockey Success at Rio 2016 Has Helped Redefine British Sport

    Eight games, eight wins. Team GB's women proved themselves deserved winners of the gold medal in the hockey at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games when they defeated the Netherlands on Friday...

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  10. Ties That Bind Brownlee Brothers Will Be Abiding Image of Rio 2016

    This is what Olympic sport is all about. Just when we thought we had seen it all at Rio 2016, the Brownlee brothers rocked up for the triathlon and wrote their own script for the Olympic Games on Thursday...

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  11. Juan Cuadrado Is a Valuable Commodity, and Chelsea Should Cash in While They Can

    There isn't a player who divides opinion at Chelsea quite like Juan Cuadrado . On one side of the debate are those supporters enamoured by his exploits with Colombia and his ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 11 days ago 1,611 reads 0 comments

  12. Is Rio 2016 as Good as It Gets for Team GB at the Olympic Games?

    With 19 gold medals to their name, the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is already the most successful overseas Olympics ever for Great Britain . Team GB currently sit second in the medal table behind USA, with 50 medals and counting...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 11 days ago 1,519 reads 1 comments

  13. Antonio Conte Would Be Unwise to Sell Chelsea's Lock-Picker, Cesc Fabregas

    It was always going to be a big talking point when Cesc Fabregas was left out of Chelsea 's lineup against West Ham United on Monday night. Antonio Conte's new era was starting without one of the biggest names in his squad in the first-choice XI...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 12 days ago 7,222 reads 49 comments

  14. Jack Laugher's Team GB Diving Success Shows We Should Back Sportsmen, Not Brands

    Even BBC Sport hasn't been embarrassed to admit it. Moments after the highlights package that showed Jack Laugher 's performance in the three-meter springboard final on Tuesday, ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 12 days ago 443 reads 0 comments

  15. Chelsea Victory over West Ham Shows Antonio Conte Has Tapped into Blues' Culture

    STAMFORD BRIDGE, London — On the back of Chelsea 's 2-1 victory over West Ham United on Monday, Antonio Conte was asked if the Blues' performance was a sign that his players are already playing like a team in his vision...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 13 days ago 13,005 reads 35 comments

  16. Are Team GB's Cyclists Britain's Greatest-Ever Team?

    When Team GB headed into the London 2012 Olympics, it was under the guise of being Britain's finest. "Our Greatest Team" was the marketing slogan to describe them, and it followed the athletes everywhere...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 13 days ago 1,052 reads 1 comments

  17. Success of Golf and Rugby at Rio 2016 Shows Olympics Must Continue to Innovate

    After all the questions and doubts, golf had its day at the 2016 Rio Games on Sunday, and it didn't disappoint. Going right down to the last stroke, it was gripping entertainment as Team GB's Justin Rose narrowly saw off Henrik Stenson...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 14 days ago 5,186 reads 6 comments

  18. Ultimate Guide to Chelsea's 2016/17 Season

    Chelsea 's Premier League season kicks off on Monday night, as they face West Ham United beneath the lights at Stamford Bridge...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 15 days ago 7,168 reads 22 comments

  19. Roll Out the Queen's Honours List for Great Britain's Super Saturday Stars

    Sir Mo Farah, anyone? Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and Dame Laura Trott ? It wasn't quite London 2012, but Super Saturday at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro still lived up to its billing from a British perspective...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 15 days ago 754 reads 0 comments

  20. Sir Bradley Wiggins Is More Than an Olympic Legend: He's a Man of the People

    The face of cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins said it all. No, it wasn't the face of a five-time Olympic gold medallist, but one of man who is totally at ease with himself...

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  21. Team GB's Rugby Sevens Success Shows That Football Is Missing a Trick

    From a British perspective, the past couple of days have seen the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games explode into action...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 17 days ago 1,664 reads 4 comments

  22. Why the Death of the Half-and-Half Scarf Cult Isn't Necessarily a Good Thing

    It's the end of an era—the half-and-half scarf is dead. Well, that's the case for Chelsea fans at least, after it was revealed the club has put a trademark on the Chelsea name being on any item of clothing...

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  23. By Rewriting History Max Whitlock Has Claimed Team GB's Best Rio 2016 Medal Yet

    It took until Day 5 at the 2012 London Games for Team GB to really lift off, and so it has proved at the 2016 Rio Games...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 18 days ago 4,758 reads 1 comments

  24. Is Gymnastics Among the Most Undervalued Team GB Sports at the Olympics?

    In a week where the UK sports headlines have been dominated by the lavish spending of Premier League football clubs Manchester Untied and Manchester City, gymnastics went some way ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 19 days ago 1,639 reads 1 comments

  25. Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte's Key Decisions Ahead of 2016/17 Season

    Now that pre-season is officially over, Antonio Conte is counting down the days to his first competitive match as Chelsea boss. It comes on Monday, rounding off the Premier League's opening weekend with a home clash with West Ham United ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 20 days ago 18,961 reads 62 comments