• The Independent

    Premier League holds TV power after bumper new deal but cracks are beginning to show

    Sky has warded off the streaming services and signed up to another lucrative broadcast deal with the Premier League, but the landscape is changing

  • The Canadian Press

    Mbeumo sidelined by ankle injury and is doubtful for Cameroon for African Cup of Nations

    LONDON (AP) — Cameroon forward Bryan Mbeumo is a doubt for the African Cup of Nations after being ruled out for "weeks" by Brentford manager Thomas Frank on Thursday because of an ankle injury. Mbeumo rolled his right ankle in the first half of the 2-1 loss to Brighton in the English Premier League on Wednesday. He needed to be helped off the field in the 40th minute. Frank said the injury was “bad.” “He’ll have a scan later, but we don’t know the exact number of weeks he will be out," Frank sai

  • The Canadian Press

    2024 Copa América draw: Argentina, Brazil, US, Mexico to learn first-round opponents

    MIAMI (AP) — Defending champion Argentina, Brazil, the United States and Mexico will learn their first-round opponents in next year's Copa América when a draw is held Thursday night. The 16-nation tournament will be played in 14 U.S. cities starting with Argentina's opener at Atlanta on June 20 and ending with the final on July 14 at Miami Gardens, Florida. Ecuador was in line to host the tournament as part of the rotation by South American soccer's governing body but declined. The event was mov

  • The Canadian Press

    PSG sells minority stake to US firm Arctos Partners

    Paris Saint-Germain owner Qatar Sports Investments agreed to sell a minority stake to U.S. private equity platform Arctos Partners on Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed by the French league club. Arctos will own 12.5% of the club, valuing PSG at 4.25 billion euros ($4.6 billion), said a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to speak publicly. The French league champion said Arctos' investment will go towards growing PSG operations “into new markets, including