Manchester United star Marcus Rashford has emerged as Barcelona’s ‘impossible dream’. The England striker is attracting interest from the Nou Camp, according to reports in Spain. But the Catalan giants are realistic that any attempt to prise him from Old Trafford would cost in excess of €100m (£87m), according to Mundo Deportivo Rashford has no release clause, complicating any prospect

Steph Curry scored 36 points, hitting 10 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors survived a hectic finish to beat the Sacramento Kings 125-123 on Thursday night. Kevin Durant added 28 points, nine rebounds and tied his career-high with seven blocks. DeMarcus Cousins had 17 points and 10 rebounds in his first game against his former

Gareth Bale has ‘no intention’ of returning to the Premier League and wants to play out his contract at Real Madrid until 2022. The Welsh winger is settled in Spain and content to remain with the European champions. According to AS, the 29-year-old and his inner circle have no desire for a move in the foreseeable future. There has often been

OK. Let’s start with this at the top: The NBA rule forbidding players from joining the league out of high school is abhorrent. There is no good reason a player good enough to play in the NBA cannot join it when he is 18. Former commissioner David Stern might have had noble stated intentions when

Arsenal and Chelsea reached the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday after the Gunners comfortably saw off BATE Borisov 3-0 and Maurizio Sarri’s troubled side relieved some of the pressure on him with the same scoreline against mediocre Malmo. After falling 1-0 in Belarus, Arsenal were level on aggregate after just three minutes

Kemar Roofe has revealed he could still play a part in Leeds’ Championship run-in. The promotion hopefuls lost their top scorer to injury towards the end of last week after he suffered a lateral knee ligament strain during the win against Swansea City. There had been doubts that Roofe would play again this campaign, although

Sam Billings is desperate to get back into England’s one-day side in time for this summer’s World Cup and says it is in his own hands. The 27-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman has played 15 times in the 50-over format for his country, most recently against Australia in the summer. With Eoin Morgan’s side in such good shape

• First ODI: England, 364-4, bt West Indies, 360-8, by 6 wkts • Gayle 135 after Roy drop; England opener hits 123, Root 102 Jason Roy is not short on self-belief. And in the one-day series opener between West Indies and England here on Wednesday – a match that made spectating, or simply walking past the ground,

Hardik Pandya is expected to be key to India’s chances at the World Cup starting May 30 in England and Wales. Hardik Pandya has been ruled out of the upcoming limited overs series against Australia due to lower back stiffness, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Thursday. India and Australia are due