Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: Doing  level best to be ’caring, cuddling and sharing’.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ryanair has expanded its offerings to business customers with the launch of three new daily routes from Dublin to Zaventem, Brussels’ main airport, as(...)

 FC Barcelona Sport Director Andoni Zubizarreta, Luis Suarez and  Jordi Mestre  pose for the media during a press conference. The club had their transfer ban appeal tuned down by Fifa. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona have announced they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after Fifa today upheld their transfer embargo until January 2016.The(...)

 Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge scoring his side’s second goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool.  Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge insists everyone at the club has overcome the heartbreak of last season.The Reds were in the hunt to end a title d(...)

 Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas gestures during the English Premier League soccer match against Burnley.  Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Jose Mourinho hailed Cesc Fabregas after the midfielder enjoyed a stunning debut in Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Burnley.After three years in Barcelona, Fa(...)

Thomas Vermaelen, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets  share a joke during the official presentation of the FC Barcelona prior to the Joan Gamper Trophy match between FC Barcelona and Club Leon at Camp Nou. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

“And now, please give a huge ovation for . . .” A month after Luis Suarez signed for FC Barcelona and two months before he can play a competitive game(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa celebrates scoring his side’s first goal  during a pre-season friendly at Stamford Bridge The club are pinning their Premier League title hopes hopes on  the former Atletico Madrid man hitting  the back of the net regularl in the season ahead. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

Given a ball has not been kicked and around 500 players are yet to appear in any of the 380 Premier League matches that will unfold across the next 10(...)

Rob Heffernan talks to his wife and coach Marian Heffernan after he dropped out of the Men’s 50k walk at the  European Athletics Championships in  Zurich, Switzerland. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

If everything had gone to plan Rob Heffernan was exactly where he intended to be. Standing at the finish of the 50km walk, on the banks of Lake Zurich(...)

  Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has seen his four-month playing ban upheld. Photograph: EPA

The court of arbitration for sport (CAS) has upheld Luis Suarez’s ban and fine for biting the Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini but the Barcelona strik(...)

 Alberto Moreno has left Sevilla FC for Liverpool.  Photograph:  Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images

Defender Alberto Moreno admits his departure from Sevilla has been emotional and complicated but he is relishing the prospect of joining Liverpool. Th(...)

  Luis Suarez will learn on Thursday whether his four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup has been reduced. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Luis Suarez will learn on Thursday whether his four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup has been reduced.Suarez has taken his appe(...)