SANTA CLARA: Peyton Manning clinched a fairytale second Super Bowl victory as the Denver Broncos produced an astonishing defensive display to defeat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 here Sunday.
PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain defeated bitter rivals Marseille 2-1 on Sunday to extend their record unbeaten run in Ligue 1 to 34 matches as the hosts remained unable to solve their home woes.
LONDON: Chelsea striker Diego Costa struck in stoppage time against Manchester United to maintain his scoring streak under interim manager Guus Hiddink, ensuring a 1-1 stalemate in Sunday’s meeting of fallen Premier League powers.
BOURNEMOUTH, United Kingdom: Arsenal returned to third place in the Premier League after Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s goals ended a four-game winless streak with a 2-0 victory at Bournemouth on Sunday.
BERLIN: German police said Sunday that 23 officers were injured when rioting football fans threw stones and bottles at them after a match between FC Schalke 04 and Vfl Wolfsburg.
LONDON: Leicester City capped a memorable day on Saturday by announcing that star striker Jamie Vardy has extended his contract by one year until June 2019.
BERLIN: Xabi Alonso was sent off on Saturday as ten-man Bayern Munich laboured to a goalless draw at Bayer Leverkusen at the end of a turbulent week for the Bundesliga leaders.
PARIS: Monaco’s hopes of Champions League football next season got a boost with a 1-0 win over Nice on Saturday as Lyon rekindled their European challenge by beating Angers 3-0.
MILAN: Former Sunderland striker Emanuele Giaccherini dented 10-man Fiorentina’s Serie A title hopes in a 1-1 draw with Bologna, as Genoa’s relegation fight was kept in check by a scoreless draw with Lazio.
Shuttler Tee Jing Yi has withdrawn from the Asia Team Badminton Championships in Hyderabad on Feb 15-22 following a hamstring injury.
BERLIN: Danish defender Andreas Christensen scored twice as Borussia Moenchengladbach got their first Bundesliga win of the year, 5-1 at home to Werder Bremen on Friday.
LONDON: Jose Mourinho’s representatives have held talks with Manchester United about replacing Louis van Gaal as manager of the Premier League club, according to reports on Friday.
TOP flight Test rugby returns Saturday after a break of a little over three months after the World Cup, with the action also taking place in Britain and Ireland.
LONDON: Tomas Rosicky's latest injury setback, a torn thigh tendon, leaves him in a race against time if he is to play for Arsenal again with his Gunners contract due to expire in June.
DAVE Mirra, an iconic figure in the world of BMX racing, was found dead Thursday in Greenville, North Carolina, a city he helped transform into a center of the sport. He was 41.
MELBOURNE: Caleb Ewan won a tough second stage of the Herald Sun Tour in Australia on Friday, but Team Sky’s Peter Kennaugh and Chris Froome did enough to stay on top in the overall standings.
NEW YORK: Jonny Gomes, a 13-season Major League Baseball outfielder who played on two of the past three World Series champions, has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Japan’s Rakuten Eagles.
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MILAN: Napoli maintained their two-point advantage at the top of Serie with a 2-0 victory at Lazio on Wednesday in a game suspended due to racist chanting as Juventus beat Genoa 1-0 to break a club record for consecutive league wins in a single season.
LONDON: There was no way through for Chelsea as Watford halted their recent resurgence in a goalless Premier League stalemate at Vicarage Road while Everton piled more woe on Newcastle United with a 3-0 victory on Wednesday.
BASEL, Switzerland: Seventeen-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer underwent “successful” surgery on his knee Wednesday and will be ruled out of action for one month, his agent said.
SAO PAULO: Brazilian authorities charged Barcelona and Brazil star striker Neymar on Tuesday with tax evasion and falsifying documents over a seven-year period.
AUCKLAND: Matt Henry shrugged off the disappointment of missing out on selection for next month’s World Twenty20 with a hostile spell of pace bowling that helped New Zealand ease to a 159-run win over Australia in the first one-day international on Wednesday.
Los Angeles: Kobe Bryant scored a season-high 38 points on Tuesday to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 119-115 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves that halted the Lakers’ 10-game losing streak.
BEIJING: Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande have signed Atletico Madrid’s Colombian striker Jackson Martinez for 42 million euros ($46 million), the club said Wednesday, smashing the national transfer record.
SUNDERLAND: Sergio Aguero’s 12th goal in 10 Premier League games gave Manchester City a narrow 1-0 victory at Sunderland on Tuesday in their first game since Pep Guardiola’s arrival as manager was announced.
NORWICH: Tottenham kept their Premier League title challenge on track as Harry Kane’s double inspired a 3-0 win over struggling Norwich on Tuesday.
LONDON: Second-half goals from Michail Antonio and Cheikhou Kouyate gave West Ham United a 2-0 win over 10-man Aston Villa on Tuesday that maintained the London club’s push for European football next season and left their opponents looking increasingly forlorn.
WEST BROMWICH: Salomon Rondon netted his first Premier League goal since October in injury time to earn West Brom a 1-1 draw against Swansea at The Hawthorns on Tuesday.
LONDON: Jamie Vardy scored a brace including a sensational long-range goal as Leicester City sank Liverpool 2-0 on Tuesday to safeguard their spot at the Premier League summit.
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