PARIS: Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and world number one Novak Djokovic were placed on a French Open quarter-final collision course in Friday’s draw.
JOHANNESBURG: Highly successful Africa Cup of Nations coach Claude le Roy adjusts his sights towards the 2016 Rio Olympic Games football qualifiers.
LONDON: Winger Jordon Ibe and defender Jon Flanagan have signed new contracts at Liverpool, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.
LONDON: Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is expected to miss the champions’ final Premier League game of the season against Sunderland after undergoing emergency dental surgery, the Football Writers’ Association (FWA) said on Thursday.
LONDON: Sunderland produced a gutsy rearguard action to preserve their Premier League status with a tense 0-0 draw against Arsenal on Wednesday.
ROME: An extra-time winner by Alessandro Matri kept Juventus on track for the treble as the Serie A champions ended a 20-year wait for an Italian Cup final victory with a 2-1 win over Lazio on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian driver Jazeman Jaafar aims to maintain his successful track record of racing on street circuits in Monaco for round two of the Formula Renault 3.5 series this weekend.
WEST BROMWICH, (United Kingdom): Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho expressed his frustration after Cesc Fabregas was sent off in bizarre fashion as the champions were defeated 3-0 at West Bromwich Albion.
KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian supporters group have ramped up their protest against the arrival of English Premier League clubs Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur for lucrative friendlies, urging fans to rip up tickets for the matches.
MADRID: Barcelona sealed their 23rd La Liga title on Sunday thanks to Lionel Messi’s winner in a 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid.
MILAN: Roma remain on course to secure automatic qualification for next season’s Champions League group stage after coming from behind to beat Udinese 2-1 at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.
ORLANDO: Defending champions LA Galaxy suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat to Major League Soccer newcomers Orlando City on Sunday, with an inspired Kaka creating a goal and scoring a penalty.
BARCELONA: Just when some wondered if Lionel Messi was losing his passion for the game, the Argentine bounced back showing exuberance and his full footballing repertoire in spearheading Barcelona’s charge to La Liga triumph.
MANCHESTER: Tyler Blackett’s late own goal compromised Manchester United’s hopes of automatic Champions League qualification as Arsenal drew 1-1 at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday.
LONDON: Manchester City assured themselves of direct entry into next season’s Champions League with a 4-2 win away to Swansea in Sunday’s early Premier League match.