SAO PAULO: The 44-year-old son of soccer great Pele has been released from jail and will remain free while he appeals a conviction in a money laundering case that involved a drug gang.
ABU DHABI: Sebastian Vettel looked forward to following in Michael Schumacher’s Formula One footsteps after Ferrari confirmed to that the four times world champion would replace Fernando Alonso next season on a three-year deal.
DUBAI: New Zealand lost the key wicket of Tom Latham to reach 54-1 at tea on the fourth day of the second test after Sarfraz Ahmed led Pakistan’s strong fightback with his third century of the year today.
ABU DHABI: Ferrari has confirmed that two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is leaving the team after the final race of the season.
DUBAI: Sarfraz Ahmed smashed his third test century of the year and quashed New Zealand’s hopes of a big lead in the second test with a record last-wicket stand for Pakistan today.
BUENOS AIRES,: Authorities launched searches at 23 top Argentine football clubs, including River Plate and Boca Juniors, in a probe over allegations they may have received kickbacks after granting the government TV broadcast rights.
ABU DHABI: Nico Rosberg’s first recollection of Formula One came in Monaco when, asleep on a yacht in the harbour, he was awoken by the sound of Ayrton Senna’s McLaren screaming through the tunnel.
ROY Hodgson claimed the England captaincy has turned Wayne Rooney into the finished article after he struck twice in a 3-1 victory over Scotland.
MADRID: At the start of 2014, Vicente del Bosque’s Spain were serious contenders to become only the third nation after Italy and Brazil to successfully defend their World Cup title.
AUSTRALIA’S Aaron Finch hit his fifth one-day international century to drive the hosts to a 73-run victory over South Africa in Canberra yesterday and a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
MANCHESTER: Portugal manager Fernando Santos insisted Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford had been a success even though the former Manchester United winger was anonymous in his side’s 1-0 friendly win over Argentina.
LONDON: England’s James Haskell said on Tuesday the entire squad were frustrated at their recent failure to beat the world’s best sides and took no consolation from being “plucky runners-up.”
ST. JOHN’S (Antigua): A month after a pay dispute controversially derailed their tour to India, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has confirmed that 14 top-flight players have signed contracts committing them to a three-test series in South Africa.
MELBOURNE: Adam Scott said yesterday he was putting aside thoughts of next week’s showdown with World No 1 Rory McIlroy as he chases a third straight win in this week’s Australian Masters.
Roger Federer was at the top of his game in London last week, sweeping past opponents as if his age were not an issue.
LONDON: McLaren will not announce their 2015 driver lineup until December, they said on Tuesday.
ENGLAND notched up a 3-1 victory over old foes Scotland on Tuesday while world champions Germany and Portugal sealed last-gasp 1-0 wins over Spain and Argentina respectively in friendlies on Tuesday.
SEOUL: If South Korea and Iran thought Tuesday’s friendly international in Tehran would take the sting out of their increasingly acrimonious rivalry, they were vastly mistaken.
LONDON: Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is set to hand manager Louis van Gaal an almighty boost by declaring himself fit for Saturday evening’s visit to Arsenal.
LIVERPOOL striker Daniel Sturridge has suffered a fresh thigh injury which threatens to rule him out for another month.
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