MADRID: Luis Suarez’s Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid cut the gap on the La Liga leaders to just a point as they came from behind to win El Clasico 3-1 on Saturday thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Karim Benzema.
ITALIAN football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli (pic) said on Friday.
DUBAI: Pakistan took a huge step towards victory in the first Test by taking four key Australian wickets after hundreds from Younis Khan and Ahmed Shehzad put them in the driving seat in Dubai yesterday.
SYDNEY: Australia's Western Sydney Wanderers beat Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal 1-0 to take the early advantage in the two-leg AFC Champions League final yesterday.
VALENCIA: Andy Murray took a huge step towards sealing his place in the ATP World Tour finals as he beat top seed David Ferrer 6-4, 7-5 to reach the Valencia Open final yesterday.
CATERHAM have been told they can miss the next two Formula One grands prix while seeking a buyer after the team went into administration on Friday.
Borussia Dortmund’s horror run of Bundesliga results continued yesterday as they lost 1-0 at home to 10-man Hanover 96 to drop to 15th after a fourth straight defeat.
RAFAEL Nadal suffered a 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) loss in the quarter-finals of the Swiss Indoors to teenager Borna Coric on Friday and then shut down his season to undergo appendix surgery.
SINGAPORE: Simona Halep crushed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-2 yesterday to join Serena Williams in the championship decider at the WTA Finals.
DIVINE intervention could have been behind last weekend’s result that was celebrated by the All Blacks and a cause for heartbreak for the Wallabies.
LONDON: Mauricio Pochettino will demand his Tottenham Hotspur side forget about Erik Lamela’s stunning Europa League goal and attempt to revive their Premier League campaign when Newcastle United visit White Hart Lane today.
ARSENE Wenger often says he has no time to look back because he is so focused on the future but he spent a minute reminiscing on Friday on the 10th anniversary of the defeat to Manchester United that ended Arsenal’s famous 49-match unbeaten run.
BY the end of the weekend, Manchester United could find themselves 13 points behind leaders Chelsea on the English Premier League table with Louis van Gaal further outshone by his one-time Barcelona assistant, Jose Mourinho.
MANCHESTER: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho deserves all the credit for his emergence as one of the leading coaches in world football, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said as he prepares for the pair's meeting at Old Trafford today.
JOSE Mourinho and Louis van Gaal insist their friendship will survive whatever happens when Chelsea look to cement their position on top of the Premier League with a statement victory at Manchester United today.
QALIF Adnor Adam and Nor Syazana Rosli set the lanes ablaze in the Indonesia Open to earn a double for Malaysia in the boys’ and girls’ events respectively at Jaya Ancol Centre in Jakarta yesterday.
Recently crowned world champion Marc Marquez will start in top position for today’s Malaysian MotoGP, surpassing the record for the most poles in a single season.
IT is going well for Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah so far but the youngster is again hoping for the rain to make it a special race for him in Moto2 at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix today.
NICOL David edged closer to winning the Macau Open for the first time in only her second appearance at the WSA Tour tournament after beating Jenny Duncalf in the semi-finals yesterday.
WITH several teams on a buying spree, shoring up their teams with stars akin to football clubs Chelsea and Manchester City in the English Premier League, KL Hockey Club have opted for a low key approach.
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