LOS ANGELES, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Steve Ballmer, the former head of Microsoft, has completed his $2 billion purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, ending a saga that began when former team owner Donald…
Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as a rampant Real Madrid side, featuring the most expensive strike force ever assembled, powered to a 2.
World Cup top scorer James Rodriguez will make his competitive debut for European champions Real Madrid in Tuesday’s UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla in Cardiff with fellow new signing Toni Kroos also in line to play.
8211; The New Zealand juggernaut rumbles into the Rugby Championship on the back of a 17-match winning streak and realistic hopes in South Africa, Australia and Argentina will be of hindering…
Poland’s Legia Warsaw have decided to appeal against their elimination from the Champions League over the use of a suspended player, saying on Tuesday they deserved to be in the next stage of the competition.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hailed a ‘complete performance’ from his side as they lifted the Community Shield with a 3-0 victory over Manchester City.
French defender Eliaquim Mangala has joined Manchester City from Porto for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club said on Monday.
8211; Exhilarating, challenging, absolutely ridiculously soaking – when the tail end of Hurricane Bertha met 21,000 amateur cyclists in the Prudential Surrey 100, a fun day out in the country was…
Javier Aguirre arrived in Tokyo on Monday to start work as Japan’s new head coach four years after he was first approached about taking on the role.
Jose Mourinho heralded Cesc Fabregas as Chelsea’s new playmaker in place of the departed Frank Lampardand urged fans to greet him and his squad before Tuesday’s first home friendly in eight years on Tuesday.
Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga continued to play giant killer at the Rogers Cup, upsetting Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-3 on Saturday to storm into the final of the Canadian hard court event.
8211; Thousands of athletes and fans are converging on Cleveland on Saturday for the opening ceremonies of the 9th Gay Games, bringing the international event to a state that has become…
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY. August 11, (Reuters) – Phil Mickelson has endured a disappointing season by his usual lofty standards but hopes to feed off memories of Firestone last week as he heads into Sunday’s final round of the PGA Championship.
Katie Ledecky set a world record in the women’s 400 meters freestyle at the U.S National Championships in Irvine, California on Saturday.
8211; A California appeals court on Friday rejected on procedural grounds an attempt by disgraced Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling to have the $2 billion sale of the NBA…
Crestfallen Michael Phelps says his narrow defeat in the 100 meters butterfly final at the U.S National Championships in California on Friday will serve as motivation to not get beaten again.
TORONTO, CANADA / NORTH CAROLINA, August 10 (Reuters) – World number one Serena Williams and sister Venus will renew one of sport’s great sibling rivalries after posting quarter-final wins at the Rogers Cup on Friday…
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, August 10 (Reuters) – The National Collegiate Athletic Association must allow universities to offer student athletes a limited share of revenue, a U.S
Napoli, bidding to reach the Champions League group stage for the third time and the second in a row, were handed a daunting tie against Athletic Bilbao in the draw for the playoff round on Friday.
8211; Celtic took their place in Friday’s Champions League play-off draw despite crashing out of the qualifying competition, after a dramatic reprieve by UEFA. The Scottish champions, pitted against…
The big-time dreams of a tiny French village football team have been shattered by the authorities after the League refused Luzenac (pop. 649) permission to play in the second division.
The Cambodian Basketball League produced another spellbinding weekend of action which saw the imperious Mekong Tigers extend their winning streak to three games.
The TV3 Arena in Phnom Penh was host to an eventful bout on Sunday between Cambodian fighter Vong Noy and Thailand’s Saramon.
Paris Saint-Germain threaten to again run away with the Ligue 1 title but punishments from UEFA in relation to Financial Fair Play could prove a thorn in the side in their pursuit of greater acclaim.
The ATP Tour’s planned inaugural Negev Israel Open in Tel Aviv next month will not be contested because of security concerns due to conflict in the region, officials said.
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