Leaders Chelsea surrendered the initiative in the Premier League title race as they had two players and boss Jose Mourinho sent off in a shock 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday.
The United States defended their Paralympic champion title in sledge hockey Saturday, winning 1-0 against Russia in a gruelling game that sent hockey sticks flying and at times resembled baseball.
Four-time champion Roger Federer marched into the final of the Indian Wells ATP Masters on Saturday with a masterful 6-3, 6-1 victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov.
Two-time major champion John Daly suffered the worst round of his career on Friday, firing a 19-over par 90 that included an octuple-bogey 12 at the 16th hole.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the forthcoming World Twenty20 tournament after breaking his hand while punching a locker during Thursday’s five-run win over West Indies.
The English Premier League has bolstered its ties with its most significant overseas market by signing a co-operation agreement with the Asian Football Confederation.
Banned French striker Nicolas Anelka on Friday revealed he has quit West Bromwich Albion with immediate effect.
Organizers of the Rio 2016 Olympics on Thursday revealed plans to provide language training for more than a million people ahead of the event.
England’s governing Football Association said Thursday they would not be appealing against a five-match ban imposed on Nicolas Anelka for his controversial ‘quenelle’ gesture.
A German court Thursday sentenced football legend Uli Hoeness, president of powerhouse club Bayern Munich, to three and a half years in jail for major tax fraud.
HALIFAX, CANADA: March 13, 2014 (AFP) – American Matt Kuchar will lead a World squad against Canada in a matchup of pro foursomes in the inaugural Canada Cup match at Halifax on June 30, organisers announced.
JOHANNESBURG: March 13, 2014 (AFP) – Posts about soccer topped Africans’ tweets last year, trumping even world events like the death of Nelson Mandela, results from a study released on Wednesday showed.
Olympics: Berlin considers bidding for 2024 Olympics BERLIN: March 13, 2014 (AFP) – Germany’s capital Berlin is considering bidding to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the city’s mayor Klaus Wowereit said. “Berlin meets the requirements to host the…
RIO DE JANEIRO: March 12, 2014 (AFP) – Rio police will boost their presence in a violent slum controlled by drug gangs as authorities crack down on crime in the final countdown to the World Cup, an official source said Tuesday.
OSLO: March 12, 2014 (AFP) – Norway’s $840-billion oil fund, the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, admitted Tuesday that investing in graft-tainted Bernie Ecclestone’s Formula One Group was a mistake. In May, the fund paid $1.6…
SOCHI: March 12, 2014 (AFP) – With tensions running high over Crimea, a fledgling Russian team on Tuesday went head to head with defending champions the United States in sledge hockey, beating them 2-1.
INDIAN WELLS: March 11, 2014 (AFP) – Australian Open champion Li Na booked her fourth-round berth at the Indian Wells WTA and ATP Masters hardcourt tournament Monday with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic.
MUNICH: March 11, 2014 (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dubbed Tuesday’s Champions League last 16, second-leg clash at holders Bayern Munich as “Mission Possible” as they attempt to over-turn a two-goal deficit.
Nike will supply the kit for more teams than Adidas for the first time ever at this year’s World Cup finals.