Claudio Ranieri looks finished in Greece
Claudio Ranieri looks finished in Greece

Greece`s embarrassing defeat by the tiny Faroe Islands looks likely to cost coach Claudio Ranieri his job as the Greek football federation said it would hold an emergency meeting on Saturday.

Seven-year low as Borussia Dortmund hit rock bottom
Seven-year low as Borussia Dortmund hit rock bottom

Borussia Dortmund went bottom of the Bundesliga for the first time in seven years on Saturday with Jurgen Klopp`s team now desperate to avoid a sixth straight league defeat.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers defends team changes after defeat in Madrid
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers defends team changes after defeat in Madrid

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers defended his team selection for Tuesday`s 1-0 Champions League defeat at Real Madrid, saying his side deserved more from the game after what he called "an excellent performance".

Borussia Dortmund slip further after fourth defeat
Borussia Dortmund slip further after fourth defeat

Borussia Dortmund`s horror run of Bundesliga results continued on Saturday as they lost 1-0 at home to Hanover 96 to drop to 15th after a fourth straight defeat.

Lazio slump to third defeat in four matches in Serie A
Lazio slump to third defeat in four matches in Serie A

Lazio slumped to their third defeat in four Serie A matches when they lost 1-0 at home to Udinese in a scrappy, unattractive game on Thursday. Cyril Thereau scored the only goal in the 26th minute when he got in between two Lazio defenders to fire in from Silvan Widmer`s cross.

Niko Kranjcar leaves it late to rescue QPR against Stoke
Niko Kranjcar leaves it late to rescue QPR against Stoke

QPR narrowly avoided their fourth Premier League defeat of the season as a fine late equaliser from Croatia midfielder Niko Kranjcar rescued a 2-2 draw against Stoke on Saturday.

Scolari not to blame for Germany debacle: Silva

Brazil captain Thiago Silva on Friday spoke out in defence of coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, who has come in for a barrage of criticism in the wake of the World Cup hosts` embarrassing semi-final defeat to Germany.

Not the end of world for Brazil, says Kevin Pietersen

According to former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen, "it is not the end of the world" for Brazil. The South African born middle-order batsman added that "sport deals some dreadful hands at times.’

Israel beats World Cup-bound Honduras 4-2 in friendly

World Cup-bound Honduras suffered a second deflating friendly defeat in four days on Sunday as they were beaten 4-2 by Israel.

Mickey Arthur admits `part of him` had hoped for Oz to lose to England in winter

Sacked Australian coach Mickey Arthur has admitted that a part of him was hoping the Australians would lose against England over the winter.

`Patchy` Murray admits `played poorly` following 4th-round defeat at Indian Wells

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray admitted that his performance was `patchy` and he played `poor tennis` on Wednesday following his three-set defeat by Canadian Milos Raonic in the fourth round at Indian Wells.

Hazard fires Chelsea top after Arsenal crash

Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick as Chelsea capitalised on Arsenal`s crushing defeat at Liverpool by beating Newcastle United 3-0 to claim top spot in the Premier League on Saturday.

Moyes defiant after two home defeats in row for Man Utd

A defiant David Moyes remained hopeful of keeping champions Manchester United in the Premier League title race despite seeing his team lose 1-0 to Newcastle United on Saturday, their second home defeat in four days.

Defeat in Karnataka civic body poll "alarming": BJP

BJP on Monday accepted its defeat in the local bodies elections in Karnataka is "alarming" and the party will introspect but claimed it will spring back in coming Assembly elections.

Blame game in Congress after Moga bypoll defeat

The defeat of the Congress in the Moga bypoll has triggered a blame game within the party`s state unit.

Team India dines out to avoid gloom

Indian cricketers chose to dine out instead of locking themselves up in hotel rooms.

DMK defeat worrying me, says Alagiri

Union Minister and party
strongman M K Alagiri said the defeat is worrying him
and regretted that the charge of family politics was aired
more by partymen than the rivals.

DMK defeat marks end of autocratic rule: Jaya

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
Jayalalithaa on Friday said the DMK regime`s fall marked the end
of an "autocratic rule" as the people felt "liberated" on the
occasion.

West Bengal BJP state president offers to resign

BJP`s review of its performance
in the recently-held Assembly elections to five states saw its West Bengal unit chief Rahul Sinha offering to resign owning "moral responsibility".

Berlusconi faces crushing defeat in key Milan election

Italian PM faced a stinging defeat in Milan after local elections.