With 16 matches remaining, the Ligue 1 title race has effectively become a three-way tussle between current leaders Lyon with Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain hot on their heels.
Leading goal scorer of French Ligue 1 Alexandre Lacazette is set to miss Lyon's crucial matches against Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain after being sidelined by a hamstring injury for three weeks.
Dimitar Berbatov kept Monaco`s Ligue 1 and European hopes on track Saturday with a 1-0 victory at Lille which kept the Principality side in touch with the leaders.
Manchester United`s Radamel Falcao may have hoped for a crumb of comfort from his manager Louis van Gaal, but was instead told on Friday to prove himself or get used to a supporting role at Old Trafford.
Monaco cannot register its own name as a trademark because the principality is too well known on account of its royal family and Formula One race, an EU court ruled Thursday.
Liberian opposition politician and former football star George Weah won a landslide victory in Senate elections in Ebola-ravaged Liberia, official results showed Sunday.
Former France defender Eric Abidal, who returned to playing after undergoing a liver transplant in April 2012, announced on Friday he was ending his career for `personal reasons`.
Former World Cup winner and Arsenal`s record goal-scorer Thierry Henry
Fresh from securing their passage into the last 16 of the Champions League, Monaco will get the chance to prove their credentials when they entertain Ligue 1 leaders Marseille on Sunday.
Prince Albert II of Monaco and his wife Charlene on Wednesday welcomed their twin babies to the world, as cannons roared and church bells tolled in the tiny Mediterranean principality.
A 28-sport cap has reportedly been dropped as part of a 40-point action plan for future summer Olympics in order to revamp the sporting showpiece.
Veteran Bulgarian Dimitar Berbatov scored a brace as Monaco warmed up for a decisive Champions League date with a 2-0 win away to Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Friday.
Rio de Janeiro is making "very good progress" catching up with delays in preparations for the 2016 Olympics, top IOC member Sergey Bubka said Friday.
Zenit St Petersburg hope to consolidate their lead in the Russian Premiership against FC Krasnodar on Saturday ahead of their crucial Champions League decider away at Monaco next week.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has insisted that he has no plans to end his tax exile despite being slammed following his second title triumph.
Radamel Falcao and Marcos Rojo could both return from injury for Manchester United`s home game against Hull City on Saturday, manager Louis van Gaal revealed on Friday.
Monaco boosted their hopes of finishing as Champions League Group C winners with a 1-0 win at leaders Bayer Leverkusen, who progressed to the last 16 despite Wednesday`s defeat.
South Korea striker Son Heung-Min is hoping to add to his impressive goal tally on Wednesday against Monaco to fire Bayer Leverkusen into the last 16 of the Champions League.
Veteran Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov hopes to frustrate former club Bayer Leverkusen in their bid to reach the Champions League`s knock-out phase in Wednesday`s clash.
With a four-point lead at the top of Group C, Roger Schmidt`s Leverkusen are in pole position to reach the last-16.
Group C leaders Bayer Leverkusen need a point against Monaco on Wednesday to take their place in the Champions League`s last 16 as they look to avenge their away defeat.
Day in Pics: 31st January
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