Lille coach Girard rules out Balotelli-Origi swap
Lille coach Girard rules out Balotelli-Origi swap

Lille coach Rene Girard denied rumours about swapping Divock Origi for Italian star striker Mario Balotelli from Liverpool.

Roger Federer defies 33-ace Ivo Karlovic to make 11th Swiss final
Roger Federer defies 33-ace Ivo Karlovic to make 11th Swiss final

Roger Federer defied a 33-ace onslaught from Ivo Karlovic to reach his ninth straight final at the Swiss Indoors on Saturday with a 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-3 victory.

David Goffin ends Borna Coric dream run to make Swiss final
David Goffin ends Borna Coric dream run to make Swiss final

David Goffin ended the dream run of teenager Borna Coric, the conqueror of Rafael Nadal, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Swiss Indoors.

Saketh Myneni shocks seventh seed Kimmer Coppejans at ATP Indore Open
Saketh Myneni shocks seventh seed Kimmer Coppejans at ATP Indore Open

A day after being felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Asian Games exploits, India's Saketh Myneni toppled Belgian seventh seed Kimmer Coppejans to move to the singles quarterfinals of the ATP Indore Open, here on Wednesday.

Belgian Jelle Wallays wins Paris-Tours
Belgian Jelle Wallays wins Paris-Tours

Belgian Jelle Wallays was a surprise winner of the historic Paris-Tours one-day classic on Sunday ahead of escape companion Thomas Voeckler.

Eden Hazard set for bumper £50million five-year deal with Chelsea
Eden Hazard set for bumper £50million five-year deal with Chelsea

Belgian winger Eden Hazard is set for a bumper new 50 million pounds five-year deal with Chelsea.

Beaming Daniel Ricciardo looms large in Mercedes` mirrors

For the benefit of those who might need reminding after reading Monday`s sports pages, Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix.

Change of guard at Old Trafford, Adnan Janujaz gets Ryan Giggs` number 11

It was a sort of change of guard at Old Trafford on Saturday. Not to be confused with the arrival of Louis van Gaal as the new Manchester United manager, though! The opening match of the 2014-15 English Premier League season between United and Swansea witnessed a new player in the number 11 shirt manning the left-wing at Old Trafford.

Adel Amrouche sacked as Kenya coach

Belgian Adel Amrouche has been dismissed as Kenya`s football coach after he failed to guide the team to the finals of the 2015 Africa Nations Cup in Morocco.

Bodies of 2 Belgian climbers found on France`s Mont Blanc

The bodies of two Belgian climbers who were swept away by falling rocks and ice on France`s Mont Blanc mountain were found on Saturday after two days of searching, police rescue officials said.

Monchengladbach sign Chelsea`s Thorgan Hazard on loan

Bundesliga side Monchengladbach Saturday completed the signing of the 21-year- old Belgian talent Thorgan Hazard from Premier League club Chelsea, for a loan spell until June 2015.

Goalkeeper Howard refreshes World Cup record

Despite conceding two goals in the extra time, 35-year-old veteran goalkeeper Tim Howard from the United States was chosen the best player of the knockout match which Belgium won 2-1 and advanced to the World Cup quarter-finals

Gilbert aiming for hat-trick at Amstel Gold

Former world champion Philippe Gilbert will set off in Sunday`s Amstel Gold Race as one of the hot favourites for victory.

Cancellara`s lieutenant Devolder out of Paris-Roubaix

Reigning champion Fabian Cancellara`s main lieutenant Stijn Devolder has pulled out of Sunday`s Paris-Roubaix race due to a variety of injuries.

Eden Hazard waiting for wife to decide on PSG move

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has reportedly admitted that he may have to let his wife decide about his move to Paris Saint-German (PSG).

Mourinho delighted by Hazard development

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says that in-form forward Eden Hazard has developed from a "talented kid" into an essential part of his team.

Kompany urges Manchester City to remain focused

Manuel Pellegrini`s men have surged to fourth with a blistering run of form and are many observers` title favourites, but the Belgian insists there is no room for complacency

Mourinho plays down Chelsea trophy chances

Jose Mourinho has played down Chelsea`s chances of winning silverware this season, because they lack a killer "selfish" striker.

Belgian steelworker`s suicide note blames Lakshmi Mittal

A Belgian steelworker facing unemployment who hanged himself at the weekend left a suicide note personally blaming Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal for closing plants across Europe, press reported on Tuesday.

Belgian Crown Prince at heart of royal scandal

Crown Prince Philippe, 52, had been depicted in a book as less of a man than is needed to become the next king of Belgium.