Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance
Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance

Brazilian defender David Luiz has been defended by his compatriot Juninho for the criticism he's received since joining Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) this summer.

Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka raise money for underprivileged children
Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka raise money for underprivileged children

In a recent charity event held in Zurich, Swiss super-star Roger Federer and his compatriot Stan Wawrinka raised over a million dollars for underprivileged children.

Sebastian Vettel backs Nico Rosberg in Lewis Hamilton row
Sebastian Vettel backs Nico Rosberg in Lewis Hamilton row

Reigning quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel has backed compatriot Nico Rosberg in his row with teammate Lewis Hamilton over their crash in Spa 10 days ago.

Winner Anacona takes 9th stage, Nairo Quintana leads Tour of Spain
Winner Anacona takes 9th stage, Nairo Quintana leads Tour of Spain

Colombian Winner Anacona was victorious in the ninth stage of the Tour of Spain on Sunday as his compatriot Nairo Quintana moved ahead in the general classification.

Federer into ninth Wimbledon semi after Wawrinka scare

Roger Federer avoided joining Wimbledon`s growing list of Centre Court casualties as the Swiss star hit back to reach the semi-finals with a 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-4 victory over compatriot Stan Wawrinka on Wednesday.

Ivorians star for Lille and St. Etienne

Ivory Coast international Salomon Kalou grabbed an injury time winner for Lille in Ligue 1 action on Sunday while his compatriot Max Gradel was the hero in Saint-Etienne`s 2-1 derby win at arch rivals Lyon.

Despite her recent slump, Saina is still India`s best female shuttler

Despite the hue and cry over her title drought, Saina Nehwal is still India`s top female shuttler. The Olympic bronze medallist took only 40 minutes to dispatch compatriot and understudy, PV Sindhu to win the 2014 Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow. The score read: 21-14 21-17.

The story of other Swiss at the Australian Open

The story, so far, about Swiss tennis has been all about Roger Federer. Before him, there was Martina Hingis. But it seems, Federer will have to share headlines with a compatriot.

Indian paid Rs 36 lakh to rescue compatriot in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi-based Indian businessman has secured the release of a compatriot serving a jail term in the Gulf Kingdom for killing a local resident in Jeddah by paying blood money to the family of the victim.