Inter defender Juan Jesus has been handed a four-match ban by Serie A chiefs who used video evidence to rule that the Brazilian elbowed Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini in the face.
One of Ukraine's biggest TV networks faced the threat on Friday of being taken off air for filling its highly-rated New Year's Eve show with Russian pop songs beamed live from Moscow.
New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has bemoaned the club`s lengthy pre-season tour to the United States and said it is not helping preparations for the English domestic campaign.
Paris St Germain forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hailed what could be the best season of his career after being named Ligue 1 player of the season for the second year in a row.
Veteran striker Antonio Di Natale struck a second-half winner for Udinese to put the brakes on AC Milan`s Europa League qualification push on Saturday.
Torino defender Danilo D`Ambrosio signed for Inter Milan on a four-and-a-half-year deal on Thursday.
Following are the Italian Series A standings after Monday`s match (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), Xinhua reported.
Former AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf has denied calling the referee a clown during an exchange that led to his injury-time dismissal in Brazil`s Campeonato Carioca last Sunday.
Roma legend Francesco Totti says only Barcelona star Lionel Messi is better than him in world football.
Former AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato is set to be recalled by national football coach Luiz Felipe Scolari for Brazil`s friendly against Bolivia next month.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Sandro has returned to Brazil to deal with his knee injury.
Few Italian football clubs have the resources to buy Marco Verratti from Paris Saint-Germain, the player`s agent said.
Lega Serie A has handed Inter a €50,000 fine for their fans` behaviour in Sunday`s 1-1 league draw against AC Milan after the Nerazzurri supporters were found guilty of a number of violations.
Rodrigo Palacio was on target twice for the Italian side but their talismanic Argentine attacker faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering serious ligament damage.
The Colombian`s appearance at half-time turned the match in the hosts` favour, as he scored one and assisted another to advance Stramaccioni`s men into the next round.
Russia has warned NATO and other world powers not to intervene in Syria`s civil war,or set up buffer zones between the rebels and the government forces.
Palermo are ready to sell Matias Silvestre to Inter in a deal that could be worth €10 million.
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