Theo Walcott returns after injury nightmare
Theo Walcott returns after injury nightmare

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott played 45 minutes for the club`s Under-21 side against Blackburn on Friday as he finally returned to action after his knee injury nightmare.

Junaid Khan ruled out of Aus series; Sohail Tanvir named as replacement
Junaid Khan ruled out of Aus series; Sohail Tanvir named as replacement

 Pakistan has suffered another blow with left-arm pacer Junaid Khan being ruled out of the entire series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates after suffering a knee injury.

Injured Gael Monfils out of Tokyo, Shanghai
Injured Gael Monfils out of Tokyo, Shanghai

French star Gael Monfils, in a race to get fit in time for the Davis Cup, has announced he is pulling out of upcoming ATP events in Tokyo and Shanghai.

Break key to Cristiano Ronaldo`s stunning form: Carlo Ancelotti
Break key to Cristiano Ronaldo`s stunning form: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti believes Cristiano Ronaldo`s three-week break at the start of the season to ease knee and hamstring injuries is the reason for the Portuguese`s sensational form.

Injured Gael Monfils facing Davis Cup fitness race
Injured Gael Monfils facing Davis Cup fitness race

Flamboyant French star Gael Monfils could miss the Davis Cup final against Switzerland after suffering a knee injury at the Metz ATP tournament on Saturday.

Franck Ribery unsure on lay-off length
Franck Ribery unsure on lay-off length

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery is increasingly frustrated by his troublesome left knee injury, which will keep the Frenchman out indefinitely.

Maria Kirilenko into WTA Korea Open quarters
Maria Kirilenko into WTA Korea Open quarters

Russia`s Maria Kirilenko reached her first quarter-final of the year on Thursday when she came from behind to beat Czech third seed Klara Koukalova at the WTA Korea Open.

Injured Cristiano Ronaldo forced off against Atletico Madrid

World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted at half-time of Real Madrid`s Spanish Super Cup first leg against local rivals Atletico Madrid reportedly due to the recurrence of a knee injury.

Javi Martinez suffers serious injury in German Super Cup

Bayern Munich`s Spanish international Javi Martinez looks set for a long spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury during Wednesday`s German SuperCup with Borussia Dortmund.

Umar Gul considering quitting Test cricket due to persistent knee injury

Veteran Pakistani pacer Umar Gul is considering to quit Test cricket due to a chronic knee injury.

Theo Walcott closing on Arsenal return

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott could make his return from a serious knee injury by the end of the month, manager Arsene Wenger revealed on Thursday.

Radamel Falcao returns for Monaco after six months out

Monaco striker Radamel Falcao made his first appearance for over six months as a second-half substitute in his side`s 2-2 friendly draw against Valencia in London on Saturday.

China`s Li ruled out of US Open

China`s world number two Li Na has been ruled out of next month`s US Open with a knee injury, she said on Thursday.

Li Na to sit out of US Open with knee injury

World number two Li Na of China announced on Thursday that she will miss next month`s US Open as she struggles with a knee injury.

Former World Cup winner Balshaw retires

Former World Cup winner Iain Balshaw announced his retirement on Friday.

Uruguay media hail killer king Luis

Luis Suarez was hailed as a king and a killer by Uruguay media on Friday after his two goals gave his side a crucial 2-1 World Cup win over England.

Oxlade-Chamberlain targets Uruguay return

England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has expressed optimism that he will recover from a knee injury in time for his side`s second World Cup game against Uruguay on Thursday.

Colombia`s Falcao to miss World Cup with injury

Monaco striker Radamel Falcao has been left off Colombia`s squad for the World Cup after failing to recover from a knee injury.

Bridge bows out due to injury

Former England defender Wayne Bridge has retired from football after an injury-hit season, it was announced on Tuesday.

Napoli clinch Champions League playoff spot

Napoli clinched a third-place finish in Serie A and a Champions League qualifying spot after they beat Cagliari 3-0 and rivals Fiorentina lost 4-3 at home to Sassuolo on Tuesday.