In-form Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to another 1-0 victory
In-form Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to another 1-0 victory

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez scored a magnificent first-half goal, and later missed a penalty, as the runaway Serie A leaders won 1-0 win at home to mid-table Genoa on Sunday.

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew blasts James McArthur for dive
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew blasts James McArthur for dive

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has criticised his midfielder James McArthur for diving in his side`s 2-1 win at Stoke.

Penalty imposed for offence should be proportionate: SC

 The Supreme Court has said that it was incumbent upon courts to bear in mind the impact of the offence on the society including on the victim and there should be proportionality between the offence committed and the penalty imposed.

EPL: Chelsea extend lead to six points despite Southampton draw
EPL: Chelsea extend lead to six points despite Southampton draw

Chelsea opened up a six-point lead at the top of the Premier League despite being held to a 1-1 draw against top-four hopefuls Southampton in an absorbing game at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Sunderland appeal against Wes Brown dismissal
Sunderland appeal against Wes Brown dismissal

Sunderland announced on Sunday that they will launch an appeal against the red card shown to defender Wes Brown during their 2-0 Premier League defeat at Manchester United.

Steven Gerrard accuses Mario Balotelli of disrespect after penalty swipe
Steven Gerrard accuses Mario Balotelli of disrespect after penalty swipe

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard accused team mate Mario Balotelli of showing disrespect after the Italian found himself at the centre of controversy despite scoring a winning penalty against Besiktas on Thursday.

UEFA Champions League: Porto hold Basel amid controversy over disallowed goal
UEFA Champions League: Porto hold Basel amid controversy over disallowed goal

Porto hit back with a late Danilo penalty to hold FC Basel 1-1 in their Champions League last 16 first leg tie on Wednesday which featured a goal controversially disallowed after a long delay and consultation.

Wayne Rooney sorry for `dive`: Preston goalkeeper
Wayne Rooney sorry for `dive`: Preston goalkeeper

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney apologised for the way he won a penalty during his side`s FA Cup win over third-tier Preston North End, according to the beaten team`s goalkeeper.

I knew DR Congo would win Nations Cup shootout: Chancel Mbemba
I knew DR Congo would win Nations Cup shootout: Chancel Mbemba

Chancel Mbemba, who converted a penalty in Democratic Republic of Congo`s win over Equatorial Guinea in Saturday`s third-place playoff, said he knew his side would win the shootout.

Santi Cazorla stars as Arsenal stun champions Manchester City
Santi Cazorla stars as Arsenal stun champions Manchester City

Santi Cazorla scored one goal and made another as Arsenal damaged Manchester City`s Premier League title challenge with a brilliant 2-0 victory at a chilly Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Wasteful Japan edge out Iraq at Asian Cup
Wasteful Japan edge out Iraq at Asian Cup

Keisuke Honda converted a penalty to make amends for hitting the post three times as a wasteful Japan held on to beat Iraq 1-0 in their Asian Cup Group D match on Friday.

Silk Road sequel leads to California arrest

A man has been arrested for starting a spinoff version of the shuttered Silk Road website, enabling more than 100,000 people to buy and sell illegal drugs in the last year, authorities announced Thursday.

EPL: Chelsea, Arsenal win but Liverpool beaten ahead of Machester derby
EPL: Chelsea, Arsenal win but Liverpool beaten ahead of Machester derby

Eden Hazard`s penalty enabled Chelsea to preserve their four-point lead in the Premier League with a narrow 2-1 win at home to local rivals Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone grants Caterham two-race break
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone grants Caterham two-race break

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has told the ailing Caterham team they can miss the next two Grand Prix without penalty as administrators continue their quest to find a buyer for the perennial backmarkers.

Lionel Messi misses penalty as Brazil beat Argentina
Lionel Messi misses penalty as Brazil beat Argentina

Lionel Messi missed a first-half penalty as Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 in a fiercely contested "Superclasico" friendly in Beijing on Saturday.

Liverpool down but not out, insists Brendan Rodgers
Liverpool down but not out, insists Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers refused to be downbeat about his side`s Champions League prospects despite a poor performance in Basel on Wednesday and with Real Madrid to come next.

Manuel Pellegrini backs Eliaquim Mangala to prove his worth
Manuel Pellegrini backs Eliaquim Mangala to prove his worth

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini remains confident Eliaquim Mangala is suited to the Premier League despite the France defender`s poor performance in the champions` 4-2 win at Hull.

Sao Paulo keeper scores penalty, misses another in draw
Sao Paulo keeper scores penalty, misses another in draw

Veteran Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni converted one penalty before missing another in a 2-2 Brazilian championship draw against Flamengo, who were left fuming over the referee.

Ronaldinho misses penalty on Mexican debut
Ronaldinho misses penalty on Mexican debut

Ronaldinho missed a penalty on his debut for Mexican side Queretaro who lost 1-0 at home to UANL on Wednesday, frustrating a packed crowd who had turned out to watch the 34-year-old Brazilian.

Liverpool face challenge to revive fluent form
Liverpool face challenge to revive fluent form

Without the departed Luis Suarez and injured Daniel Sturridge, Liverpool returned to the Champions League with a win but face a challenge to recover the free-scoring form that put them back among the European elite.