Alan Pardew suffered the ignominy of becoming the first Newcastle United manager to lose four successive Tyne-Wear derbies against Sunderland after Adam Johnson`s late goal subjected his team to more misery against their arch-rivals.
Italy striker Manolo Gabbiadini confirmed he could quit Sampdoria in the January transfer window after heading a late equaliser to secure a share of the spoils in a 2-2 home draw with Udinese on Sunday.
Veteran Indian golfer Arjun Atwal Sunday ended a frustrating four-year title drought by winning the inaugural Dubai Open by one stroke after South Korean teenager Wang Jeung-hun bogeyed the final hole at the par-72 Els Club Dubai here.
Reigning World Champion Chen Long of China demolished Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 21-16, 21-10 to win the men's singles crown of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here Sunday.
Belgian striker Michy Batshuyai repaid Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa`s faith in giving him his first start by scoring the decider in the 2-1 win over Lille on Sunday to guarantee they top the table going into the New Year.
The Hero Indian Super League football tournament, the inaugural season of which ended yesterday with Athletico de Kolkata crowned as champions, will have September 15-December 15 window kept open for the second edition.
All-rounder Parveez Rasool struck an unbeaten half-century as Jammu and Kashmir put up a decent batting performance to reach 266 for six in their first innings of the Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match against Baroda here on Sunday.