Cristiano Ronaldo more focused on victory than 'outshining' Lionel Messi in El Clasico
Cristiano Ronaldo more focused on victory than 'outshining' Lionel Messi in El Clasico

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has said that he is more focused on victory than outshining his Barcelona rival Lionel Messi in Saturday's El Clasico in their La Liga clash.

Jari-Matti Latvala leads Meeke in Rally of Finland

Jari-Matti Latvala stayed on course for victory in his home Rally of Finland on Friday as he opened up a commanding lead over Britain`s Kris Meeke.

Victory claim inflames Afghan election dispute

Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory on Tuesday in Afghanistan`s disputed election, blaming fraud for putting him behind in preliminary results as fears rise of instability and ethnic unrest.

Costa Rica celebrates World Cup win over Greece

From the beaches to the capital, Costa Ricans poured into the streets Sunday to celebrate the national team`s historic World Cup victory over Greece that will put the team in the quarter finals for the first time.

Afghan forces claim victory in major Taliban battle

Afghan security forces on Saturday claimed victory against a Taliban offensive in the country`s volatile Helmand province after days of fighting seen as a test for the country`s security forces as NATO-led troops pull out.

Ireland claim first Test series win in Argentina

Ireland overcame a stuttering start to claim their first Test series victory in Argentina on Saturday with a 23-17 win over the Pumas in Tucuman.

Bashar al-Assad set for victory in wartime vote slammed by West

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was on course today to claim a sweeping victory in an election held amid raging conflict that Washington called a "disgrace".

Shah Rukh Khan `happy` post IPL victory

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan is elated after his team won the final of Indian Premiere League-7 (IPL).

Quintana on brink of Giro success as Rogers wins stage

Nairo Quintana of Colombia is certain of Giro d`Italia victory barring any final stage disaster after preserving his handsome lead in Saturday`s penultimate 20th stage won by Australia`s Michael Rogers.

Donaire takes world featherweight title

Nonito Donaire became the new world featherweight champion Saturday after defeating South Africa`s Simpiwe Vetyeka in Macau in a fight that saw the Filipino boxing star take victory on an anti-climactic technical decision.

How BJP``s online campaign proved vital for success

With the BJP registering a thumping victory in the general election, significant credit goes to the party`s online campaign to tap the general psyche by connecting with millions of youngsters.

Rajapaksa slams nations staying away from victory celebrations

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today slammed countries that stayed away from the celebrations to mark the fifth anniversary of Sri Lanka`s victory over the LTTE, and called them "blind, deaf, and dumb."

Paul helps Clippers silence Thunder in opener

Chris Paul missed just two shots in a stunning 32-point display as the Los Angeles Clippers blasted Oklahoma City Thunder 122-105 on Monday to seize a Game One victory in their Western Conference semi-final series.

Courtney Love ordered to pay $96k for defaming fashion designer

On the same day that Courtney Love got a victory in court when a new trial was denied to a person she allegedly defamed on Twitter, a judge ordered her to pay nearly 96,000 dollars to a second person she allegedly defamed on Twitter.

`Relaxed` Federer `confident of success` following opening Sony Open victory

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has said that he felt comfortable and relaxed right away in his opening match of the Sony Open, where he beat Croatian player Ivo Karlovic on Friday.

England needs to accept `underdogs` status for World T20: Report

England must accept their status as ` underdogs` for the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh if they expect to have any chance of repeating their unexpected victory in 2010, according to a report.

Was terrified of going up-stage to collect an award: DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio says the first time an Oscar-nomination came his way, he was terrified thinking about his victory speech in front of so many people.

Kallis retires in 12th position

Jacques Kallis retired in 12th position in the ICC rankings for Test batsmen after he inspired South Africa to a 10-wicket victory over India in the second and final Test in Durban Monday.

Milan derby is special: Mazzarri

Inter Milan head coach Mazzarri said that he looks forward to the Milan derby which has a special meaning.

Ronaldinho hints at new Atletico Mineiro deal

Ronaldinho has expressed his desire to sign a new contract with Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro.