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Holder Simona Halep shrugs off expectations ahead of French Open

Holder Simona Halep shrugs off expectations ahead of French Open

The 27-year-old Romanian enters Roland Garros as favourite for the title given the contrasting form of some of the top names, including Japan`s world number one Naomi Osaka.

May 21, 2019, 00:28 AM IST
Vincent Kompany to leave Manchester City on a high after treble

Vincent Kompany to leave Manchester City on a high after treble

City crushed Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final on Saturday to complete the unprecedented treble, after which Kompany said they were the best team in the world. 

May 19, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic suspended for violent conduct

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic suspended for violent conduct

The 37-year-old Swede, captain of the Californian side, joined Galaxy in March, 2018 from Manchester United and re-signed for the 2019 season in December. 

May 19, 2019, 00:55 AM IST
FA Cup: Manchester City crush Watford 6-0 to complete treble in style

FA Cup: Manchester City crush Watford 6-0 to complete treble in style

The victory matched the competition`s record final win -- set when Bury beat Derby County 116 years ago -- and was a fair reflection of yet another command performance. 

May 19, 2019, 00:52 AM IST
Dortmund beat Gladbach to finish second in Bundesliga race

Dortmund beat Gladbach to finish second in Bundesliga race

Dortmund scored on the stroke of halftime through Sancho and Marco Reus added the second in the 54th minute.

May 19, 2019, 00:03 AM IST
Bayern Munich win Bundesliga title for seventh successive season

Bayern Munich win Bundesliga title for seventh successive season

The Bavarians, who can secure a domestic double if they beat RB Leipzig in the German Cup final on May 25, have now won the German league title a record 29 times.

May 18, 2019, 23:55 PM IST
England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate

England`s 5-1 rout of Montenegro in Podgorica in March was soured by racist abuse from fans and the hosts were ordered to play their next European competition match behind closed doors as part of

May 17, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
Gary Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League

Gary Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League

Lineker, who spent three seasons at Spurs between 1989 and 1992, pointed to the 26-point gap in the Premier League table between runners-up Liverpool and his fourth-placed former team as evidence of

May 17, 2019, 17:12 PM IST
Championship playoffs: Derby County fight back to beat Leeds United 4-2

Championship playoffs: Derby County fight back to beat Leeds United 4-2

Jack Marriott came off the bench to score twice for Derby, including an 85th-minute winner in a pulsating encounter in which both teams were reduced to 10 men.

May 16, 2019, 15:25 PM IST
Javi Gracia stands in way of Pep Guardiola's treble dream

Javi Gracia stands in way of Pep Guardiola's treble dream

Watford manager Javi Gracia may not have the reputation that Guardiola enjoys in the game but he has made his mark this season by guiding the Hornets to a creditable 11th-place finish in the Premier

May 16, 2019, 15:13 PM IST
Andres Iniesta, Fernando Torres struggling on Japanese adventure

Andres Iniesta, Fernando Torres struggling on Japanese adventure

Spaniard Iniesta, who plays for Vissel Kobe alongside compatriot David Villa and German Lukas Podolski, was hoping to deliver a first-ever J.League title for the team bankrolled by Japanese e-

May 16, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Manchester City referred to UEFA judicial chamber over alleged FFP breaches

Manchester City referred to UEFA judicial chamber over alleged FFP breaches

UEFA had opened an investigation into City over potential breaches of its break-even rule in March after German publication Der Spiegel reported the club`s Abu Dhabi owners inflated sponsorship

May 16, 2019, 14:53 PM IST
Antoine Griezmann says he is leaving Atletico Madrid at the end of the season

Antoine Griezmann says he is leaving Atletico Madrid at the end of the season

Griezmann, who joined Atletico from Real Sociedad for a reported 30 million euros in 2014, has been the team`s top scorer in each of the five seasons he has been at the club.

May 15, 2019, 23:28 PM IST
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich still passionate about Chelsea, says David Luiz

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich still passionate about Chelsea, says David Luiz

Russian billionaire Abramovich ran into problems renewing his British visa last year amid tensions between the two countries and he has not been seen at Chelsea`s matches this season.

May 15, 2019, 23:16 PM IST
Peter Crouch's Burnley future undecided as three senior players exit

Peter Crouch's Burnley future undecided as three senior players exit

Crouch, 38, who signed a short-term contract when he joined from second-tier side Stoke City in the January transfer window, will be a free agent in the close season.

May 15, 2019, 22:52 PM IST
Daniele De Rossi to leave AS Roma at end of season

Daniele De Rossi to leave AS Roma at end of season

 De Rossi has made 615 appearances and scored 63 goals in all competitions.

May 14, 2019, 15:15 PM IST
Australia pick 16-year-old Mary Fowler for FIFA World Cup

Australia pick 16-year-old Mary Fowler for FIFA World Cup

Queenslander Fowler, who was also eligible to play for Ireland through her father, has been capped only four times for the `Matildas`.

May 14, 2019, 09:53 AM IST
Riyad Mahrez keen to stay at Manchester City despite limited minutes

Riyad Mahrez keen to stay at Manchester City despite limited minutes

Mahrez, who became the club`s record signing last year at a reported 60 million pounds ($77.78 million), started only 14 league games this season.

May 14, 2019, 09:32 AM IST
Ten-man Parma score two own goals in 4-1 Series A loss to Bologna

Ten-man Parma score two own goals in 4-1 Series A loss to Bologna

Sepe misjudged an Erick Pulgar free kick, the ball hit the post and then bounced off Sepe`s hand into the net.

May 14, 2019, 06:59 AM IST
Series A: Inter Milan return to third spot with win over Chievo

Series A: Inter Milan return to third spot with win over Chievo

With two matches to play, Inter have 66 points, one ahead of Atalanta, with AC Milan and AS Roma a further three points back in the race for a top-four finish.

May 14, 2019, 06:32 AM IST