Sports Archive
  • »FIFA's Valcke plays down World Cup security risk

    Sat 26 April / Apr 2014. 06:01 PM
    FIFA have downplayed security concerns for fans travelling to Brazil for the World Cup despite violent clashes between police and local residents of a favela this week.
  • »Ferguson backs Giggs for permanent United job

    Sat 26 April / Apr 2014. 06:00 PM
    Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson believes Ryan Giggs is the ideal person to take over as the club's full-time manager.
  • »Barca facing first trophyless season in six years

    Thu 17 April / Apr 2014. 07:26 PM
    Barcelona's painful reverse to arch rivals Real Madrid in Wednesday's King's Cup final brings to an end a hellish week and leaves them facing their first season without major silverware in six years.
  • »Suarez out to torment struggling Norwich again

    Thu 17 April / Apr 2014. 07:22 PM
    It would be a brave gambler who wagered against Luis Suarez becoming the first Liverpool player to score 30 goals in a Premier League season when the leaders head to struggling Norwich City on Sunday (1100 GMT).
  • »Costa back in Atletico squad for Getafe game

    Sat 12 April / Apr 2014. 04:38 PM
    Atletico Madrid top scorer Diego Costa has been included in the squad for Sunday's La Liga game at Getafe after shaking off a thigh strain, the leaders said on Saturday.
  • »Berlusconi family could sell 30 percent stake in AC Milan

    Wed 2 April / Apr 2014. 06:22 PM
    The family of former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi is considering selling a stake of between 20 and 30 percent in AC Milan, the soccer club he bought in 1986 and took to the top of the European game.
  • »Anxiety, depression 'highly prevalent' in football, says study

    Wed 2 April / Apr 2014. 06:20 PM
    More than one quarter of professional footballers who took part in a survey conducted by the world players' union said they suffered from depression or anxiety, FIFPro said Wednesday.
  • »Brazil problems should warn Russia, Qatar: FIFA

    Sun 30 March / Mar 2014. 07:55 PM
    The serial delays in building Brazil's 12 World Cup stadiums should serve as a lesson to Russia and Qatar, the countries hosting the 2018 and 2022 tournaments, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said on Thursday.
  • »Kaka says he could leave Milan for the U.S.

    Sat 29 March / Mar 2014. 03:40 PM
    Brazilian playmaker Kaka, who is set to make his 300th appearance for AC Milan later on Saturday against Chievo Verona, may move to the United States later this year.
  • »No rush for technology after referee gaffe: Premier League chief

    Thu 27 March / Mar 2014. 08:41 PM
    The case of mistaken identity which produced an embarrassing gaffe in the Premier League last weekend should not necessitate a rush to embrace technology to counter controversial refereeing calls, English league football's top executive said on Thursday.
  • »Juventus wear and tear starting to show

    Tue 25 March / Mar 2014. 09:44 PM
    Serie A leaders Juventus are already showing the strains of a long season and things are only going to get tougher with at least eight matches looming in the next 30 days.
  • »Reports of our demise have been greatly exaggerated - Moyes

    Tue 25 March / Mar 2014. 09:43 PM
    Manchester United are closer to rediscovering their best form than reports would suggest, manager David Moyes said on Monday ahead of their Premier League clash with rivals Manchester City.
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