Sports Archive
  • »Wawrinka ousted by young pretender Thiem in Madrid

    Wed 7 May / May 2014. 04:27 PM
    Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka crashed to a shock second-round defeat at the Madrid Open on Tuesday when he was upset 1-6 6-2 6-4 by qualifier Dominic Thiem.
  • »Rooney doesn't deserve place in England team: Hudson

    Wed 7 May / May 2014. 04:26 PM
    Wayne Rooney should be left out of the World Cup team because he has had a poor season with Manchester United and England cannot rely on him when the going gets tough, according to former Chelsea midfielder Alan Hudson.
  • »Zanetti confirms retirement at end of season

    Wed 7 May / May 2014. 04:25 PM
    Inter Milan and Argentina fullback Javier Zanetti confirmed on Tuesday he will retire at the end of the season after making more than 800 appearances during 19 seasons with the Serie A club.
  • »Roma brush Milan aside to keep title hopes alive

    Sat 26 April / Apr 2014. 06:02 PM
    AS Roma kept their slim title hopes alive as a stunning Miralem Pjanic goal and a Gervinho tap-in earned a 2-0 home win over AC Milan and a ninth straight Serie A victory on Friday.
  • »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.
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