Atletico Madrid’s Saul Niguez celebrates with Antoine Griezmann after Joaquin scored an own goal during their Spanish League match on Saturday. Reuters
Atletico Madrid thrashed Alaves 4-0 on Saturday to keep alive their faint hopes of winning the La Liga title as they stayed 10 points behind leaders Barcelona in second place in the standings.
European football's governing body said Ronaldo was facing charges of "improper conduct" after he mimicked Diego Simeone's crotch-grabbing 'cojones' gesture in last Tuesday's 3-0 win that sent Juventus through 3-2 on aggregate.
Getafe missed the chance to return to La Liga’s top-four despite snatching a 2-2 draw away to struggling Real Valladolid on Sunday in a thrilling encounter that included a red card, a serious injury, two disallowed goals and a last-gasp equaliser.
A Lionel Messi penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay on Wednesday as the two-time world champions once again struggled at the Copa America. Messi swept in a 57th-minute spot-kick
Birmingham: Powered by skipper Kane Williamson’s brilliant unbeaten 138-ball 106 and a racy 60 off 47 deliveries by Colin Grandhomme, New Zealand beat South Africa by 4 wickets in their 2019 Cricket World Cup match at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Wednesday. In reply to South Africa’s 241/6 off 49 overs,
Southampton: India opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with a fractured finger, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced on Wednesday. The in-form batsman suffered the break while facing Australia’s Pat Cummins in India’s second match of the tournament
French Open champion Ashleigh Barty got her grass court season off to a winning start, but Johanna Konta’s Wimbledon preparations suffered a blow with defeat at the Birmingham Classic on Wednesday. Barty saw off a bright start from Croatia’s Donna Vekic in her first match since lifting a first