Atletico Madrid’s Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring against Valencia during their Spanish League match at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid on Sunday. Reuters
Barcelona might not be able to catch Atletico Madrid but they may fancy their chances against Paris Saint-Germain after Lionel Messi scored twice in a 5-1 thrashing of Alaves on Saturday. Messi fired in two sensational long-range efforts and
Luis Suarez cried as he bid farewell to Barcelona on Thursday but said he wants to prove he can still deliver at the highest level after joining La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.
Luis Suarez sent Atletico Madrid 10 points clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday by scoring a sensational free-kick and then a penalty in a pulsating 4-2 win over Cadiz. Atletico’s victory puts their lead at the top of the table into double figures and it could
Atletico Madrid have stayed strong at the top of La Liga, but the Spanish League leaders cannot afford to be complacent with Real Madrid having hit their stride and Barcelona gaining momentum, ahead of what could prove a crucial month in the title race.
The victory of Morocco over Spain triggered a wild celebration across the Arab world. The victory is being seen as a pan-Arab win. It was not only Doha, where the fans went in the state of euphoria but they flocked the streets from Cairo to Jeddah and Dubai to Damascus.
Fancied multiple Grand Slam champion and Dubai resident Kristina Mladenovic is eyeing a resurgence of her singles career heading into the upcoming tennis season.
Top seed Diana Shnaider overcame a gutsy Timea Babos, while Slovakia’s Rebecca Sramkova eased her way past Israel’s Lina Glushko for their rightful spots in the quarter-finals at the 25th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge being held at the Habtoor Grand Resort.