Barcelona’s Sergino Dest celebrates with team-mate Lionel Messi (back) after scoring against Real Sociedad during their Spanish League match in San Sebastian on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Lionel Messi is back in form and Barcelona are finding their feet after a 4-0 demolition of Granada on Saturday put them within four points of the top of La Liga. An emphatic victory puts Barca in sight of league leaders Atletico Madrid but Diego Simeone’s side
The draw meant the Catalans stayed second in the standings on 70 points and leaders Real Madrid, who have 71, will go four points clear at the top with five games left if they beat Getafe at home on Thursday.
Messi was hauled to the ground in the first half by a diving Unai Bustinza wrapping two arms around his waist and he was knocked over again in the second, this time earning a penalty, which he converted.
UAE Team Emirates have unveiled the team heading into the Giro d’Italia, slated to be held form May 8-30, with an exciting squad starting the race which begins from the city of Turin. The team will count upon an experienced base of riders for the 21 stages,
Modon Properties (Modon), and the UAE Special Olympics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop sports activities and events for People of Determination with intellectual disabilities in Abu Dhabi. The MoU seeks to establish a cooperative
Rafael Nadal began his bid for a sixth Madrid Open title in simple fashion on Wednesday, easing past youngster Carlos Alcaraz 6-1, 6-2 to reach the last 16. Nadal, who returned to number two in the world last week after his thrilling win over Stefanos Tsitsipas
The race for the Formula One title has quickly become a two-man show, and it’s not expected to change when the circuit goes to Barcelona this week for the Spanish Grand Prix. At a track all teams know well, Mercedes and Red Bull are expected to continue to