Dortmund’s Marco Reus (left) vies for the ball with Mainz’s Moussa Niakhate during their German League match on Sunday. Associated Press
Cristiano Ronaldo’s first game for Juventus in his native Portugal ended in 2-1 defeat as FC Porto out-played the Italians for much of Wednesday’s Champions League last-16, first leg tie. Such was Juve’s lacklustre performance that coach Andrea Pirlo claimed his team handed victory
Phil Foden struck a 90th minute winner as Manchester City took a slender 2-1 lead from the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday. Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring on 19 minutes for the
Pep Guardiola expects to be labelled a “failure” if Manchester City do not reach the semifinals of the Champions League for the fifth straight year since he joined the English club. City hold a 2-1 lead over Borussia Dortmund heading into the second leg of the quarterfinals
A dominant England has swept New Zealand 3-0 in the Test series with an aggressive seven-wicket victory in the third and final Test match on Monday.
Yamashita is one of three women picked by FIFA to be referees at the men's World Cup in Qatar, which opens on Nov.21. It's the first time a woman will be in charge on soccer's largest stage.
Djokovic has extra motivation this year as Wimbledon will be his last Slam of 2022. His continued refusal to get vaccinated means he will remain banned from entering the United States for the US Open later this summer.
Umran was handed a maiden call-up for the five-match T20 series against S.Africa at home, but the pacer did not get a chance. However, Umran is also part of the Hardik Pandya-led Indian team which is set to play two T20Is in Ireland.