France’s Karim Benzema (left) fights for the ball with Bulgaria’s Valentin Antov during their friendly match on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
England and Portugal both scored five goals while France scored three as they overcame lowly-ranked Kosovo, Andorra and Lithuania in Euro 2020 qualifying on Tuesday.
Didier Deschamps captained France to a World Cup and European Championship double as a player and is now hoping to repeat the feat as coach when the delayed Euro 2020 finally goes ahead in June and July. However the 52-year-old warned against any
World champions France open their Euro 2020 campaign on Tuesday against an embattled Germany team eager to rediscover their best form in the first clash of two traditional European heavyweights in this year’s tournament. France and Germany usually play
Home advantage at the European Championship may not count for much when Hungary face a Portugal team with scoring talent and one particular player looking to make history. Cristiano Ronaldo needs six more goals to become the all-time leading scorer for
Tim Southee removed both India openers late on Tuesday to give New Zealand hope of an unlikely victory in the World Test Championship final as the showpiece match headed into the reserve sixth day.
Novak Djokovic is the targeting a record-equalling 20th major and sixth Wimbledon title from next week, edging him closer to becoming only the third man to complete a calendar Grand Slam. The world number one has already won a ninth Australian Open
Kasper Schmeichel described his feelings after Denmark’s win over Russia at the European Championship with one word. ”Euphoria,” the goalkeeper said. That sense of unbridled joy is a nice feeling for a team that’s been through, as Schmeichel put it, ”a turbulent
France advanced without kicking a ball, and Portugal can move on as well even with a loss on Wednesday. Hardly the heavyweight showdown many had hoped for in a match pitting defending champion Portugal against World Cup champion France, and Cristiano Ronaldo