Argentine midfielder Fernandez set for Atletico Mineiro move, says agent

Buenos Aires (Argentina) Feb 17: Brazilian giants Atletico Mineiro have reached a deal to sign Argentine midfielder Nacho Fernandez from River Plate, the player's agent...

China's Yan cruises into second round at Welsh Snooker Open

London (UK) Feb 17: Newly-crowned Masters champion Yan Bingtao of China breezed through the first round at the Welsh Snooker Open after defeating compatriot Xu...

New Sao Paulo boss Crespo ready for 'beautiful responsibility'

Sao Paulo (Brazil) Feb 17: Former Argentina international striker Hernan Crespo has described his appointment as head coach of six-time Brazilian SerieA champions Sao Paulo...

Manchester City extends lead as Utd, Leicester lose, Liverpool win away

London (United Kingdom), February 01: Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League this weekend as they won 1-0 at home...

IOC president Bach adamant Tokyo 2020 will go ahead

Beijing (China), January 29: International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has re-stated his confidence in Tokyo hosting the postponed Olympic Games this summer in...

Australian Open revamps lead-in schedule to help players in lockdown

Sydney (Australia), January 25: The Australian Open will revamp the match schedule in the lead-in week to give dozens of players in hard hotel lockdown...

Guangdong grabs 7-game winning streak, Nanjing edges Jilin

Zhuji (China), January 25: Former NBA player Marshon Brooks scored a team-high 25 points, helping the Guangdong Southern Tigers beat the Fujian Sturgeons 137-122, while...

Milik leaves Napoli to join Marseille

Warsaw (Poland), January 23: Olympique Marseille reached an agreement with Napoli for Polish forward Arkadiusz Milik, the French club reported on Thursday evening.

Real Madrid coach Zidane tests positive for COVID-19

Madrid (Spain), January 23: Real Madrid on Friday confirmed in a communique that first team coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for the coronavirus, COVID-19.

British tennis star Murray to miss Australian Open

London (UK), January 23: Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray has withdrawn from this year's Australian Open after failing to find a "workable quarantine" due...

Veteran defender Pereira joins Uruguay's Penarol

Montevideo (Uruguay), January 23: Uruguayan defender Maxi Pereira will return to his homeland to play for Penarol after 14 years in Portugal, his agent said...

Monchengladbach overpower Dortmund in Bundesliga

Berlin (Germany), January 23: Second-half goals from Ramy Bensebaini and Marcus Thuram helped Borussia Monchengladbach to overcome Borussia Dortmund following a six-goal thriller in the...

Lazio squeezes past Parma in Coppa Italia

Rome (Italy), January 22: Lazio advanced to the last eight of Coppa Italia as Parma's goalkeeper Simone Colombi's own goal in the dying minutes awarded...

Flamengo beat Palmeiras to stay in title race

Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), January 22: Defending champions Flamengo rose to third in the Brazilian Serie A standings on Thursday with a 2-0 home victory...

Third-tier Alcoyano send Real Madrid crashing out of Copa del Rey

Madrid (Spain), January 21: Real Madrid were knocked out of the third round of the Copa del Rey by third tier Alcoyano 2-1 on Wednesday...

Djokovic says demands for Australian Open players "misconstrued"

Canberra (Australia), January 21: World number one Novak Djokovic said his demands for tennis players in quarantine ahead of the Australian Open were "misconstrued".

Ronaldo makes history as Juventus win ninth Supercoppa

Rome (Italy), January 21: Cristiano Ronaldo became the top goalscorer in football history as his Juventus side won the Italian Super Cup (Supercoppa) for the...

Costa Rica confirms March friendlies against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mexico

San Jose (US), January 21: Costa Rica will play international friendlies against Bosnia and Herzegovina and Mexico in March as part of the Central American...

Ex-Barcelona defender Milito takes charge of Argentinos Juniors

Buenos Aires (Argentina), January 20: Former Barcelona and Argentina international defender Gabriel Milito has been named head coach of Argentinos Juniors, the Argentine top-flight club...

Ibra's brace inspires 10-man Milan past Cagliari in Serie A

Beijing (China) Jan 19: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's double helped AC Milan enjoy a 2-0 victory away to Cagliari on Monday, despite Alexis Saelemaekers's red card.

Dortmund seeking stability to keep Sancho and Haaland

Berlin (Germany) Jan 19: Changing head coach a few weeks ago didn't help improve Borussia Dortmund significantly.

Inter Miami name Phil Neville new head coach

Washington DC (USA) Jan 19: Major League Soccer team Inter Miami on Monday named Phil Neville as its new head coach.

Flamengo rout Goias to keep in touch with leader

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Jan 19: Defending champions Flamengo moved to within five points of leaders Sao Paulo with a 3-0 win at Goias in...

CBA star Zhou Qi out with knee injury

Urumqi (China), January 18: Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) side Xinjiang Flying Tigers star center Zhou Qi is likely to miss a few games after suffering...

Zhejiang guard Zhao retains CBA Players of Week honor

Beijing (China), January 18: Zhejiang Lions guard Zhao Yanhao won the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) Players of the Week award for the second consecutive week...

Motiejunas leads Xinjiang to CBA victory over Nanjing

Zhuji (China), January 18: Donatas Motiejunas notched a game-high 30 points and 22 rebounds to help the Xinjiang Flying Tigers defeat the Nanjing Monkey Kings...

Gravenberch helps Ajax to win in Dutch classic

The Hague (Netherlands), January 18: League leaders Ajax beat Feyenoord 1-0 in the 'Klassieker' in Amsterdam on Sunday to keep their lead in the Eredivisie.