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Atletico beats Real Madrid 4-2 after extra time in Super Cup

Atletico’s Antoine Griezmann lifts up the trophy to celebrate with teammates after the UEFA Super Cup final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Lillekula Stadium in Tallinn, Estonia, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Tallinn, Aug 16 : Atletico Madrid finally got the better of Real Madrid on the European stage, scoring twice in extra time to win ...

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Post-Ronaldo Real Madrid gets 1st test in UEFA Super Cup

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale, center, attends a training session at the Lillekula Stadium, a day ahead of UEFA Super Cup final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in Tallinn, Estonia, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Tallinn, Aug 15 : The shadow of Cristiano Ronaldo is still hanging over Real Madrid as the team prepares to face fierce rival Atletico ...

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SAFF U-15 Women’s: Bangladesh preparing well to face Bhutan on Thursday

Dhaka, Aug 15 : Defending champions Bangladesh preparing satisfactorily with good practice sessions at the game venue  Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu on Tuesday ahead of their semifinal match of the 2nd SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship against hosts Bhutan on Thursday. The 2nd semifinal match between them will kick-off at 7 pm (Bangladesh Time) while Group A champions India will play ...

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Ronaldo makes Juventus fans wait only 8 minutes for 1st goal

Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo takes part in a friendly match between the Juventus A and B teams, in Villar Perosa, northern Italy, Sunday, Aug.12, 2018. Villar Perosa, Aug 13 : Cristiano Ronaldo made Juventus fans wait only eight minutes before scoring his first goal for the club in a traditional pre-season friendly against the team’s “B” side on Sunday. Ronaldo finished ...

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Neymar scores early goal as PSG starts season with 3-0 win

Paris, Aug 13 : Neymar took just 10 minutes to score defending champion Paris Saint-Germain’s first goal of the season, and teen striker Timothy Weah netted the first of his French league career, in a 3-0 home win against Caen on Sunday. On the same pitch where he broke his foot against Marseille six months ago, Neymar ran onto a ...

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Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship; Tiger Woods second

Brooks Koepka lifts the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. St. Louis, Aug 13 : Brooks Koepka is impossible to overlook now, winning the PGA Championship on Sunday with machine-like precision to go with his back-to-back U.S. Open titles. And it still felt — and sounded ...

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England v India: Hosts win second Test by innings and 159 runs

England completed a crushing innings and 159-run victory over India at Lord’s to take a 2-0 series lead. James Anderson took 4-23 to finish with nine wickets in the match and Stuart Broad shone with 4-44 as India were bowled out for 130. The hosts had declared on 396-7, with Chris Woakes finishing on 137 not out, before Anderson reduced ...

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Vancouver snaps Portland’s unbeaten run with 2-1 victory

Portland, Aug 12 : Kei Kamara and Cristian Techera each scored for the Vancouver Whitecaps in a 2-1 Cascadia Cup victory over the Timbers on Saturday night, snapping a 15-match unbeaten streak for Portland. The Timbers (10-3-8) had not dropped a league match since losing 3-2 at Orlando City on April 8. The 15-match streak was the longest in MLS ...

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Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets defending champ Zverev

Toronto, Aug 11 : Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset Friday at the Rogers Cup, saving two match points in a 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 victory over defending champion Alexander Zverev. Zverev, the second-seeded German star coming off a victory last week in Washington, double-faulted on match point to send Tsitsipas to his first ATP World Tour Masters ...

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Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

Manchester, Aug 11 : Jose Mourinho received an instant reward for handing Paul Pogba the captaincy when the World Cup-winning midfielder paved the way for Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Leicester as the English Premier League season opened on Friday. Having returned from France’s triumph in Russia last month to intense media speculation about his future under United manager Mourinho, ...

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