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Man City edge past Burnley to return top of Premier League

Manchester City remain in control of the Premier League title race as the finest of margins earned Pep Guardiola’s men a 1-0 win at Burnley on Sunday. Sergio Aguero’s 31st goal of the season crossed the line by millimetres before being hacked clear by Matthew Lowton, but goal-line technology awarded the goal and kept City a point clear of Liverpool ...

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London Marathon 2019: More than 40,000 taking part

Runners in an array of colourful costumes have been pounding the streets in the 39th London Marathon. Participants dressed as Batman to Spiderman have run the tough 26.2-mile race, in what has been a record-breaking year for applications. More than 40,000 took part to the cheers and applause from crowds. Eliud Kipchoge won the men’s race with a new course ...

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Vardy double deals fresh blow to Arsenal’s hopes

Leicester, April 28 : Jamie Vardy scored twice as Arsenal’s hopes of Champions League football suffered another serious setback as familiar failings saw the 10-man Gunners lose 3-0 at Leicester on Sunday. It was the third time in seven days that the north London side, once renowned for an impregnable defence, had conceded three goals following 3-2 and 3-1 Premier ...

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Messi fires Barca to eighth La Liga title in 11 years

Lionel Messi clinched an eighth La Liga title for Barcelona in 11 seasons on Saturday as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at home to Levante. The Argentine star struck his league-leading 34th goal of the campaign after coming off the bench for the second half to help Barca wrap up the title with three games remaining. ...

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Real Madrid held against Getafe, loses ground to Atletico

Photo: Getafe’s goalkeeper David Soria, right, saves on an attempt to score by Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, second left, during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Getafe and Real Madrid at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, Spain, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Madrid, Apr 26 : Real Madrid was held to a 0-0 draw by Getafe in the Spanish ...

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Late Spurs winner v Brighton; Southampton gets quickest goal

Photo: Christian Eriksen (centro) de Tottenham celebra con Dele Alli luego que Eriksen anotó el primer gol en la victoria 1-0 ante Brighton en la Liga Premier, en Londres, el martes 23 de abril de 2019. London, Apr 24 : After bombarding the Brighton goal without success throughout the game, Tottenham was getting frustrated. So frustrated that, with Harry Kane’s ...

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Neymar returns as PSG celebrates title with 3-1 home win

Photo: PSG’s Neymar walks away during the French League One soccer match between Paris-Saint-Germain and Monaco at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Sunday April 21, 2019. New York, Apr 22 : Neymar returned from injury and the prolific Kylian Mbappe reached the 30-goal mark as Paris Saint-Germain celebrated retaining the league title earlier on Sunday with a 3-1 ...

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Ronaldo ‘1,000 percent’ committed to stay with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” with Juventus next season as he claimed his first Serie A title and Juventus their eighth in a row on Saturday. Massimiliano Allegri’s side had needed just one more point for a 35th Scudetto and their latest title triumph helped ease some of the pain of their shock Champions League ...

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FIFA backs English players’ social media boycott over racism

Photo: Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham’s Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. England, Apr 19 : FIFA is backing a 24-hour social media boycott by professional players in England in a ...

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Tottenham stuns Man City to reach Champions League semis

Photo: Tottenham Hotspur forward Fernando Llorente celebrates his side’s third goal during the Champions League quarterfinal, second leg, soccer match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Manchester,  Apr 18 : More than two minutes into stoppage time, Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling slid across the field and puffed his ...

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