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Liverpool lay down Premier League marker in Arsenal win

Liverpool came from behind to maintain a perfect start to their Premier League title defence as goals from Sadio Mane, Andy Robertson and Diogo Jota saw off a resilient Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield. The Gunners had also won their opening two league games of the season and hit the champions on the counter-attack to take the lead through Alexandre Lacazette. ...

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Ronaldo double rescues a point for Juventus at Roma

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to salvage a point for 10-man Juventus in a 2-2 draw at Roma as Napoli hammered Genoa 6-0 in Serie A on Sunday. Champions Juventus were trailing 2-1 and a man down after an hour at the Stadio Olimpico after a Jordan Veretout brace for the hosts and Adrien Rabiot’s sending off. But a towering Ronaldo ...

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Ramos penalty snatches win for Real Madrid over Betis

Sergio Ramos scored a late penalty as Real Madrid came from behind to scrape a 3-2 win against 10-man Real Betis, their first La Liga victory of the season. Betis were ahead at half-time after two goals in two minutes from Aissa Mandi and William Carvalho overturned Fede Valverde’s opener for the reigning champions. But Betis defender Emerson, who is ...

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Schutt, Gardner guide Australia to T20 win over Kiwis

Australia’s Megan Schutt took two vital wickets in the closing stages as the world champions beat New Zealand by 17 runs in Saturday’s opening T20 clash in Brisbane. With the visitors closing in on Australia’s total of 138, Schutt claimed the vital wickets of Katey Martin and Suzie Bates in the 18th over to leave the Kiwis struggling at 105-5. ...

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Man City, Liverpool reach League Cup fourth round

Holders Manchester City needed a Phil Foden goal 15 minutes from time to see off Bournemouth 2-1 and reach the fourth round of the League Cup, while Liverpool ran riot in a 7-2 win at Lincoln on Thursday. City have won the competition for the past three years, but Pep Guardiola admitted he had been forced to name a youthful ...

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Atletico Madrid announce signing of Luis Suarez from Barcelona

Atletico Madrid announced the signing of Barcelona forward Luis Suarez late on Wednesday, confirming the Uruguayan striker is set to continue playing in La Liga rather than joining Juventus in Italy. Barcelona said that Atletico had agreed to pay six million euros for Suarez, who left his last training session in tears on Wednesday having been told over the summer ...

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Taskin Ahmed in search of his next version

Right-arm speedster Taskin Ahmed has said he has been working hard to improve his inner bowler so that he can perform to meet the high expectation. The pacer is currently busy training with the national squad for the skill training camp. Taskin was inducted into the international cricket back in 2014 during the ICC T20 World Cup at the home. ...

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Ibrahimovic brace gives AC Milan winning start

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as AC Milan got their Serie A campaign up and running with a 2-0 win over Bologna on Monday. Ibrahimovic, who turns 39 next month, showed he has lost none of his goalscoring skills having also netted last week against Irish side Shamrock Rovers in the Europa League. “If I had been 20 years old I ...

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Bangalore set Hyderabad to chase 164 to win

Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 163 for four against Sun Risers Hyderabad in their opening clash of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at Dubai International Stadium on Monday. AB De Villiers and Devdutt Padikkal are the top scorers for Bangalore with 51 and 56 runs respectively. T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar and Abhishek Sharma took one wicket each ...

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Liverpool’s Mane sinks 10-man Chelsea, Son hits four in Spurs rout

Sadio Mane tormented Chelsea as the Liverpool forward struck twice after sparking Andreas Christensen’s dismissal in the champions’ 2-0 win, while Son Heung-min scored four as Tottenham crushed Southampton 5-2 on Sunday. Mane was involved in the turning point at Stamford Bridge as the first clash between Premier League title contenders this season swung Liverpool’s way. In first half stoppage-time, ...

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