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Ronaldo scores as Juventus held in Verona

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 19th goal this campaign but champions Juventus had to settle for a 1-1 draw at Hellas Verona in Serie A on Saturday. The draw gives leaders Inter Milan the chance to pull 10 points clear of Juventus when they play mid-table Genoa at the San Siro on Sunday. Juventus are third and three points adrift of ...

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Gayle returns to Windies T20 squad after two-year absence

Chris Gayle was called into the West Indies Twenty20 squad on Friday for the first time in two years as the 41-year-old eyes a place in the World Cup later this year. Gayle, one of cricket’s global superstars, was named in the 14-man squad for the three-game series against Sri Lanka which starts in Antigua on Wednesday. The charismatic Gayle ...

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Man Utd ease into Europa League last 16

Shola Shoretire became the youngest player to appear for Manchester United in a European game as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side eased into the last-16 of the Europa League with a goalless draw against Real Sociedad. At 17 years and 23 days, Newcastle-born Shoretire beat the record of Norman Whiteside by 108 days on a night when January signing Amad Diallo ...

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Mendy’s late strike puts Real Madrid in sight of Champions League quarters

Ferland Mendy put Real Madrid within touching distance of the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday with the late strike that sank 10-man Atalanta 1-0 in Bergamo. The French left-back’s curling effort came four minutes from time in a last 16, first leg clash in which the hosts had to play a man down for over 70 minutes, giving Zinedine Zidane’s ...

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PBI asked to probe case against cricketer Nasir, his wife

A Dhaka court on Wednesday directed the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to investigate a case filed against Bangladesh National Team cricketer Nasir Hossain and his newlywed wife Tamima Sultana. Tamima allegedly got married to cricketer Nasir without divorcing her husband Rakib Hasan. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Md Jashim passed the order after taking the case filed by Rakib ...

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Case filed against cricketer Nasir, wife Tamima

A case has been filed against cricketer Nasir Hossain and his wife alleging that Tamima tied the knot again without divorcing her ex-husband. Rakib Hasan, who is reportedly a husband of Tamima, filed the case with the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim on Wednesday morning. Rakib Hasan himself confirmed the matter to media. Earlier, Bangladesh all-rounder Nasir Hossain ...

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Giroud overhead kick gives Chelsea edge over Atletico

Olivier Giroud’s magnificent bicycle kick broke Atletico Madrid’s resistance and earned Chelsea a crucial away goal on Tuesday, a 1-0 victory giving Thomas Tuchel’s side a slender advantage in the Champions League last 16. Giroud’s acrobatic strike was initially ruled out for offside but stood after VAR showed Mario Hermoso had got the final touch, delivering a huge blow to ...

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Ronaldo’s Crotone double keeps Juve in title hunt

Cristiano Ronaldo kept Juventus within sight of the Serie A summit on Monday with a headed brace which helped the champions to a 3-0 win over bottom club Crotone. Portugal forward Ronaldo struck twice late in the first half to break the resistance of lowly Crotone and keep Juve eight points behind league leaders Inter Milan. Weston McKennie made sure ...

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Man Utd bounce back to beat Newcastle

Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford were on target as Manchester United deepened Newcastle’s relegation fears with a 3-1 win on Sunday to move back into second in the Premier League. The Red Devils had won just one of their previous five league games to allow Manchester City to open up a 10-point lead at the top of the table and ...

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Everton savour first win at Liverpool since 1999, Chelsea held

Everton earned their first win at Liverpool since 1999 as the troubled Premier League champions crashed to a 2-0 defeat in the Merseyside derby, while Chelsea’s revival under Thomas Tuchel stalled in a 1-1 draw against Southampton on Saturday. Richarlison gave Carlo Ancelotti’s side the perfect start with his third minute strike. Gylfi Sigurdsson’s late penalty sealed Everton’s first triumph ...

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