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Real cruise to victory in derby against Atletico

Real Madrid won 2-0 against a listless Atletico Madrid on Sunday, a 10th straight win in all competitions that tightened their grip on top spot in LaLiga. Karim Benzema, who had been a doubt for the game with a leg injury and only played the first 45 minutes, made the most of his time on the pitch, hitting a beautiful ...

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Chelsea need late penalty to beat Leeds

Chelsea got their Premier League title challenge back on track with a dramatic 3-2 home win over Leeds United on Saturday, settled by an injury-time penalty converted by Jorginho who had earlier scored another spot kick. The Blues displayed more of the uncharacteristic fragility in defence that has raised questions about their chances of winning the league under Thomas Tuchel, ...

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Kohli lost ODI captaincy as India wanted sole white-ball skipper

Virat Kohli’s decision to relinquish the 20-overs captaincy resulted in him being removed as India’s one-day skipper as selectors did not want to have two different white-ball captains, India board (BCCI) chief Sourav Ganguly said. Opener Rohit Sharma took over as one-day captain on Wednesday, a month after succeeding Kohli as T20 skipper following their disappointing World Cup campaign, reports ...

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Tigers enter seven-day quarantine in New Zealand

Bangladesh national cricket team reached New Zealand on Friday and started a seven-day in-room quarantine ahead of the two-match Test series against the hosts. They left Dhaka on Wednesday night after ending the second Test of the two-match series against Pakistan at home. “We have reached New Zealand safely, and we started quarantine,” Taskin Ahmed, the right-arm pacer told in ...

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Villarreal survive Atalanta fightback to claim final last 16 spot

Arnaut Danjuma struck twice as Villarreal won 3-2 away to Atalanta on Thursday in a match rearranged after heavy snowfall to clinch the final spot in the Champions League last 16. The Dutch international put Atalanta ahead inside three minutes and Etienne Capoue doubled the lead shortly before half-time on another chilly evening in Bergamo. Danjuma scored again early in ...

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Man Utd’s youngsters held by Young Boys

Manchester United were held 1-1 by Young Boys on Wednesday as interim boss Ralf Rangnick blooded a host of youngsters in the Champions League. With United already assured of top spot in Group F, Rangnick rested all of his key players, making 11 changes from the side that beat Crystal Palace in the first game of his reign. Mason Greenwood ...

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Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

Australia will join the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday, reports AP. As it did following the U.S. announcement on Tuesday, China responded furiously, saying no Australian officials had been invited to the Olympics and “no one would care about whether they come or not.” ...

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Messi surpasses Pele in all-time goalscoring race

Lionel Messi’s double took him past Pele’s all-time total of 757 career goals, with the Argentine now second behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s 801. Mbappe, meanwhile, took his Champions League tally to 31, making him the youngest ever player in the history of the competition to achieve that feat. France forward Mbappe put the Ligue 1 side 2-0 up in the first ...

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Reckless batting put Bangladesh in trouble in Dhaka Test

A reckless batting left Bangladesh at the knife-edge of a defeat in severely rain-hit second and final Test against Pakistan as they slumped to 76-7 on day four at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on Tuesday. Bangladesh who are trailing by 224 runs, still needs 25 runs to avoid the follow-on after Pakistan declared their first innings on 300-4. ...

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Chelsea thump Arsenal to win FA Cup

Chelsea thrashed Arsenal 3-0 to win the 2020-21 Women’s FA Cup at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, completing the English treble for the first time after winning the League Cup and Women’s Super League title earlier this year. Fran Kirby scored the opening goal after only two minutes and Sam Kerr netted a second-half brace, the latter a delightful chipped finish, ...

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