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Outstanding Leo Messi leads Barca to easy derby win


Leo Messi produced another outstanding performance as FC Barcelona strengthened their lead at the top of the Liga Santander on Saturday.

A quiet revolution

"I'm not trying to build a new England," sang Kirsty MacColl in her 1980s hit song "New England." That is not something that Gareth Southgate can sing if his current ...

Jekyll and Hyde

Manchester United are fast becoming the most Jekyll and Hyde of soccer teams. Last week against Bournemouth, fans could have been forgiven for thinking that the pink shirts of the ...


Ancelotti's team denied 'cherry on the cake'

Carlo Ancelotti conceded it was a bitter pill to swallow as Napoli came so close before being denied a place in the Champions League knockout rounds with a dramatic 1-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/13 21:53:40

Team Sky have time to find sponsors: Contador

Broadcaster Sky's move to end their involvement in professional cycling after the 2019 season has given Team Sky enough time to line up a new sponsor, according to retired double Tour de France winner Alberto Contador.
Source: Reuters | 2018/12/13 20:43:43

Warriors star Curry says moon landing conspiracy comments just a joke

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry walked back his moonwalk skepticism Wednesday, saying he was joking when he suggested the lunar landings were a hoax.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/13 20:43:42

Ducks rally to top Stars 6-3

Ondrej Kase recorded his first career hat trick and Brandon Montour added the go-ahead goal with eight minutes remaining as the Anaheim Ducks scored four times in the third period to rally for a 6-3 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars.
Source: Reuters | 2018/12/13 20:43:41

Victorious smile

Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen reacts after her heat in the women's 100-meter medley at the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships on Thursday in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province. Ye advanced to the semifinals after finishing fifth in the heats.
Source: VCG | 2018/12/13 20:43:40

Late strike ends Coman's retirement talk

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac insisted Wednesday Kingsley Coman's stunning late goal in their dramatic 3-3 draw at Ajax has put paid to talk of the 22-year-old's early retirement.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/13 20:38:42

Marseille game postponed again amid security worries

French league giants Marseille will miss a second consecutive league encounter after their weekend fixture with Bordeaux was postponed by league chiefs on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/13 20:38:42

Mourinho 'not surprised' by poor display

Jose Mourinho said “nothing surprised” him about Manchester United's miserable performance against Valencia in the Champions League on Wednesday but dismissed the potential impact of them finishing second in their group.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/13 20:38:41

Raptors rout Warriors

Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka combined for 43 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the two-time defending champions Golden State Warriors at home for the first time in 14 years with a 113-93 victory on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/13 20:28:40

X-mas Blues

Manchester United travel the short distance to Anfield on Sunday afternoon and the pressure is on against the league leaders. Lose to Liverpool and Jose Mourinho's side go into the festive fixtures closer to relegation than the top of the tree. Their two most hated rivals, Liverpool and Manchester City, will be there. City adding another Premier League to their haul is the stuff of nightmares for United's fans, but the prospect of Liverpool ending their own 29-year wait for the title is worse.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 20:23:41