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When asked to clarify whether he had already decided to exclude certain players from the semifinal side on the basis of the woeful West Brom defeat, Jose Mourinho replied, "Yeah. What is the criteria for a manager to choose a team? I only know one criteria. [It] is the way they play. [It] is the only way I can select players."

Saturday showdown

When asked to clarify whether he had already decided to exclude certain players from the semifinal side on the basis of the woeful West Brom defeat, Jose Mourinho replied, "Yeah. ...

Craziest comebacks

“The fall of Rome” was how one Catalan daily described Barcelona's shocking 3-0 defeat to Serie A side Roma on Tuesday which ended the Spanish league giants' bid for a ...


Rockets oust Timberwolves

James Harden scored 24 points as the Houston Rockets booked their spot in the second round of the NBA playoffs by crushing the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-104 in Game 5 on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/26 19:58:40

Djokovic slips to surprise defeat at Barcelona Open

Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise defeat in his latest comeback from injury after the Serb was beaten by Martin Klizan in his first match at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/25 22:28:43

ICC apologizes as India rape guru tweet causes political row

Cricket's world governing body apologized Wednesday after leaving a sarcastic remark on a video showing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sharing a stage with an Indian guru convicted of raping a teenage girl.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/25 22:28:42

E-Sports 'deep in talks' with Paris 2024

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) is "deep in talks" with organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics about incorporating the discipline as a demonstration sport at the Games, the federation's acting Secretary-General Leopold Chung has told Reuters.
Source: Reuters | 2018/4/25 22:28:40

Liverpool fan fighting for his life after 'vile' assault by Roma supporters

A Liverpool fan was fighting for his life on Wednesday after suffering a serious head injury in a “vile” assault by Roma fans before the club's Champions League semifinal first-leg clash with the Italian club.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/25 22:28:40

Utd's De Gea says current campaign is his best one

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea believes the ongoing season has seen him perform at his best at the Premier League club.
Source: Reuters | 2018/4/25 22:23:41

Salah shines against former club

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp labeled talisman Mohamed Salah a "genius" as the Egyptian came back to haunt former club AS Roma in spectacular style with two goals and two assists in a 5-2 semifinal first-leg demolition of the Italians at Anfield.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/25 22:23:40

Golden State into Round 2

Kevin Durant scored 25 points as the Golden State Warriors powered into the Western Conference playoff semifinals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/25 21:58:41

Ancelotti offered Italian job in less lucrative deal: report

Carlo Ancelotti is set to be given the job of reviving the fortunes of Italy's national team, according to reports on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/24 22:13:40

Germany pledges 'perfect' Euro 2024

Germany on Tuesday submitted its official bid book for Euro 2024, saying the tournament would offer "perfect" organization and an atmosphere to match as it looks to land its first major soccer event since the 2006 World Cup. Turkey is the only other country bidding but Germany is seen as the clear ­favorite.
Source: Reuters | 2018/4/24 22:13:39