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Valverde finds positives in away draw


Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde shrugged off his team's struggles in front of goal after they were held to a 0-0 draw away at Lyon in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday.

Rake over old Scholes

I want them to enjoy and express themselves and the way you do that is by scoring goals," said Paul Scholes on Tuesday.

Lindsey Vonn retires

Lindsey Vonn will bow out not only as one of the most successful skiers of all time, but also one of the most recognizable sportswomen in the world, bringing stardust ...


Cricket clash

Sri Lanka's Kasun Rajitha catches the ball during a practice session at the Manuka Oval in Canberra, Australia on Wednesday, ahead of the team's second and final Test cricket match against Australia starting Friday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/30 19:38:40

Bayern forward Wagner makes China move after 'very attractive offer'

Bayern Munich forward Sandro Wagner on Wednesday joined Tianjin Teda in the Chinese Super League (CSL) for a reported transfer fee of 5 million euros ($5.72 million) and a hefty pay packet.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/30 19:33:41

Korean court extends jail sentence for skating coach

The former coach convicted of physically abusing South Korean double Olympic short-track gold medalist Shim Suk-hee had his prison sentence increased to 18 months on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/30 19:33:41

Goff eyes Super Bowl jackpot

Three years after the Los Angeles Rams bet their future on ­Jared Goff, the young quarterback is set to deliver the jackpot.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/30 19:33:40

Hong Kong swimming star Au targets Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Look close and you might notice tiny silver digits. "00:59.99" is embossed on her grey Nike Air Max sneakers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/30 18:15:48

Jardim denied third straight final by Guingamp

Guingamp denied returning Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim a third straight French League Cup final, beating the Principality side on penalties after a dramatic 2-2 draw on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/30 17:18:42

Cardiff players scared to fly after Sala disappearance: Sol Bamba

Some of the Cardiff City players are scared to fly after January signing Emiliano Sala's flight disappeared over the English Channel last week, defender Sol Bamba has said.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/30 17:18:42

Man City suffer title blow at Newcastle

Reigning champions Manchester City took the lead after 24 seconds but suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at Newcastle United on Tuesday as the Premier League title door swung wide open for leaders Liverpool.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/30 17:18:41

Short-handed Pelicans stun Rockets 121-116

The New Orleans Pelicans shrugged off multiple injuries and uncertainty surrounding star Anthony Davis on Tuesday, rallying for a 121-116 NBA victory over the Houston Rockets.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/30 17:18:40

Robben mulling Tokyo move after Bayern exit: reports

Superstar Dutch winger Arjen Robben is lining up a move to J-League outfit FC Tokyo after he leaves Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich, local media reported Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/29 19:48:41