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Messi penalty lifts Barcelona


Lionel Messi scored a penalty and missed another as La Liga leaders Barcelona ground out an unconvincing 1-0 win over Real Valladolid, while Antoine Griezmann surpassed Fernando Torres with his 130th goal for Atletico Madrid.

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 ...


Southampton vow to ban fans over Sala 'aeroplane' mockery

Southampton have promised to ban supporters involved in mocking the death of Emiliano Sala by making aeroplane gestures during their match at home to Cardiff City on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/10 20:43:39

Tuchel resorts to 'Plan D' against Man Utd

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel admitted he might need to resort to “Plan D” in the approaching Champions League showdown with Manchester United after Edinson Cavani sparked a new injury scare on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/10 20:38:40

Solskjaer praises 'fantastic 80 minutes'

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seems keen to keep expectations under control as his dream start as Manchester United's caretaker boss rolls on, but now and then he cannot help but show his deserved satisfaction.
Source: Reuters | 2019/2/10 20:38:40

No break for Chinese winter sports athletes in Europe this Lunar New Year

Thousands of miles away from China, where families and friends are gathering to celebrate the Lunar New Year, many Chinese athletes are sweating on snow-covered slopes, hills and ice tracks across Europe.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/7 19:49:45

Chinese forward Wu Lei makes his debut in Spanish Liga Santander

Chinese forward Wu Lei made his debut in the Spanish Liga Santander when he came on as a 78th minute substitute for Espanyol defender Didac Vila.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 10:59:47

Wreckage of missing plane carrying footballer Sala found, says private search head

The missing plane carrying the Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala has been found and his family has been told, according to head of the private search on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 9:45:46

Wang's superb strike leads PSG to 4-0 win over Montpellier in French football league

Chinese women's footballer Wang Shuang scored a stunning 20-meter strike less than one minute played, helping Paris Saint-Germain thrash Montpellier 4-0 at home in the 16th round of French league here on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 9:27:39

Tokyo 2020 plans weather monitoring after heatstroke fears

Tokyo 2020 organizers on Friday unveiled plans for a center to monitor extreme weather, after ­concerns the city's scorching summer could cause heatstroke or even deaths during the Games.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/1 19:33:40

Man United make pop star Lu Han a messenger

Lu Han, once dubbed the “Chinese Justin Bieber” by foreign media, was named a “Red Devil Messenger” for Manchester United as the Premier League giants reached out to their global fan base.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 19:33:25

Try harder

France's Anne-Cecile Ciofani (left) heads to score a try as England's Claire Allan (right) and Emma Uren try to tackle her in the women's Rugby Sevens tournament in Sydney, Australia on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/1 19:28:40