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Iniesta signs for Vissel Kobe


Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta joined Japan's Vissel Kobe on Thursday.

Ups and downs

The final day of the Premier League season takes place on Sunday and there are still vital games at both ends of the table.

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. ...


Teen wonder Sessegnon inspires Fulham to playoff final

Teenage sensation Ryan Sessegnon scored once and created another as Fulham edged closer to a Premier League return Monday with a 2-0 win over Derby County in their Championship playoff.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/15 22:28:40

FA Cup final ball to feature names of 137 goal scorers

The names of 137 goal scorers from this season's FA Cup campaign will feature on the ball that will be used for Saturday's final between Manchester ­United and Chelsea, the English FA said Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/5/15 22:23:41

Injured Neuer named in preliminary squad

Injured Manuel Neuer was named in Germany's extended 27-man World Cup squad on Tuesday, but there was no place for Brazil 2014 winner Mario Goetze.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/15 22:23:40

Step forward

Tianjin Quanjian midfielder Axel Witsel (left) competes for the ball with Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Zheng Zhi during the second leg of their Asian Champions League round-of-16 matchup on Tuesday in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. Quanjian advanced to the quarterfinals on away goals after a 2-2 tie, having drawn the first leg 0-0 in Tianjin last week.
Source: VCG | 2018/5/15 22:23:40

Female fighters to spice up One Championship's Singapore fight night

Local favorite martial arts fighter Angela Lee of Singapore will face off against Japanese veteran Mei Yamaguchi in a world title bout as the two headline a star-studded fight card on Friday's One Championship fight night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 22:23:39

Ball-tamperer given second chance at state level

Cameron Bancroft has been cleared to play club cricket in Western Australia while serving his ban for ball-tampering in South Africa, as he looks for redemption over a scandal that tarnished his name.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/15 22:18:41

Vegas pull even at 1-1 with Jets

Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday to level their NHL playoff series.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/15 22:18:40

Warriors blast past Rockets in opener

Season wins leader Houston battled an entire campaign to seize a home-court edge throughout the NBA playoffs, but defending champions Golden State stole it away with a 119-106 victory on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/15 21:23:40

Federer replaces Nadal as No.1, Djokovic on the slide

Rafael Nadal's surprise quarterfinal exit at the Madrid Masters has seen the Spaniard replaced as world No.1 by Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings published on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/14 22:13:36

Sapporo has second thoughts about 2026 bid

The Japanese city of Sapporo is reconsidering plans to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in favor of an improved bid for the 2030 Games, officials said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/14 22:13:36