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Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win Italian Open final in Rome

Rafael Nadal won his 10th Italian Open with a 7-5 1-6 6-3 victory over world number one Novak Djokovic in Rome. Both players dropped serve early on...

25 May 17, 2021

Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid manager denies telling players he will leave

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has denied reports he has told his players he is leaving the Spanish giants. Media reports claimed the Frenchman informed his squad...

32 May 17, 2021

Jofra Archer ruled out of England v New Zealand Test series with elbow injury

England fast bowler Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the two Tests against New Zealand next month after a recurrence of his elbow problem. Archer was...

27 May 17, 2021

Tyson Fury says his world heavyweight title showdown with Anthony Joshua will take place in Saudi Arabia on 14 August.

The all-British bout has been billed as one of the biggest in heavyweight boxing for decades and the winner will become undisputed champion. Joshua, 31, holds the...

34 May 17, 2021

Luis Suarez scored a dramatic late winner as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat Osasuna and put themselves on the verge of a first La Liga title for seven years.

Diego Simeone’s side now travel to Real Valladolid in their final game knowing that a win will clinch the title. Ante Budimir’s header had put Osasuna on...

34 May 17, 2021

Rangefinders make major debut at PGA Championship

KIAWAH ISLAND, United States: Rangefinders will make their major debut at next week’s PGA Championship, aimed at speeding the pace of play even as several top golfers...

63 May 16, 2021

LeBron returns as Lakers stay in playoff hunt

LOS ANGELES: LeBron James made a successful return from injury as the Los Angeles Lakers kept alive their hopes of an automatic NBA playoff spot with a...

211 May 16, 2021

Juventus edge five-goal Inter thriller to stay in top-four race

Juan Cuadrado scored a double as Juventus kept their Champions League qualification hopes alive with a 3-2 win over Serie A champions Inter Milan on Saturday despite...

17 May 16, 2021

Spotify founder Ek says his bid for Arsenal was rejected, remains ‘interested’

LONDON: Spotify CEO and founder Daniel Ek said on Saturday (May 15) an offer to buy Premier League Arsenal had been rejected by owner Stan Kroenke’s family....

21 May 16, 2021

Leicester players show support for Palestinians after FA Cup win

LONDON: Leicester players Hamza Choudhury and Wesley Fofana showed support for the Palestinians after winning the FA Cup final on Saturday (May 15). English midfielder Choudhury and...

19 May 16, 2021

Youri Tielemans scores long-range beauty as Foxes lift FA Cup for first time

Youri Tielemans struck a sensational winner to clinch Leicester City their first FA Cup in a 1-0 victory over Chelsea, in front of 21,000 fans at Wembley...

69 May 16, 2021

Qatar National Football Team to join Gold Cup 2021, Games Schedule Announced

Miami: Qatar national football team will take part in the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 as a guest participant for being the AFC Asian Cup Champion. The tournament...

25 May 15, 2021

Torres hat-trick as record-breaking Man City beat Newcastle

Ferran Torres scored a hat-trick as champions Manchester City beat Newcastle United 4-3 to set a record for consecutive Premier League away wins on Friday (May 14)...

86 May 15, 2021

Turkey drops off calendar, Austria gets second race

The French race at Le Castellet will now be on Jun 20, kicking off a “triple header” of three grands prix on successive weekends, the Liberty Media-owned...

71 May 15, 2021

Liverpool’s Klopp enjoying top-four chase as battle intensifies

LONDON: Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said he has enjoyed chasing teams throughout his career as the battle to qualify for next season’s Champions League goes down to...

22 May 15, 2021

Tuchel aims to harness Chelsea ‘anger’ in FA Cup final

LONDON: Thomas Tuchel said he would lead an “angry” Chelsea into Saturday’s (May 15) FA Cup final after defeat by Arsenal dented their Premier League top-four hopes....

24 May 15, 2021

Luiz to leave Arsenal at end of season

LONDON: Arsenal’s Brazilian defender David Luiz will leave the Premier league club at the end of the season, according to British media reports on Friday. The 34-year-old...

65 May 15, 2021

Djokovic, Tsitsipas made to wait in rain-hit Rome

ROME: World number one Novak Djokovic’s quarter-final match against Stefanos Tsitsipas has been pushed back until Saturday after play was suspended because of rain on Friday. Monte...

23 May 15, 2021

Petition against Tokyo Olympics with 350,000 signatures submitted to organizers

A petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics which garnered 350,000 signatures in nine days was submitted to organisers on Friday, reflecting growing public opposition...

106 May 14, 2021

Djokovic sweeps into Italian Open quarters in front of ‘great’ Rome crowd

ROME: World number one Novak Djokovic swept into the Italian Open quarter-finals on Thursday (May 13) with a straight-sets win over Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in front of...

77 May 14, 2021