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Juve, Barça, Chelsea, Sevilla Advance in Champions League

Juventus, Barcelona, Chelsea and Sevilla all reached the knockout stage of the Champions League with two matches to spare on Tuesday. Alvaro Morata scored in injury time to send Juventus through with a 2-1 win at home over Hungarian team Ferencváros, ensuring the Italian champions finished


Salah Available Again for Liverpool in Champions League

Mohamed Salah is available to play for Liverpool in the Champions League match against Atalanta on Wednesday after returning to training following repeated negative tests for the coronavirus. The Egypt forward twice tested positive for COVID-19 during the international break and missed the 3-0 wi


Saudi Arabia to Host Formula E's First Night Race

Saudi Arabia will host Formula E’s first ever night race with a double-header in Diriyah next February, the all-electric series announced on Tuesday. Organizers said low consumption LED floodlights would be powered by fully renewable energy, using low-carbon certified hydrogenated vegetable


Football: Juventus’ Turkish defender Demiral injured

Italian football side Juventus defender Merih Demiral has been sidelined for approximately 10 days after he got injured, the club said on Monday. "Merih Demiral was subjected to magnetic resonance imaging at J|Medical today, which revealed an elongation of the right iliopsoas muscle. The expected


Football: Roma forward Dzeko recovers from COVID-19

Edin Dzeko of Italian football club Roma tested negative for coronavirus, the footballer confirmed on Monday. "Finally, negative! I can’t wait to get back in training with my teammates and help them playing so well," Dzeko said on Twitter. On Nov. 6, the Bosnian player announced he had con


B-Ball: American point guard Berry II joins Besiktas

Turkish basketball side Besiktas signed a contract with American guard Joel Berry II on Tuesday, it announced in a statement. Besiktas said the deal has been reached with the 25-year-old until the end of the 2020-21 season. Berry II joined NBA's Los Angeles Lakers in the 2018-19 campaign but lat


Joachim Löw under Pressure as German Federation Plans Talks

Germany coach Joachim Löw has been asked to draw up an analysis of last week's 6-0 defeat to Spain ahead of a meeting on the team's future, the national football federation said Monday. The loss in Seville was Germany's heaviest defeat since 1931 and ended the team's chances of qualifying fo


Barcelona Rests Messi, De Jong in Champions League Match

The Champions League has been Barcelona’s safe haven this season, so much so that the club will leave Lionel Messi at home for Tuesday's match in Ukraine. Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman is resting Messi and midfielder Frenkie de Jong for the game against Dynamo Kyiv, when the Catalan club ca


Klopp Says Salah to Return after Negative Coronavirus Test

Mohamed Salah is set to return to training with Liverpool following a negative test for COVID-19, manager Jurgen Klopp said. Salah missed the 3-0 win over Leicester on Sunday following two positive tests for the coronavirus during the international break while on duty with Egypt. “I think


African Soccer President Ahmad Banned for 5 Years by FIFA

African soccer confederation president Ahmad Ahmad was banned for five years by FIFA on Monday for financial misconduct. The ban was announced during the Madagascan official’s campaign to be re-elected for four more years as the head of African soccer. His position also makes him a FIFA vic


Ageless Ibrahimović Scores 2 as AC Milan Wins 3-1 at Napoli

Zlatan Ibrahimović remains unstoppable and AC Milan remains unbeaten atop Serie A. The 39-year-old Ibrahimović scored twice to raise his total to 10 goals in six games played as Milan won 3-1 at Napoli on Sunday. “He seems even stronger now than he was 10-12 years ago,” said Napoli c


Premier League: Tottenham defeat Manchester City 2-0

Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester City 2-0 on Saturday to lead the standings in the Premier League. Heung-Min Son scored the opener for the home team in the first half at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. After the break, Giovani Lo Celso found the net with an insurance goal to double Tottenham's lead.


NBA: Gordon Hayward agrees to 4-year deal with Hornets

NBA free agent forward Gordon Hayward agreed to a four-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said Saturday. “Free agent Gordon Hayward is signing a 4-year, $120M deal with Charlotte, per source,“ he said on Twitter. The Charlotte Hornets will waive Nic


Inter Milan beat Torino 4-2

Inter Milan came from 2-0 down to defeat Torino 4-2 in Serie A on Sunday. Simone Zaza and Cristian Ansaldi both found the net to give Torino a 2-0 lead at San Siro. Alexis Sanchez made the score 2-1 and Romelu Lukaku scored twice to seal a comeback for the home team. Lautaro Martinez came off t


NBA: Montrezl Harrell set to join LA Lakers

Free agent Montrezl Harrell will sign a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, ESPN reported on Friday. Harrell was named the 2020 NBA Sixth Man of the Year, an award that goes to the top performing substitute. “Harrell, who spent the past three seasons with the Clippers, will be movin


Swimming: Dressel sets 2 short-course world records

American swimmer Caeleb Dressel set two short-course world records in the International Swimming League on Saturday. Dressel, 24, came first with 47.78 seconds in the men's 100-meter butterfly in Budapest, the capital of Hungary. South African Chad le Clos was the previous world record holder in


Club: Hackers Target Manchester United

Cybercriminals targeted Manchester United's IT systems in a "sophisticated" hacking operation, the club said. "The club has taken swift action to contain the attack and is currently working with expert advisers to investigate the incident and minimize the ongoing IT disruption," it said in a stat


Ex-F1 Driver Zanardi Moves to Hospital Closer to Home

Former Formula One driver Alex Zanardi's condition has stabilized allowing the Italian Paralympic icon to move to a hospital closer to his home as he recovers from an horrific road accident. In a statement, the San Raffaele hospital in Milan said on Saturday the 54-year-old "has been transferred




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