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May 19, 2018 11:58 PM Six injured, two seriously, in Juventus title parade

TURIN: Six Juventus fans were injured, two seriously, when a truck they were travelling in during the Italian champions' victory parade on Saturday night struck the electric cables of the city's tramway, according the media reports. The team were celebrating winning their seventh straight Serie A title and fourth Italian Cup in a row with an open top bus parade 8

May 19, 2018 8:18 AM Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

JALALABAD, Afghanistan: Eight people were killed and 45 wounded in a series of explosions targeting a cricket match in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials said Saturday, the first attack since the holy month of Ramadan began. The blasts exploded among spectators crowded into the stadium at around 11pm (1830 GMT) on Friday evening as they watched 10

May 16, 2018 6:51 AM Stakes raised for Mourinho-Conte feud in Cup final showdown

LONDON: Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte renew hostilities with the stakes heightened when Manchester United and Chelsea face off in Saturday's FA Cup final needing silverware to mask this season's flaws. Conte's need is the greater. Having missed out on Champions League football for next season, many expect the Wembley showpiece to be the Italian's final 11

May 8, 2018 7:35 AM Neymar set to attend French Cup final

PARIS: Neymar will attend Tuesday's French Cup final between Paris Saint-Germain and minnows Les Herbiers, PSG captain Thiago Silva said. "He is fully motivated but sad that he can't train with us. He will be there to support us tomorrow at the Stade de France and I think he'll be happy," Silva told reporters at a press conference on Monday ahead of the game. Neymar 6

May 2, 2018 11:44 PM Three things we learned from Roma v Liverpool

ROME: Liverpool reached the Champions League final for the first time in 11 years after a 7-6 aggregate win against Roma on Wednesday. Inspired by dreams of restoring Liverpool to their former glory, Jurgen Klopp joined the Reds three years ago to experience unforgettable nights like this. By leading Liverpool to their eighth European Cup final, Klopp 13

April 30, 2018 7:10 AM Roma coach believes in Champions league comeback

MILAN: Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco insisted Sunday his side firmly believe in their ability to pull off another Champions League comeback despite trailing Liverpool 5-2 after the semi-final first leg. "We've done something extraordinary in the Champions League this season," Di Francesco told Italian television on Sunday. "I also came here to send a message 13

April 24, 2018 1:24 AM Argentine Biglia's World Cup in doubt after back injury

MILAN: AC Milan midfielder Lucas Biglia could miss the World Cup this summer with Argentina after suffering a severe back injury during the Italian club's defeat to Benevento at the weekend. The 32-year-old was forced off the pitch after 72 minutes in Milan's shock defeat to 10-man Benevento and the club confirmed Biglia has fractured two vertebrae in his back. "AC Milan 22

April 23, 2018 12:01 AM Former Brazil great Rivaldo advises Neymar to quit PSG

RIO DE JANEIRO: Injured Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar should leave France and resume his career in Spain if he wants to become the world's top player, former Brazil great Rivaldo said Sunday. Rivaldo, who starred in the 1998 and 2002 World Cups, told GloboEsporte.com and Esporte Espetacular that while a return to Barcelona might be too complicated 12

April 22, 2018 10:23 AM Australia beat Netherlands to return to World Group

WOLLONGONG, Australia: Daria Gavrilova put Australia back into the World Group of the Fed Cup with victory over Quirine Lemoine of the Netherlands in Wollongong on Sunday. The 24th-ranked Gavrilova, who replaced Saturday's losing team-mate Samantha Stosur, beat the 295th-ranked Lemoine 6-3, 6-2 in the fourth singles to give Australia an unassailable 22

April 22, 2018 10:23 AM Japan pip Britain to seal return to Fed Cup's elite

MIKI, Japan: Japan plucked victory from the jaws of defeat as the hosts beat Britain 3-2 on Sunday to seal a return to the Fed Cup's elite level after a four-year absence. Johanna Konta crushed Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-3 to put the visitors on the brink of victory before Kurumi Nara upset Heather Watson 7-6 (11-9), 6-4 to take a see-saw World Group II playoff 21