Santos hold Boca Juniors, eye final spot in Copa Libertadores

Buenos Aires (Argentina), January 7: Brazil's Santos held Argentine giants Boca Juniors to a goalless draw in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semifinal...

Pochettino's PSG debut ends in draw, Lyon extend lead

Paris (France), January 7: Mauricio Pochettino's first match in charge of Paris Saint-Germain didn't go as he expected, as the capital side were held 1-1...

Juve ends Milan's unbeaten run in Serie A

Rome (Italy), January 7: AC Milan saw its 27-match unbeaten run in Serie A ended by Juventus as it lost 3-1 to the Bianconeri at...

Japan's sumo superstar Hakuho tests positive for COVID-19

Tokyo (Japan), January 6: Sumo grand champion Yokozuna Hakuho has become the latest Japanese star sportsman to test positive for COVID-19, the Japanese Sumo Association...

Fluminense boss Marcao tests positive for COVID-19

Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), January 6: Fluminense's Marco Oliveira is the latest Brazilian football manager to be diagnosed with COVID-19, the Rio de Janeiro club...

Mascherano to assume Argentina youth development role

Buenos Aires (Argentina), January 6: Former Argentina captain Javier Mascherano has agreed to take charge of the country's youth team development, the Argentinian Football Association...

Two surprises in first day of Copa del Rey 2nd round ties

Madrid (Spain), January 6: The second round of Spain's Copa del Rey knockout competition brought surprises on Tuesday, with two top flight teams knocked out...

Copa Libertadores final to be played without fans

Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), January 6: The Copa Libertadores final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium will be played behind closed doors because of...

Palmeiras edge toward Copa Libertadores final spot

Buenos Aires (Argentina), January 6: Brazil's Palmeiras took a giant stride towards a place in the Copa Libertadores final on Tuesday with a 3-0 away...

Paraguay striker Barrios sinks San Lorenzo with late goal

Buenos Aires (Argentina) Jan 5: Paraguay international striker Lucas Barrios came off the bench to fire Gimnasia y Esgrima to a 2-1 victory at San...

Brazilian defender Verissimo to join Benfica

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Jan 5: Santos has reached a deal to sell defender Lucas Verissimo to Portugal's Benfica, according to media reports in Brazil.

Argentine midfielder D'Alessandro secures Nacional move

Montevideo (Uruguay) Jan 5: Former Argentina international midfielder Andres D'Alessandro has joined Uruguayan side Nacional after ending his 12-year spell at Brazil's Internacional.

Man Utd defender Rojo eyes Boca Juniors move

Buenos Aires (Argentina) Jan 5: Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo could join Buenos Aires giants Boca Juniors as he seeks to jumpstart his stalled career,...

Djokovic, Nadal to headline star-studded 2021 ATP Cup field

Sydney (Australia) Jan 5: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and world No. 2 Rafael Nadal will lead the field for the upcoming 2021 ATP Cup...

Luna inspires Arsenal Sarandi to victory over Independiente

Buenos Aires (Argentina), January 4: Winger Ramiro Luna came off the bench to fire Arsenal Sarandi to a gripping 4-3 win at Independiente in their...

Bayern crushes Mainz to go top in Bundesliga

Berlin (Germany), January 4:Bayern Munich bounced back from two goals down to defeat struggling Mainz 5-2 and reclaim top spot in the Bundesliga standings on...

Dortmund beat Wolfsburg to climb into Bundesliga's top four

Berlin (Germany), January 4: Goals from Manuel Akanji and Jadon Sancho helped Borussia Dortmund secure all three points on home soil against Wolfsburg in the...

Japanese PM determined to host Tokyo Olympics amid COVID-19 worries

Tokyo (Japan), January 4: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said here on Monday that he is determined to host the Tokyo Olympic Games although the...

Manchester City show class, United draw level with Liverpool

London (UK), January 4: Manchester City moved within striking distance of the top of the Premier League thanks to an assured 3-1 win away to...

Athletic Bilbao sack coach Garitano despite win over Elche

Madrid (Spain), January 4: Athletic Bilbao on Sunday became the second club in La Liga to sack their coach this season after confirming that Gaizka...

Brooks' 25 points leads Guangdong to rout Xinjiang in CBA

Zhuji (China), January 3: Seven Guangdong Southern Tigers players scored in double-digit points in a 132-95 rout of the Xinjiang Flying Tigers in the 2020-21...

Shanghai smashes Sichuan for sixth consecutive win in CBA

Zhuji (China), January 3: An 18-of-37 shooting beyond the arc fueled Shanghai Sharks past Sichuan Blue Whales 122-102 for their sixth straight win in the...

Colombian midfielder Orejuela eyes Gremio stay

Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), January 3: Midfielder Luis Orejuela could remain at Gremio in 2021 despite the Brazilian club's failure to meet a deadline to...

Peru midfielder Aquino joins Mexico's America

Mexico City (Mexico), January 3: Mexican giants Club America have reinforced their squad for the 2021 Liga MX season by signing Peru international midfielder Pedro...

Easy win takes Real Madrid top in Spain

Madrid (Spain), January 3: Real Madrid went to the top of La Liga after a surprisingly easy home win against Celta Vigo on Saturday night.

Tottenham, Arsenal both win in Premier League on Saturday

London (UK), January 3: Tottenham breezed past Leeds United on Saturday with a 3-0 win to move back to third in the Premier League table.

Pochettino appointed as PSG head coach

Paris (France), January 2: Former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has been hired as the head coach of Paris Saint-Germain, the French league giant announced on...