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Amid talks of going to PSG, Neymar scores twice for Barcelona to beat Juventus

  • 24 July 2017 - 10:43
Amid talks of going to PSG, Neymar scores twice for Barcelona to beat Juventus

Neymar scored twice for Barcelona in the first half in a 2-1 win over Juventus on Saturday night amid widespread talk of the Brazilian's impending move to Paris Saint-Germain. A source close to PSG told ESPN FC earlier on Saturday that Neymar had told the French club he wants a move and agreed...

Federer wins 8th Wimbledon trophy, 19th Grand Slam after beating Marin Cilic Sunday

  • 17 July 2017 - 14:29
Federer wins 8th Wimbledon trophy, 19th Grand Slam after beating Marin Cilic Sunday

After Roger Federer closed out a Wimbledon final that was more of a coronation than a contest with an ace, he sat in his changeover chair and wiped away tears. That is when it hit him: His wait for a record-breaking title number eight was over. Until then, Federer was not focused on the notion...

Al-Ahli Tripoli qualifies for CAf Champions League quarterfinals after draw with Zamalek

  • 10 July 2017 - 14:33
Al-Ahli Tripoli qualifies for CAf Champions League quarterfinals after draw with Zamalek

Al Ahli Tripoli drew 2-2 away to Zamalek on Sunday to ensure they pipped the Egyptian side to a place in the CAF Champions League quarter-finals. The five-time winner, Zamalek needed a victory to claim second spot in Group B following their defeat to CAPS United last week, however, Al-Ahli...

Messi’s prison sentence over fraud replaced with $288.000 fine

  • 8 July 2017 - 14:37
Messi’s prison sentence over fraud replaced with $288.000 fine

Football star Lionel Messi's 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud has been changed to a fine by the Spanish courts, BBC reported. The Barcelona star must pay €252,000 ($288,000, £223,000), equating to €400 for each day of the sentence, the court said in a statement, BBC added. Messi,...

Germany beats Chile to win 2017 Confederations Cup

  • 2 July 2017 - 22:48
Germany beats Chile to win 2017 Confederations Cup

Germany held on to beat Chile 1-0 in the Confederations Cup final in Saint Petersburg on Sunday thanks to a first-half goal from Lars Stindl. Chile was on the front foot from the off, with Charles Aranguiz denied by Antonio Rudiger after breaking in on goal and Arturo Vidal firing just wide from...

Germany crushes Mexico 4-1 in Confederation Cup semi-final

  • 29 June 2017 - 22:14
Germany crushes Mexico 4-1 in Confederation Cup semi-final

Leon Goretzka scored twice in the opening eight minutes as Germany beat Mexico 4-1 in Sochi to join Chile in the Confederations Cup final, BBC reported. BBC added that th Schalke midfielder swept home a Benjamin Henrichs pass from 20 yards and then slotted home from Timo Werner's...

Chile reaches Confederations Cup final after beating Portugal on penalties

  • 29 June 2017 - 13:35
Chile reaches Confederations Cup final after beating Portugal on penalties

Chile's Claudio Bravo made three penalty saves, as his country team defeated Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shootout to reach the Confederations Cup final in Russia. Bravo, who missed the first two matches because of injury, stopped penalties by Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani in the...

Draw of Libyan Football League held Friday

  • 26 June 2017 - 00:28
Draw of Libyan Football League held Friday

The Libyan Football League draw for this season (2017-2018) was held in Tripoli on Friday after the Libyan Football Federation delayed it from last week. The draw placed the teams in four groups - two from the west and two from the east regions. The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) set the...

Ronaldo shrugs off leaving Real Madrid

  • 21 June 2017 - 17:03
Ronaldo shrugs off leaving Real Madrid

Manchester United have registered their interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo but fear being used as a bargaining chip in a game of power at Real Madrid. United have made contact with the Spanish club and Ronaldo’s camp over a stunning return to Old Trafford for the world player of the...

Warriors wins NBA title after beating Cleveland Cavaliers

  • 13 June 2017 - 14:18
Warriors wins NBA title after beating Cleveland Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors secured their second NBA championship in three seasons with a 129-120 Game Five win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, capping a near-perfect run through the playoffs. The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them last year after...