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Reds from Anfield beat archrivals MU in first-ever European clash

Liverpool handed their fiercest rivals a painful lesson with a dominant 2-0 win over Manchester United in the first leg of a Europa League last-16 clash. Liverpool’s rivalry with United stretches back over 122 years but the 195th meeting between the pair was the first in Europe. The encounter, played at a simmering Anfield, was fast and furious. It was ...

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Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain, Benfica seal tickets

Zlatan Ibrahimovic shined again, as his team, Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals. The Swedish striker was in imperious form to end Chelsea’s Champions League campaign, as the striker helped Paris Saint-Germain seal a 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge which made it 4-2 on aggregate to the Ligue 1 side.  The Sweden international set up his side’s first goal ...

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Legendary goalie, Van der Sar, back in action!

Five years ago, the great Dutch goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar played his last big European match. It was the Champions League Final, in which Barcelona beat Manchester United 3-1 and won the trophy. However, it seems that the now 45-year-old has decided to return to the pitch for one and only match for the sake of VV Noordwijk, a ...

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Phelps: Comeback before retirement

Proclaiming himself in a happier, healthier frame of mind than he has been in years, Olympic champion Michael Phelps said Tuesday that he will be at peace with his results at the 2016 Rio Games regardless of the outcome, knowing that he has prepared to the best of his ability. That commitment to doing everything he can to succeed in ...

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Maria Sharapova failed drug test

Maria Sharapova, stunning the press expecting a retirement anouncement, said she failed a drug test at the Australian Open, claiming that a change in the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) banned list led to the violation. The Russian tennis player had been taking Mildronate for 10 years before it was recently added to WADA’s banned list. She said she did not look at ...

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Three years, one punch!

Embarassing: the Lithuanian brothers that assaulted a Real Madrid basketball player celebrate the third anniversary of the incident! Three years ago (7/3/2013), Rudy Fernandez, member of the Real Madrid basketball squad, was facing Lithuanian team, Zalgiris Kaunas, in a Euroleague showdown. That year’s competition finalists, Madrid, prevailed on overtime, after a very competitive match-up. After his team’s feat, the small ...

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Turkish runner facing suspension

Olympic 1500m silver medallist Gamze Bulut has been provisionally suspended, pending an IAAF investigation into a possible doping violation. Turkey’s NTV television reports that abnormalities were found in Bulut’s blood samples from 2011, 2012 and 2013. The 23-year-old is the fifth 2012 Olympic finalist to face drug allegations, along with fellow Turk Asli Cakir Alptekin. Alptekin has since been stripped of ...

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Is Greek football in crisis? (VIDEO)

What is football without hope? It’s what drives all of us, however big or small the club we support. There’s always next week – another game, another chance. It’s why so many of us spend much of deadline day glued to the TV and refreshing rolling news feeds. That one extra player might just be the one we need, the ...

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Jaguar to join Formula E championship

Jaguar Land Rover is to enter a team into the Formula E racing championship as the luxury carmaker steps up its investment in electric vehicles. The company will enter a Jaguar team into the FIA Formula E championship from next year and will use it to develop new electric technologies that could eventually be installed in road cars. Jaguar has ...

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Chinese investors pay $400 million for Manchester City stake

By Keith Weir A consortium of Chinese investors is spending $400 million to take a stake of more than 13 per cent in the group that owns football clubs including Manchester City and New York City FC, expanding the country’s financial involvement in the game. The consortium includes China Media Capital (CMC) Holdings and CITIC Capital and the deal values ...

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