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Atletico Madrid defeat Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid defeat Real Madrid

Fernando Torres’ first game back at Atletico Madrid ended in victory, with goals from Raul Garcia and Jose Gimenez securing a 2-0 Copa Del Rey win over rivals Real Madrid. Having completed his return to the Vicente Calderon from Chelsea, via a loan move from AC Milan, Torres was handed a place in the starting […]

REVEALED: Messi is valued at $262m and Ronaldo $158m

REVEALED: Messi is valued at $262m and Ronaldo $158m

Lionel Messi would cost a whopping $262m should any of Barcelona’s rivals want to whisk him away this month, according to research into the current market values of the world’s leading players. The Argentine star comfortably tops a CIES Football Observatory countdown of football’s most valuable players and is worth $104m more than his Real […]

India name their World Cup squad

India name their World Cup squad

MS Dhoni to put behind Test retirement and lead India in ICC Cricket World Cup. Indian selectors have named their squad for the Tri-series against Australia and England to be played in Australia from January 18 – and also their ICC Cricket World Cup squad. MS Dhoni, who retired from Test cricket after the recent […]

Australia’s top four hammer India

Australia’s top four hammer India

Another year, another David Warner hundred, another Steven Smith fifty. Australia’s two leading scorers of 2014 began 2015 in similarly productive fashion, although on a flat SCG pitch against a listless India attack, they were not the only ones who enjoyed the first day. Chris Rogers narrowly missed a century and Shane Watson had a […]

Steven Gerrard announces move to United States

Steven Gerrard announces move to United States

London (AFP) – Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard revealed on Saturday that he will join an as-yet unnamed team in the United States when he leaves Anfield at the end of the season. Gerrard, 34, announced on Friday that he has decided to leave Liverpool after a 25-year association with the club that has seen him […]

Serena Williams ready to turn up the heat

Serena Williams ready to turn up the heat

Perth: World number one Serena Williams says the forecast of extreme heat at the Hopman Cup over the coming days will help her preparation for the upcoming Australian Open. The American is out to break something of a personal drought at the year`s first Grand Slam, which starts on January 19, having not won the […]

Evergreen Kumar Sangakkara scores 11th Test double ton

Evergreen Kumar Sangakkara scores 11th Test double ton

If there is a special player in current modern day cricket who makes even tough situations look simple, it is Kumar Sangakkara. The Sri Lankan southpaw scored his 11th Test double ton in his career and is only one century behind former Australian legend Sir Don Bradman. Sangakkara brought up the feat against New Zealand […]

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Retires from Test Cricket

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Retires from Test Cricket

NEW DELHI: In a shocking development to India cricket, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has announced his retirement from Test cricket after suffering another overseas series defeat. India are already 0-2 down in the ongoing four-Test series against Australia. India salvaged draw in the third Test which ended today at the MCG. Virat Kohli will be […]

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