Sports News

  • Soccer-On-loan Borini hands Liverpool huge title boost 9 hours ago

    Liverpool's title prospects got an unlikely boost on Saturday from an Italian striker they have loaned out to Sunderland when Fabio Borini's penalty stunned Chelsea at … More »Soccer-On-loan Borini hands Liverpool huge title boost

    Liverpool's title prospects got an unlikely boost on Saturday from an Italian striker they have loaned out to Sunderland when Fabio Borini's penalty stunned Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Borini made just 13 Premier League appearances for Liverpool in an injury-ravaged first season and after sitting on the bench for three …

  • Soccer-Chelsea's title hopes hit by Sunderland defeat 10 hours ago

    * Londoners stunned in 2-1 loss to bottom side Sunderland * Mourinho suffers first home league defeat with Chelsea * On-loan striker Borini converts late penalty for … More »Soccer-Chelsea's title hopes hit by Sunderland defeat

    * Londoners stunned in 2-1 loss to bottom side Sunderland * Mourinho suffers first home league defeat with Chelsea * On-loan striker Borini converts late penalty for win (Writes through) By Josh Reich LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - Chelsea's title ambitions suffered a major blow with a shock 2-1 home defeat by bottom …

  • Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Tsonga of France during their quarter-final match at the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco
    Federer ousts ailing Djokovic in Monaco semis 13 hours ago

    Roger Federer beat an injured Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-2 to set up an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Masters final with Stanislas Wawrinka after the Australian Open champion ousted … More »Federer ousts ailing Djokovic in Monaco semis

    Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Tsonga of France during their quarter-final match at the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco

    Roger Federer beat an injured Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-2 to set up an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Masters final with Stanislas Wawrinka after the Australian Open champion ousted David Ferrer 6-1 7-6 (3) on Saturday. Holder Djokovic resisted for one set before pain in his right wrist was just too much to bear for the second-seeded …

  • Soccer-Belgian championship results and standings 9 hours ago

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Belgian championship play-offs matches on Saturday Saturday, April 19Charleroi 2 Cercle Bruges 0 Mechelen … More »Soccer-Belgian championship results and standings

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Belgian championship play-offs matches on Saturday Saturday, April 19Charleroi 2 Cercle Bruges 0 Mechelen 2 Kortrijk 1 Lierse 0 Oostende 2 Waasland-Beveren 2 Ghent 4 Standings P W D L F A Pts Play-off I1 Standard Liege 4 1 2 1 5 6 39 2 Club Bruges 4 2 0 2 8 6 …

  • UPDATE 5-Soccer-Juventus edge towards title with Bologna victory 7 hours ago

    * Juve have third consecutive title in their sights * Pogba goal earns hard-fought win over Bologna * Roma beat Fiore to claim Champions League spot (Adds details) … More »UPDATE 5-Soccer-Juventus edge towards title with Bologna victory

    * Juve have third consecutive title in their sights * Pogba goal earns hard-fought win over Bologna * Roma beat Fiore to claim Champions League spot (Adds details) By Terry Daley ROME, April 19 (Reuters) - Juventus moved closer to a third consecutive Serie A title when a long-range Paul Pogba goal beat a dogged Bologna …

  • By Sam Holden LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis said he was relieved to have secured their Premier league status before facing nightmare fixtures against title-chasing Manchester City and Liverpool. Palace won 1-0 at West Ham United on Saturday thanks to a second-half Mile Jedinak penalty that …

  • Third seed Stanislas Wawrinka produced a ruthless display to beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-1 7-6 (3) on Saturday to reach the Monte Carlo Masters final. Australian Open champion Wawrinka, who next faces fellow Swiss Roger Federer or Serb Novak Djokovic, raced through the first set and kept his composure in the second when …

  • April 19 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League playoff games - - Blues 4, Blackhawks 3 (OT) Defenseman Barret Jackman scored 5:50 into overtime to give the St. Louis Blues their second consecutive overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks in their opening round playoff series. Jackman's …

  • MANCHESTER, England, April 19 (Reuters) - Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, one of six nominees for the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) player of the year award, says he would have more global recognition if he was not from Africa. The talismanic Ivory Coast international believes he and Africans like …

  • April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the English premier league matches on Saturday Saturday, April 19Aston Villa 0 Southampton 0 Cardiff City 1 Stoke City 1 Chelsea 1 Sunderland 2 Newcastle United 1 Swansea City 2 Tottenham Hotspur 3 Fulham 1 West Ham United 0 Crystal Palace 1 Standings P W D L F A …

  • April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA Play-offs 1st Round games on Saturday (home team in CAPS) 1 2 3 4 T Brooklyn 29 21 17 27 94 TORONTO 21 25 16 25 87 (Brooklyn lead the best-of-seven series by 1-0) 1 2 3 4 T Golden State 24 28 35 22 109 LA CLIPPERS 29 23 27 26 105 (Golden State lead the best-of-seven series …

  • Toronto Raptors fans gather at Maple Leaf Square before the opening game of the NBA basketball playoffs between the Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets in Toronto, Saturday, April 19, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

    TORONTO - As playoff basketball finally returned to Toronto, Raptors fans got a good look at general manager Masai Ujiri on Saturday. Ujiri found himself briefly in the limelight Saturday after insulting Brooklyn before an outdoor gathering of fans in advance of Toronto's NBA playoff game against the Nets. Brooklyn had …

  • April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Bulgarian championship Champions Group matches on Friday Saturday, April 19Lokomotiv Plovdiv 0 Botev Plovdiv 0 aband. ...

  • Late goals from Claudio Pizarro and Mario Mandzukic rescued lacklustre Bayern Munich who beat Eintracht Braunschweig 2-0 on Saturday to bounce back from two straight league defeats ahead of next week's Champions League semi-final at Real Madrid. The 35-year-old Peruvian was picked to start ahead of Bayern top scorer Mandzukic …

  • Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry (centre) is fouled by Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett (left) as Nets Alan Anderson looks on during first half NBA playoff basketball action in Toronto on Saturday, April 19 , 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

    TORONTO - For a young Toronto Raptors squad that had almost no playoff experience, Saturday's Game 1 had a little bit of everything — from a faulty shot clock, to a GM hollering a profanity and a deliriously loud crowd dying for a post-season victory. Deron Williams and Joe Johnson had 24 points each to lift Brooklyn to …