Ballon d’Or award reignites debate: Who’s the best – Ronaldo or Messi?

PARIS (REUTERS) - Cristiano Ronaldo collected his joint-record fifth Ballon d'Or on Thursday (Dec 7) in Paris in the middle of his worst domestic...

Football: Lionel Messi’s statue in Buenos Aires vandalised again

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) - The statue of Lionel Messi in Buenos Aires has been vandalised again - this time the Argentine hero was cut...

Golf: Tiger Woods fires final-round 68 as Rickie Fowler wins Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods capped his return to competition with a fine four-under par 68 on Sunday (Dec 3) as red-hot Rickie Fowler won the Hero...

Football: Sterling rescues Man City, Rooney lifts Everton

Raheem Sterling scored a stunning 96th-minute winner as Manchester City dramatically edged Southampton 2-1 on Wednesday (Nov 29) to preserve their eight-point lead at...

Why Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard stopped talking. Brutal.

Rio Ferdinand has revealed that he and Frank Lampard stopped speaking to each other during their playing careers. The former England internationals were friends and...

Lionel Messi officially pens Barcelona contract extension to 2021, buyout clause set at €700m

Lionel Messi hopes to end his career at Barcelona after ending months of speculation on Saturday (Nov 25) by signing a contract extension to...

Arsenal lose at Cologne, Balotelli propels Nice

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal secured top spot in Europa League Group H on Thursday despite slumping to a 1-0 defeat at struggling German side Cologne. The...

Football: Barca, Chelsea reach last 16 as Man Utd lose

Barcelona and Chelsea progressed to the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday, but Jose Mourinho's Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after...

Skipper Mile Jedinak’s hat-trick fires Socceroos into the World Cup

Captain Mile Jedinak fired a second-half hat-trick as Australia swept into next year's World Cup in Russia with a 3-1 aggregate play-off victory over...

Nigeria’s Super Eagles stun Argentina in Russia

In what analysts said may be a dress rehearsal for Nigeria’s performance in next year’s Russia World Cup, the Super Eagles stunned football superpowers...