September 16, 2018

Hearts maintain perfect start in Scotland

Hearts maintained their 100 percent record in the Scottish Premiership with a 1-0 win at Motherwell on Saturday as the Edinburgh side moved five points clear of champions Celtic after their fifth successive win.
September 15, 2018

Doping – Russia must turn over lab database to be compliant, WADA says

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) emphasised on Saturday that Russian officials will have to submit a copy of the former Moscow laboratory database and raw data if the country's anti-doping agency RUSADA is to be reinstated later this month.
September 15, 2018

Barca ride luck to sink Sociedad, Real held in Bilbao

Barcelona moved two points clear at the top of La Liga on Saturday after riding their luck to come from behind and win 2-1 at Real Sociedad on Saturday while Real Madrid could only draw 1-1 in a highly entertaining game at Athletic Bilbao.
September 15, 2018

Real surrender perfect start after heated draw in Bilbao

Real Madrid's perfect start to the La Liga season came to a halt on Saturday as they drew 1-1 in an ill-tempered game at Athletic Bilbao and fell two points behind champions Barcelona at the top of the standings.
September 15, 2018

Sarri seeks improvement even after Hazard hat-trick sends Chelsea top

A hat-trick from Belgian magician Eden Hazard sent Chelsea top of the Premier League on Saturday but coach Maurizio Sarri insisted other teams were better than his.
September 15, 2018

‘Unique’ Hazard can be Europe’s best, says Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said Eden Hazard was arguably the best player in Europe after his hat-trick engineered the 4-1 win over Cardiff City that put the Blues top of the Premier League.
September 15, 2018

Relentless Liverpool sweep Spurs aside as Chelsea go top

Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Wembley on Saturday to post a fifth consecutive win at the start of the season for the first time since 1990-91 and banish the memory of last year's London mauling by Mauricio Pochettino's side.
September 15, 2018

United hit Watford with devastating one-two

Two goals in a devastating three-minute burst from Manchester United set up a 2-1 win over Watford at Vicarage Road, ending the home side's perfect start to the season.
September 15, 2018

Boxing – Mayweather says he will fight Pacquiao again this year

Former heavyweight champion Floyd Mayweather said on Saturday he was coming out of retirement for a 2018 rematch with Manny Pacquiao.
September 15, 2018

Golf – American Olson holds two-shot lead at Evian Championship

American Amy Olson fired a bogey-free six-under-par 65 to take a two-shot advantage after three rounds at the Evian Championship in France on Saturday.
September 15, 2018

40-year-old Bryan helps keep U.S. Davis Cup hopes afloat

Mike Bryan used all his experience as the world No.1 doubles player at the age of 40 to prevail in an epic five-set rubber alongside Ryan Harrison on Saturday and help the United States cling on to their Davis Cup dream in Croatia.
September 15, 2018

Insigne strikes for Napoli, Inter floored by loaned-out player

Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne scored a late goal as last season's Serie A runners-up squeezed a 1-0 win over Fiorentina on Saturday while Inter Milan's troubles continued as they lost 1-0 to Parma, sunk by a player they sent out on loan last month.