LONDON: Emmerson Boyce scored a desperate last-minute own goal as Tottenham Hotspur snatched a 2-2 draw at Wigan Athletic on Saturday that prevented the home side from climbing out of the Premier League relegation zone.
LONDON: Sergio Aguero and Yaya Toure scored a pair of fine goals as Manchester City began life as former Premier League champions by winning 2-1 at home to West Ham United on Saturday.
LONDON: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson believes Liverpool were right not to take disciplinary action against striker Luis Suarez before he was was handed a 10-match ban by the Football Association for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic.
LONDON: Arsene Wenger insists he has no problem asking his Arsenal players to form a guard of honour for Manchester United, but the Gunners boss is determined to send the newly crowned champions home empty handed as the race for the top four heats up.
NEW ORLEANS: Chinese phenomenon Guan Tianlang fired a three-under-par 69 to make the cut in the US PGA Tour Zurich Classic as Lucas Glover took a one shot lead over Boo Weekley after two rounds.
Barcelona: Rafael Nadal continued to re-establish his impeccable clay credentials as the seven-time champion scored two victories Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open.
BASEL, Switzerland: Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has challenged his side to channel the will to win they showed in roaring back to snatch a 2-1 win at FC Basel in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final.
SYDNEY: Karl Berry, 26, has died in Australia after being bitten by a snake that he picked up, a rare fatality despite the country being home to the planet’s 10 deadliest species. The hockey player reportedly grabbed the deadly brown snake near a training field in the Northern Territory on Tuesday, believing it was a…
NEW YORK: The Kansas City Chiefs took tackle Eric Fisher with the first pick in the 2013 NFL draft, making him just the fourth offensive lineman to be selected first overall.
NEW ORLEANS: Ricky Barnes had an eagle and seven birdies in an eight-under par 64 to seize a one-shot lead in the first round of the US PGA Tour’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans.