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UEFA asks referees to clamp down on serious foul play

UEFA has asked referees to clamp down on serious foul play and offer more protection for players. The call for tougher action on reckless challenges came ahead of the Champions League and Europa League resuming this week.

UEFA Champions League: Managerial jobs at stake in Cristiano Ronaldo-Neymar showdown

The Champions League resumes with a mouthwatering meeting of the aristocrats and the disruptors of European soccer. The hosts: Real Madrid, the indisputable kings of the continent with 12 titles led by five-time world player of the

Renault enters esports with an eye on virtual F1

Renault announced its entry into the world of esports on Monday and said it was also targeting the virtual Formula One championship. The French car manufacturer, which has its own F1 team that last won titles in

UEFA Champions League: For Unai Emery and PSG, the road to redemption starts at Santiago Bernabeu

Paris Saint-Germain’s 4-0 rout of Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16 fixture last year at Parc des Princes was one of the most memorable games of the competition. The reverse fixture,

Winter Olympics 2018: Japan short track speed skater Kei Saito fails dope test, expelled from PyeongChang Games

Japanese short track speed skater Kei Saito failed an out-of-competition doping test on the day of his arrival in Pyeongchang and has been expelled from the Winter Olympics, Japan team officials said on Tuesday. Saito, a reserve

Maria Sharapova under Indian police scanner in housing fraud case

Maria Sharapova is being investigated by police in India in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case involving a real estate company who used the tennis star to endorse a luxury housing project that never took off. Real

If you don’t want a great show, of course it’s a great improvement, shot clock gets lukewarm response from players

Next January’s Australian Open will see a shot clock to speed up play, and on-site players getting only half the prize money if they pull out of their first-round match after the draw. The Grand Slam Board

Antoine Griezmann repays Diego Simeone’s faith by ending goal drought

Antoine Griezmann emerged from a personal slump in spectacular fashion when he helped Atletico Madrid to beat Roma 2-0 in Champions League Group C on Wednesday and retain their slim chance of qualifying for the last 16.

Igor Akinfeev celebrates clean sheet in UEFA Champions League for the first time in 11 years

Igor Akinfeev celebrated the end of one of the Champions League’s most unwelcome records by finally keeping a clean sheet in the competition for the first time in 11 years as CSKA Moscow beat Benfica 2-0 on

Corentin Tolisso leads Bayern Munich over Anderlecht 2-1 in Group B

Corentin Tolisso set up one goal and scored another to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over Anderlecht on Wednesday in Group B of the Champions League. After a lethargic first half, Bayern _ which had already