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  • Starting XI: Olympiacos vs Barca

    October 31, 2017 6:46 PM 44

    UEFA Champions League Starting XI: Olympiacos vs FC Barcelona FC Barcelona are away at Greek giants Olympiacos in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night – here how the two teams will line up! A win for the Greek side is vital if they are to revive their hopes of qualifying for the next round of the competition, having lost their first three games

  • Sean Dyche 'definitely' makes Burnley difficult to beat

    October 30, 2017 11:02 PM 48

    Jeff Hendrick and Jack Cork hailed the work of boss Sean Dyche after Burnley battled to a 1-0 victory at home to Newcastle. Republic of Ireland midfielder Hendrick scored the only goal of the game after 74 minutes as the Clarets leapfrogged their opponents to move up to seventh place. Dyche has been linked with the vacant manager's position at Everton

  • Rubik's Cuber Shocks Room By Breaking Famed World Record

    October 30, 2017 12:35 AM 158

    It was the first round of the day when the South Korean cuber suddenly became a hero. Last year it was 4.73 seconds. Last month it was 4.69 seconds. But as of this week the newest king of the Rubik's Cube world, SeungBeom Cho, twiddled his fingers to the fastest ever recorded solve in 4.59 seconds. The half-filled room moves around Cho as he solves the cube. But once he completes

  • Real Madrid lose in troubled Catalonia

    October 29, 2017 8:08 PM 52

    GIRONA – Real Madrid suffered a backlash on the field rather than from an expected hostile atmosphere amid political turmoil in Catalonia as they slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at Girona on Sunday. Goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu in four second-half minutes cancelled out Isco's opener for Madrid as Real fell eight points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona

  • Football: Real suffer shock defeat to Liga minnows Girona in Catalonia

    October 29, 2017 5:52 PM 42

    GIRONA (REUTERS) - La Liga champions Real Madrid suffered a shock 2-1 defeat in their first ever league visit to Catalan side Girona on Sunday (Oct 29), conceding two goals in quick succession and falling eight points behind leaders Barcelona. Spain midfielder Isco tapped in a rebounded shot from Cristiano Ronaldo to open the scoring in the 12th minute

  • Real suffer shock defeat to Liga minnows Girona in Catalonia

    October 29, 2017 5:26 PM 38

    GIRONA (Reuters) - La Liga champions Real Madrid suffered a shock 2-1 defeat in their first ever league visit to Catalan side Girona on Sunday, conceding two goals in quick succession and falling eight points behind leaders Barcelona. Spain midfielder Isco tapped in a rebounded shot from Cristiano Ronaldo to open the scoring in the 12th minute in Real Madrid’s

  • Supersub Martial stars for United

    October 29, 2017 12:56 AM 40

    Kane’s absence proves costly for title contenders Spurs Manchester: Anthony Martial came off the bench to earn Manchester United a 1-0 win over Premier League title rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on Saturday. Victory saw United, who had started the day ahead of Spurs on goal difference alone, go three points clear of their London rivals

  • When the football took over

    October 28, 2017 7:01 PM 38

    Kolkata has always loved football. Today, football loved it back, giving the 66,000 fans at the Salt Lake Stadium a World Cup final that had everything: skills, spills, thrills and above all a stirring and improbable fightback. England were staring at the abyss after half an hour; by the time another half hour had lapsed they had equalised. In the final

  • SA hockey women and men through to Africa Cup finals

    October 28, 2017 6:47 PM 35

    Going unbeaten during the pool stages, both the South African women’s and men’s teams booked their places for the finals at the African Hockey Cup of Nations in Egypt. The amassed a total of 24 goals in four matches without conceding a single point over the last week. The men in turn had a tougher road to their final with Ghana putting up a strong challenge

  • Phil Foden: Who is England's 17-year-old World Cup hero?

    October 28, 2017 6:45 PM 32

    If you're reading this, you will want to know more about Phil Foden. Put simply, the 17-year-old, shrewdly dubbed "the Stockport Iniesta" by one fan on Twitter, is the jewel of the Manchester City academy. He is the one young player earmarked to make the huge leap in quality and earn a place in Pep Guardiola's first-team in the coming years. In fact, he already