Roger Federer on Friday played down his chances of winning the French Open on his first appearance at Roland Garros since 2015, saying that title-winning form might not be “in his racquet”. The 20-time Grand Slam champion missed the French Open in 2016 through injury before sitting out the next two clay-court seasons in order […]

The owners of Premier League champions Manchester City are eyeing a stake in a Malaysian team to add to their growing portfolio of clubs, a sports official said Friday. Ferran Soriano — chief executive of City Football Group, which is bankrolled by Sheikh Mansour of the Abu Dhabi royal family — raised the possibility when […]

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala of Juventus and Sergio Aguero of Manchester City headed the 23-man Copa America squad announced by Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni on Tuesday. Paris Saint Germain winger Angel Di Maria was also included but there was no place for striker Gonzalo Higuain, who is on loan at Chelsea from Juventus. […]

Tottenham have given “indefinite” bans to three fans who tried to sell their tickets for the Champions League final against Liverpool. Three Tottenham season-ticket holders listed the seats for the showpiece at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on a secondary market site. But they are not allowed to resell the tickets, leading Tottenham to […]

Ghanaian footballer, Asamoah Gyan, has announced his retirement from international football, barely weeks to the start of the 2019 African Cup of Nations. On his verified Twitter handle, Gyan, who has been with the Black Stars for 16 years shared a statement titled, “Decision to recuse myself from AFCON 2019, Egypt and retire from the […]

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