Monday, November 25, 2013
The pressure was heaped on coach Massimiliano Allegri on Saturday after AC Milan continued their dreadful run of Serie A form with a 1-1 home draw against 10-man Genoa.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
FIFA boss Sepp Blatter on Friday hit back at criticism over work conditions on World Cup venues in Qatar, accusing European companies and saying France and Germany pushed the bid for “economic interests.”
Friday, November 22, 2013
Uruguay became the final team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup on Wednesday after grinding out a 0-0 draw in a gritty battle with Asian minnows Jordan.
LeBron James spoke out again Wednesday about his involvement with David Beckham and the retired superstar's plan to bring an MLS team to Miami.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
The irrepressible Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat trick to send Portugal into the 2014 World Cup finals at the expense of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden on Tuesday, while France advanced by conjuring a remarkable turnaround against Ukraine.
Oribe Peralta bagged a first-half hat-trick to help Mexico book their passage to the 2014 World Cup finals with a 4-2 victory over New Zealand in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff at Wellington Regional Stadium on Wednesday.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Ivory Coast joined Nigeria in the World Cup finals on Saturday after a 1-1 draw against Senegal gave them a 4-2 aggregate win on a tense night in neutral Casablanca.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Cristiano Ronaldo upstaged Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the battle of the superstar forwards to give Portugal the edge over Sweden in the World Cup playoffs, while France's chances of qualifying took a big hit by losing 2-0 in Ukraine.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Mexico thumped New Zealand 5-1 in the first leg of their qualifying playoff on Wednesday to take a massive step towards a place in next year's World Cup finals.
French first and second division clubs have called off their planned strike at the end of the month in proTest at a 75-percent tax on high earners, the clubs' professional body announced Thursday.