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  • Tributes paid to Rio Ferdinand's wife Rebecca

    The wife of former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has died aged 34 following a short battle with cancer, he announced on Saturday, prompting a flood of tributes. Figures from across English football paid tribute to Rebecca Ellison, who died on Friday night from breast cancer,…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Two late goals give Boca 2-0 derby win over River

    * Boca take three-point lead in league championship * Face River twice in next 11 days in Libertadores Cup (Adds quotes, Belgrano result) By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES, May 3 (Reuters) - Boca Juniors scored twice in the final six minutes to beat River Plate 2-0 in an enthralling Argentine…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Career will benefit from turbulent season, says Inzaghi

    AC Milan's Filippo Inzaghi believes his career will benefit in the long term from his turbulent first season as a Serie A coach. Inzaghi, promoted from the youth team in June for his first senior coaching role, has faced almost constant speculation over his future since Milan suffered a bad run…

    Reuters
  • United in Champions League 'rat race'

    Louis van Gaal admits Manchester United are locked in a “rat race” for a place in next season’s Champions League after a surprising 1-0 home defeat to West Brom allowed rivals Liverpool to move to within four points. United have now lost three consecutive league games for the first time in over 13…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Santa Cruz keeps Cruz Azul on course with winning goal

    Striker Roque Santa Cruz scored after half an hour to give Cruz Azul a 1-0 win at UNAM Pumas on Sunday that keeps them on course for the knockout rounds in Mexico's Clausura championship. Cruz Azul are in sixth place on 25 points with the top eight going through after next weekend's final matches…

    Reuters
  • Football and rugby league at danger from cycling surge

    Yorkshire cyclists believe that their sport could one day rival the traditional heavyweights football and rugby league in the English region. Huge crowds have turned out all over the northern county for the three-day Tour de Yorkshire, which started in Bridlington on Friday and ended in Leeds on…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Colombian championship liga aguila i results and standings

    May 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Colombian championship Liga Aguila I matches on Sunday Sunday, May 3 Deportivo Cali 3 Chico 0 Independiente Medellin 2 Alianza Petrolera 2 Millonarios 0 Atletico Nacional 0 Atletico Huila 3 Uniautonoma FC 1 Pasto 1 La Equidad 2 Saturday,…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Norwegian championship results and standings

    May 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Norwegian championship matches on Sunday Sunday, May 3 Aalesund 2 Bodo Glimt 0 FK Haugesund 2 Sandefjord Fotball 1 IK Start 3 Tromso 1 Lillestrom 1 Valerenga Oslo 1 Odd Grenland 1 Rosenborg Trondheim 2 Stabaek 1 Mjondalen IF 0 Saturday, May…

    Reuters
  • Valencia take charge of Champions League chase

    Valencia moved three points clear of Sevilla in the fight for the fourth Champions League place in La Liga with a comfortable 3-1 win over Eibar on Sunday. Nicolas Otamendi headed the hosts in front from Jose Gaya's cross midway through the first-half. Captain Dani Parejo then made the points safe…

    AFP
  • List of English Premier League champions

    London (AFP) - List of English league champions in the Premier League era after Chelsea secured the 2014-15 title on Sunday and overall titles won by club:

    AFP
  • Soccer-Ukrainian championship results and standings

    May 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Ukrainian championship matches on Sunday Sunday, May 3 Chernomorets Odessa 0 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 3 Metalist Kharkiv 0 Vorskla Poltava 2 Saturday, May 2 Illichevets Mariupol 1 Karpaty Lviv 0 Zarja Lugansk 4 Metalurg Donetsk 2 Standings P W…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Ligue 1 summaries

    May 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Ligue 1 matches on Sunday Sunday, May 3 Nantes 0 Paris St Germain 2 Edinson Cavani 3, Blaise Matuidi 31 Halftime: 0-2; Attendance: 34,088- - -Monaco 4 Bernardo Silva 9, Anthony Martial 45+1pen, Joao Moutinho 56, Valere Germain 90+2 Red Card: Nabil…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-US championship results and standings

    May 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the US championship matches on Sunday Sunday, May 3 Sporting Kansas City 1 Chicago Fire 0 Saturday, May 2 DC United 2 Columbus Crew 0 LA Galaxy 1 Colorado Rapids 1 New England Revolution 2 New York Red Bulls 1 Portland Timbers 0 Vancouver…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Uruguayan championship results and standings

    May 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Uruguayan championship matches on Sunday Sunday, May 3 Atenas 0 Juventud 4 Danubio 0 Tacuarembo 1 El Tanque Sisley 1 Sud America 1 Racing CM 1 Rentistas 4 Rampla Juniors 0 Penarol 2 River Plate 1 Defensor Sporting 2 Saturday, May 2…

    Reuters
  • USA edge Norway, Czechs beat Latvia at worlds

    The USA kept a perfect record at the ice hockey world championships after edging Norway 2-1 on Saturday for their second win in as many games. Norway took an early lead but LA Kings forward Trevor Lewis put the USA level in the 13th minute and New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson scored the…

    AFP
  • 1 man dead, 14 police hurt in football rioting in Poland

    A man died after being hit by a rubber bullet and 14 police officers were injured in clashes that erupted Saturday during a Polish league football match in the south of the country. A 27-year-old man was struck by a rubber bullet on the neck when police fired at the attackers. ''You can see the…

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-Turkish championship results and standings

    May 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Turkish championship matches on Sunday Sunday, May 3 Gaziantepspor 0 Genclerbirligi 3 Kasimpasa 5 Bursaspor 3 Trabzonspor 0 Besiktas 2 Saturday, May 2 Fenerbahce 4 Balikesirspor 3 Istanbul Basaksehir 1 Eskisehirspor 1 Karabukspor 2 Rizespor…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Hungarian championship results and standings

    May 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Hungarian championship matches on Sunday Sunday, May 3 Pecs 2 Ferencvaros 2 Ujpest 1 Gyor ETO 0 Saturday, May 2 Debrecen 1 Fehervar 2 Diosgyor 2 Papa 1 MTK Hungaria 0 Kecskemeti TE 0 Puskas Akademia FC 1 Nyiregyhaza 2 Szombathelyi Haladas 1…

    Reuters