Atletico Madrid have lift-off in La Liga and so does Thomas Lemar after the Frenchman scored one goal and instigated another in a 2-0 victory over Getafe on Saturday. Lemar finished off a superb passing move for Atletico's second and had been the protagonist for their first, evenRead More »
James Rodriguez shone for Bayern Munich with a goal, then won a penalty, as the German champions made it four wins from their first four Bundesliga games with a 2-0 victory at Schalke to stay top on Saturday. Rodriguez struck with just eight minutes gone at Gelsenkirchen's Veltins Arena, expertly
Fiorentina moved second in Serie A on Saturday with a 3-0 win in Tuscany spoiling SPAL's promising start to this season's Italian league campaign. Ferrara outfit SPAL had been riding high in second, three points behind champions Juventus, before the tie in Florence with just one goal conceded
Baptiste Serin helped Bordeaux-Begles bring Clermont's four-match winning streak to an end with a nail-biting 23-19 victory in the Top 14 on Saturday. Serin, capped 20 times by France, booted three penalties, converted pushover tries by Vadim Cobilas and Afa Amosa, and was instrumental in guiding
German journeyman Matthias Bachinger stunned Japanese top seed Kei Nishikori by fighting back from a set down on Saturday to reach the first ATP Tour final of his career in Metz. The 31-year-old qualifier, who is ranked down at 166 in the world rankings, will face home hope Gilles Simon in Sunday'
Ducati MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo was critical of the stop-start pack qualifying at Aragon, comparing it to the Tour de France cycle race
Alex Ferguson's emotional return to Manchester United for the first time since his life-saving surgery was spoiled as Wolves snatched a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Saturday. United manager Jose Mourinho had boasted of his team's defensive improvements following a strong start to September in
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has admitted he is not sure if he will still be manager of the club next season. "Everything seems good but we are still in the month of September and we have a lot ahead." Coaches like Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique have left Barca in recent years after citing