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11 January 2019 5:06 AM DNA request made in Ronaldo rape case

Los Angeles - Las Vegas police have asked soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to submit a DNA sample as part of their investigation into rape made against him. The Juventus forward has vehemently denied the accusations - with his lawyer, Peter Christiansen, telling AFP the request was standard procedure. "Mr Ronaldo has always maintained, as he does today 68

09 January 2019 8:25 PM Fish named to skipper US Davis Cup team

Los Angeles - Former world number seven Mardy Fish has been appointed as United States captain for the first edition of the new-look Davis Cup, the United States Tennis Association confirmed Wednesday. The USTA said in a statement Fish would replace Jim Courier as skipper to become the team's 41st captain. Fish will lead the US men into the revamped 65

05 January 2019 11:25 AM Bale injury not expected to be serious

Madrid - Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari believes the calf injury that Gareth Bale sustained against Villarreal on Wednesday is not serious. Bale will undergo tests on Saturday to diagnose the extent of the problem after being forced off at half-time at the Estadio de la Ceramica, where Real Madrid drew 2-2. "We think the injury is not too serious 162

18 December 2018 8:14 PM Al Ain shock River Plate to reach Club World Cup final

Al-Ain - Al Ain stunned Copa Libertadores winners River Plate 5-4 on penalties on Tuesday after a lively 2-2 draw to clinch a place in the Club World Cup final and set up a potential showdown with Real Madrid in the United Arab Emirates. Sweden international Marcus Berg flicked in a corner at the near post to give UAE champions Al Ain the lead on three 57

17 December 2018 11:59 AM Liverpool v Bayern, Man Utd v PSG in Champions League last 16

Nyon - Last year's beaten finalists Liverpool will face Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Champions League while Manchester United were drawn against Paris Saint-Germain on Monday. Holders Real Madrid must overcome Dutch side Ajax and Manchester City, bidding to become European champions for the first time, were drawn against Schalke 04. Teams that finished 47

15 December 2018 5:08 PM Kashima Antlers set up Real Madrid World Club semi-final

Al-Ain - Asian champions Kashima Antlers beat Mexican side CD Guadalajara 3-2 in the quarter-finals of the Club World Cup on Saturday to set up a semi-final against Real Madrid. Guadalajara roared into an early lead thanks to Angel Zaldivar's third-minute goal but Ryota Nagaki equalised in Al-Ain. Kashima went ahead through Serginho's 69th minute penalty 48

12 December 2018 6:19 PM Tour of Spain to start from Netherlands in 2020

Madrid - The 2020 Tour of Spain will start in Utrecht and the first three stages will take place in the Netherlands, organisers and Dutch officials announced on Wednesday. "The team presentation, the start with a team time trial and the finish of the second stage are to be held in Utrecht in August," the Vuelta's official website said. "The second stage 53

12 December 2018 6:09 AM WATCH: Alisson wonder-save ensures Liverpool advance to last 16

Liverpool - Jurgen Klopp saluted Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker after the Brazilian's superb late save ensured his side advanced to the Champions League last 16 with a dramatic 1-0 win over Napoli on Tuesday. Klopp's team were just seconds away from reaching the knockout stage as they clung to the first-half lead given to them by Mohamed Salah 43

11 December 2018 7:53 PM Spain introducing VAR in Copa del Rey

Madrid - The video assistant referee system will be used in the Copa del Rey from January and in second division games next season at the latest, the Spanish football (RFEF) association said on Tuesday. "The Board of Directors of the RFEF today approved the extension of the VAR to further official competitions, the Copa del Rey and the Segunda Division 53

05 December 2018 5:51 PM Suarez close to recovery, says Barca boss Valverde

Barcelona - Ernesto Valverde is optimistic Luis Suarez will be fit to face Espanyol on Saturday, three days before Barcelona take on Tottenham in the Champions League. Suarez has been out with a knee injury since Barca's draw with Atletico Madrid on November 24, but the Uruguayan could be available for this weekend's Catalan derby in La Liga. Barcelona 47