MADRID, April 26, 2017 - Cristiano Ronaldo was left out of the Real Madrid squad for Wednesday's trip to Deportivo la Coruna as coach Zinedine Zidane maintained his rotation policy despite defeat by Barcelona on Sunday.
Veteran Nudnida Luangnam benefited a string of unforced errors from fourth-seeded Pei-Chi Lee of Taiwan to win her second round match and join qualifier Patcharin Cheapchandej in the quarter-finals of the US$15,000 Cal-Comp & XYZ Printing ITF Pro Circuit W1 at the True Arena Hua Hin on Wednesday.
PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay, April 25, 2017 - International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday defended last year's Games in Rio de Janeiro against criticism that expensive venues built for the event have since fallen into disrepair.
Veteran Nudnida Luangnam gave a tennis lesson to young compatriot Punnin Kovapitukted 6-1 6-4 as she advanced to the second round of the US$15,000 Cal-Comp & XYZ Printing ITF Pro Circuit W1 at the True Arena Hua Hin on Tuesday.
Pregnant star Serena Williams and gymnastics great Nadia Comaneci blasted tennis legend Ilie Nastase for making "racist", "sexist" and "offensive" comments during the Fed Cup tie between Romania and Britain at the weekend.
Former champion Ratchanok Intanon faces a big test in the Badminton Asia Championships when she takes on up and coming Chen Xiaoxin of China in the opening round at the Wuhan Sports Centre Gymnasium tomorrow.
STUTTGART - Maria Sharapova returns after a 15-month doping ban Wednesday, desperate to rediscover the glory which brought her five Grand Slams, the world's top ranking and a spectacular multi-million dollar lifestyle.
The miserable season of Thai’s second seeded Bunyawi Thamchaiwat continued as she crashed out in the first round of the US$15,000 Cal-Comp & XYZ Printing ITF Pro Circuit W1 after losing to Australian qualifier Michaela Haet 6-0 5-7 3-6 at the True Arena Hua Hin on Monday.
BRISBANE, Australia, April 24, 2017 - Veteran Filipino Manny Pacquiao said Monday he plans to show he is "not done yet" when he defends his world title against Australia's Jeff Horn in Brisbane in July.
LONDON, April 23, 2017 - Alexis Sanchez earned Arsenal an FA Cup final showdown with Chelsea and gave Arsene Wenger renewed hope of salvaging a troubled campaign as the gritty Gunners fought back to beat Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday.
LIVERPOOL, April 23, 2017 - Liverpool old-boy Christian Benteke stunned his former club with both Crystal Palace goals in a 2-1 win at Anfield on Sunday denting the home side's top-four Premier League ambitions.