Feb 14, 2013 17:42 EST
Gareth Bale struck two magical free-kicks as Tottenham edged Lyon 2-1 in the Europa League last-32 Thursday, but Liverpool's hopes were on a knife-edge after a 2-0 defeat at Zenit St Petersburg in Russia.
Feb 14, 2013 10:32 EST
Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez, of the Katusha team, won the fourth stage of the Tour of Oman on Thursday, as Britain's Chris Froome snatched the overall leader's red jersey.
Feb 14, 2013 10:29 EST
Europe's main stock markets sank on Thursday following news that the eurozone recession deepened in the final three months of last year, but some major companies were boosted by upbeat results.
Feb 14, 2013 10:06 EST
The recession in the 17-nation eurozone deepened sharply in the fourth quarter of 2012 as the debt crisis continued to sap growth and confidence, with the outlook remaining uncertain and weak, analysts said Thursday.
Feb 14, 2013 08:04 EST
Barcelona midfielder Xavi believes that some in the Madrid media are trying to demonise his team-mate, the four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi.
Feb 14, 2013 07:27 EST
Bayern Munich are waiting on the fitness of Spain midfielder Javi Martinez ahead of Tuesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg clash away to Arsenal in London.
Feb 14, 2013 07:07 EST
Roy Hodgson's England side climbed two places to fourth in the latest FIFA monthly rankings released by world football's governing body on Thursday.
Feb 14, 2013 04:04 EST
Times are tough but everyone still needs a little sparkle in their lives.
Feb 13, 2013 21:25 EST
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho insisted that the Champions League duel with Manchester United, which will probably decide his fate and legacy in Spain, is far from finished.
Feb 13, 2013 18:32 EST
"It is your night," ran the headline of Madrid sports daily Marca next to a giant picture of Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of the star's first encounter with Manchester United, the club he left three and a half years ago.
Feb 13, 2013 18:25 EST
Danny Welbeck and Cristiano Ronaldo headed a first-half goal apiece as Real Madrid and Manchester United played out a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday.
Feb 13, 2013 15:32 EST
French officials conceded Wednesday that France is unlikely to achieve its target of reducing its public deficit to 3.0 percent of output this year.
Feb 13, 2013 14:59 EST
Spanish police and Europol have busted a global cybercrime operation that infected millions of computers with a virus that falsely accused victims of viewing child pornography and demanded a fine payment, officials said Wednesday.
Feb 13, 2013 14:18 EST
Spanish police and Europol have busted a global cybercrime operation based in Russia that infected millions of computers with a virus that accused victims of viewing child pornography and demanded a fine payment, officials said Wednesday.
Feb 13, 2013 13:17 EST
David Beckham began to settle in to his new surroundings on Wednesday afternoon, as he trained at his new club Paris Saint-Germain's base for the first time.
Feb 13, 2013 12:56 EST
Spanish former cyclist Jesus Manzano on Wednesday told a court he was given the blood-booster EPO and other drugs by a doctor accused of masterminding a vast blood-doping network and currently on trial in Madrid.
Feb 13, 2013 11:41 EST
David Beckham trained with his new Paris Saint-Germain team-mates for the first time on Wednesday, almost two weeks after being unveiled as the Ligue 1 club's latest signing.
Feb 13, 2013 07:59 EST
The world's richest football clubs Real Madrid and Manchester United meet on Wednesday at the Bernabeu in a Champions League last 16 first-leg tie described by Jose Mourinho as "the match the world is waiting for".
Feb 12, 2013 22:22 EST
Spain's Rafael Nadal teamed up with Argentina's David Nalbandian to post a three-set doubles victory in the Brazil Open.
Feb 12, 2013 19:58 EST
Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp has insisted his side will bounce back at Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday in their Champions League Last 16 first leg clash following a heavy home defeat by Hamburg.