Brazilian model testifies in cybercrime case against Neymar .

The cybercrimes unit of Rio de Janeiro's police heard the testimony of Brazilian model Najila Trindade on Wednesday, part of an investigation linked to her rape allegation against soccer star Neymar. Investigators in Rio are specifically looking into Neymar's posting...

Russia banned for 4-yr from 2020 Olympics, 2022 World Cup .

It means the Russia flag and anthem will not be allowed at events such as the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and football's 2022 World Cup in Qatar. But athletes who can prove they are untainted by the doping scandal will be...

Messi’s hometown offers emotional trip to his childhood .

Soccer wasn't always Lionel Messi's favourite activity. When he was a child in the modest neighbourhood of La Bajada in his Argentine hometown of Rosario, he spent his time bicycling with friends, building forts out of branches and stones,...

A proposal on the tennis court!

For Yecong He, the Shenzhen Open will forever remain a special tournament. Yecong, who hasn’t spent much time at the ATP World Tour events in his career, made the Shenzhen Open special by proposing to his girlfriend, who was...

Amazing Djokovic tops Nadal for record 7th Australian Open .

Novak Djokovic was so good, so relentless, so pretty much perfect, that Rafael Nadal never stood a chance. Djokovic reduced one of the greats of the game to merely another outclassed opponent — just a guy, really — and one...

Barca knock Inter out of Champions League

Teenage prodigy Ansu Fati became the youngest player to score a Champions League goal as a second-string Barcelona side beat Inter Milan 2-1 to send the Italians crashing out of the competition on Tuesday. The 17-year-old Guinea-Bissau-born attacker picked up...

Royals bowl first against Platoon .

Rajshahi Royals captain Andre Russell won the toss and opted to bowl first in their first encounter of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Thursday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.    On the first day, Chattogram Challengers and Cumilla Warriors won...

Liverpool, Chelsea through to Champions League last 16 as Ajax go out .

Holders Liverpool safely negotiated Tuesday's trip to Salzburg to take their place in the last 16 of this season's UEFA Champions League while Chelsea are also through, but Ajax suffered a shock group-stage exit Six clubs secured spots in the...

Double trouble as Ronaldo rages at selfie-hunting pitch invader .

Cristiano Ronaldo was confronted by two pitch invaders, including one seeking a selfie, after his goal helped Juventus defeat Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday. Firstly, the Portuguese star was warmly hugged in the middle of the...

Mashrafe focuses on next game after defeat in BBPL first match .

Dhaka Platoon captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was unfazed by his side’s humiliating nine-wicket defeat to Rajshahi Royals in their first game of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL), stating that there’s nothing to be worried for just one defeat. The...