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Atletico held at Elche in Cup opener

25 October 2017, 23:53 Atletico Madrid’s stuttering form on the road continued as a much-changed side were held 1-1 at third-tier Elche in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last 32 tie on Wednesday. Thomas Partey had headed the visitors into an early lead at the Martinez Valero …

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‘Magnificent’ Kane would cost €250m

24 October 2017, 12:43 It would take a world record €250 million ($294 million) fee to land the on-fire Harry Kane from Tottenham Hotspur according to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. The English striker’s 13 goals in 12 games this season has sparked rumours he could be the latest star …

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Hamilton wins, Mercedes take title

22 October 2017, 22:46 Lewis Hamilton moved a step closer to his fourth world championship on Sunday when he won the United States Grand Prix, coming home ahead of his nearest title rival Sebastian Vettel. The 32-year-old Briton, who started from a record 72nd pole position, recovered after losing his …

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Aguero record as City cruise

21 October 2017, 18:20 Sergio Aguero equalled Manchester City’s all-time goal-scoring record as the Premier League leaders wore down Burnley to secure a 3-0 victory on Saturday. Aguero, making his first appearance since breaking his rib in a taxi crash on September 28, struck his 177th goal for City with …

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City eye title charge, Chelsea need a lift

20 October 2017, 09:11 Manchester City will be aiming to continue their recent scintillating form when the free-scoring Premier League leaders host Burnley on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side are two points clear of second-placed Manchester United as they chase a first English title since 2014. While City have been finding …

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Chelsea draw, United, PSG win

18 October 2017, 23:28 Chelsea were grateful to Eden Hazard for grabbing a 3-3 draw in a Champions League thriller against Roma on Wednesday, while Manchester United, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus all won. Hazard headed in his second goal of the night from a Pedro Rodriguez cross …

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Big Match Feature: Real v Spurs

17 October 2017, 12:00 There is nothing between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur, with each having won their first two Group H games, scoring six goals and conceding one. The victors at the Santiago Bernabéu will take a firm grip on the section, and Madrid have history on their side …

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Valencia second after nine-goal thriller

15 October 2017, 22:56 Valencia withstood a late onslaught from Real Betis to move up to second with an enthralling 6-3 win at the Benito Villamarin on Sunday. The visitors looked to be cruising to a fifth win in eight games this season as Geoffrey Kondogbia, Goncalo Guedes, Rodrigo and …

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Nadal, Federer to face off for title

14 October 2017, 16:45 Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will meet in Sunday’s final of the Shanghai Masters, just the latest chapter in their storied rivalry. The celebrated duo have faced one another 37 times, with the Spaniard and world No 1 Nadal winning 23 of their contests. And the …

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Liverpool to test Man Utd mettle

13 October 2017, 09:23 Jose Mourinho takes high-flying Manchester United to Liverpool for a searching test of their title credentials this weekend as the Premier League returns with a bang after the international break. Catch the match live from 12:30pm on Saturday, only on SuperSport… United are level with Manchester …

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