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Bayern wait on Mueller for Leipzig double-header

PHOTO:AFP Bayern Munich are waiting to hear if stand-in captain Thomas Mueller can play in this week's double-header against RB Leipzig after the Germany star...

Pliskova in convincing victory over sluggish Williams

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic reacts on a point against Venus Williams of the US during the WTA Finals tennis tournament in Singapore...

Federer bids for more home glory in Basel

Roger Federer of Switzerland. / AFP PHOTO / CHANDAN KHANNA Roger Federer will aim to write more history at his home event as the world...

Gassiev knocks out Wlodarczyk to keep IBF cruiserweight crown with

Krzysztof Wlodarczyk goes to punch Murat Gassiev during their IBF Cruiserweight at Prudential Center on October 21, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey. Abbie Parr/Getty...

Barca roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos

Barcelona's players celebrate a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Malaga CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on...

Relieved Conte doesn't fear Chelsea axe

Chelsea's Italian head coach Antonio Conte (L) and Chelsea's Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between...

Mourinho tears into Man Utd after shock loss

Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United at...

City have found killer instinct, says Guardiola

Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola reacts ahead of the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Burnley at the Etihad Stadium...

Super Eagles to meet La Albiceleste in friendly match

Botswanan referee Joshua Bondo (2L) speaks with Nigeria's midfielder Abdullahi Shehu (L) during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match between Nigeria and...

Quadri, Assar give way, as top seeds march on

Aruna Quadri got to the semifinal of the Bulgarian Open, which ended… at the weekend. World Number 36, Aruna Quadri, and 21 Egypt’s Omar Assar,...

Aruna Quadri crashes out of ITTF World Cup

Aruna Quadri Aruna Quadri, African Table Tennis Champion, has crashed out of the ongoing International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Cup in Liege, Belgium. Quadri suffered...

Appleton makes winning start to Leicester stint

Swansea City's English defender Alfie Mawson (2nd L) shoots to score their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Swansea City...

Dortmund throw away two-goal lead in Frankfurt draw

Frankfurt's Argentinian defender David Abraham (L) vies with Dortmund's Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the German First division Bundesliga football match Eintracht Frankfurt vs...

Man Utd crash to defeat at Huddersfield

Huddersfield Town's German defender Christopher Schindler (L) vies with Manchester United's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku during the English Premier League football match between Huddersfield...

Aguero equals Man City scoring record

Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero (C) celebrates scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot, marking his 177th goal for the club, during...

Batshuayi brace gets Chelsea back on track

Chelsea's Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi (L) celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard during the English Premier League football...

Barca won't be used as political tool – Bartomeu

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu PHOTO:AFP Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted on Saturday the Catalan giants cannot be used by either side of a...

Neymar a mentor for Mbappe at PSG says Marquinhos

Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani (L), Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kylian Mbappe and Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar celebrates following a goal during...

Luis Suarez to sit out Uruguay friendlies

Luis Suarez. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL ROJO / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL ROJO Luis Suarez will play no part in Uruguay's two friendlies in Europe...

NBBF crisis won’t affect our basketball league sponsorship, says Kwesé sports boss

• To Storm Sagamu October 28 For Anthony Joshua’s Fight The management of Kwesé Free Sports (KFS) says the crisis currently rocking the leadership of...