Lionel Messi marked his record-breaking game number 767 by scoring twice as Barcelona beat Huesca 4-1 on Monday in La Liga.
Paris Saint-Germain failed to capitalize on Lille dropping points as they suffered a shock 2-1 home defeat against relegation-threatened Nantes.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he and his players are not thinking about a “fairytale” Champions League win this season as that would detract from the job of turning around their domestic form.
South African Patrice Motsepe was on Friday elected president of the African football confederation (CAF) by acclamation in Rabat, Morocco.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday refused to recognize the election of Viktor Lukaschenko as president of the Belarus National Olympic Committee (NOC) and maintained provisional sanctions put in place late last year.
There was no repeat of the miracle comeback of 2017 on Wednesday as Barcelona exited the Champions League in the last 16 after a 1-1 draw at Paris Saint-Germain.
Erling Haaland continued his astonishing Champions League scoring record to fire Borussia Dortmund into the last eight for the first time in four years with a 2-2 home draw against Sevilla while Juventus crashed out on away goals to 10-man Porto.
Novak Djokovic made history after breaking Roger Federer’s record for most weeks as world number one on the ATP Tour.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will join Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp in stopping his players from travelling for international football if they would need to quarantine on their return.
Football club Barcelona lost their appeal against a European Commission order to pay back money it received from Spain as public support, with the highest European court overturning a previous judgement on Thursday.
Serie A champions Juventus beat visiting Spezia 3-0 Tuesday with league top scorer Cristano Ronaldo on target in the opening game of a mid-week round.
Real Madrid missed the chance to move back into second place in La Liga with a home draw against Real Sociedad on Monday.
Former Croatia national team coach Zlatko Kranjcar died in Zagreb on Monday at the age of 64. He passed away due to a short and serious illness, the state news agency Hina reported.
Barcelona moved up to second in La Liga with a 2-0 win away at Sevilla on Saturday.
The NBA G League is opening an investigation into guard Jeremy Lin’s claim that he has been called “coronavirus” on the court, according to the Athletic.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace as Arsenal came from behind to beat Benfica 3-2 on Thursday for a place in the last 16 of the Europa League.
Two headers from the unlikely source of Bernardo Silva helped lift Manchester City to a comfortable 2-0 win away to Borussia Moenchengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday while record winners Real Madrid struck late to beat 10-man Atalanta 1-0.
Golf star Tiger Woods is “awake, responsive and recovering” following multiple surgeries on his leg after a car accident, according to a statement posted to his Twitter page.
Champions Juventus beat visiting backmarkers Crotone 3-0 on Monday with star Cristiano Ronaldo hitting a brace to clinch the lone top scorer spot in the Italian Serie A.
Cagliari have dismissed coach Eusebio Di Francesco after a 14th defeat suffered from 23 Serie A games, the Sardinia club said Monday.
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic won a record-extending ninth Australian Open and 18th grand slam with a ruthless 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Russia’s Daniil Medvedev on Sunday.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka has won the Australian Open for a second time with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over American Jennifer Brady.
Despite objections from some of its biggest stars, including the Lakers’ LeBron James, the NBA will hold an All-Star Game this season, officially announcing Thursday that it will be March 7 in Atlanta.
Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka was far too quick for Serena Williams on Thursday, taking her down in straight sets to make it through to the Australian Open final.
A sensational hat-trick from Kylian Mbappe helped Paris Saint-Germain hammer Barcelona 4-1 at the Camp Nou on Tuesday while Liverpool are also on course for the quarter-finals of the Champions League having won 2-0 away to RB Leipzig.
Russian rookie Aslan Karatsev became the first man in tennis’ open era to make the semi finals of a grand slam on debut, as he defeated an injured Grigor Dimitrov in four sets on Tuesday.
Inter Milan beat visiting Lazio 3-1 with a Romelu Lukaku brace Sunday and leapfrogged AC Milan at the top of the Serie A before meeting them in next weekend’s city derby.