Soccer: Shellshocked Madrid knocked out of Champions League by brilliant Ajax

MADRID (Reuters) - Holders Real Madrid were sensationally knocked out of the Champions League on Tuesday after being thrashed 4-1 at home by an...

Soccer: Ranieri unsure of Fulham future after Southampton loss

(Reuters) - Claudio Ranieri conceded his future as Fulham manager is uncertain after Wednesday’s 2-0 defeat at Southampton pushed the London side another step...

Tennis: Nadal looks strong in opening Acapulco win

(Reuters) - Rafa Nadal showed no signs of rust in his first action in a month as the top seed easily dispatched Mischa Zverev...

World Cup 2030: Chile to join Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in...

Chile will join Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in making a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The tournament will mark 100 years since...

Rafael Nadal opens his tennis academy centre to Majorca flood victims

World number one Rafael Nadal has helped flood victims in his native Majorca, opening up his tennis academy on the island to the homeless...

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Accuser ‘got courage from #MeToo’

Kathryn Mayorga, the former teacher who has accused footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in 2009, was inspired to speak out by the #MeToo...

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Las Vegas police reopen case

Police in Las Vegas have reopened a sexual assault investigation from 2009 at the request of a woman who has alleged she was raped...

Cristiano Ronaldo denies rape claim as ‘fake news’

Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed as "fake news" accusations by a US woman who alleges she was raped by the Portuguese footballer in 2009. In an...

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