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Lionel Messi called off the bench to sink Leganes

Lionel Messi came off the bench to inspire Barcelona to a 3-1 win over a dogged Leganes side on Sunday, creating one goal and scoring another to keep the Catalans five points clear at the top of La Liga. Messi, Read More

Patriots to face Rams in Super Bowl 53 after OT NFL thrillers

Five-time champion Tom Brady guided the New England Patriots into their third consecutive Super Bowl, where they will face a Los Angeles Rams squad that advanced Sunday in dramatic but controversial fashion. The only day in NFL playoff history with Read More

David Warner to undergo surgery on injured elbow

Banned former Australian vice-captain David Warner is expected to undergo minor surgery on his elbow on Tuesday after returning home from the Bangladesh Premier League with an injury. Warner, alongside former skipper Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft, was suspended Read More

Dembele sparkles but Messi needed off bench to rescue Barca

Ousmane Dembele gave Barcelona a glimpse into the future but Barcelona still needed Lionel Messi to beat Leganes 3-1 on Sunday and restore their five-point lead at the top of La Liga. Messi had started on the bench, rested by Read More

Federer knocked out by Greek wunderkind Tsitsipas

Roger Federer’s bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles was crushed on Sunday as Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas rose up to floor the Swiss master and become his nation’s first Grand Slam quarter-finalist. In a match pitting the oldest Read More

Arsenal beat toothless Chelsea to blow Champions League chase open

Arsenal blew the race for a top-four Premier League finish wide open as first-half goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny saw the Gunners beat Chelsea 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Chelsea remain in pole position for a Read More

Twitter reacts to Fawad Khan's PSL anthem

The anthem for the latest Pakistan Super League was unveiled on Friday. The PSL 4 track, Khel Deewano Ka, was sung by EP’s frontman, Fawad Khan and produced by Coke Studio famed Shuja Haider. The first three anthems of the Read More

Australia suffer major blow ahead of Test series

Australia suffered a big blow Saturday with star fast-bowler Josh Hazlewood ruled out of their two upcoming Tests against Sri Lanka with a back injury, and Jhye Richardson replacing him. The vice-captain has hurt the same part of his back Read More

Sarfraz upbeat ahead of first South Africa ODI

Australia suffered a big blow Saturday with star fast-bowler Josh Hazlewood ruled out of their two upcoming Tests against Sri Lanka with a back injury, and Jhye Richardson replacing him. The vice-captain has hurt the same part of his back Read More

Maria Sharapova ends Caroline Wozniacki's Australian Open defence

Caroline Wozniacki’s reign as Australian Open champion ended with a three-set defeat by Maria Sharapova in the third round. The battle of two of the biggest names in the game did not disappoint but in the end Sharapova’s fierce hitting Read More