Category: Foreign Sports

Hazard’s Hattrick Powers Chelsea To Top Spot

Hazard’s Hattrick Powers Chelsea To Top Spot

Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick to send Chelsea to the top of the Premier League with victory against Newcastle. Hazard, magnificent in Monday’s 1-0 win at Manchester City, was in inspired form throughout and drove in the opener from Branislav Ivanovic’s pass. 0emailprint

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Real Madrid Take Big Leap Into Spanish Cup Final

Real Madrid Take Big Leap Into Spanish Cup Final

Real Madrid all but booked their place in the Spanish Cup final with convincing 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid in an ill-tempered first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu – the scene of last year’s final which they lost to their city rivals. It was hardly revenge served cold in a heated affair with both sides fortunate to finish with 11 […]

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IOC Debates … On whether countries or cities should bid for the Olympics

IOC Debates … On whether countries or cities should bid for the Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) members are debating changes to the Olympic bidding process, including the possibility of joint bids and the reinstatement of visits to candidate cities. IOC president Thomas Bach opened the floor on Wednesday to a wide-ranging discussion on his “Olympic Agenda 2020,” his blueprint for the future of the organisation and the running of the games.

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Bastie Excited At WBA Ranking … And Claims He Is Ready To Take On The World

Bastie Excited At WBA Ranking … And Claims He Is Ready To Take On The World

Potential world beater Bastie Samir, is exceedingly thrilled at his sky-scraping ranking by the World Boxing Association (WBA). The WBA now ranks the undefeated Ghanaian super middleweight boxer seventh as he continues his build-up to the top in a division that has American Andre Ward as champion.

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Mourinho Plays Down Title Hopes … Despite Beating City

Mourinho Plays Down Title Hopes … Despite Beating City

Chelsea  manager Jose Mourinho maintains his side remain the outsiders in a three-horse race for the Barclays Premier League title despite their 1-0 victory over favourites Manchester City. Branislav Ivanovic’s solitary goal in the 32nd minute not only ruined City’s 100 per cent home Premier League record but also ensured the visitors became the first side since Birmingham in November […]

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Brazil Under Scrutiny  … As Fans Attack Players

Brazil Under Scrutiny … As Fans Attack Players

With the World Cup just months away, Brazilian football is under the spotlight for the wrong reasons again after players from one of the country’s most popular clubs were attacked by fans upset with the team’s struggles. This weekend’s attack happened at a training centre which will be used during the World Cup, and comes amid uncertainty over the start […]

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Lukaku Ruled Out For Weeks

Lukaku Ruled Out For Weeks

Manager Roberto Martinez has confirmed the Belgium international did not sustain a serious injury in the 4-0 defeat in Tuesday night’s Merseyside derby at Anfield. Lukaku was carried off on a stretcher after colliding with team-mate Gareth Barry as they tried to prevent Steven Gerrard scoring the first goal in the 21st minute. “There is no ligament damage and the […]

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Alvarez: I’m Now a Better Boxer

Alvarez: I’m Now a Better Boxer

Saul Alvarez insists he is now a better fighter as he prepares to take on Alfredo Angulo in Las Vegas on March 8. Saul Alvarez (r): Beaten for the first time by Floyd Mayweather The former WBC light-middleweight world champion (42-1-1 30KOs) – still just 23 years of age – suffered the first defeat of his career last time out, […]

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Spanish Judge Hears Case Over Neymar Deal

Spanish Judge Hears Case Over Neymar Deal

A Spanish judge on Wednesday agreed to hear a case lodged against Barcelona president Sandro Rosell over the signing of Brazilian striker Neymar. Judge Pablo Ruz of the National Court in Madrid issued a ruling accepting the case but adding that there was no “urgency or necessity” to hear Rosell’s testimony at this stage.

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Messi Predicts Great 2014 Season

Messi Predicts Great 2014 Season

 Lionel Messi believes he can put his fitness woes of 2013 behind him to have a phenomenal year with Barcelona and Argentina. The 26-year-old has scored four goals in his opening four games of 2014, having returned from a spell out on the sidelines, though lost his Ballon d’Or crown to Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

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