Published On: September 13, 2016 04:19 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
MADRID, Sept 13: Ahead of the start of their 2016-17 Champions League campaign against Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday, AFP Sports takes a look at five reasons defending champions Real Madrid can conquer Europe for the 12th time:
Published On: September 12, 2016 06:33 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
LONDON, Sept 12: Manchester United became the first British football club to earn more than half a billion pounds in a single year after announcing Monday total revenue of £515.3 million ($683.5 million, 608.9 million euros) for the year ending June 30, 2016.
Published On: September 12, 2016 03:42 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
NEW DELHI, Sept 12: India have kept faith with Rohit Sharma, on Monday naming the out-of-form middle-order batsman in a 15-man squad for the home Test series against New Zealand beginning later this month.
Published On: September 10, 2016 08:03 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
NEW YORK, Sept 10: After a detour recording torch songs and jazz standards, Lady Gaga returned with a flourish to pop music Friday, with the release of her new song "Perfect Illusion."
Published On: September 10, 2016 08:02 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
MILAN, Sept 10: England's Joe Hart is expected to make his Torino debut at Atalanta on Sunday as city rivals Juventus warm up for their Champions League opener against Sevilla by hosting Sassuolo.
Published On: September 10, 2016 06:11 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
Uber plans to deploy driverless cars for its ride-sharing services in Pittsburgh, pushing the envelope for the use of self-driving technology.
Published On: September 10, 2016 03:50 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
Manchester, Sept 10: Manchester becomes the center of the football universe on Saturday when Jose Mourinho's United tackle Pep Guardiola's City in a feverishly anticipated local derby at Old Trafford.
Published On: September 9, 2016 10:16 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
MADRID, Sept 9: Barcelona's fearsome front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar could join forces for the first time in four months against Alaves, while Cristiano Ronaldo will make his Real Madrid return on Saturday.
Published On: September 9, 2016 10:08 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
LONDON, Sept 9 : The eyes of the world will be on Manchester this weekend as Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola bring their bitter feud to the Premier League for the first time.
Published On: September 9, 2016 06:31 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
SEOUL, Sept 9: North Korea conducted a fifth nuclear test on Friday, an underground blast it claimed was of a miniaturised warhead.
Published On: September 8, 2016 04:15 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: A Malaysia-bound AirAsia X plane which took off from Sydney ended up in Melbourne instead after the pilot entered the aircraft's wrong longitudinal position, safety officials revealed Wednesday.
Published On: September 8, 2016 04:02 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
LONDON, Sept 8: Manchester United welcome Manchester City to Old Trafford on Saturday in a derby match that sees opposing managers Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola renew their sulphurous rivalry.
Published On: September 7, 2016 05:48 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
NEW DELHI, Sept 7: After first England and then Australia rewrote the cricket record books just days apart, some commentators are warning that a glut of runs risks wrecking the art of bowling and turning off fans.
Published On: September 7, 2016 05:45 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
NEW DELHI: Sri Lankan off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee for making disparaging remarks during the opening T20 game against Australia, the ICC said Wednesday.
Published On: September 7, 2016 11:24 AM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
CALIFORNIA, Sept 7: Apple on Wednesday is expected to introduce a new iPhone and perhaps a second-generation smartwatch as it polishes its lineup of devices to shine during the year-end shopping season.
Published On: September 6, 2016 07:54 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
Vientiane, Sept 6: US President Barack Obama cancelled a meeting at a regional summit on Tuesday with foul-mouthed Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte after being branded a "son of a whore".
Published On: September 6, 2016 03:00 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
HONG KONG, Sept 6: Asian markets extended gains Tuesday on diminishing prospects of a US interest rate rise this month, while the dollar also gained against the yen after Japan's central bank chief pledged fresh stimulus if needed.
Published On: September 5, 2016 04:41 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
HONOLULU, Sept 5: Decades of conservation work in China have paid off for the giant panda, whose status was upgraded Sunday from "endangered" to "vulnerable" due to a population rebound, officials said.
Published On: September 4, 2016 01:59 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
WASHINGTON, Sept 1, Melania Trump, the wife of US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, on Thursday sued two media outlets that alleged she was an escort in the 1990s.
Published On: September 4, 2016 12:02 PM NPT By: Agence France-Presse
NEW DELHI, Sept 4: The former women's minister of the Indian capital -- who was sacked over a "sex tape" -- has now been arrested following a claim by a woman shown in the tape that he raped her, an investigator said Sunday.