José Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo were both sent off as Real Madrid lost a dramatic, bad-tempered Copa del Rey final to Atlético Madrid – the first time they had been beaten by their city rivals in 26 games, and in their own stadium too. MORE..
David Beckham, one of the most iconic football stars of his generation, has announced his retirement. MORE..
In a sensational development, Indian paceman S. Sreesanth and two of his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were arrested by the Delhi police on the charges of spot fixing in the ongoing Indian Premier League. MORE..
Branislav Ivanovic scored a dramatic late winner as Chelsea saw off Benfica to win the Europa League and claim their second continental title in two seasons in Amsterdam. MORE..
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has been sacked. The club’s defeat to Wigan in the FA Cup final proved the last straw for the City owners, who said in a statement that the Italian had failed to achieve any of the team’s targets for the season. MORE..
Barcelona celebrated wrapping up the La Liga title in style by picking up a 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. MORE..
Nadeeka Lakmali of Sri Lanka has gained first place in the Javelin Throw event in Stage 3 of the Asian Athletics Grand Prix and thus maintaining position in all three stages. MORE..
Wigan won the FA Cup for the first time in its 81-year history, beating big-spending Manchester City 1-0 on Saturday night in one of the biggest final upsets the tournament has seen. MORE..
Manchester United have confirmed David Moyes has been appointed as their new manager on a six-year contract. The 50-year-old will join officially on 1 July after completing the season with Everton. MORE..
Mushfiqur Rahim has resigned as Bangladesh captain following his side’s one-day international series defeat to Zimbabwe. MORE..
Nadeeka Lakmali has won the first place in the Javelin Throw event at the Asian Grand Prix stage 2 held in Thailand.
The most successful manager in English football history will bow out after the West Bromwich Albion game on 19 May and join the football club board. MORE..
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Sir Alex Ferguson lifts Manchester United’s 20th league title and his 13th in the Premier League at Old Trafford on what was his final home game as Manager of the club having announced his retirement earlier. United won the game against Swansea 2-1 with Rio Ferdinand scoring late on from a corner. The Manager addressed the crowd following the game and delivered an emotional farewell. (ManUtd)
Champions: West Indies celebrate with the trophy after winning the ICC World T20 cricket final match against Sri Lanka at R. Premadasa Stadium Photo: GETTY IMAGES
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Cape Town will host two Test matches in the South African summer, CSA announced on Friday. The 2011-12 season sees South Africa play host to Australia and Sri Lanka. MORE..
Cricket Ireland (CI) has said that it may legally challenge the International Cricket Council’s (ICC’s) decision to bar them and other minnow Test-playing nations from the 2015 World Cup that is to be played in Australia and New Zealand. MORE..
Zimbabwe will host a test match against Pakistan in August, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Monday. MORE..
Sachin Tendulkar will be honoured by Cricket South Africa (CSA) during India’s tour to the country that gets under way next month.More...