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  • France's head coach Philippe Saint Andre (C) directs his players during a training session in Marcoussis, south of Paris, on February 26, 2015
    Saint-Andre blasts underperforming  … AFP News - 12 minutes ago

    France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has hit out at his players for not living up to their hype, following a fourth successive defeat to Wales. France's Six Nations hopes … More »Saint-Andre blasts underperforming  …

    France's head coach Philippe Saint Andre (C) directs his players during a training session in Marcoussis, south of Paris, on February 26, 2015

    France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has hit out at his players for not living up to their hype, following a fourth successive defeat to Wales. France's Six Nations hopes went up in smoke on Saturday as they were beaten in the competition for the second time, going down 20-13 at home to Wales. With Ireland still unbeaten, …

  • Austria's Marcel Hirscher competes in the first heat of the men's Giant Slalom of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup on March 1, 2015 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
    Hirscher edges towards titles with giant … AFP News - 14 minutes ago

    Austria's Marcel Hirscher edged closer to an unprecedented fourth straight overall world cup title after his fifth victory of the season in the giant slalom on Sunday. … More »Hirscher edges towards titles with giant …

    Austria's Marcel Hirscher competes in the first heat of the men's Giant Slalom of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup on March 1, 2015 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

    Austria's Marcel Hirscher edged closer to an unprecedented fourth straight overall world cup title after his fifth victory of the season in the giant slalom on Sunday. Germany's Felix Neureuther finished second at 3.28sec back on his home-town course. Austria's Benjamin Raich was third at 3.44secs behind on the same course …

  • Williams Martini Racing's Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas drives his car during the fourth and last segment of Formula One pre-season tests at the Circuit de Catalunya, in Montmelo on the outskirts of Barcelona on March 1, 2015
    Bottas fastest as McLaren woes cont … AFP News - 16 minutes ago

    Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas was fastest for Williams on the final day of pre-season testing in Barcelona as McLaren's reliability problems continued. Bottas bettered … More »Bottas fastest as McLaren woes cont …

    Williams Martini Racing's Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas drives his car during the fourth and last segment of Formula One pre-season tests at the Circuit de Catalunya, in Montmelo on the outskirts of Barcelona on March 1, 2015

    Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas was fastest for Williams on the final day of pre-season testing in Barcelona as McLaren's reliability problems continued. Bottas bettered teammate Felipe Massa's time from Saturday on the supersoft tyres, but was still someway off Mercedes' best on the slower soft tyres in Barcelona in 1min …

  • Djokovic of Serbia returns to Federer of Switzerland during their final match at the ATP Championships tennis tournament in Dubai
    Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says … Reuters - 18 minutes ago

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion … More »Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says …

    Djokovic of Serbia returns to Federer of Switzerland during their final match at the ATP Championships tennis tournament in Dubai

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing which remains one of his greatest joys, the 27-year old Serb told Reuters on Sunday. Cutting a relaxed figure following afternoon practice …

  • Formula One: Bottas fastest as McLaren … AFP News - 20 minutes ago

    Finish driver Valtteri Bottas was fastest for Williams on the final day of pre-season testing in Barcelona as McLaren's reliability problems continued. Bottas bettered … More »Formula One: Bottas fastest as McLaren …

    Finish driver Valtteri Bottas was fastest for Williams on the final day of pre-season testing in Barcelona as McLaren's reliability problems continued. Bottas bettered teammate Felipe Massa's time from Saturday on the supersoft tyres, but was still someway off Mercedes' best on the slower soft tyres in Barcelona in 1min …

  • Williams Formula One racing driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland drives the new Mercedes FW37 car during pre-season testing at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain
    Bottas wraps up testing with Williams … Reuters - 20 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin BARCELONA (Reuters) - Formula One wrapped up pre-season testing on Sunday with Valtteri Bottas top of the timesheets for Williams while champions Mercedes … More »Bottas wraps up testing with Williams …

    Williams Formula One racing driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland drives the new Mercedes FW37 car during pre-season testing at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain

    By Alan Baldwin BARCELONA (Reuters) - Formula One wrapped up pre-season testing on Sunday with Valtteri Bottas top of the timesheets for Williams while champions Mercedes looked forward with optimism to Australia. With the opening race in Melbourne now only two weeks away on March 15, teams carried out a mixture of quick …

  • Chelsea's captain John Terry celebrates with the trophy during the presentation after Chelsea won the League Cup final football match against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium in London on March 1, 2015
    Terry joy at 'massive' Wembley … AFP News - 23 minutes ago

    John Terry hailed Chelsea's League Cup final triumph against Tottenham as a massive moment in Jose Mourinho's second spell in charge. Terry put Chelsea on course for … More »Terry joy at 'massive' Wembley …

    Chelsea's captain John Terry celebrates with the trophy during the presentation after Chelsea won the League Cup final football match against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium in London on March 1, 2015

    John Terry hailed Chelsea's League Cup final triumph against Tottenham as a massive moment in Jose Mourinho's second spell in charge. Terry put Chelsea on course for a 2-0 victory when the Blues captain fired home on the stroke of half-time and Kyle Walker's second-half own goal ensured Mourinho would claim his first silverware …

  • Wolfsburg's Dutch striker Bas Dost celebrates during the Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs VfL Wolfsburg in Bremen, western Germany, on March 1, 2015
    Wolfsburg rout Bremen in eight-goal … AFP News - 27 minutes ago

    VfL Wolfsburg cemented second place in the Bundesliga on Sunday with a 5-3 thumping of Werder Bremen with Bas Dost taking his tally to 11 goals in six games. Wolves' … More »Wolfsburg rout Bremen in eight-goal …

    Wolfsburg's Dutch striker Bas Dost celebrates during the Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs VfL Wolfsburg in Bremen, western Germany, on March 1, 2015

    VfL Wolfsburg cemented second place in the Bundesliga on Sunday with a 5-3 thumping of Werder Bremen with Bas Dost taking his tally to 11 goals in six games. Wolves' Dutch striker Dost is on an incredible scoring run with nine goals in his last four league games and two in as many Europa League games. Bremen suffered …

  • Chelsea's defender John Terry (2-L) celebrates scoring the opening goal with striker Diego Costa (L) and defender Gary Cahill during the English League Cup Final football match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on March 1, 2015
    Clinical Chelsea earn Mourinho third … AFP News - 28 minutes ago

    John Terry set Chelsea up for a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Sunday's League Cup final as Jose Mourinho claimed the first trophy of his second stint as manager. … More »Clinical Chelsea earn Mourinho third …

    Chelsea's defender John Terry (2-L) celebrates scoring the opening goal with striker Diego Costa (L) and defender Gary Cahill during the English League Cup Final football match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on March 1, 2015

    John Terry set Chelsea up for a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Sunday's League Cup final as Jose Mourinho claimed the first trophy of his second stint as manager. Terry's deflected strike put Chelsea ahead on the stroke of half-time at Wembley and Mourinho's side sealed victory in the 56th minute when Spurs right-back …

  • Six Nations still up for grabs, Ireland … Reuters - 31 minutes ago

    By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - After a game billed as a potential championship decider, the Ireland and England coaches insisted that the Six Nations was still … More »Six Nations still up for grabs, Ireland …

    By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - After a game billed as a potential championship decider, the Ireland and England coaches insisted that the Six Nations was still very much up for grabs after Joe Schmidt's side prevailed on Sunday. Ireland took a major step towards retaining the title with a pulsating 19-9 victory …

  • Inter Milan's Argentinian forward Mauro Emanuel Icardi reacts during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus Vs Inter Milan on January 6, 2015 at Juventus Stadium in Turin
    Icardi not for sale - Inter Milan AFP News - 31 minutes ago

    Inter Milan on Sunday moved to fend off reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester United in Mauro Icardi, claiming the Argentinian striker has a "long-term future" … More »Icardi not for sale - Inter Milan

    Inter Milan's Argentinian forward Mauro Emanuel Icardi reacts during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus Vs Inter Milan on January 6, 2015 at Juventus Stadium in Turin

    Inter Milan on Sunday moved to fend off reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester United in Mauro Icardi, claiming the Argentinian striker has a "long-term future" at the club. Interest in Icardi has blossomed recently after the 21-year-old took his Serie A goals tally this season to 14 to sit top of the league scoring …

  • Celtic gave their title hopes a major boost as they thrashed nearest challengers Aberdeen 4-0 at Parkhead on Sunday to open up a six point gap at the top of the Scottish Premiership
    Celtic thrash Dons in top of the table … AFP News - 34 minutes ago

    Celtic gave their title hopes a major boost as they thrashed nearest challengers Aberdeen 4-0 at Parkhead on Sunday to open up a six point gap at the top of the Scottish … More »Celtic thrash Dons in top of the table …

    Celtic gave their title hopes a major boost as they thrashed nearest challengers Aberdeen 4-0 at Parkhead on Sunday to open up a six point gap at the top of the Scottish Premiership

    Celtic gave their title hopes a major boost as they thrashed nearest challengers Aberdeen 4-0 at Parkhead on Sunday to open up a six point gap at the top of the Scottish Premiership. Both sides entered the fixture in excellent form, but it was the Dons, unbeaten in 13 games, who started brighter as they took advantage …

  • Valencia's Argentinian forward Pablo Piatti (L) vies with Real Sociedad's defender Julen Etxabeguren during the Spanish league football match at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on March 1, 2015
    Valencia too good for Moyes's S … AFP News - 37 minutes ago

    Valencia moved level with La Liga champions Atletico Madrid in third with a comfortable 2-0 win over David Moyes's Real Sociedad on Sunday. More »Valencia too good for Moyes's S …

    Valencia's Argentinian forward Pablo Piatti (L) vies with Real Sociedad's defender Julen Etxabeguren during the Spanish league football match at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on March 1, 2015

    Valencia moved level with La Liga champions Atletico Madrid in third with a comfortable 2-0 win over David Moyes's Real Sociedad on Sunday.

  • Montpellier's French midfielder Bryan Dabo celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Montpellier and Nice on March 1, 2015 at the la Mosson Stadium in Montpellier
    Montpellier edge Nice to close on European … AFP News - 41 minutes ago

    Nice found the back of the net for the first time in five games but couldn't keep their lead in a 2-1 defeat against Montpellier on Sunday. Eric Bautheac's penalty after … More »Montpellier edge Nice to close on European …

    Montpellier's French midfielder Bryan Dabo celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Montpellier and Nice on March 1, 2015 at the la Mosson Stadium in Montpellier

    Nice found the back of the net for the first time in five games but couldn't keep their lead in a 2-1 defeat against Montpellier on Sunday. Eric Bautheac's penalty after 36 minutes put the visitors in front but Bryan Dabo fired a rapid equaliser just before the break. Lucas Barrios, who initiated the play with a deft …

  • God punishing me for Roma Scudetto claim, jokes Garcia
    God punishing me for Roma Scudetto claim, … GOAL.com - 43 minutes ago

    The French coach is realistic over his side's ambitions in Serie A this season but is convinced that the club will challenge for silverware in the years to come More »God punishing me for Roma Scudetto claim, …

    God punishing me for Roma Scudetto claim, jokes Garcia

    The French coach is realistic over his side's ambitions in Serie A this season but is convinced that the club will challenge for silverware in the years to come

  • NBA: Garnett treats T-Wolves fans to … AFP News - 46 minutes ago

    NBA veteran Kevin Garnett wants to pay fans back for the warm welcome he's received upon returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves, so he's giving away 1,000 tickets to … More »NBA: Garnett treats T-Wolves fans to …

    NBA veteran Kevin Garnett wants to pay fans back for the warm welcome he's received upon returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves, so he's giving away 1,000 tickets to Monday's game. Garnett bought the tickets to the home game against the Los Angeles Clippers, and the team said that the first 500 fans to claim them via …

  • Roma's coach Rudi Garcia is playing down his side's hopes for the Italian League title, but has his eyes on second place
    Garcia plays down scudetto, but not … AFP News - 49 minutes ago

    Roma coach Rudi Garcia has played down his side's title hopes but insists the Giallorossi can hand Juventus only their second defeat of the season on Monday to reinforce … More »Garcia plays down scudetto, but not …

    Roma's coach Rudi Garcia is playing down his side's hopes for the Italian League title, but has his eyes on second place

    Roma coach Rudi Garcia has played down his side's title hopes but insists the Giallorossi can hand Juventus only their second defeat of the season on Monday to reinforce their grip on second place. Roma started the season hoping to be challenging for a first scudetto since 2001 but a run of six draws in seven league games …

  • Motor racing-Bottas wraps up testing … Reuters - 49 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin BARCELONA, March 1 (Reuters) - Formula One wrapped up pre-season testing on Sunday with Valtteri Bottas top of the timesheets for Williams while champions … More »Motor racing-Bottas wraps up testing …

    By Alan Baldwin BARCELONA, March 1 (Reuters) - Formula One wrapped up pre-season testing on Sunday with Valtteri Bottas top of the timesheets for Williams while champions Mercedes looked forward with optimism to Australia. With the opening race in Melbourne now only two weeks away on March 15, teams carried out a mixture …

  • Lazio's Felipe Anderson, pictured here in January, scored a first-half wonder goal to help his side beat Sassuolo 3-0 on March 1, 2015
    Anderson inspires Lazio, Samp end winless … AFP News - 50 minutes ago

    Felipe Anderson hit a first-half wonder strike and set up Miroslav Klose for Lazio's second in a 3-0 win over Sassuolo as the Biancocelesti closed to within two points … More »Anderson inspires Lazio, Samp end winless …

    Lazio's Felipe Anderson, pictured here in January, scored a first-half wonder goal to help his side beat Sassuolo 3-0 on March 1, 2015

    Felipe Anderson hit a first-half wonder strike and set up Miroslav Klose for Lazio's second in a 3-0 win over Sassuolo as the Biancocelesti closed to within two points of third-placed Napoli in Italy's Serie A on Sunday. Elsewhere, Luis Muriel and Stefano Okaka hit second-half goals as Sampdoria ended a five-game winless …

  • Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart (L) dives unsuccessfully to stop Philippe Coutinho's shot as Liverpool win 2-1 at Anfield on March 1, 2015
    Coutinho stunner clips Man City's … AFP News - 54 minutes ago

    Philippe Coutinho scored a sensational winning goal as Liverpool beat Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday to close on the Premier League top four and dent their opponents' … More »Coutinho stunner clips Man City's …

    Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart (L) dives unsuccessfully to stop Philippe Coutinho's shot as Liverpool win 2-1 at Anfield on March 1, 2015

    Philippe Coutinho scored a sensational winning goal as Liverpool beat Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday to close on the Premier League top four and dent their opponents' title defence. The Brazilian produced a tremendous finish from 25 yards at Anfield to settle a game of immense quality after City striker Edin Dzeko had cancelled …