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  • Lacklustre Bayern win to close in on title

    Lacklustre Bayern win to close in on title

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
    Lacklustre Bayern win to close in on title

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Bayern Munich scraped past Hertha Berlin 1-0 on Saturday thanks to a late goal from Bastian Schweinsteiger and the Bundesliga title will belong to the Bavarians if VfL Wolfsburg fail to win on Sunday. Pep Guardiola's league leaders are 15 points clear with four matches left and will celebrate their third successive domestic crown if second-placed Wolfsburg cannot manage a victory at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday. "We may not be champions mathematically but in theory we …

  • Coach hails first-half show as Barca win

    Coach hails first-half show as Barca win

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
    Coach hails first-half show as Barca win

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hailed the first half display in their 2-0 derby victory over Espanyol in La Liga on Saturday as the best of the season. "The team continues to grow and it was the best first half considering all aspects of our play so far,” Luis Enrique, in his first season at the helm, told a news conference. “We had a lot of possession in the opposition half and pressed a lot.” Barcelona continued to control the game despite having to play …

  • Six hurt as car careers into crowd in Argentina

    Six hurt as car careers into crowd in Argentina

    AFP News - 6 minutes ago
    Six hurt as car careers into crowd in Argentina

    Six spectators were hurt after a car driven by New Zealand's Hayden Paddon careered off the track and ploughed into a crowd watching the Rally of Argentina on Saturday. …

  • Pearson warns rejuvenated Leicester against complacency

    Pearson warns rejuvenated Leicester against complacency

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
    Pearson warns rejuvenated Leicester against complacency

    Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson warned his players that they still have "a lot of hard work to do" despite securing a record fourth straight Premier League win to climb out of the relegation zone on Saturday. Pearson's men battled to a crucial 1-0 victory at bottom club Burnley after the hosts hit the post with a second-half penalty and Leicester scored from a counter attack from the resulting rebound. Jamie Vardy's 60th-minute tap-in handed Leicester a fourth consecutive top-flight …

  • Tearful Tony McCoy denied victories in final races of career

    Tearful Tony McCoy denied victories in final races of career

    Associated Press - 9 minutes ago
    Tearful Tony McCoy denied victories in final races of career

    ESHER, England (AP) — Surrounded by an 18,000-capacity crowd at Sandown Park racecourse, Tony McCoy pulled down his goggles to mask the tears. …