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I'm no Neymar, insists Barca new boy Dembele

Aug 29, 2017 - 11:31 AM

The second most expensive player 20 year old French wonderkid Ousmane Dembele says he still has a lot to learn specially from Barcelona s Lionel Messi

AFC Asian Cup: Azkals take on Yemen minus key players

Aug 28, 2017 - 8:32 PM

Get to know who will represent the Philippines in the AFC Cup set Sept 5 in Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City

Neymar offers to pay $2.5 million fine to Brazil tax authorities

Aug 12, 2017 - 3:13 PM

Neymar wants to leave the fight with Brazilian authorities behind him as he prepares for a new life with PSG

ALLEZ PARIS. After saying goodbye to teammates, all that's left for Neymar to do is finalize his deal with Paris Saint-Germain. File photo by Evaristo Sa/AFP

Real Madrid ready to face United without Ronaldo in Super Cup

Aug 07, 2017 - 11:39 AM

Coach Zinedine Zidane says He needed to rest

NO RONALDO. Amid distractions, Cristiano Ronaldo only returned to training with Manchester United this past weekend weekend. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

Neymar pledges 'lots of trophies' to PSG fans

Aug 06, 2017 - 1:38 PM

Neymar says he is happy and delighted to be in Paris to face a new challenge

A NEW HOME. Neymar is presented to fans at the club's Parc des Princes stadium ahead of a 2-0 victory over Amiens in their opening Ligue 1 match of the new campaign. Photo by Jacques Demarthon/AFP

Neymar debut delayed as PSG makes quick million on record investment

Aug 05, 2017 - 1:59 PM

PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi expects Neymar s record transfer fee will look like a bargain in two years

Pele wishes Neymar 'good luck' on PSG move

Aug 04, 2017 - 10:49 AM

Football legend Pele tweets a message for Neymar after completing his transfer to PSG

Ronaldo denies tax fraud at court hearing

Aug 01, 2017 - 10:21 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo the highest paid sportsman is accused of evading 17 3 million in tax

Pique lifts Barcelona as El Clasico lives up to hype

Jul 30, 2017 - 1:06 PM

The pre season match won t affect the overall record between the two rivals but that didn t stop over 66 000 fans fans from showing up in Miami

Barcelona reaches deal to sign Portugal's Semedo

Jul 14, 2017 - 11:12 AM

Nelson Semedo is the second most expensive defender in Barcelona history

BARCELONA DEFENDER. Spanish press reports say Barcelona agrees to pay Nelson Semedo's transfer fee of 30 million euros. Photo by Alexander Nemenov/AFP

Chelsea axes Costa after China salary link

Jan 14, 2017 - 12:53 PM

The bombshell news comes after Costa was reportedly linked with a lucrative salary offer from a Chinese club worth a mind boggling £30million 34m euros 36 5m a year

AXED. This file photo taken on December 11, 2016 shows Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa during a match between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge in London. Costa has been dropped by Chelsea after salary links to China. Justin TALLIS / AFP

Former NFL star Sharper charged with rape

Feb 15, 2014 - 7:46 PM

Former National Football League star Darren Sharper was charged Friday with drugging and raping two women he met in a California nightclub accusations similar to those he faces in three other US states

IN COURT. Former American football player Darren Sharper appears in a Los Angeles court. Photo by Liz O. Baylen/EPA