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Serie A: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's brace helps AC Milan beat Cagliari, move to top of table
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Serie A: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's brace helps AC Milan beat Cagliari, move to top of table

Ibrahimovic proved he has returned to his best after injury, with the club set to sign former Juventus and Bayern Munich forward Mario Mandzukic to help their title push.

ISL 2020-21: Manuel Marquez's Hyderabad FC aim to continue good form against struggling Odisha
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ISL 2020-21: Manuel Marquez's Hyderabad FC aim to continue good form against struggling Odisha

The last time these two sides met early in the season, Hyderabad got the better of an injury-marred Odisha, thanks to Aridane Santana's penalty.

'Age a state of mind': Chris Froome targets fifth Tour de France in new season with Israel Start Up Nation
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'Age a state of mind': Chris Froome targets fifth Tour de France in new season with Israel Start Up Nation

Froome has won four Tour de France races and switched from Ineos to ISN, backed by Israeli-Canadian billionaire Sylvan Adams, in his bid to join an elite clique led by Eddy Merckx who have won five.

FIFA report highlights drop in transfer fees in pandemic year, English clubs spend most
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FIFA report highlights drop in transfer fees in pandemic year, English clubs spend most

In its Global Transfer Market Report, world football's governing body said that the total amount spent on transfer fees of $5.63 billion was down by $1.7 billion on 2019, a fall of nearly a quarter to the lowest cumulative amount since 2016.

Australian Open 2021: Nick Kyrgios slams 'tool' Novak Djokovic as tensions run high in Melbourne
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Australian Open 2021: Nick Kyrgios slams 'tool' Novak Djokovic as tensions run high in Melbourne

Kyrgios joined a wave of criticism of the Serb for reportedly issuing a list of demands for quarantined players who have arrived in Melbourne and Adelaide on chartered flights.

MLS: Phil Neville appointed manager of Inter Miami hours after stepping down from role as England's women's coach
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MLS: Phil Neville appointed manager of Inter Miami hours after stepping down from role as England's women's coach

Earlier this month Miami parted ways with manager Diego Alonso following a disappointing MLS debut season in which they won only seven of 23 games.

Premier League: Leicester City need to begin planning for life without Jamie Vardy, says Brendan Rodgers
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Premier League: Leicester City need to begin planning for life without Jamie Vardy, says Brendan Rodgers

Vardy has been pivotal to the Foxes' impressive Premier League campaign thus far, scoring 13 times in 19 games.

Belarus stripped of role as 2021 Ice Hockey World Championships co-host due to 'political unrest, COVID-19'
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Belarus stripped of role as 2021 Ice Hockey World Championships co-host due to 'political unrest, COVID-19'

Belarus had been due to co-host the event with Latvia in May and June, but ice hockey's governing body, the IIHF, said the decision to move the world champs from Minsk was "unavoidable... due to safety and security issues that are beyond the IIHF's control".

ISL 2020-21: 10-man East Bengal hold Chennaiyin FC to goalless draw, maintain unbeaten run
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ISL 2020-21: 10-man East Bengal hold Chennaiyin FC to goalless draw, maintain unbeaten run

SCEB now have 12 points from as many games, while it was a setback for the two-time champions Marina Machans in their bid to climb into top-four with a second successive win as they remained at sixth with 15 points from 12 matches.

Premier League: Manchester United captain Harry Maguire hails team's progress in recent months
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Premier League: Manchester United captain Harry Maguire hails team's progress in recent months

United extended their unbeaten league run to 12 matches and their away record to 16 without defeat with a 0-0 draw at Liverpool on Sunday to remain top of the Premier League.

Premier League: Chelsea's priority is top four not title race, says manager Frank Lampard
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Premier League: Chelsea's priority is top four not title race, says manager Frank Lampard

However, the former England midfielder is hopeful the Blues fortunes can change for the better as quickly as they have deteriorated over the past month.

EFL Championship: Bournemouth announce signing of Jack Wilshere until end of season
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EFL Championship: Bournemouth announce signing of Jack Wilshere until end of season

The 29-year-old, who spent a season on loan at the Vitality Stadium in 2016/17, has been without a club since leaving West Ham in October.

Poland coach Jerzy Brzeczek steps down despite securing qualification for Euro 2020
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Poland coach Jerzy Brzeczek steps down despite securing qualification for Euro 2020

The 49-year-old Brzeczek extended his contract last November after helping Poland finish top of their qualifying group for the European Championship, which will be held this year after being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

I-League 2nd Division: Spanish club Sevilla FC finalise partnership with FC Bengaluru United
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I-League 2nd Division: Spanish club Sevilla FC finalise partnership with FC Bengaluru United

The objective of this agreement is to reinforce Sevilla FCs presence in the Indian market, keeping in line with the club’s global strategy as well as strengthen their presence in one of the fastest-growing markets in the world.

LaLiga: Atletico Madrid to appeal Kieran Trippier's 10-week ban in Court of Arbitration for Sport
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LaLiga: Atletico Madrid to appeal Kieran Trippier's 10-week ban in Court of Arbitration for Sport

Atletico will request Trippier's suspension is again put on hold while the appeal is being heard, raising the possibility of the defender again returning to action.

Premier League: Been wanting to add goals to my game, says Manchester City defender John Stones
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Premier League: Been wanting to add goals to my game, says Manchester City defender John Stones

Stones, who scored two of the four goals against Palace, has been outstanding in City's recent run of form.

'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal completes 800 consecutive weeks in ATP Top 10
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'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal completes 800 consecutive weeks in ATP Top 10

World number two Nadal broke Jimmy Connors' previous record of 789 straight weeks in the top 10 in November.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga vows Games will be proof of victory over virus
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga vows Games will be proof of victory over virus

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has vowed to get the pandemic under control and hold the already postponed Olympics this summer with ample coronavirus protection.

Premier League: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says qualifying for Champions League their first priority
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Premier League: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says qualifying for Champions League their first priority

Sunday's goalless draw at home to Premier League leaders Manchester United, together with wins for Leicester and Manchester City, left Liverpool fourth in the table.

Premier League: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says defender John Stones 'deserves the best'
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Premier League: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says defender John Stones 'deserves the best'

Stones's partnership with Portugal international Ruben Dias at the centre of defence has been pivotal to City's resurgence after a slow start to the season.