Premier League leader Manchester United drop points in the title race with a 1-1 draw at Swansea while Chelsea rout Aston Villa 8-0.
Chelsea scores five goals in a masterful second-half display to beat old rival Leeds 5-1 and reach the semifinals of the League Cup.
Fernando Torres scores his fifth goal in three matches to help Chelsea reach the Club World Cup final with a 3-1 victory over Monterrey.
Chelsea’s troubles deepen as Rafa Benitez’s side loses at West Ham in the Premier League while Manchester United and Tottenham both gain three points.
A change in managers fails to give Chelsea an immediate lift as Rafa Benitez’s side is held to a 0-0 draw by Manchester City.
Lazio, Napoli and reigning champion Atletico Madrid were among the 13 teams to qualify for the knockout stage of the Europa League.
John Terry’s return from a racism ban ended prematurely in pain Sunday as the Chelsea captain was carried off injured after scoring in a 1-1 draw with Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday.
Javier Hernandez scored the winner as Man United beat Chelsea 3-2, while Liverpool held Everton to a draw in the Merseyside derby.
FIFA has selected Burma for a football program aimed at improving the health of children across the country.
Known as the “Burmese Python,” Kachin mixed martial arts fighter Aung La N Sang is making a name for himself in the US cage-fighting world.
Barcelona drew 2-2 with Real Madrid to keep an eight-point lead over its arch-rival intact.
Bayern Munich lose, but Barcelona, Manchester United, Chelsea and Glasgow Celtic all seal victories in the EUFA Champions League.
Robin van Persie ends Manchester United’s five-year wait for a win at Liverpool while Arsenal maintains its unbeaten start with a draw at Manchester City.
Scotsman Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic in a 5-set thriller to win the US Open in New York, the first Brit to win a Glam Slam since 1936.
Robin van Persie makes up for an embarrassing penalty miss by grabbing a hat-trick with two late goals in Manchester United’s dramatic 3-2 win at Southampton.
Manchester City fights back from a second-half collapse against Southampton to open its title defense with a 3-2 victory against the Premier League newcomers.
As Olympic memories start to fade, Britain’s sporting focus moves from London to Manchester this weekend as a new Premier League season gets underway.
Athletes and visitors pour out of London allowing the city’s eight million residents to resume their normal lives with the 2012 Olympics hailed as an unqualified success.
Usain Bolt takes a momentary break from basking in his historic Olympic sprinting double to fiercely criticize former US athlete Carl Lewis.
Usain Bolt turned the speed back up a notch for a few strides to ensure he would win his 200m semifinal heat in 20.18 seconds.