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Sevilla beat Real Madrid to end their 40-game unbeaten run

Sevilla ended Real Madrid’s 40-game unbeaten run on Sunday in Spain’s top division with a 2-1 victory.

Barcelona president reassures supporters over Messi's future

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu reassured supporters on Saturday that the club would renew Leo Messi’s contract.

Record champion Peterhansel clinches Dakar rally win

Record winner Stephane Peterhansel secured his 13th Dakar Rally victory when he held off fellow Peugeot driver Sebastian Loeb in the final stage in Argentina on Saturday.

Croatia's Kostelic says goodbye to World Cup races in Wengen

Swiss Niels Hintermann on Friday won a World Cup Wengen men's super combined, while the best Croatian Alpine skier, Ivica Kostelic, finished 22nd and announced that he would say a goodbye to...

Benzema strike helps Madrid set unbeaten record in cup thriller

Karim Benzema's stoppage time strike helped Real Madrid set a new Spanish record of 40 games unbeaten on Thursday, in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Sevilla that saw Los Blancos reach the Copa del Rey...

Real still lead the way in UEFA financial report; big English growth

Real Madrid maintained first place in the latest Club Licensing Benchmark report by the ruling body UEFA published on Thursday, boasting revenue of 578 million euros (609 million dollars).

Report: UEFA suspends Partizan Belgrade over debts

European football's governing body UEFA has banned Serbia's multiple champions Partizan Belgrade from European competition over unpaid debts, the B92 news portal reported Wednesday.

Euro 2016 tournament in France generated $1.29 bn, study says

The Euro 2016 football tournament hosted by France over the summer had an economic impact of 1.22 billion euros (1.29 billion dollars), a study released Tuesday said.

World Cup finals expanded to 48 teams from 2026

The World Cup finals will be expanded to 48 teams from the 2026 edition, football governing body FIFA confirmed at a council meeting in Zurich on Tuesday.

Rooney equals record as Manchester United cruise into round four

Wayne Rooney equalled Manchester United's all-time goalscoring record as his side cruised into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 4-0 win over Reading on Saturday.

Real Madrid equal record unbeaten run with easy win over Granada

Barcelona (dpa) - Real Madrid made it a record-equalling 39 games unbeaten with a 5-0 Spanish league win over Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

Sixth stage of Dakar Rally cancelled after heavy rains in Bolivia

The sixth stage of the Dakar Rally from Oruro to La Paz was cancelled late Friday after heavy rainfall in western Bolivia.

Moelgg prevails in Zagreb slalom after rivals falter

Italian Manfred Moellg kept his nerve to win the men's Alpine skiing World Cup slalom in Zagreb on Thursday after an array of challengers slipped up.

Veronika Velez Zuzulova wins Snow Queen World Cup slalom

Veronika Velez Zuzulova of Slovakia won the Snow Queen World Cup slalom race on Mt Sljeme overlooking Zagreb on Tuesday.

Federer marks triumphant tennis return as Swiss sweep Britain

Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic combined for a Swiss 2-0 Hopman Cup sweep of Britain on Monday as the 17-time grand slam champion returned to tennis after a six-month injury absence.