Cristiano Ronaldo first player to finish as top scorer in Serie A, Premier League, La Liga
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo finished the 2020-21 campaign as Serie A's top scorer to become the only player to achieve the feat in the Premier League, La Liga and Italy's top flight, according to ESPN. The 36-year-old scored 29 goals as the Bianconeri ...
Croatian forward Mandzukic announces departure from Milan
Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic announced Monday that he is leaving AC Milan after failing to meet expectations during a six-month spell at the Serie A club, according to Anadolu Agency. "It was a pleasure to play for AC Milan. I am thankful to the club management ...
Lille win French Ligue 1 title
Lille won the French Ligue 1 title Sunday for the fourth time, beating Angers SCO 2-1 in an away game, according to Anadolu Agency. Lille got an early goal when striker Jonathan David scored ...
Azerbaijani wrestler becomes European champion
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Zaur Aliyev has won a gold medal at the U23 European Championships in Skopje, North Macedonia. He secured the medal after beating Turkish Adem Burak Uzun in the 55kg final ...
Atletico Madrid clinch Spanish La Liga title
Atletico Madrid clinched the Spanish La Liga title with a 2-1 away victory against Real Valladolid on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. Atletico Madrid was crowned champion of Spain’s top-division football league for the 11th time ...
Azerbaijan’s Zaretska crowned European champion
Azerbaijani karate fighter Irina Zaretska has won the 2021 56th EKF European Senior Championships in Porec, Croatia. She secured the gold medal after defeating Vicky Panetsidou of Greece in the women’s 68kg final ...
Juventus beat Atalanta 2-1 to win Italian Cup final
Gianluigi Buffon lifted the last trophy of his glittering Juventus career after his team beat Atalanta 2-1 in the Italian Cup on Wednesday to put some shine on a disappointing season, according to AP ...
IOC’s Bach to arrive in Japan 11 days before games opening ceremony
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will arrive in Japan for the Tokyo Games on July 12, 11 days before the opening ceremony, according to Kyodo news. Bach had planned to visit the country ...
IOC says ready to send medical staff to Tokyo Olympics
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said Wednesday his organization is prepared to send medical staff to the Tokyo Olympics as part of efforts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, according to Kyodo news ...
Besiktas capture Turkish Cup in 2-0 win over Antalyaspor
Besiktas shutout Fraport TAV Antalyaspor 2-0 in the Ziraat Turkish Cup final on Tuesday to complete a domestic double in the 2020-2021 season, according to Anadolu Agency ...
Downscaled Olympic torch relay held in Hiroshima amid COVID surge
The Tokyo Olympic torch relay began its segment in Hiroshima on Monday, but the event was downscaled with torchbearers passing on the flame at a park without spectators in the prefecture, which is under an emergency over surging coronavirus infections ...
Championship knot in La Liga to be solved in final fixture
Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid are battling for the 2021 Spanish La Liga title as the victorious club will be revealed in the final fixture on Sunday, May 23, according to Anadolu Agency ...
Azerbaijani judokas to vie for world medals in Hungary
Azerbaijani judokas will contest medals at the World Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary from June 6-13. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 13 judokas ...
Robert Lewandowski levels Gerd Müller's 40-goal single-season record
Robert Lewandowski netted his 40th Bundesliga goal of the campaign on Saturday to equal fellow Bayern Munich legend Gerd Müller's single-season record from 1971/72, according to the official Bundesliga website ...
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers to contest medals at U23 European Championships
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers will compete in the U23 European Championships to be held in Skopje, North Macedonia from May 17-23. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on eight wrestlers ...
Leicester City win FA Cup for 1st time
Leicester City won the FA Cup on Saturday for the first time in club history, according to Anadolu Agency. The Foxes added the 2021 FA Cup to their trophy cabinet with a 1-0 victory against Chelsea in the final at Wembley Stadium, London ...
Besiktas win 2021 Turkish Super Lig title
Besiktas have become the 2021 Turkish Super Lig champions on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. Black Eagles beat Goztepe 2-1 in the away match to be crowned as the 2020/2021 season winners ...
Petition against Tokyo Olympics with 350,000 signatures submitted to organisers
A petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics which garnered 350,000 signatures in nine days was submitted to organisers on Friday, reflecting growing public opposition to the event as a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections sweeps Japan, according to ...
Manchester City win Premier League title with 3 games remaining
Manchester City on Tuesday was crowned 2020-21 English Premier League champions with three games remaining, according to Anadolu Agency. Leicester City defeated second-place Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford Stadium to seal City's seventh top-flight title ...