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Inter and Atalanta share spoils in San Siro thriller

Sept 25 (Reuters) – Inter Milan maintained their unbeaten record in Serie A with an entertaining 2-2 draw against Atalanta on Saturday that featured late drama as the champions missed a penalty and the visitors had a match-winning goal ruled out. A sublime Lautaro Martinez volley put Inter in front......

Haaland strikes twice in Dortmund’s 4-2 win over Union Berlin

Haaland has scored 68 goals in 67 matches for Dortmund Union briefly cut deficit to one goal from 3-0 down Dortmund move within a point of leaders Bayern DORTMUND, Germany, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland scored twice, including a spectacular lob, to guide his side to a......

Villa end Everton’s unbeaten start with 3-0 win

BIRMINGHAM, England, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Aston Villa ended Everton’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season with three unanswered goals in nine second-half minutes at Villa Park on Saturday. The game had been drifting towards a goalless draw until the 66th minute, when Matty Cash fired Villa ahead with......

Ruthless India demolish England to go 2-1 up in series

LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Spinner Ravindra Jadeja combined with his seam bowling team mates to bowl India to an emphatic 157-run victory over England in the fourth test on Monday and put the touring side 2-1 up in the series. Chasing a record victory target of 368, England started......

Scotland beat Moldova 1-0 on a night of squandered chances

GLASGOW, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Lyndon Dykes scored early but Scotland squandered their chances in a 1-0 win against lowly Moldova in a World Cup Group F qualifier at Hampden Park on Saturday. Dykes made the breakthrough with a tap-in at the back post in the 14th minute after Nathan......

Rohit hits century as India take control of Oval test

Cricket – Fourth Test – England v India – The Oval, London, Britain – September 4, 2021 India’s Rohit Sharma in action Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge Sept 4 (Reuters) – A dominant India took control of the fourth test against England at The Oval on Saturday, extending their lead......

Patient Pope puts England ahead against India

LONDON, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Ollie Pope’s diligent unbeaten 74 helped England eclipse India’s first-innings total of 191 on day two of the fourth test at the Oval on Friday. The hosts looked in dire straits at 62-5 but Pope added 89 runs with Jonny Bairstow and 71 with Moeen......

Italy equal European unbeaten record in draw with Bulgaria

FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Italy made it 35 games unbeaten to equal the European record run set by Spain but were ultimately disappointed as they were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw by Bulgaria in their World Cup Group C qualifier on Thursday. In their first match since......

Spurs go top of Premier League after Son sinks Watford

LONDON, England, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur maintained their 100% start to the Premier League season with a 1-0 win over Watford on Sunday thanks to a somewhat fortuitousfirst-half goal from Son Heung-min. Son fired a swerving free kick into the box from the left-hand side that deceived Watford......

Atletico win 2-0 to extend lead at top of Brazil’s Serie A

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Jefferson Savarino got both goals as Atletico Mineiro extended their lead at the top of Brazil’s Serie A to five points on Saturday with a 2-0 win over second-placed Palmeiras. Palmeiras had Patrick de Paula sent off in 36 minutes and nine minutes......

Root’s unbeaten hundred fuels robust England reply against India

LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – England captain Joe Root smashed his second hundred of the series to steer his team to 314-5 at tea on day three of the second test against India on Saturday at Lord’s. Root became the second English batsman after Alastair Cook to score 9000 test......

Volleyball-Brazil set up tasty quarter-final clash with hosts Japan

TOKYO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Defending Olympic champions Brazil edged France in a marathon five-set battle on Sunday in the men’s volleyball preliminary round and they will next face hosts Japan, who stormed into the quarter-finals with a comeback win over Iran. World number one Brazil, who also needed five......

Italy crowned European champions after shootout win over England

Italy win shootout 3-2 after 1-1 draw Shaw scores early for England, Bonucci levels England miss three shootout penalties in first Euro final Italy take European title for second time LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – Italy claimed the European Championship for the first time since 1968 as penalties came back......

‘Finally’: England’s media hail Southgate’s ‘history-making’ team

July 8 (Reuters) – England ended a 55-year wait to reach a major final after they overcame Denmark at Euro 2020 and the result dominated the front and back pages of the country’s newspapers on Thursday with most going on a similar theme to Daily Mirror’s splash: “Finally”. England beat......

Italy reach final to continue storming comeback from World Cup failure

Italy beat Spain 4-2 on penalties to reach final after 1-1 draw Chiesa gave Italy second-half lead but Morata levelled Morata, Olmo miss penalties for Spain, Jorginho converts decisive kick LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) – Italy reached the Euro 2020 final after edging Spain 4-2 on penalties following a compelling......

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