Barca hit PSG for six in historic late fightback

Barcelona: Sergi Roberto scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time as Barcelona capped a sensational Champions League fightback to thrash Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 and reach the quarter-finals on Wednesday. "I threw myself at it with everything," Roberto told BeIN Sports Spain as his outstretched leg turned home Neymar´s cross. Despite Luis

Sharapova sets up Bouchard grudge match

MADRID: Maria Sharapova set up a mouth-watering second-round clash with Eugenie Bouchard at the Madrid Open on Monday after battling back from a set down to beat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 on Sunday. Bouchard called the Russian "a cheater" last week and suggested she should have been banned for life

Messi suspended for four Argentina games – FIFA

Football: Football star Lionel Messi has been suspended for four Argentina games, FIFA, the international governing body of football, said on Tuesday. “The FIFA Disciplinary Committee – in application of articles 77 a) and 108 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code (FDC) – has reached a decision in relation to the case

Rain washes out match after Taskin, Mendis feats

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka: Heavy rain washed out the second one-day international of a three-match series between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Dambulla on Tuesday. Bangladesh could not start their innings due to rain after bowling out Sri Lanka for 311 runs in 49.5 overs, thanks to a hat-trick of fast bowler

English cricket moves closer to setting up IPL rival

LONDON: A new city-based Twenty20 tournament for English cricket intended to rival the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Australia’s Big Bash moved a step closer on Monday following a key presentation by the sport’s governing body. In a break with 130 years of tradition, none of England’s existing 18 counties are