VICTOR AND VANQUISHED: Alexandr Dolgopolov, left, of Ukraine, shakes hands with Rafael Nadal, of Spain, after defeating him in their match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Monday in Indian Wells, Calif. Dolgopolov won 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5). (AP)
SAINT-GEORGES-SUR-BAULCHE, France: Dutch rider Moreno Hofland won a sprint finish for the 205km second stage of the Paris-Nice cycling race to Saint-Georges-sur-Baulche in Burgundy on Monday.
BARCELONA: Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid reclaim sole possession of the Spanish league on Sunday, scoring one goal and setting up another in a dominant 3-0 victory over 10-man Levante at the Sa
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Al-Shabab will look to keep up the winning habit after stunning two-time Asian champions Esteghlal in their AFC Champions League opener last month with a visit from fellow Gro
INDIAN WELLS: Novak Djokovic made it safely into the third round of the Indian Wells ATP Masters on Sunday, but said his straight-sets win over Victor Hanescu left room for improvement.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said his players’ performance in the Asia Cup had raised his hopes for the team in the upcoming World Twenty20.
Another year, another victory by a Filipino team in the 3rd annual McDonald’s-Lifestylez Jeddah 3-on-3 Basketball Championship.
INDIAN WELLS: Top seed Rafa Nadal survived a scare from Radek Stepanek before winning his BNP Paribas Open second round match in three tight sets at Indian Wells on Saturday.
MILAN: Juventus remained firmly on course for a third straight Serie A title after beating Fiorentina 1-0 on Sunday to provisionally extend its lead at the top of the standings to 14 points.
Suddenly, and with good reason, San Miguel Beer is now having second thoughts as far as Josh Boone is concerned.
SOPOT, Poland: Debutant Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took her outstanding outdoor form indoors by blasting to victory in the women’s 60m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships on Sunday.
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