CLEVELAND: Johnny Manziel spent his first NFL start being chased and taunted by Cincinnati defenders as the Bengals rudely welcomed the rookie quarterback to the league with a 30-0 demolition of the C
TORONTO: James Reimer helped the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 shootout win over Los Angeles on Sunday, shutting out the Kings in the tiebreaker.
DUBAI: Dubai Holding, the investment holding company, has announced that three-time Olympic Champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia will take part in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Jan.
SYDNEY: The sleek new 100-foot supermaxi Comanche may be the most anticipated yacht of this year’s Sydney to Hobart race, but accomplished American skipper Ken Read says it will be far from an ideal f
BRISBANE: Twenty-five year-old Steven Smith takes over as captain of Australia against India at the Gabba on Wednesday with a promise to pursue an aggressive style of cricket.
MADRID: Atletico Madrid squandered a chance to draw level on points with second-placed Barcelona when the champions slipped to a surprise 1-0 reverse at home to Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday.
PARIS: Celtic face a tricky Europa League last-32 tie after being drawn Monday against Italy’s Inter Milan as Liverpool take on gritty Turkish side Besiktas.
PARIS: Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea were drawn on Monday against Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City tackle Barcelona in two blockbuster Champions League last 16 ties.
RABAT: Real Madrid’s Club World Cup semifinal against Cruz Azul on Tuesday has been moved from Rabat because of the poor state of the pitch at the Prince Moulay Abdellah, FIFA said on Sunday.
LONDON: The current doping crisis engulfing track and field is as damaging to the sport as the scandals involving Ben Johnson and Marion Jones, IAAF vice president Sebastian Coe said Sunday.
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