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Dortmund overpower Bayern in Bundesliga’s top clash

Dortmund overpower Bayern in Bundesliga’s top clash

Berlin: Front-runners Borussia Dortmund twice came from behind to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 at the 11th round in Bundesliga. Bayern grabbed the lead twice on Saturday through Robert Lewandowski but Marco Reus’ brace and Paco Alcacer’s winner secured all three points on home soil to extend the lead atop the standings, reports Xinhua news agency. Both


Alaves rallies to 2-1 win vs Huesca

Vitoria (Spain): Alaves beat Huesca 2-1 in La Liga on Sunday, rallying back from a 0-1 deficit to extend newly-promoted Huesca’s winless drought to the 11th match. Huesca was the first to create a scoring chance when Spanish midfielder Moises Gomez Bordonado collected a loose ball in front of the area ten minutes into the first

Messi returns to Barcelona training after fracturing forearm

Barcelona: Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi on Wednesday returned to light training on the field and performed mobility exercises, 11 days after fracturing his right forearm during his side’s 4-2 La Liga win over Sevilla. Despite the Argentine forward’s absence, Barcelona beat Inter Milan 2-0 in the UEFA Champions League group stage and delivered a crushing blow

Kenya’s Wanjiru ready for New York Marathon after knee injury

Nairobi: Former London Marathon champion Daniel Wanjiru has dared his opponents to pick up the gauntlet and take him on in Sunday’s New York Marathon. Wanjiru, together with defending champion Geoffrey Kamworor and Festus Talam, left for New York on Tuesday night looking to take on Ethiopia’s former Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa and fellow countryman


Leicester City owner confirmed dead in chopper crash

London:English Premier League club Leicester City has confirmed that their Thai billionaire owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, along with other four people on board, were killed when his helicopter crashed outside a stadium. The club said on Sunday night that Srivaddhanaprabha, two members of his staff, the pilot and a passenger were killed when the aircraft crashed


Koepka keeps No. 1 in World Golf Ranking

Madrid: United States golfer Brooks Koepka kept hold of the top spot in the World Golf Ranking, released Monday, but Justin Rose of England managed to narrow the gap as he moved up to second place, knocking Dustin Johnson of the US down to third. Rose could have taken World No. 1 but failed to defend

Japan hockey coach hails India’s ‘attacking’ hockey

Muscat: A day after being hammered 0-9 by defending champions India in the ongoing Asian Champions Trophy, Asian Games gold medallists Japan hockey team coach Siegfried Aikman hailed India’s attacking style as a sight to see. “I enjoy watching India because they play to win and they were too strong for us in this match,” Aikman

Koepka grabs top spot in World Golf Ranking

Madrid:United States golfer Brooks Koepka claimed the No. 1 spot in the World Golf Ranking released Monday, becoming 2018’s fourth leader and the 23rd world No. 1 since the ranking began in 1986. Koepka, 28, climbed two spots after winning the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday, knocking his compatriot Dustin Johnson to world

Usain Bolt gets offer from Australian soccer club

Canberra: Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt has been offered a contract by Australia’s Central Coast Mariners soccer club, media reports said. This comes just over a week after a trial game where the 32-year-old Jamaican scored two goals as centre forward for the club in an Australian League pre-season game in Sydney, Xinhua news agency reported.

Ronaldo avoids talking about Real Madrid

Manchester: Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Monday refused to speak about his previous team, Real Madrid, saying he feels comfortable at Juventus, his new club. Ronaldo said farewell to Real Madrid during the summer transfer window after wearing its jersey for nine years, reports Efe news. “This is not really the right time to ask about