Barcelona icon Xavi Hernandez was on Monday presented as the ailing club’s new coach, signing a contract until 2024 in the Nou Camp stadium filled with thousands of fans.
Mercedes stunned rivals Red Bull to claim the front row on the grid for the Mexican Formula One Grand Prix from Valtteri Bottas and world champion Lewis Hamilton on Saturday.
The Chinese Grand Prix will remain on the Formula One calendar until 2025 following the announcement of a new deal.
Alexander Zverev was given a thorough examination of his Paris Masters credentials by Grigor Dimitrov, but the fourth seed progressed nonetheless to reach the last eight.
First-half goals from Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane earned Liverpool a 2-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Wednesday and a place in the Champions League last 16 and Ajax struck late to win 3-1 in Dortmund to join them.
This year’s World Series once seemed destined to be a titanic clash, one that would have been woven with narratives of revenge and vindication in an emotionally-charged rematch.
Andy Murray spurned a remarkable seven match points as he crashed out in the first round of the Paris Masters to German Dominik Koepfer.
Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer is hopeful of getting key players Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton back soon after the NBA champions slumped to their third successive defeat.