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September 29, 2018 2:22 PM Australia's Tomic to face top seed Fognini in Chengdu final

(Reuters) - Australian Bernard Tomic reached his first ATP World Tour final in more than two years on Saturday, beating Portugal’s Joao Sousa 6-4 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Chengdu Open in China. The 25-year-old will face top seed Fabio Fognini in Sunday’s final, after the Italian beat American Taylor Fritz 6-7(5) 6-0 6-3 in the other semi-final 76

September 27, 2018 10:29 AM UEFA confirms VAR in Champions League from 2019-20 season

UEFA has confirmed that video assistant referees (VAR) will be used in the Champions League from next season. VAR will also be brought into the Europa League, though a year later from 2020-21, as well as the 2019 UEFA Super Cup, Euro 2020 and the UEFA Nations League finals in 2021. European football's governing body had resisted implementation of the VAR system 71

September 26, 2018 9:23 AM Europe to wear yellow tribute ribbons for Barquin Arozamena

PARIS (Reuters) - Europe’s traditional Ryder Cup colors will carry a hue of sadness this week as the players don yellow ribbons in tribute to Spanish amateur golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was stabbed to death on a course in the United States last week. Ryder Cup officials approached Barquin Arozamena’s family to discuss a tribute and were told her favorite 69

September 15, 2018 12:17 PM Cristiano Ronaldo will score first Juventus goal vs. Sassuolo

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri believes Cristiano Ronaldo will score his first Serie A goal against Sassuolo on Sunday. Ronaldo has yet to score since his €100 million move from Real Madrid in July, yet Juve have won their first three matches and are top of the table as the league resumes play following the international break. His only contribution 91

September 11, 2018 11:39 AM Europe must face its policy failures to stop rise of far right: Tsipras

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday Europe could face an existential crisis over nationalism unless it owned up to its failure to handle a fiscal crisis and deal with an influx of migrants effectively. The economic austerity pursued by European governments had fostered fear, racism and the emergence of the far right 70

September 10, 2018 1:07 PM Gabriel Barbosa: I have unfinished business at Inter Milan

Gabriel Barbosa has said he has unfinished business in Italian football as he focuses on getting back to his best in Brazil. Barbosa, nicknamed "Gabigol," joined Inter Milan in 2016 with high expectations following his €29.5 million move, having scored 56 goals in 153 games for Santos and been a part of Brazil's gold medal Olympic team, but he went on to score 72

September 10, 2018 8:09 AM Italy's Mario Balotelli set to lose spot; coach Roberto Mancini defends 'bad game'

Italy coach Roberto Mancini defended Mario Balotelli from criticism of his performance against Poland on Friday, but he hopes a changed side will deliver their first UEFA Nations League win against Portugal on Monday night. Balotelli was singled out for the most criticism as Italy were held to a 1-1 draw by Poland in Bologna, but Mancini -- who is set to replace 84

September 6, 2018 11:14 AM Pepe nets equaliser for Portugal against Croatia in 100th appearance

Portugal defender Pepe celebrated his 100th cap by heading in the equaliser to give his side a 1-1 draw against World Cup runners-up Croatia in a friendly on Thursday. Croatia took the lead in the 18th minute when forward Ivan Perisic, one of five members of their starting lineup who played in the World Cup final against France, fired home a loose ball after 42

September 3, 2018 9:58 AM How Nigerians fared in Europe this weekend

KweséESPN reviews the weekend performances of Nigerian players across the top European leagues. In the Premier League, Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi maintained his good start to the season in an eventual 2-1 home loss to Liverpool. The midfielder had a 83.6 percent pass accuracy, and won three aerial duels. Compatriot Kelechi Iheanacho played a decisive 53

August 31, 2018 8:57 AM Cristiano Ronaldo not winning UEFA Player of the Year 'ridiculous, a disgrace'

Cristiano Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes, has said it is "ridiculous" that his client did not win UEFA's Player of the Year award. Ronaldo, now of Juventus, was nominated after helping Real Madrid win their third successive Champions League title, but he and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah lost out to Luka Modric. "Football is played within the four lines of the pitch 83