Ballon d’Or 2017: Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win fifth award

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo won a record-equalling fifth Ballon d’Or award for the year’s best.

Lionel Messi receives 4th Golden Shoe as Europe’s top scorer

Lionel Messi insisted he was getting better with age after receiving the European Golden Shoe.

Andrea Pirlo formally announces retirement from football

Andrea Pirlo has formally announced his retirement from professional football after a trophy-laden 22-year career..

ARSENE WENGER SET TO SWOOP ON ZIMBABWEAN 17-YEAR-OLD

Zimbabwean teenager Tristan Nydam is linked with a move to Arsenal in the English Premier.

Carlos Takam: I Don’t Know Why Ref Stopped It, I Want Joshua Rematch!

Anthony Joshua has been taken to the 10th round before he stopped the durable Carlos.

Andres Iniesta first to receive lifetime contract from Barca

Barcelona tied down captain Andres Iniesta for the rest of his career as the club.

The world’s highest-paid footballer has been told he must try harder

Shanghai Shenhua made Carlos Tevez the best-paid footballer in the world when it signed the.

Sloane Stephens: Shut the front door, I’m a #USOpen champion!

NEW YORK – Worries didn’t end for Sloane Stephens after winning her first Grand Slam.

Saudi Arabia ‘ready for the future’ after qualifying for the World Cup

RIYADH – Jubilant soccer fans celebrated after Saudi Arabia qualified for next year’s World Cup, with many.

Wayne Rooney could face losing half of his £80m fortune – because of a £4 brake light bulb

Shamed Wayne Rooney could end up parting with half of his £80million fortune – because.