The Premier League will bid farewell to a host of high-profile characters when the 2012-13 season concludes on Sunday, with legendary Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson and Liverpool stalwart Jamie Carragher among the figures taking their leave of the sport.
Jewellery worth more than $1 million due to be loaned to stars treading the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival was stolen in a pre-dawn heist on Friday but the coveted Palme d’Or trophy was safe, officials said.
India faces at least “a one-in-three” chance of losing its prized sovereign grade rating, global ratings agency Standard and Poor's has warned, amid new threats to economic growth and reforms.
Just a week after Sir Alex Ferguson announced his decision to retire, the most famous of "Fergie’s Fledglings", David Beckham, revealed that he was to hang up his boots at the end of the 2012-13 season, aged 38.
A 93rd-minute header from Branislav Ivanovic gave Chelsea a stunning 2-1 victory over Benfica in the Europa League final on Wednesday as the London club claimed the trophy for the first time in heart-
US researchers have reported a breakthrough in stem cell research, describing how they have turned human skin cells into embyronic stem cells for the first time.
Top seed Novak Djokovic played without ankle pain on Thursday in a routine 6-1, 6-4 defeat of Alexandr Dolgopolov for a quarter-final place at the Rome Masters, and then spared a thought for the injury plight of rival Andy Murray.
Djokovic dispatched Dolgopolov in an hour, with five aces and 13 winners in a contest which began 45 minutes late due to morning rain.
Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes said on Tuesday that the German champions were completely focussed on their Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund on May 25 and defeat was unthinkable.
Roberto Martinez was in a state of shock after Wigan became the first team to win the FA Cup yet be relegated from English football’s top-flight in the same season following a 4-1 Premier League loss
Roberto Mancini was sacked as manager of Manchester City on Monday — a year to the day after leading the club to the English Premier League title.