Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank in the NFL NFC Championship football game in Atlanta

Atlanta awarded Major League Soccer expansion team

By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 201…

  • Fandi: We knew we could come back 23 hours ago
    Fandi: We knew we could come back

    The LionsXII gaffer finally had something to cheer about as his side came from behind to beat Pahang FA 4-1, thanks to Safuwan Baharudin’s strike and Sufian Anuar's hat-trick …

  • Rennes edge past Angers to reach final Wed, Apr 16, 2014 6:14 AM SGT
    Rennes edge past Angers to reach final

    Two-time French Cup winners Rennes reached the final of this season's competition with a nervy 3-2 win over Ligue 2 side Angers on Tuesday. Rennes, who won the Cup in 1965 and 1971, will hope for …

  • Ozil nears Arsenal return as Diaby resumes training Wed, Apr 16, 2014 5:21 AM SGT
    Ozil nears Arsenal return as Diaby resumes training

    The German should be fit enough for Sunday's league trip to the KC Stadium to face Hull City, but the French midfielder will be eased in slowly after a long injury lay-off …

  • Tevez denies talk of rift with Messi
    Tevez denies talk of rift with Messi

    Juventus striker Carlos Tevez has denied suggestions that a falling out with Lionel Messi is behind his ongoing absence from the Argentina side, saying that the two players "get on well". He is a …

  • Anelka rebuffs Mineiro move claims
    Anelka rebuffs Mineiro move claims

    Controversial French forward Nicolas Anelka on Wednesday rubbished claims he was ever in line to join Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro. Atletico claimed on Tuesday they had scrapped plans to sign …

  • Tottenham wait on Van Gaal decision
    Tottenham wait on Van Gaal decision

    Spurs want the Netherlands coach to take over from Tim Sherwood in the summer but are lining up Mauricio Pochettino as an alternative amid reported Manchester United interest …

  • April 16 (Reuters) - Formula One drivers' form sheet for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix inShanghai (listed in championship order, most recent races first): Number=race result, R=retired, …

  • Rosberg out to wreck Hamilton hat-trick bid
    Rosberg out to wreck Hamilton hat-trick bid

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can chalk up three wins in a row for the first time in his Formula One career on Sunday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be doing all he …

  • Nico Rosberg out to wreck Hamilton hat-trick bid
    Nico Rosberg out to wreck Hamilton hat-trick bid

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can chalk up three wins in a row for the first time in his Formula One career on Sunday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be doing all he …

  • Motor racing-Formula One drivers' form sheet

    April 16 (Reuters) - Formula One drivers' form sheet for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix inShanghai (listed in championship order, most recent races first): Number=race result, R=retired, …

  • Cibulkova home and dry in rain-soaked Malaysia
    Cibulkova home and dry in rain-soaked Malaysia

    Top seed Dominika Cibulkova finally got on court Wednesday and registered a crushing 6-1, 6-3 win over Turkey's Pemra Ozgen in another rain-interrupted day at the BMW Malaysian Open. The Slovakian …