Spartak turns down offers for top scorer Movsisyan

Spartak turns down offers for top scorer Movsisyan

January 9, 2014 - 15:51 AMT  11:51 GMT
“More specifically, Yura is a key player for Spartak and the club is not actively looking to sell him,” Patrick McCabe said.
Helmet camera footage shows Schumacher had ‘good skier speed’

Helmet camera footage shows Schumacher had ‘good skier speed’

January 8, 2014 - 15:44 AMT  11:44 GMT
They had also examined the driver's helmet and skis and viewed footage filmed on a camera attached to his helmet.
Portuguese football legend Eusebio dies at 71

Portuguese football legend Eusebio dies at 71

January 5, 2014 - 14:22 AMT  10:22 GMT
Eusebio was the Portuguese First Division's top scorer seven times, and he helped Benfica to 11 league titles and five national cup wins.
Russia approves extra $50mln in subsidies for Sochi Olympics

Russia approves extra $50mln in subsidies for Sochi Olympics

December 25, 2013 - 16:01 AMT  12:01 GMT
The organizing committee also draws revenue from sponsorship as well as contributions from state-owned companies.
Djokovic appoints Becker as his head coach

Djokovic appoints Becker as his head coach

December 18, 2013 - 17:07 AMT  13:07 GMT
"I am proud Novak invited me to become his head coach. I am sure we can achieve great things together," Boris Becker said.
Ronaldo opens museum in his honor

Ronaldo opens museum in his honor

December 16, 2013 - 15:37 AMT  11:37 GMT
The first piece on display dates back to when Ronaldo was eight and top-scored in a tournament with his boyhood club Andorinha.
Messi, Ribery Ronaldo on shortlist for 2013 Ballon d'Or

Messi, Ribery Ronaldo on shortlist for 2013 Ballon d'Or

December 9, 2013 - 17:49 AMT  13:49 GMT
The trio were chosen from the 23-man list, which included Gareth Bale, and the world player of the year will be revealed on January 13.
Carlsen beats Anand to become new world chess champion

Carlsen beats Anand to become new world chess champion

November 22, 2013 - 19:26 AMT  15:26 GMT
The win means that the Norwegian chess prodigy achieves the record of having the highest new rating of all time.
Djokovic beats Nadal, retains ATP World Tour Finals title

Djokovic beats Nadal, retains ATP World Tour Finals title

November 12, 2013 - 10:20 AMT  06:20 GMT
Novak Djokovic, 26, extended his unbeaten run to 22 matches as he claimed the season-ending title for the third time.
Armstrong vows to testify with ‘100% transparency’

Armstrong vows to testify with ‘100% transparency’

November 11, 2013 - 14:23 AMT  10:23 GMT
"If everyone gets a free pass, I'm happy to take a free pass. If everyone gets six months, then I'll take my six months," Armstrong said.
Anand-Carlsen chess battle kicks off in Chennai

Anand-Carlsen chess battle kicks off in Chennai

November 9, 2013 - 15:39 AMT  11:39 GMT
"I don't know who the favorite is. In general I expect to do well in tournaments I play in," Magnus Carlsen told journalists.
Baku in uproar: Azeri volleyball team uniform features Armenian Tricolor

Baku in uproar: Azeri volleyball team uniform features Armenian Tricolor

November 4, 2013 - 14:59 AMT  10:59 GMT
Armenian Tricolor consists of three horizontal bands of equal width, red on the top, blue in the middle, and orange on the bottom.
Nadal, Djokovic progress to Paris Masters quarter-finals

Nadal, Djokovic progress to Paris Masters quarter-finals

November 1, 2013 - 11:17 AMT  07:17 GMT
"Whenever we play each other it's long exchanges, a very tough match mentally [and] physically - but I'm ready for it," Djokovic said.
Brazil govt. launches probe in to FIFA’s alleged 'cartel' practices

Brazil govt. launches probe in to FIFA’s alleged 'cartel' practices

October 25, 2013 - 13:49 AMT  09:49 GMT
The committee will analyse hotel reservations made by MATCH in the 12 World Cup host cities to check if they affect market prices.
Russia’s Olympic torch dramatically engulfed by flames during relay

Russia’s Olympic torch dramatically engulfed by flames during relay

October 23, 2013 - 11:38 AMT  07:38 GMT
The mishap is the latest in a series of setbacks for the torch, which has already gone out several times during the relay.
Several Bundesliga clubs keeping an eye on Yura Movsisyan

Several Bundesliga clubs keeping an eye on Yura Movsisyan

October 21, 2013 - 15:44 AMT  11:44 GMT
Movsisyan scored 7 goals during the current season of Russian Premier League and 4 goals in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.