Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane resume an English Premier League rivalry Thursday on a different stage when Algeria and Senegal clash at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Boasting the only 100 percent record and yet to concede a goal, Colombia have seduced at the Copa America so far under the wily stewardship of Portuguese Carlos Queiroz.
Lieke Martens celebrated making history as she converted a 90th-minute penalty to break Japanese hearts and take the Netherlands through to the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup for the first time with a 2-1 win in Rennes on Tuesday.
A last-minute Lieke Martens penalty took the Netherlands through to the women's World Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday as they joined Italy in the last eight, confirming Europe's supremacy at the tournament and ending Asian interest already.
Nigeria winger Ahmed Musa missed his side's pre-match news conference amid talks with the Nigeria Football Federation.
Stephane Bahoken scored two minutes after coming off the bench to seal a 2-0 win for defending champions Cameroon over Guinea-Bissau Tuesday in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Bernardo Silva has been backed to become the world's best player once Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo start to decline.
Italy reached the Women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in nearly three decades after beating China 2-0 in Montpellier on Tuesday.
Real Madrid announced through Twitter that they have agreed to fuse together with Deportivo Tacon to form a first ever Real Madrid women's team.
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has urged the club to make signings before allowing stars such as Paul Pogba to move on.