Benitez stays to lead Newcastle's promotion bid

Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Rafael Benitez confirmed Wednesday he would stay on as Newcastle United manager in a bid to lead the north-east club's bid for promotion back to the Premier League.

Ronaldo wants extended Real Madrid stay

Madrid (AFP) - Three-time World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo has stressed his desire to remain at Spanish giants Real Madrid beyond the end of his current contract in 2018.


Real Madrid stars thriving under Zidane's free reign

Madrid (AFP) - Just five months into his first senior managerial role, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is already living up to the unenviable task of matching his credentials as one of the finest …


France blow as Varane ruled out of Euro 2016

Paris (AFP) - France's Euro 2016 preparations took a knock on Tuesday with key defender Raphael Varane ruled out injured of next month's tournament on home soil with his place taken by Adil Rami.