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Federer, Serena Skip IPTL over India Cash Crunch

Tennis stars Roger Federer and Serena Williams have both pulled out of an exhibition tournament in India next week as a result of the country's cash crunch, organizers said Tuesday.

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LeBron James Reportedly Steers Clear of Trump Hotel

LeBron James is among a group of Cleveland Cavaliers players who have refused to stay in a hotel affiliated with President-elect Donald Trump when the NBA champions visit New York later this week, it was reported Monday.

ESPN cited multiple team sources as saying that James, who endorsed Trump's rival Hillary Clinton during last month's election, would not stay with other team members at the Trump SoHo hotel in Manhattan for this week's game against the Knicks.

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'Lucky' Zidane Determined to Win Group

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists the European champions aren't prepared to settle for second place behind Borussia Dortmund in Champions League Group F despite the potential for an easier last 16 tie.

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Abuse Scandal Will Spread beyond England, Says ex-FA Official

The sexual abuse scandal engulfing English football was "bound to" spread to other countries, the former vice-chairman of the Football Association David Dein insisted on Tuesday.

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Barca Dismiss Neymar Injury Fears

Barcelona striker Neymar is suffering from muscle fatigue but no serious injury after Saturday's 1-1 draw with arch rivals Real Madrid, the club said on Monday.

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Blatter Loses Appeal against Ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday upheld a six year ban against former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, the disgraced powerbroker's spokesman told AFP.

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Football: Trust Urges Clubs to Back Fight for Justice over Abuse Claims

The men behind an independent body launched Monday in the wake of football's abuse scandal urged the clubs involved to apologize and support the fight for justice.

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Flawless Atletico Hunt Perfect Six at Bayern

Atletico Madrid can make club history at Bayern Munich on Tuesday as the Spaniards look for a record sixth group stage win with both teams through to the last 16.

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Mourinho, Ronaldo Deny Tax Evasion Claims

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday denied hiding millions of euros in offshore accounts in an effort to avoid the tax man.

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Wenger Sees Sanchez Making Striking Impression

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger foresees Alexis Sanchez staying in the striking role that brought him a hat-trick in the 5-1 victory over West Ham as long as the Chilean is scoring goals.

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