A U.S. man is trying to sue Cristiano Ronaldo in a dispute over an underwear line, but he can't get to the international soccer star.
Christopher Renzi sued the Real Madrid forward and a Danish underwear maker in July after being told of their plan to use the phrase "CR7" to sell underwear in the United States. Ronaldo is known as CR7, a combination of his initials and his jersey number for Real Madrid and the Portuguese national team, and he sells CR7 underwear and other clothing in Europe. Renzi, however, owns the trademark in the United States.Full Story
Arjen Robben scored his 100th goal for Bayern Munich in a 2-0 victory over Freiburg on Tuesday that stretched his team's unbeaten run to 20 matches in the Bundesliga.
Thomas Mueller added another goal after the break as coach Pep Guardiola celebrated his 50th match in charge with another victory. Since he took over as coach last season, Guardiola has six draws and two defeats to go with 42 wins in the Bundesliga.Full Story
Thierry Henry won the World Cup with France but his legend will always be linked to Arsenal and a stellar career in the English Premier League.
Henry, who announced his retirement on Tuesday at the age of 37, leaves the football stage with a string of accolades.Full Story
Former Arsenal and French striker Thierry Henry announced Tuesday he was retiring from football after a glittering two decades long career and will become a TV analyst for Sky Sports in England.
"After 20 years in the game I have decided to retire from professional football," Henry said in a statement on his Facebook page.Full Story
Juventus and Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo has been voted best player of the 2013-14 season in Serie A.
Pirlo was selected by his fellow players as well as coaches and journalists, and the results were revealed at a ceremony in Milan Monday night.Full Story
Cooled, modern stadiums. Fans traveling from the Middle East and beyond, to a region anxious to prove it can put on a show and have its own brand of fun.
All against doubts about whether women, gays and beer-drinkers will feel comfortable.Full Story
LeBron James scored 27 points with 13 assists, and Kevin Love added 22 points and 18 rebounds, as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 97-88 on Monday.
The Cavaliers jumped to a 21-0 lead, but the Hornets regrouped and got within two points early in the third quarter before the Cavaliers pulled away.Full Story
Everton took advantage of two deflections and a defensive mistake to beat Queens Park Rangers 3-1 on Monday, leaving the visitors without a point on the road this season.
Ross Barkley gave Everton the lead with a fierce shot from outside the area that deflected off the back of a defender to swerve inside the near post in the 33rd. Kevin Mirallas then doubled the lead in the 44th with a free kick that took an even bigger deflection off the wall to wrong-foot goalkeeper Rob Green.Full Story
Rome will spearhead an Italian bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Monday vowing a strong campaign to win the event.
Italy is the first country to announce a bid taking advantage of new International Olympic Committee (IOC) rules allowing events to be staged in more than one city. Rivals in Europe and North America are expected to quickly emerge though.Full Story
Jose Mourinho's Chelsea were drawn on Monday against Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City tackle Barcelona in two blockbuster Champions League last 16 ties.
Chelsea's “reward” for sailing into the knockout stages unbeaten was a testing match-up against the Qatari-backed French champions who they beat on away goals in last season's quarter-finals.Full Story