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FA Cup: Paul Pogba's renaissance comes at perfect time as Manchester United aim to inflict psychological blow on Liverpool
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FA Cup: Paul Pogba's renaissance comes at perfect time as Manchester United aim to inflict psychological blow on Liverpool

From the ashes of what looked like a season-defining calamity, both Paul Pogba and Manchester United have unexpectedly returned to prominence.

Serie A: AC Milan stay on top despite loss to Atlanta as Inter Milan held to draw at Udinese
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Serie A: AC Milan stay on top despite loss to Atlanta as Inter Milan held to draw at Udinese

Stefano Pioli's Milan saw their lead on second-placed Inter cut to two points but hold pole position at the half-way stage of the season for the first time since they last won the title in 2011.

ISL 2020-21: 10-men FC Goa hold on for a point against Kerala Blasters
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ISL 2020-21: 10-men FC Goa hold on for a point against Kerala Blasters

Goa were forced to defend in the final quarter of the game as Kerala tried to take advantage of the extra man.

Neeraj Chopra says uncertainty over Tokyo Olympics creates 'anxiety' but hopes Games are held
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Neeraj Chopra says uncertainty over Tokyo Olympics creates 'anxiety' but hopes Games are held

Neeraj will be competing in his first Olympics and he has already qualified for the Tokyo Games early last year before the COVID-19 pandemic began. He said he will be disappointed if the Tokyo Olympics is cancelled.

FA Cup: Southampton knock Arsenal out of competition; late blitz helps Manchester City survive Cheltenham scare
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FA Cup: Southampton knock Arsenal out of competition; late blitz helps Manchester City survive Cheltenham scare

Six-time winners City were minutes away from exiting at the fourth-round stage before goals from Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus and Ferran Torres broke the hearts of the brave League Two side.

LaLiga: Eden Hazard strikes as Read Madrid thrash Alaves 4-1 in absence of coach Zinedine Zidane
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LaLiga: Eden Hazard strikes as Read Madrid thrash Alaves 4-1 in absence of coach Zinedine Zidane

Zidane's position has come under scrutiny again after Wednesday's defeat by third-tier side Alcoyano in the Copa del Rey but Madrid responded at Mendizorroza without their coach, or their captain Sergio Ramos, who was out with a knee injury.

FA Cup: 'I'm a fighter first and foremost' insists under-fire Chelsea boss Frank Lampard ahead of Luton clash
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FA Cup: 'I'm a fighter first and foremost' insists under-fire Chelsea boss Frank Lampard ahead of Luton clash

Lampard's emerging side are at home to Luton in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday and a further slip-up against the Hatters will only add to the pressure on the Chelsea manager.

Rafa Benitez abruptly quits as coach of Chinese Super League club Dalian Professional citing personal reasons
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Rafa Benitez abruptly quits as coach of Chinese Super League club Dalian Professional citing personal reasons

Benitez had one more season left on his estimated 12-million-pound-a-year ($16 million) contract at Dalian, in China's northeast.

FA Cup: Southampton dump defending champions Arsenal out of competition courtesy Gabriel own goal
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FA Cup: Southampton dump defending champions Arsenal out of competition courtesy Gabriel own goal

Southampton, who had never previously beaten Arsenal in the FA Cup, were the brighter team in the first half in the winter sunshine on England's south coast.

Thailand Open Super 1000: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa's run in mixed doubles ends with semi-final loss
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Thailand Open Super 1000: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa's run in mixed doubles ends with semi-final loss

Up against the world number three Thai pair, Satwik and Ashwini, who are ranked 36th, showed great skills and temperament as they scripted an extraordinary fightback after losing the opening game by a whisker.

I-League 2020-21: TRAU hope to grab maiden win, Chennai City aim to get back to winning ways
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I-League 2020-21: TRAU hope to grab maiden win, Chennai City aim to get back to winning ways

Lying in the bottom half of the table, both teams would aim to push out of the drop zone and make it into the top half.

I-League 2020-21: With morale running high, Aizawl FC aim for another good result against Indian Arrows
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I-League 2020-21: With morale running high, Aizawl FC aim for another good result against Indian Arrows

All India Football Federation's developmental side Indian Arrows lost 0-4 against NEROCA in their last match.

I-League 2020-21: Mohammedan Sporting aim for full points against RoundGlass Punjab
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I-League 2020-21: Mohammedan Sporting aim for full points against RoundGlass Punjab

Mohammedan SC will be looking for their second win of the season when they take on RoundGlass Punjab.

SAI partially modifies SOPs to ensure athletes returning from competitions can continue training
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SAI partially modifies SOPs to ensure athletes returning from competitions can continue training

All SAI centres have been advised to make separate dining arrangements for athletes returning from competition till their RT-PCR test report becomes available.

ISL 2020-21: Mumbai City sign Jackichand Singh from Jamshedpur FC, Farukh Choudhary moves in opposite direction
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ISL 2020-21: Mumbai City sign Jackichand Singh from Jamshedpur FC, Farukh Choudhary moves in opposite direction

Jackichand Singh returns to the Islanders for his second stint with the club, putting pen to paper on a two-and-a-half-year deal.

Club World Cup organisers say strict COVID-19 measures are in place for upcoming tournament in Qatar
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Club World Cup organisers say strict COVID-19 measures are in place for upcoming tournament in Qatar

Social distancing, mask wearing and use of Qatar's contract tracing app and sanitiser will be mandatory, he added, during a media briefing in Doha.

Tokyo Olympics: Cancellation rumours persist with just six months to go for opening ceremony
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Tokyo Olympics: Cancellation rumours persist with just six months to go for opening ceremony

Tokyo Olympics get underway in exactly six months from today, on 23 July, but the future remains unclear owing to the pandemic situation.

NBA: Collin Sexton carries Cavaliers to second straight win over Nets; Celtics lose to Sixers again
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NBA: Collin Sexton carries Cavaliers to second straight win over Nets; Celtics lose to Sixers again

Cleveland will try to snap an eight-game losing streak to Boston when they face the Celtics in their next game on Sunday.

Indian women's hockey team suffers first defeat on Argentina tour, lose to 'B' team 2-1
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Indian women's hockey team suffers first defeat on Argentina tour, lose to 'B' team 2-1

Agustina Gorzelany scored late in the match to help Argentina 'B' beat India.

Thailand Open Super 1000: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty crash out with straight games defeat in men's doubles semis
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Thailand Open Super 1000: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty crash out with straight games defeat in men's doubles semis

The Indian pair had participated in Super 1000 events in 2018 ad 2019 but this is the first time it entered the semifinals.