Seven people have been arrested over suspected match-fixing involving Catania in Serie B. Photo: Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images

Seven people have been arrested over suspected match-fixing involving Catania in Serie B, police said on Tuesday. The seven were accused of “fraud in (...)

Former Sampdoria manager Sinisa Mihajlovic is the new AC Milan coach, reports. Photo: EPA

AC Milan dismissed manager Filippo Inzaghi on Tuesday after a disappointing season in which they finished 10th in Serie A and failed to qualify for Eu(...)

The Olympic Stadium in Berlin, where Barcelona will seek their fifth European Cup and Juventus their third. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP

Is there a word for an anti-climax that happens before the actual event? Whatever that word is, it might in future make a snappier title for the so(...)

Giorgio Chiellini of Juventus celebrates victory after the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match between Juventus and Real Madrid. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has been ruled out of Saturday’s Champions League final against Barcelona with a calf injury. The Italy internatio(...)

Rafael Benitez’s Napoli side could still land only their second European title and qualify for next year’s Champions League. Photo: Carlo Hermann/AFP

Napoli’s season has already been written off as a failure by critics, but Rafael Benitez’s side could still land only their second European title and (...)

Retired tennis player Li Na was one of the most popular winners in Shanghai, picking up the exceptional achievement award. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images for Laureus

Security was tight around the landmark Grand Theatre building on the north side of People’s Square in downtown Shanghai, as some of the biggest names (...)

Poland international Arkadiusz Milik (centre) has come into his own after joining Ajax Amsterdam on loan from Bayer Leverkusen. Photograph: Reuters

He scored twice again last Saturday, Robert Lewandowski. Bayern Munich may have been 2-0 ahead at Werder Bremen, and on the way to Bayern’s sixth cons(...)

 Mario Balotelli’s agent says player is being tested by his manager Brendan Rodgers. Photograph: Ed Sykes/Reuters

Mario Balotelli’s agent claims manager Brendan Rodgers is pushing the Liverpool striker further than anyone has before in his career.The 24-year-old h(...)

Former Italy and AC Milan boss Arrigo Sacchi has denied he is a racist after he said there were too many ’coloured’ players in Italian youth teams. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Former Italy head coach Arrigo Sacchi has denied being racist after saying there are “too many players of colour” in youth teams.Speaking at an awards(...)

Spanish midfielder Suso has left Liverpool for AC Milan. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Liverpool midfielder Suso will join AC Milan on a four-year deal when his contract expires at Anfield in the summer.Suso made only 14 appearances in t(...)