QNB Stars League sides Al Duhail and Al Sadd were both drawn against Iranian teams in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals.
Italy’s Elia Viviani of the Quick Step team won a sprint finish for the Giro d’Italia 17th stage yesterday, his fourth win in this year’s race.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot “has made a huge mistake” in refusing to be a World Cup standby player, France manager Didier Deschamps said yesterday as his squad assembled at their Clairefontaine training centre.
Carlo Ancelotti has reached agreement to take over as Napoli coach ending Maurizio Sarri’s three-year reign at the Serie A club, according to reports in Italy yesterday.
Liverpool great Ian Rush says Mohamed Salah has outshone Champions League final opponent Cristiano Ronaldo during an incredible record-breaking season.
Gareth Bale’s relationship with Zinedine Zidane will come to a crossroads when Real Madrid play Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday.