- Everton midfielder Ross Barkley says he welcomes comparisons with Paul Gascoigne and Michael Ballack as his club looks to secure his future at the Premier League side.
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LONDON - Sports Direct will not be selling replica kits of Premier League soccer side Chelsea next season, after their maker Adidas decided Britain's biggest sporting goods retailer did not fit in with its new distribution strategy.
BARCELONA - Barcelona have agreed a sponsorship deal with Intel in which the chipmaker's logo will be printed on the inside of players' shirts, the Spanish champions announced on Thursday.
- Juventus and Napoli will both be nursing throbbing Champions League hangovers when they resume their Serie A campaigns at the weekend, although Rafael Benitez's side might find it easier to pick themselves up.
LONDON - Arsenal's lunchtime game at Manchester City on Saturday could be a defining one for their Premier League title hopes, even if Arsene Wenger has greeted that idea with a typically Gallic shrug.
- Englishman Daniel Brooks retained his slender lead at the Nelson Mandela Championship without playing a shot as persistent rain forced another suspension in Durban on Thursday.
World number one Magnus Carlsen toppled local favourite Viswanathan Anand in Chennai to add the world championship title to his already impressive resume on Friday.