Paris St Germain's Ligue 1 title hopes took a major knock on Sunday when the defending champions were held to a 1-1 draw at Stade Rennes, leaving Lille holding a three-point advantage at the top with two games remaining. Neymar opened the scoring with a penalty on the stroke of halftime but Serhou Guirassy equalised in the 70th minute to leave PSG, who finished with 10 men after Presnel Kimpembe was sent off in the 87th minute, on 76 points. PSG, who were knocked out in the Champions League semi-finals by Manchester City on Tuesday, could face the prospect of finishing the season without a major trophy.
AC Milan pushed Juventus out of the Serie A top four with a 3-0 win in Turin on Sunday which increases their hopes of Champions League football for the first time since 2014.
Real Madrid missed the chance to go top of La Liga after drawing 2-2 at home to Sevilla but earned a point when an own goal from Diego Carlos in added time added a final twist to a remarkable game containing two huge VAR decisions. The result left Atletico Madrid top of the standings with three games to go on 77 points, two ahead of second-placed Real and third-placed Barcelona. Sevilla are fourth on 71.
Griffin believes that lax officiating resulted in Zion Williamson's injury.
The actress says she was drinking two whiskey cocktails every night.
Crews worked to free a baby whale that became stuck along the River Thames in Twickenham, England, on Sunday, May 9, according to reports.Emma Davitte Owen shared this footage of the animal — possibly a minke or humpback whale — surrounded by a rescue crew as it thrashed in the water at the Richmond Lock and Weir.Reports said a person was previously seen hosing the whale down as a veterinarian checked its health. Credit: Emma Davitte Owen via Storyful
Armed attackers killed six people at a police station in southern Nigeria, a police spokesman said on Sunday, bringing the total number of officers killed over the weekend to 12 amid escalating violence nationwide. The attack early on Saturday morning in Akwa Ibom state killed five officers and one of their wives, spokesman Odiko Mcdon told Reuters. The killings followed three attacks on Friday night in the southern oil hub of Rivers state where seven officers were killed.
Neymar was on target the day after signing his contract extension but Paris Saint-Germain were held to a 1-1 draw at Rennes on Sunday that leaves Lille a step closer to a remarkable Ligue 1 title triumph.
Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Manchester City made sure City's title celebrations remained on hold but perhaps more importantly sent out a message to Pep Guardiola's side for the Champions League final and next season's title race. Surprisingly, Guardiola made wholesale changes to his side when victory would have sealed a third title in five seasons. When Sergio Aguero fluffed a Panenka-style penalty to give City a 2-0 lead, it sparked a Chelsea revival where they dominated the second half.
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka said Sunday she favoured a "discussion" taking place over the Olympic Games taking place as Tokyo reels from a new coronavirus surge.
KABUL (Reuters) -Taliban insurgents said on Monday they would observe a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan for the Muslim religious holiday of Eid, starting this week, after weeks of increasing violence that gripped the country. "In order that the Mujahideen again provide a peaceful and secure atmosphere to our compatriots during Eid-ul-Fitr so that they may celebrate this joyous occasion, all Mujahideen ... are instructed to halt all offensive operations," Mohammad Naeem, a Taliban spokesman, said on Twitter. Eid will begin on Wednesday or Thursday this week depending on the sighting of the moon.
Crews worked to free a baby whale that became stuck along the River Thames in Twickenham, England, on Sunday, May 9, according to reports.Twitter user @dkfitldn shared this footage of the animal – possibly a minke or humpback whale – being hosed down at the Richmond Lock and Weir along the river. Reports said a person was hosing the whale down as a veterinarian checked its health. The footage also shows a crowd of onlookers gathered nearby. Credit: @dkfitldn via Storyful
Real Madrid's 94th-minute equaliser salvaged a dramatic 2-2 draw against Sevilla on Sunday as an extraordinary penalty decision swung La Liga's title race back in Atletico Madrid's favour.
The Taliban on Monday declared a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan to mark this week's Eid al-Fitr holiday, just two days after the government blamed the insurgents for bombs outside a school that killed more than 50 people, mostly young girls.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — The government should take active measures to ensure the delayed arrival of Covid-19 vaccines does not jeopardise the National Immunisation Programme, health experts said....
The sector, which includes retail, hotels, banks and restaurants has been grappling to stand back on its feet after being knocked down by the impact of the pandemic lockdowns.
The Arizona Coyotes parted ways with coach Rick Tocchet on Sunday, with the team saying it was a mutual decision. Tocchet, 57, had a 125-131-34 record in four seasons as coach. Arizona went 24-26-6 (54 points) and missed the playoffs this season.
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon will have a hearing for roughing Florida Panthers defenseman Brandon Montour, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced Sunday. The league also announced that Montour has been fined $5,000 for spearing Maroon. The fine is the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement.
Counting commenced Sunday afternoon at a hotel in Richmond to tabulate the votes cast by tens of thousands of Virginia Republicans a day earlier in the party's nominating contest for governor and other statewide offices. The several dozen people managing the hand-counting effort began their work with the attorney general contest, John March, a spokesperson for the Republican Party of Virginia said. Officials have warned it may take multiple days to finish the counting, which was complicated by the ranked-choice voting method used, as well as a proportional representation system awarded each city and county.
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has tested positive for a banned substance, trainer Bob Baffert said Sunday, and the horse could be stripped of its history-making victory.