World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua produced a devastating finish to knock out Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev near the end of the ninth round to retain his IBF, WBO and WBA belts on Saturday. The 31-year-old Briton had looked close to winning when he floored Pulev in the third round but the challenger recovered to test the home favourite in front of a limited crowd of 1,000.
Real beat Atletico, rise up to third
Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico Madrid 2-0 to tighten the Spanish league title race, dealing Atletico their first loss in the competition in 10 months. Casemiro opened the scoring for Zinedine Zidane’s team in the 15th minute on Saturday. A long strike by Dani Carvajal, that ricocheted off the post and the back of goalkeeper Jan Oblak before going in, sealed the victory midway through the second half.
Verstappen eases to victory in Abu Dhabi GP
Max Verstappen cruised to victory for Red Bull in Formula One’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as champions Mercedes endured an uncharacteristic off day. The Dutchman led every lap to cross the line 15.9 seconds ahead of Valtteri Bottas. World champion Lewis Hamilton was third.
ISL: Bengaluru beat Kerala in six-goal thriller
Bengaluru FC walked away with three points after a 4-2 win over Kerala Blasters in their high-scoring Indian Super League match here today. Earlier, in Vasco, NorthEast United extended their unbeaten run after a goalless draw with Chennaiyin FC.
Inter score three in last
15 minutes to beat Cagliari Inter Milan scored three times in the last 15 minutes as they came from behind to win 3-1 win at Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday. Agencies