Budapest's mayor was due Wednesday to hold talks with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to discuss ending the city's embattled bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024 amid waning public support.
Budapest's 2024 Games 'dream dissolves'
Antoine Griezmann was among the scorers for Atletico Madrid as it weathered a late storm against Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday to claim a 4-2 victory in the first leg of its Champions League last-16 tie.
Griezmann among goals as Atletico gains upper hand
Pep Guardiola pledged that Manchester City will continue to fight fire with fire when it takes a 5-3 lead to Monaco in its Champions League last 16 tie.
Guardiola vows more of same after Monaco goal-fest
A potent new attacking formation that has sent Gonzalo Higuain toward another top scorer's award faces the acid test today when Juventus takes on Porto away in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Potent new Juventus faces Porto acid test
Brazilian forward Hulk blasted Shanghai SIPG to a 1-0 victory over FC Seoul but the big-spending Chinese giant needed to survive a penalty and a red card before winning their AFC Champions League opener on Tuesday.
Hulk blasts Shanghai to victory in AFC Champions League
Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac said on Monday that the team moved quickly to trade All Star DeMarcus Cousins after receiving a better offer two days earlier.
Divac: Kings traded Cousins after better offer
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) officially invited Iranian football referee Alireza Faghani to the Referee Seminar for 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is scheduled to be held in Italy later this year.
FIFA invites Iran’s Faghani to seminar for 2018 World Cup
The Islamic Republic of Iran Weightlifting Federation (IRIWF) said a total of 20 countries have already expressed their willingness to take part in the 2nd International Fajr Cup — weightlifting championship, which is scheduled to he held next month in southern Iran.
Federation: 20 foreign teams to pit lifters at Iran meet
A hotly anticipated staging post in Manchester City's Pep Guardiola era arrives on Tuesday when Monaco visits the Etihad Stadium in the first leg of the Champions League last 16.
Guardiola's Man City faces Monaco moment of truth

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