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Stories with person: Fernando Torres
  • Ba helps Chelsea eliminate PSG to reach CL semis 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 8:18 pm
  • LONDON - Growing up, Demba Ba dreamed about scoring big goals for Paris Saint-Germain. With the team he supported as a child on the verge of reaching the Champions League semifinals for the first time in 19 years, Ba instead scored the goal that knocked them out.

  • Calm Del Bosque a bundle of nerves leading Spain 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:53 am
  • MADRID - Vicente del Bosque's calm, composed and assured demeanor doesn't quite reveal the true extent of the stress he has endured in leading Spain to World Cup and European Championship titles.

  • Spain looking for another title in Brazil 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:53 am
  • MADRID - Spain has a chance to become the first team to win back-to-back World Cup titles since Brazil in 1962, and what better place to do it than in the country that coined the phrase "Jogo Bonito."

  • Salah inspires Chelsea to 3-0 win over Stoke 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 3:47 pm
  • LONDON - Mohamed Salah scored one goal and played a part in the other two as Chelsea strolled to a 3-0 victory over Stoke to recover from back-to-back losses and reclaim the provisional Premier League lead Saturday.

  • Pastore scores solo goal as PSG beats Chelsea 3-1 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:42 pm
  • PARIS - Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho called his team's defending "a joke" after Paris Saint-Germain scored deep into injury time Wednesday to take a commanding 3-1 lead into their Champions League quarterfinal return leg next week.

  • Thohir: Everyone at Inter is under scrutiny 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 12:06 pm
  • MILAN - Inter Milan president Erick Thohir is considering an overhaul of players and staff if the season does not end well.

  • Premier League ref appears to eject wrong player 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 4:49 pm
  • LONDON - In a high-profile case of mistaken identity by a Premier League referee, the wrong Arsenal player was sent off during Saturday's 6-0 loss at Chelsea - adding a farcical element to a one-sided encounter between the two title rivals.

  • Referee sends off wrong Arsenal player at Chelsea 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 3:24 pm
  • LONDON - In a high-profile case of mistaken identity by a Premier League referee, the wrong Arsenal player was sent off during Saturday's 6-0 loss at Chelsea - adding a farcical element to a one-sided encounter between the two title rivals.

  • Torres says he can make Spain's World Cup team 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 7:17 am
  • MADRID - Spain striker Fernando Torres says he can make the World Cup squad and help his country defend its title in Brazil.