Reuters: Sports News 3 April 2018

Sodhi stands firm as New Zealand hold on for series win

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (Reuters) - Tail-ender Ish Sodhi hit a gutsy half-century as New Zealand fought a defiant rearguard action on a tense final day to hold on for a draw in the second test on Tuesday and secure a first series win over England since 1999.

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Philander bowls South Africa to record win over Australia

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Vernon Philander grabbed six wickets in a devastating spell of seam bowling as South Africa crushed Australia by a record 492 runs to clinch the four-match series 3-1 on Tuesday, leaving the tourists with much soul-searching to do.

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Returning emperor Messi can put Roma to the sword

BARCELONA (Reuters) - "Welcome Romans, 100,000 gladiators await you," warned Barcelona in a preview video ahead of their Champions League quarter-final first leg against AS Roma on Wednesday.

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Man United announce cheap youth tickets for 2018-19 season

(Reuters) - Manchester United have announced they will introduce tickets costing 15 pounds ($21) for 18-25-year-olds for the 2018-19 Premier League campaign, while freezing standard season ticket prices for a seventh consecutive year.

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Latin Americans fans buying World Cup tickets faster than Europeans

ZURICH (Reuters) - Latin American fans are buying tickets for the World Cup in Russia faster than Europeans, according to figures published by global soccer body FIFA on Tuesday.

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Du Plessis delighted to break long Australia jinx

JOHANNESBURG, April 3 (Reuters) - South Africa exorcised a long-standing hoodoo when they completed a comprehensive 3-1 home test series victory over Australia on Tuesday, winning the battle on and off the pitch to cement their place as the world's number two side behind India.

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Nearly one third of Champions League matches one-sided - survey

BERN (Reuters) - Nearly one third of matches in this season's Champions League have been one-sided, ending in a difference of three goals or more, according to a survey by a Swiss-based institute.

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City better prepared to foil Liverpool trio, says Gundogan

(Reuters) - Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan believes they are better prepared to cope with Liverpool's attacking trio in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals at Anfield on Wednesday.

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Tottenham announce record revenue for 2016-17 season

(Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur have announced record revenue of 306.3 million pounds ($431 million) for the year ended June 30, 2017, boosted by their highest ever Premier League finish and a Champions League group stage campaign.

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Cricket - Media rights ensure another big pay day for Indian board

MUMBAI (Reuters) - The world's richest cricket board is poised to get even wealthier after media rights to Indian cricket for the next five years brought spirited bidding on Tuesday.

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