Juventus easily secure 29th Italian Serie A crown

Fans celebrate Juve's 29th Serie A title. The banner alludes to two Serie A titles that were withdrawn due to match-fixing. Photo: EPA

Juventus cemented a 29th title triumph after another near-flawless campaign, but for coach Antonio Conte hoisting the club back among the giants of European soccer will continue to be hampered by a cash-strapped Serie A.

Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 5:28am

Juventus triumph again, but Conte fears for Europe

Juventus' Arturo Vidal (left) celebrates with teammates after scoring a penalty against Palermo during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the Juventus stadium in Turin on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Juventus cemented a 29th title triumph on Sunday after another near flawless campaign, but for coach Antonio Conte hoisting the club back among the giants of European football will continue to be hampered by a cash-strapped Serie A.

6 May 2013 - 2:41pm

AC Milan set sights on victory against Juventus in Turin

El Shaarawy

Juventus may be cruising to a 29th Serie A title, but AC Milan are still aiming to come away from Turin with a win this weekend, striker Stephan El Shaarawy says.

With Juventus now 11 points ahead of Napoli after the second-placed side's 1-1 draw at Milan last week, a second straight Scudetto already seems a formality for the Turin giants.

20 Apr 2013 - 5:08am

Vidal double edges Juventus closer to title

Juventus' Arturo Vidal celebrates after scoring a penalty against Lazio during their Italian Serie A soccer match on Monday. Photo: Reuters

An Arturo Vidal double moved Juventus closer to retaining the Serie A title with a 2-0 win at Lazio on Monday.

The Chilean slotted home from the penalty spot in the 8th minute, his first league goal since November, when he scored in a 6-1 win against Pescara.

Vidal then doubled the lead 20 minutes later, rifling home from close range.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Juventus coach Conte slams Italian game after exit

Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller (left) and Paul Pogba of Juventus fight for the ball on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Juve were outclassed during a 2-0 first-leg defeat to the newly crowned German champions last week in Munich and, despite a far better performance in Turin in the second leg, the hosts again lost by the same scoreline.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Juventus eager to bounce back from Bayern bump in Serie A

Juventus eager to bounce back from Bayern bump in Serie A

Leaders Juventus will look to put their 2-0 Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich behind them by putting strugglers Pescara to the sword today as they continue their march towards the Serie A title.

6 Apr 2013 - 5:24am

Juventus captain Biffon concedes Bayern supremacy

Bayern's Bastian Schweinsteiger challenges Andrea Pirlo of Juventus. Photo: Reuters

Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon admitted his side could have no complaints after their 2-0 defeat at Bayern Munich.

4 Apr 2013 - 4:57am

Juventus wary of struggling Inter Milan in Serie A

Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic

Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic insists the champions will not take Inter Milan lightly when the sides meet today.

Juve lead the Serie A table by nine points from Napoli with Milan third, a further two points back with nine games remaining.

30 Mar 2013 - 4:34am

Juve must now focus on domestic title, says Conte

Antonio Conte

Juventus' joy at reaching the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in seven years will quickly be archived as they turn their attentions to defending their Serie A title this weekend.

9 Mar 2013 - 3:48am

Juventus' Martin Caceres wary of Roma threat

Martin Caceres battles Celtic's Gary Hooper. Photo: Reuters

Juventus defender Martin Caceres says the Italian champions must forget their Champions League success over Celtic and concentrate on dealing with a potentially "ruthless" Roma in the league today.

Juve's comprehensive 3-0 victory over the Scottish champions in Glasgow midweek gave them a huge boost ahead of the second leg in Turin in three weeks.

16 Feb 2013 - 5:09am

Juventus cruise, Ibra red card could cost PSG dear

Celtic's Kevin Wilson clears a shot off the line on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Juventus took a huge step towards the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday by beating Celtic 3-0 away, and although French outfit Paris Saint-Germain also won away, 2-1 at Valencia, it came at a cost.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Impressive Fiorentina a challenge for Juventus

Edinson Cavani. Photo: Reuters

Juventus striker Alessandro Matri is confident the leaders can see off the challenge of an impressive Fiorentina side to extend their lead over Napoli today.

9 Feb 2013 - 3:51am

Soccer Digest, February 4, 2013

Mali's Mahamadou Samassa battles for the ball. Photo: AP

Mali played party poopers in the Cup of Nations quarter-finals for the second time within a year as they defeated hosts South Africa 3-1 on penalties. 

4 Feb 2013 - 3:30am

Sport Digest, February 3, 2013

Dale Steyn

Pakistan crashed to their lowest test cricket total when they were bowled out for 49 by a South African pace barrage on the second day of the first test at the Wanderers Stadium yesterday. 

3 Feb 2013 - 4:00am

Juventus face Chievo test with Mirko Vucinic, Antonio Conte serving bans

Mario Balotelli is expected to feature for AC Milan. Photo: EPA

Vucinic was one of several players cautioned for aggressive behaviour, and handed a one-match ban, towards the match referee after he refused to award an apparently valid penalty claim in the final minute of a 1-1 draw with Genoa last weekend.

2 Feb 2013 - 4:01am