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Juventus beat visiting Atalanta 2-0 on Wednesday to open up a four-point lead over Napoli that could prove decisive in pursuit of an unprecedented seventh straight Serie A title.
Alex Sandro put Juventus top of Serie A with a 1-0 derby win at Torino but rivals Napoli could reclaim the summit when they play SPAL later on Sunday.
A regular for Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham this season, midfielder Moussa Sissoko is however fighting for a place in Didier Deschamps France plans for the World Cup in Russia.
Centre-back Giorgio Chiellini said it will take the entire Juventus team to stop Tottenham striker Harry Kane in Tuesday's Champions League last 16 first leg clash in Turin.
Serie A leaders Napoli face a tough test of their title hopes when they host bruised Lazio this weekend, while Juventus travel to Florence ready to pounce before they play Tottenham in the Champions League.
Juventus will be without midfielder Blaise Matuidi for the Champions League tie against Tottenham Hotspur after he suffered a thigh muscle injury at the weekend.
Gonzalo Higuain hit a rapid hat-trick and Sami Khedira two in three minutes as champions Juventus piled the pressure on Napoli in the Serie A title chase with a 7-0 win over Sassuolo on Sunday.
Serie A club Cagliari will not be punished for racist chanting by their fans against Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi, the Italian league said on Tuesday.
Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi says he was the victim of racist abuse during his side's 1-0 victory over Cagliari on Saturday.
Paulo Dybala should avoid worrying about comparisons with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo if he wants to become the best player in the world, said Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri Saturday.
Douglas Costa has said that his Juventus side are on a par with Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Reigning champions Juventus stormed back into second place in the Serie A table, while AC Milan's imploding season took another turn for the worse.
Juan Cuadrado and Federico Bernardeschi scored in either half as Juventus sealed a berth in the Champions League knockout rounds on Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Olympiakos in Piraeus.
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The Federal Government has announced its readiness to assist the Nigerian Army to upgrade its Institute of Technology and Environmental Science, Biu in Borno State to a full-fledged University.
The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications has relaxed the directive preventing IHS Towers, a mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider, from completing about 243 telecommunication masts under construction across the states of the Federation.
The former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, has cautioned the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC), to avoid the mistake of tenure elongation for members of the National Working Committee and party Chairmen at the State and national leadership.
First came the impassioned defence of his record as Manchester United manager, then a stinging rebuke of his players' "lack of personality" to meet the demands of the 20-time English champions from Jose Mourinho.
Jan Vertonghen said Tottenham have an FA Cup advantage with the semifinals being staged at their temporary Wembley home.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of a boost in the agriculture value chain of the country by increasing fertilizer production to at least 1million metric tons by the end of 2018.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, has rejected the 50 percent reduction of the Land Use Charge recently reviewed by the Lagos State Government.
Mohamed Salah has reiterated his happiness and ambition at Liverpool to further quash talk of a possible move to Real Madrid.
The Enugu State Transport Company (ENTRACO) says it will acquire new fleet of buses and relaunch its operations in 2018.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday said statements by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tying Russian President Vladimir Putin to the attack on an ex-double agent were "shocking and unforgiveable".