Inter Milan suffered a shock home defeat by Trabzonspor as the Turkish club took full advantage of their lucky entry into the Champions league group stages for the first time on Wednesday.
Romania coach Romeo Stefan Gontineac has named the following team for their Rugby World Cup Pool B match against Argentina at Rugby Park, Invercargill on Saturday.
Australia have recalled James O'Connor to the starting lineup for the first time since he was suspended for indiscipline for Saturday's key Pool C clash against Ireland at Eden Park.
Fiji coach Sam Domoni has named the following team to play South Africa in their World Cup Pool D match in Wellington on Saturday.
Japan plan to put a stake in the ground at the rugby World Cup and banish memories of their 145-17 humiliation at the hands of New Zealand in 1995, the teams' only previous clash at the global tournament.
England's players will put the boot in to their four allocated match balls ahead of Sunday's World Cup game against Georgia in a bid to avoid a repeat of the goalkicking problems suffered against Argentina.
Turnaround times for matches at the rugby World Cup should be more equitable to ensure the Tier Two nations are given a better chance of competing, according to Scotland coach Andy Robinson.
Emergency services are carrying out a major rescue operation after four miners became trapped following a flash flood in a coal mine in south Wales.
NATO troops in Kosovo are ready to act to quell any violence when Pristina sends its police and customs officers to take over two border posts in the north of the former Serbian province on Friday, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.
The United States has US citizens to leave Syria immediately, saying the government's violent crackdown on peaceful protests had led to an uncertain and volatile situation.
Supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum has been named s the most dangerous celebrity in cyberspace, inviting malware and viruses to flourish on computers.
Director Roman Polanski is to collect an award from the Zurich Film Festival intended for him in 2009, when he was arrested en route to the ceremony on charges related to a sex crime more than 30 years ago, organisers say.
Fiji winger Napolioni Nalaga will go looking for work if the run of play eludes him against South Africa in their Rugby World Cup clash on Saturday, just to have a chance to eclipse the 24-year-old feats of his father.
Lancashire won their first English championship title since 1934 when they defeated Somerset by eight wickets on the final day of the county season on Thursday.
Swiss bank UBS said a trader who had lost it around $2 billion in unauthorised deals had been arrested in London, where police were holding 31-year-old Kweku Adoboli.
Italy coach Nick Mallett has named the following side to face Russia in their Rugby World Cup Pool C match in Nelson on Tuesday.
South Africa's second row options took another hammering today, with replacement lock Johann Muller ruled out of their Rugby World Cup Pool D clash against Fiji with a hamstring injury.
Brad Pitt does not sing the praises of ex-wife Jennifer Aniston in a new magazine interview. In fact, he describes their former marriage as kind of a drag.