Kilmarnock have won the Scottish League Cup for the first time with a shock 1-0 victory over Premier League leaders Celtic in the final at Hampden Park.
Manchester United have ruthlessly ripped apart 10-man Wolverhampton Wanderers to stroll to a 5-0 victory and move four points clear at the top of the Premier League.
John Isner pulled off the biggest upset of his career at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday before Roger Federer imperiously outplayed long-time rival Rafa Nadal in the other semifinal.
Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet produced a spectacular double save in stoppage time to earn his side a 1-1 draw at Everton after a pulsating end-to-end FA Cup quarterfinal.
Two explosions have struck the heart of Syria's capital Damascus, killing at least 27 people in an attack on security installations that state television blamed on "terrorists" seeking to oust President Bashar al-Assad.
A militia loyal to Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr freed an American former soldier on Saturday after holding him captive in Baghdad for nine months.
Swedish police have called off a rescue operation after searchers recovered human remains from the site of a Norwegian military plane crash on a remote peak in Sweden's high north.
Sachin Tendulkar finally ended his year-long wait to score a record 100th international century but that failed to stop India stumbling to a shock five-wicket defeat by Bangladesh which has thrown the Asia Cup tournament wide open.
The soldier implicated in the massacre of 16 villagers in Afghanistan this week, an incident that sent American-Afghan relations into a tailspin, is US Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, a US official says.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has lashed out at the United States for failing to cooperate fully with an investigation into the massacre of 16 Afghan villagers and questioned whether only the U.S. staff sergeant accused could have been involved.
Turkey says it might set up a "buffer zone" inside Syria to protect refugees fleeing President Bashar al-Assad's forces, raising the prospect of foreign intervention in the year-long revolt.
A NATO helicopter has crashed into a house on the outskirts of the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 12 Turkish soldiers on board and four Afghan civilians on the ground, Turkey's military and a senior Afghan police official said.
North Korea says it will launch a "working" satellite to mark the centenary of founder Kim Il-sung's birth next month, prompting immediate fears from Japan it would in fact be another long-range missile launch in breach of a UN resolution.
If Stuart Lancaster is installed as permanent England coach he will know who to thank after again being able to name his first-choice team for Saturday's final Six Nations match against Ireland at Twickenham.
Italy and Scotland could set up a kitchen supplies business with the number of wooden spoons they own, and whoever loses the upcoming Six Nations encounter in Rome is going to have another one to add to the pot.
France will again come face to face with Craig Joubert, the referee they criticised after the 2011 World Cup final defeat by New Zealand, in Saturday's Six Nations match with Wales in Cardiff.
Manchester United and Manchester City have been bundled out of the Europa League by less glamorous opponents as their wretched continental seasons ended in last-16 defeat.
Russell Brand has been taken into custody by New Orleans police and booked for simple criminal damage after a photographer accused the British comedian and actor of grabbing his iPhone and tossing it through a window, authorities said.
Apple's new iPad uses chips made by Qualcomm, Broadcom , Samsung Electronics and other semiconductor makers, according to repair firm iFixit, which cracked open one of the devices.
The United States has played down a call by Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a NATO pullout from Afghan villages, saying no change in the troop withdrawal timetable was in the works and no immediate pullout was being sought by Kabul.