All Black winger Zac Guildford is unlikely to be fit to face Argentina in the World Cup quarterfinal this weekend but captain Richie McCaw will play at Eden Park, assistant coach Steve Hansen said on Thursday.
Rod Stewart, the raspy-voiced rocker, will publish his memoirs next year, promising to "hold nothing back" in detailing a career in which he sold more than a 100 million records, survived cancer and romanced a string of blonde bombshells.
Tiger Woods has signed a partnership deal with Rolex, the world's biggest luxury watch brand, marking his first major endorsement since his unexpected and spectacular downfall at the end of 2009.
A disgruntled worker has opened fire at a Northern California cement plant and quarry, killing two people and injuring six, police said.
Three West Germany players tested positive for the banned stimulant ephedrine during the 1966 World Cup finals in England, according to a document seen by German magazine Der Spiegel.
Watch out Oprah, there's a savvy pop star and an ambitious real housewife nipping at your financial heels.
Angry Greeks keep taking to the streets of Athens to protest against austerity, but many say they feel their public outrage will do little to change their fate or slow their debt-choked country's slide into bankruptcy.
A military unit allied to Libya's new rulers said on Wednesday it had discovered a mass grave in Tripoli containing the bodies of more than 200 people who died in the chaos surrounding the rebel assault that ousted Mummar Gaddafi.
Afghanistan's intelligence agency says it has thwarted a plot to assassinate President Hamid Karzai after arresting a bodyguard and five people with links to the Haqqani network and al-Qaeda.
France have brought Nicolas Mas and Imanol Harinordoquy into their team for the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against England in the only changes to the starting line-up from last week's loss to Tonga.
As the better part of 300 battered athletes picked over the scars earned in three weeks of blood, sweat, and yes, even a few tears, the seventh Rugby World Cup had a very familiar look to it on Monday morning.
Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend left prison today after four years when an Italian appeals court cleared them of the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
South Africa, England and Ireland head into the final round of World Cup pool action top of their groups and seemingly set for the quarterfinals but they could all be flying home on Monday if things go against them this weekend.
Samoa centre Eliota Sapolu Fuimaono has branded a rugby World Cup referee "racist" and "biased" after his side were knocked out of the tournament following a 13-5 loss to South Africa.
New Zealand winger Zac Guildford scored four tries as the All Blacks temporarily lifted the dark pall over their Rugby World Cup campaign with a 79-15 victory over Canada in their final Pool A clash on Sunday.
The International Rugby Board says it is already committed to addressing financial concerns over the World Cup that have led to an unlikely threat from the All Blacks to boycott the 2015 tournament in England.
US country music singer Hank Williams Jr. said today he was "very sorry" for any offence caused by his remarks on Fox News Channel this week comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler.