• Juventus count down to title and securing Conte
    Juventus count down to title and securing Conte

    By Terry Daley ROME (Reuters) - On the verge of winning a third straight Serie A title, Juventus have two further objectives - winning their first major European trophy in nearly two decades and …

  • Looting as police strike in Brazil World Cup city
    Looting as police strike in Brazil World Cup city

    Looting broke out in Salvador de Bahia, one of the host cities for this year's World Cup in Brazil, as police went on strike for a second day Wednesday. Radio reported that a supermarket and bank …

  • Brazil confederation votes new head unopposed
    Brazil confederation votes new head unopposed

    The Brazilian football Confederation (CBF) on Wednesday voted for 73-year-old lawyer Marco Polo Del Nero as their 19th president, to succeed incumbent Jose Maria Marin from next year. Del Nero, the …

  • Brazil star kicks off HIV prevention drive ahead of World Cup
    Brazil star kicks off HIV prevention drive ahead of World Cup

    The UN's AIDS body said Wednesday it had appointed Brazilian football star David Luiz to help rally fans to join efforts to prevent the spread of HIV ahead of the World Cup. UNAIDS said it had named …

  • Tevez denies talk of rift with Messi
    Tevez denies talk of rift with Messi

    Juventus striker Carlos Tevez has denied suggestions that a falling out with Lionel Messi is behind his ongoing absence from the Argentina side, saying that the two players "get on well". He is a …

  • Juan Jesus: I feel like Robocop
    Juan Jesus: I feel like Robocop

    The Inter defender will miss the remainder of the 2013-14 season due to a knee injury - which forces him to wear a leg brace - but is confident he will return even stronger …

  • Juventus count down to title and securing Conte
    Juventus count down to title and securing Conte

    By Terry Daley ROME (Reuters) - On the verge of winning a third straight Serie A title, Juventus have two further objectives - winning their first major European trophy in nearly two decades and …

  • AC Milan want Ajaccio goalkeeper Ochoa, claims agent
    AC Milan want Ajaccio goalkeeper Ochoa, claims agent

    The Mexico international has caught the attention of a number of clubs with his good performances in Ligue 1 this season, including the San Siro outfit …

  • Spieth seeks to shake off Masters disappointment
    Spieth seeks to shake off Masters disappointment

    Jordan Spieth will try to shake off the disappointment of his Sunday fade at the Masters when he tees it up on Thursday at the US PGA Tour's Heritage. The 20-year-old Texan had a two-stroke lead …

  • Players Championship adopts three-hole playoff
    Players Championship adopts three-hole playoff

    The Players Championship is abandoning its sudden-death playoff and switching to a three-hole aggregate playoff in a move that further separates the elite event from other US PGA Tour stops. The …

  • Río: Sigue huelga en el Parque Olímpico
    Río: Sigue huelga en el Parque Olímpico

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — La huelga de dos semanas en el complejo olímpico de Río de Janeiro proseguía el miércoles pese a un aparente acuerdo. …