• Fandi: We knew we could come back
    Fandi: We knew we could come back

    The LionsXII gaffer finally had something to cheer about as his side came from behind to beat Pahang FA 4-1, thanks to Safuwan Baharudin’s strike and Sufian Anuar's hat-trick …

  • Rennes edge past Angers to reach final 12 hours ago
    Rennes edge past Angers to reach final

    Two-time French Cup winners Rennes reached the final of this season's competition with a nervy 3-2 win over Ligue 2 side Angers on Tuesday. Rennes, who won the Cup in 1965 and 1971, will hope for …

  • Ozil nears Arsenal return as Diaby resumes training 13 hours ago
    Ozil nears Arsenal return as Diaby resumes training

    The German should be fit enough for Sunday's league trip to the KC Stadium to face Hull City, but the French midfielder will be eased in slowly after a long injury lay-off …

  • Dutchman Willems ruled out of World Cup 19 hours ago
    Dutchman Willems ruled out of World Cup

    (Reuters) - Netherlands fullback Jetro Willems will miss the World Cup after picking up a knee injury in PSV Eindhoven's league defeat by Feyenoord at the weekend, his club said on Tuesday. The …

  • High demand as final Cup ticket window opens
    High demand as final Cup ticket window opens

    Governing body FIFA on Tuesday opened the final sales phase for World Cup tickets and reported 126,837 of 199,519 available for 54 of the 64 matches were snapped up within four hours. Brazilian …

  • Sao Paulo stadium handed to owners, unfinished
    Sao Paulo stadium handed to owners, unfinished

    The construction firm behind the new World Cup stadium at Sao Paulo, due to stage the opening match on June 12, Tuesday handed over the site to owners Corinthians, although work has yet to be …

  • Injury-hit Gundogan extends Dortmund deal
    Injury-hit Gundogan extends Dortmund deal

    Injured Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has signed a year's extension to keep him at Borussia Dortmund until 2016, despite playing just 56 minutes of Bundesliga football this season. The …

  • Phelps's return greeted with shrug by fellow Olympians
    Phelps's return greeted with shrug by fellow Olympians

    By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward possibly participating at the 2016 Summer Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by …

  • A quiet post-Masters for Watson, with a surprise
    A quiet post-Masters for Watson, with a surprise

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory more low key this year. Instead of going to New York for a media tour, he headed home to Orlando, Fla., and kept plans for a …

  • Bulbs, yes, but no food for deer
    Bulbs, yes, but no food for deer

    Chomping down on a rosette of freshly emerging tulip leaves is just the thing to drive away winter doldrums — for deer. Crocuses probably taste almost as good to them. …