Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero sustained an injury to his left hamstring during Argentina's 2-0 loss to Ecuador in World Cup qualifying, the Premier League club confirmed on Friday. "Sergio Aguero lasted just 22 minutes of Argentina's opening World Cup qualifier against Ecuador," City said in a statement on their website. More »Man City's Aguero injured on Argentina duty
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi police officials say at least 35 people were killed in a mortar attack on villages around the provincial capital of the country's eastern Diyala province. More »Iraq officials: mortar attack in Diyala province kills 35
A spillage of diesel by a circuit cleaning vehicle delayed Friday's opening free practice session for this weekend's Russian Grand Prix and reduced it from 90 minutes to one hour. More »Formula One: Diesel spillage delays and reduces opening practice
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was carried off on a stretcher, in tears, with a hamstring injury during Argentina's 2-0 loss to Ecuador in a World Cup qualifier and faces a spell on the sidelines. More »Tearful Aguero injures hamstring, faces spell out
MOTEGI, Japan (AP) — Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo set the fastest time in Friday's practice for the MotoGP Japanese Grand Prix. More »Lorenzo fastest in practice for MotoGP Japanese Grand Prix
How much can Harambee Stars fans read into the national side’s victory over Les Dodos in World Cup qualification? More »Should Kenya get excited about Mauritius triumph?
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — A documentary film about the social and personal costs of South Koreans' craze for being admitted to the nation's top three universities depicts a system that is a far cry from President Barack Obama's praise of the Asian country as a model for U.S. educational reforms. More »Film portrays costs of South Korean craze for top schools
Ignat Manjoo's encounters with the so-called reinvention of German football, how it applies to the new Liverpool way, being mindful of entertainment vs real management More »Editorial: How will we judge Jurgen Klopp within the Liverpool hysteria?
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At his New Orleans restaurant, legendary chef Paul Prudhomme proudly showed off dishes and ingredients from his upbringing in Louisiana's rural Cajun country: blackened redfish, jambalaya and sweet potato pecan pie drew diners by the droves to his K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen. More »Chef Paul Prudhomme, who popularized Cajun fare, dies at 75
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — India has demanded answers from Saudi Arabia after a maid there reportedly had her hand chopped off while trying to escape being harassed by her employer. More »India angered over maid having hand cut off in Saudi Arabia
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television says Revolutionary Guard brigadier general killed in Syria's Aleppo. More »Iranian state television says Revolutionary Guard brigadier general killed in Syria's Aleppo
Chelsea striker Diego Costa says he was out of shape at the start of the season but remains firmly behind coach Jose Mourinho. More »Diego Costa admits returning to Chelsea 'overweight'
New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp described his job as "the biggest challenge" in world football on Friday following his appointment as the successor to Brendan Rodgers. "Maybe it is the biggest challenge this moment in the world of football," Klopp said in an interview with Liverpool's in house television channel, LFCTV. In this moment it is the most interesting job in world football." Former Borussia Dortmund head coach Klopp, 48, was appointed on Thursday on a three-year contract following the dismissal of Rodgers, who was sacked last Sunday after three and a half years at the club. More »Football: Liverpool job is 'biggest challenge' - Klopp
After a disappointing start to the Presidents Cup, the Internationals responded in style against United States. More »Internationals rally against USA as Mickelson's mix-up moves them close
New Orleans chef Paul Prudhomme introduced the world to jambalaya, blackened redfish and gumbo through his groundbreaking Cajun restaurant. Fellow chefs he mentored and diners who tasted his crawfish dishes ... More »Paul Prudhomme, chef who popularized Cajun food, dies at 75
Jurgen Klopp claims managing Liverpool is the biggest challenge football has to offer after being appointed as Brendan Rodgers' successor. More »Liverpool is world football's biggest challenge, says Klopp
(Reuters) - Three second half goals against Syria failed to alleviate concerns among the Japan squad about their faltering forward line. The 3-0 win took Japan top of Group E in the joint World Cup and Asia Cup qualifying campaign but Keisuke Honda, who opened the scoring in Oman with a 55th minute penalty, said there was work still to be done. "In attack we are not quite there yet," the AC Milan playmaker was quoted as saying by Kyodo News. More »Japanese frontline still faltering, says Honda
(Reuters) - Manchester City new recruit Raheem Sterling may not have justified his price tag yet but team mate Joe Hart has no doubts that the 20-year-old winger will go on to "set the world stage alight". Sterling cost City 49 million pounds, making him the most expensive English player ever, but is yet to have any significant impact on the Sky Blues' season scoring twice in 10 appearances. Sterling came under heavy criticism for his controversial exit from Liverpool, with reports claiming he was reluctant to travel for the Merseyside club's pre-season matches in Asia and Australia. More »Hart tips Sterling to 'set the world stage alight'
An escort's allegations in a tell-all book that former Louisville men's basketball staffer Andre McGee hired her to provide dancers to strip and have sex with Cardinals recruits, their fathers and players stunned the college basketball world when word of its pending release surfaced a week ago. More »Allegations that Louisville hired escorts prompts 2 reviews
(Reuters) - France's Johann Zarco won the Moto2 title after defending champion Tito Rabat withdrew injured ahead of Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. Rabat injured his left arm in a training crash on Monday and withdrew after completing eight laps in Friday's first practice at Motegi. "I am disappointed we weren’t able to fight to the end, but congratulations to Johann Zarco on the championship. More »Zarco wins Moto2 title after Rabat withdraws injured
The former Bafana keeper tells Goal that with Khune visibly still injured the number one position should be given to the Aces goalkeeper More »Tlale: If Khune is injured then Mabokgwane has to be first choice
South Africa's parole board will meet again on Friday to decide whether Oscar Pistorius should be let out of jail before he serves his full five-year sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013, a statement said. Pistorius, a Paralympic gold medalist, was due to have been released on parole in August after serving 10 months but Justice Minister Michael Masutha blocked his release, saying the parole hearing had been held prematurely. Pistorius was found guilty in September 2014 of culpable homicide, the equivalent of manslaughter, after he fired four 9 mm shots through a locked toilet door at his Pretoria home, killing Steenkamp almost instantly. More »South African parole board meets again over Pistorius
SYDNEY (AP) — Defending champion Chaz Mostert and five track marshals were injured Friday in a spectacular crash during qualifying for Australia's most prestigious motor race, the Bathurst 1000. More »Defending champ, track marshals injured in Bathurst crash
France's Johann Zarco won the Moto2 title after defending champion Tito Rabat withdrew injured ahead of Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. Rabat injured his left arm in a training crash on Monday and withdrew after completing eight laps in Friday's first practice at Motegi. "I am disappointed we weren't able to fight to the end, but congratulations to Johann Zarco on the championship. More »Motorcycling-Zarco wins Moto2 title after Rabat withdraws injured