Mar 20, 2013 12:41 EDT
Luiz Felipe Scolari admitted Wednesday he is still undecided whether veteran pair Kaka and Ronaldinho can have a future together with the Brazilian national team.
Mar 20, 2013 11:53 EDT
Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou returned Wednesday from a visit to the Vatican, where he became the island's first leader to meet the pope, and expressed "great hopes" for bilateral relations.
Mar 20, 2013 11:38 EDT
Ireland great Brian O'Driscoll was given a three-week ban on Wednesday for stamping on Italy's Simone Favaro during their Six Nations clash in Rome.
Mar 20, 2013 09:46 EDT
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has been forced out of the Italy squad ahead of a friendly against Brazil and could miss a World Cup qualifier against Malta next week, according to the Italian football federation.
Mar 20, 2013 07:35 EDT
Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday after Cypriot lawmakers comprehensively rejected a plan to tax savings as part of a crucial bailout deal.
Mar 20, 2013 07:28 EDT
Football was a vehicle for national pride in the former Yugoslavia, enjoying support from the political elite and state policies designed to create competitive teams and world-class players.
Mar 20, 2013 01:54 EDT
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called an emergency meeting of party leaders Wednesday in a frantic search for a viable plan B after MPs rejected the terms of an EU bailout aimed at saving Cyprus from bankruptcy.
Mar 20, 2013 00:40 EDT
World No. 3 Luke Donald and past Major winners Padraig Harrington and Charl Schwartzel will look to fine-tune their games for the coming Masters during this week's Maybank Malaysian Open.
Mar 19, 2013 22:46 EDT
At least 27 people were killed by landslides caused by heavy rains in a mountainous area of the Brazilian sate of Rio de Janeiro, authorities said.
Mar 19, 2013 22:25 EDT
Italy's Flavia Pennetta booked herself a second-round clash with World No. 1 Serena Williams at the Miami Masters after a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Swede Johanna Larsson.
Mar 19, 2013 21:26 EDT
President Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan met with Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica on Tuesday in a first taste for the new pontiff of a long-running dispute that pits the island against its giant neighbour China.
Mar 19, 2013 17:35 EDT
Angry MPs on Tuesday rejected a divisive levy on bank accounts as part of a bailout aimed at saving Cyprus from bankruptcy, decrying as "blackmail" the EU-IMF deal that now lies in tatters.
Mar 19, 2013 17:30 EDT
Thousands of demonstrators burst into cheers and applause as their MPs on Tuesday flatly voted down a painful EU bailout plan aimed at rescuing Cyprus from bankruptcy.
Mar 19, 2013 16:45 EDT
Pope Francis donned the symbols of papal power and vowed to embrace the "poorest" of humanity on Tuesday at a grand inauguration in the Vatican as leader of a troubled Roman Catholic Church.
Mar 19, 2013 16:44 EDT
Angry MPs on Tuesday rejected the terms of a bailout aimed at saving Cyprus from bankruptcy, decrying as "blackmail" a deal that had been reached with a troika of lenders that now lies in tatters.
Mar 19, 2013 16:25 EDT
At least 24 people were killed by landslides spawned by heavy rains in a mountainous area of the Brazilian sate of Rio de Janeiro, authorities said Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 15:12 EDT
US authorities are investigating whether Microsoft or its partners bribed officials in China, Italy and Romania to get software contracts, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 14:48 EDT
Brian O'Driscoll will face a citing hearing in London on Wednesday for stamping on Simone Favaro in Ireland's 22-15 Six Nations defeat by Italy, tournament organisers have announced.
Mar 19, 2013 14:27 EDT
Brian O'Driscoll will face a citing hearing in London on Tuesday for stamping on Simone Favaro in Ireland's 22-15 Six Nations defeat by Italy, tournament organisers have announced.
Mar 19, 2013 14:19 EDT
Real Madrid must beat Galatasaray in their Champions League quarter-final home leg or else they face a tough time in the return leg in Turkey, coach Jose Mourinho said on Tuesday.