Brazil govt. launches probe in to FIFA’s alleged 'cartel' practices

Brazil govt. launches probe in to FIFA’s alleged 'cartel' practices

October 25, 2013 - 13:49 AMT  09:49 GMT
The committee will analyse hotel reservations made by MATCH in the 12 World Cup host cities to check if they affect market prices.
Russia’s Olympic torch dramatically engulfed by flames during relay

Russia’s Olympic torch dramatically engulfed by flames during relay

October 23, 2013 - 11:38 AMT  07:38 GMT
The mishap is the latest in a series of setbacks for the torch, which has already gone out several times during the relay.
Several Bundesliga clubs keeping an eye on Yura Movsisyan

Several Bundesliga clubs keeping an eye on Yura Movsisyan

October 21, 2013 - 15:44 AMT  11:44 GMT
Movsisyan scored 7 goals during the current season of Russian Premier League and 4 goals in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Russian football fans “cross-questioned” in Baku over Armenia ties

Russian football fans “cross-questioned” in Baku over Armenia ties

October 14, 2013 - 14:01 AMT  10:01 GMT
Russian football fans are travelling to Baku to attend the October 15 Azerbaijan-Russia 2014 World Championship qualifier.
Formula 1 reserve racing driver Maria De Villota found dead

Formula 1 reserve racing driver Maria De Villota found dead

October 11, 2013 - 12:25 AMT  08:25 GMT
No cause of death has yet been released for the 33-year-old Spaniard, who lost her right eye in a crash while testing for the Marussia team last year.
Murray withdraws from ATP World Tour Finals in London

Murray withdraws from ATP World Tour Finals in London

October 9, 2013 - 17:24 AMT  13:24 GMT
"I'm really disappointed not to be playing this year. I love playing in front of my home crowd, it's a great atmosphere," said Murray.
Nalbandian announces retirement after 13 years on ATP tour

Nalbandian announces retirement after 13 years on ATP tour

October 2, 2013 - 12:29 AMT  08:29 GMT
Nalbandian amassed 11 titles and reached a career-high World No. 3 in 2006. He finished in the year-end Top 10 of the Emirates ATP Rankings five times.
Arthur Abraham to fight Italy's Giovanni De Carolis Oct 26

Arthur Abraham to fight Italy's Giovanni De Carolis Oct 26

September 26, 2013 - 17:26 AMT  13:26 GMT
"With the perfect preparation and strategy there is no doubt in my mind that I will leave the ring as the winner come October 26," Abraham said.
Yerevan bids to host 2020 UEFA European Championship

Yerevan bids to host 2020 UEFA European Championship

September 20, 2013 - 14:53 AMT  10:53 GMT
The candidates have the right to change their initial host city selection, but must submit their final bid dossier by April 25, 2014.
UEFA associations back moving 2022 Qatar World Cup to winter

UEFA associations back moving 2022 Qatar World Cup to winter

September 19, 2013 - 15:32 AMT  11:32 GMT
But Boyce, who is also president of the Irish Football Association, says the associations do not want FIFA to rush that decision.
U.S. heavyweight boxing legend Ken Norton dies aged 70

U.S. heavyweight boxing legend Ken Norton dies aged 70

September 19, 2013 - 09:54 AMT  05:54 GMT
Norton began boxing during his time in the U.S. Marines, and turned professional shortly after he left the military in 1967.
Nadal beats Djokovic to win 13th Grand Slam title

Nadal beats Djokovic to win 13th Grand Slam title

September 10, 2013 - 10:05 AMT  06:05 GMT
Serbia's Djokovic has now tasted defeat in two consecutive U.S. Open finals after his five-set loss to Andy Murray in 2012.
Armenia to host skyrunning tournament on Mount Aragats

Armenia to host skyrunning tournament on Mount Aragats

September 9, 2013 - 16:11 AMT  12:11 GMT
All those whose physical shape and technical training meet tournament requirements are eligible for participation.
Argentine Armenians rally as Istanbul loses 2020 Summer Olympics bid

Argentine Armenians rally as Istanbul loses 2020 Summer Olympics bid

September 9, 2013 - 10:13 AMT  06:13 GMT
Turkey would have been the first Muslim country to host the Games, and with a median age of less than 30 years, one of the youngest.
Argentina’s Armenians to rally against Istanbul 2020 Summer Olympics bid

Argentina’s Armenians to rally against Istanbul 2020 Summer Olympics bid

September 6, 2013 - 10:42 AMT  06:42 GMT
The protesters will point to human rights violations by the Turkish government and the continued denial of the Armenian Genocide.
Nadal destroys Robredo to reach US Open semi-finals

Nadal destroys Robredo to reach US Open semi-finals

September 5, 2013 - 10:37 AMT  06:37 GMT
"I think I played great the first set - it's my first set so far this year at 100%," said Nadal, who returned from a knee injury in February.