Garcia revels in Masters aftermath, Classico cheers

Sergio Garcia, who returns to competition this week after winning the Masters, said Wednesday he has been most gratified by cheers from his peers and a "Classico" football appearance.Garcia, who tees off Thursday afternoon at the US PGA Players Champio...

Twenty-five hurt in scuffles before Madrid derby

A total of 20 supporters and five police officers suffered minor injuries in scuffles outside the Vicente Calderon stadium prior to Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.A spokesperson for the Spanis...

Celta inspired by Bielsa in bid to topple Man Utd

Celta Vigo will draw inspiration from Athletic Bilbao's 2012 victory over Manchester United when they face Jose Mourinho's side in the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday, says coach Eduardo Berizzo.A Bilbao side coached by Marcelo Bielsa defeated a ...

Kylie Jenner suffers altitude sickness on Peru trip

Kylie Jenner, the fashion model and younger half-sister of Kim Kardashian, was forced to use an oxygen mask after suffering difficulty breathing during a trip to the Peruvian city of Cusco, high in the Andes.Jenner, 19, posted pictures on Snapchat soci...

Libya intercepts 350 migrants after duel at sea

Libya's coastguard on Wednesday intercepted a wooden boat packed with more than 350 migrants after duelling with a German rescue ship and coming under fire from traffickers, the navy said.The migrants, who were bound for Italy, were picked up off the w...

FXX announces ‘Deadpool’ animated TV series

Cable station FXX announced on Wednesday it had ordered an animated series starring hit Marvel anti-hero Deadpool, with Golden Globe-winning actor Donald Glover leading the creative team.The show will capitalize on 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool" movie, ...

Golf: Adidas sells TaylorMade equipment to US fund

German sports giant Adidas said Wednesday it had agreed to sell its golfing brands TaylorMade, Adams Golf and Ashworth to US fund KPS Capital Partners for $425 million (390 million euros).The deal came just a day after the sport's world number two Rory...

Sore shoulder sidelines Seattle’s Iwakuma

Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma was placed on Major League Baseball's 10-day disabled list Wednesday with right shoulder inflammation, joining three other sidelined starters for the American League club.The 36-year-old right-hander, who spent ...

UN aviation agency seeks public input on drone tracking

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Wednesday asked the public for feedback on a proposal to track drones in real-time around the world to avoid collisions with jetliners.The electronic system would identify all drones in use, their...

Venezuela prosecutors oppose military trial for unrest

Venezuelan prosecutors Wednesday challenged plans to try suspects in military courts for unrest which saw a statue of late president Hugo Chavez destroyed in protest at the government.Human rights groups say scores of people have been brought before mi...

I’ve not gambled on Europa League – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has not gambled with the club's season by prioritising Europa League success over a top-four finish in the Premier League, he said on Wednesday.Mourinho has given up on United's hopes of securing Champions League...

McQueen to make authorized Tupac documentary

Steve McQueen, who won an Oscar for directing "12 Years a Slave," will film an authorized documentary on slain rap legend Tupac Shakur.The British director said he was "extremely moved" to explore Tupac's life, saying he had known him indirectly while ...

US to arm Syrias Kurds ‘very quickly’

The United States will soon start delivering weapons to Syria's Kurdish fighters, despite furious Turkish objections, a US military spokesman said.A first consignment of weapons is already in place for delivery and could be dispatched to the Kurds "ver...

Pioneer referee Riveron named new officiating boss

Alberto Riveron, the first Hispanic referee in NFL history, was named Wednesday as the league's new senior vice president of officiating, replacing Dean Blandino, who stepped down last month.Riveron spent the past four seasons as senior director of off...