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19 Jun 2013 : More than 500 people blocked access to a stadium where Brazil was to play Mexico on Wednesday to demand government spend more on health and education and less on the World Cup.
19 Jun 2013 : Champions League winners Bayern Munich are catering for up to 25,000 fans to watch Pep Guardiola's first two training sessions next week as the hype around the arrival of the ex-Barcelona coach builds.
15 Jun 2013 : Miami's marquee trio rediscovered their form and the Heat responded to a loss with another double-digit victory as the NBA finals has now become a best-of-three series.
15 Jun 2013 : Valentino Rossi gave his faltering season the urgent kickstart it needed on Friday when he topped the times in practice for Sunday's Catalunya Grand Prix.
15 Jun 2013 : PATTAYA - Wincing in pain and clutching his shins, Riddick Bowe ended his debut in muay Thai on Friday evening with a thud in the second round.
15 Jun 2013 : Donna Vekic, a 16-year-old playing on grass for the first time on the WTA Tour, suggested herself a future Wimbledon contender by the speed with which she upset the seedings at the Birmingham WTA tournament.
15 Jun 2013 : Germany's Andrea Petkovic, playing her ninth match in 11 days, reached the Nuremberg WTA claycourt final on Friday with a 6-4, 6-3 win over top seed Jelena Jankovic.
15 Jun 2013 : Defending champion Rui Da Costa of Portugal boosted his hopes of retaining his Tour of Switzerland title as he powered to victory on a gruelling seventh stage to close the gap on overall leader Mathias Frank to 13 seconds.
15 Jun 2013 : Bernard Hopkins, the oldest boxer to win a major world title, will not defend his light-heavyweight crown in July against Karo Murat because the German has been denied a US visa, promoters said Friday.
15 Jun 2013 : Only 24 hours before hosts Brazil take on Japan in the Confederations Cup opener in Brasilia's National Stadium, football took a back seat Friday after protests erupted in several cities across the huge country.
15 Jun 2013 : The Football Association of Thailand was yesterday dealt another huge blow when a court issued an injunction preventing a vote on the FAT's new regulations regarding its presidential election at today's meeting.
15 Jun 2013 : The US Open golf championship is always a stiff test for the competitors, but this year the emphasis shifted somewhat in that it was the course itself which has come under the most scrutiny.