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  • I can't replace specialist Pirlo, says Juventus forward Tevez

    I can't replace specialist Pirlo, says Juventus forward Tevez

    AFP News - 6 minutes ago
    I can't replace specialist Pirlo, says Juventus forward Tevez

    Carlos Tevez confirmed he will not be taking over free kick duties from Juventus specialist Andrea Pirlo despite scoring from his first Serie A setpiece on Monday during a 1-1 draw with Roma. With Pirlo out for three weeks due to a calf injury, Tevez stepped up for a free kick just after the hour mark of the top-of-the-table clash at Roma's Stadio Olimpico. To general surprise, the Argentinian curled his effort over the wall superbly, leaving Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis rooted to the …

  • Wolff to take part in two free practice sessions

    Wolff to take part in two free practice sessions

    Reuters - 12 minutes ago
    Wolff to take part in two free practice sessions

    Williams test driver Susie Wolff will take part in Friday practice sessions at this year's British and Spanish Grands Prix, the Formula One team said on Tuesday. The Scot, wife of Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff, will also have a day of testing at the Red Bull Ring following the Austrian Grand Prix in June. Wolff had two free practice sessions with Williams last season. "As official test driver I will have additional time in the FW37 and by correlating this with my work in the simulator, …

  • Prince William focuses on football and film on China trip

    Prince William focuses on football and film on China trip

    Associated Press - 13 minutes ago
    Prince William focuses on football and film on China trip

    SHANGHAI (AP) — Britain's Prince William focused his China trip on promoting links between the countries in football and film Tuesday, watching students kick balls around with Premier League-trained coaches before attending a movie premiere. …

  • South Africa thump Ireland by 201 runs at World Cup

    South Africa thump Ireland by 201 runs at World Cup

    AFP News - 14 minutes ago
    South Africa thump Ireland by 201 runs at World Cup

    South Africa thrashed Ireland by 201 runs in their World Cup Pool B match at Canberra's Manuka Oval on Tuesday. The Proteas piled up 411 for four, the second-highest total in the tournament's history, on the back of hundreds by Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis (109), with the pair putting on 247 for the second wicket. South Africa's fast bowlers reduced Ireland to 48 for five, with Kyle Abbott finishing with figures of four for 21. …

  • Amla helps South Africa to big total in 201-run win v Irish

    Amla helps South Africa to big total in 201-run win v Irish

    Associated Press - 17 minutes ago
    Amla helps South Africa to big total in 201-run win v Irish

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Hashim Amla became the fastest player to reach 20 one-day international centuries, setting South Africa on course for its second 400-plus total in an as many World Cup matches and a 201-run win over Ireland. …