Mexico fires coach Miguel Herrera after punching incident

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's national football team coach Miguel Herrera has been dismissed, the president of the Mexican football federation, Decio de Maria, said on Tuesday, a day after Herrera …

Brady 'Deflategate' ban upheld

New York (AFP) - The four-match suspension issued to New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady over the 'Deflategate' scandal has been upheld, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed on …

China's magisterial diving performances continue

Kazan (Russia) (AFP) - China's Cao Yuan and Qin Kai kept up their country's domination of diving events at the world championships in Kazan on Tuesday as they comfortably won the 3m synchronised gold …

Frustrated Tiger never imagined so long to recover

Gainesville (United States) (AFP) - A frustrated Tiger Woods never imagined it would take so long to regain top form after back surgery and swing changes, but he will stick with his comeback plan.

Diaby agrees deal to join Marseille

PARIS (Reuters) - Former Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby has agreed a deal to return to France with Olympique de Marseille, the Ligue 1 club said on Tuesday. Diaby, who has 16 caps …

Nadal battles past Verdasco in Hamburg

Hamburg (AFP) - Top seed Rafael Nadal bidding to rediscover some semblance of his former all-conquering form recovered from losing the first set to beat fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 3-6, 6-1 …

I feared my career was over, says Rogers

LONDON (Reuters) - Australia's Chris Rogers feared his career might be over after a dizzy spell forced him to retire during his second innings in the Lord's Ashes test last week, he said on Tuesday. …

Clarke opts for new-style helmet after Rogers injury

Birmingham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - The injury suffered by team-mate Chris Rogers has finally convinced Australia captain Michael Clarke to wear one of the new-look helmets developed following the …