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  • Fulham's Sidwell, Stockdale and Arne Riise react as they walk off the pitch following their English Premier League soccer match defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in London
    Magath says Fulham will survive despite Spurs loss Reuters - 1 hour 54 minutes ago

    By Josh Reich LONDON (Reuters) - Manager Felix Magath insists Fulham can avoid relegation despite Saturday's 3-1 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur that leaves them third from … More »Magath says Fulham will survive despite Spurs loss

    Fulham's Sidwell, Stockdale and Arne Riise react as they walk off the pitch following their English Premier League soccer match defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in London

    By Josh Reich LONDON (Reuters) - Manager Felix Magath insists Fulham can avoid relegation despite Saturday's 3-1 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur that leaves them third from bottom of the Premier League with three matches remaining. Consecutive wins over Aston Villa and Norwich City had given the west Londoners hope they could …

  • Chelsea's manager Mourinho shakes hands with his Sunderland counterpart Poyet after their English Premier League soccer match in London
    Mourinho thanks officials after contentious penalty sinks Chelsea Reuters - 2 hours 5 minutes ago

    By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho congratulated referee Mike Dean and the official's boss Mike Riley after a contentious penalty for Sunderland … More »Mourinho thanks officials after contentious penalty sinks Chelsea

    Chelsea's manager Mourinho shakes hands with his Sunderland counterpart Poyet after their English Premier League soccer match in London

    By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho congratulated referee Mike Dean and the official's boss Mike Riley after a contentious penalty for Sunderland put a huge dent in the London club's Premier League title hopes on Saturday. Mourinho refused to answer questions after his long unbeaten home league …

  • West Ham United's Reid challenges Crystal Palace's Murray during their English Premier League soccer match at the Boleyn Ground in London
    Pulis relief as Palace secure safety before title-chasers arrive Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    By Sam Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis said he was relieved to have secured their Premier league status before facing nightmare fixtures … More »Pulis relief as Palace secure safety before title-chasers arrive

    West Ham United's Reid challenges Crystal Palace's Murray during their English Premier League soccer match at the Boleyn Ground in London

    By Sam Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis said he was relieved to have secured their Premier league status before facing nightmare fixtures against title-chasing Manchester City and Liverpool. Palace won 1-0 at West Ham United on Saturday thanks to a second-half Mile Jedinak penalty that moved …

  • A man uses mobile phone at showroom of Toyota Motor in Beijing
    Toyota to launch China-made Corolla, Levin hybrids in 2015 Reuters - 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    By Yoko Kubota BEIJING (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp plans to make and sell hybrid versions of its Corolla and Levin sedans in China next year, fitting them with lo … More »Toyota to launch China-made Corolla, Levin hybrids in 2015

    A man uses mobile phone at showroom of Toyota Motor in Beijing

    By Yoko Kubota BEIJING (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp plans to make and sell hybrid versions of its Corolla and Levin sedans in China next year, fitting them with locally-...

  • Sunderland's Wickham celebrates his goal against Chelsea during their English Premier League soccer match in London
    Chelsea's title hopes hit by Sunderland defeat Reuters - 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    By Josh Reich LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea's title ambitions suffered a major blow with a shock 2-1 home defeat by bottom side Sunderland on Saturday, handing the initiative … More »Chelsea's title hopes hit by Sunderland defeat

    Sunderland's Wickham celebrates his goal against Chelsea during their English Premier League soccer match in London

    By Josh Reich LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea's title ambitions suffered a major blow with a shock 2-1 home defeat by bottom side Sunderland on Saturday, handing the initiative to Premier League leaders Liverpool who visit lowly Norwich City on Sunday. It was manager Jose Mourinho's first league defeat at Stamford Bridge in …

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi reacts upon his arrival to attend the official opening ceremony for the new headquarters of the Iranian embassy in Amman
    Iran says it watered down, converted over 200 kg of enriched uranium Reuters - 5 hours ago

    Iran said on Saturday it had completed watering down and converting more than 200 kilograms (440 lb) of enriched uranium under a deal reached in Geneva last November … More »Iran says it watered down, converted over 200 kg of enriched uranium

    Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi reacts upon his arrival to attend the official opening ceremony for the new headquarters of the Iranian embassy in Amman

    Iran said on Saturday it had completed watering down and converting more than 200 kilograms (440 lb) of enriched uranium under a deal reached in Geneva last November with world powers over its disputed nuclear programme. "Based on the agreement with the West, we were supposed to have half of our 200 kilogram stock of uranium …

  • People sing Ukranian national anthem as they attend a pro-Ukrainian rally in Luhansk
    Mediator heads to east Ukraine, seeking surrenders Reuters - 11 hours ago

    By Alastair Macdonald and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/DONETSK (Reuters) - A mediator from Europe's OSCE security body headed to eastern Ukraine on Saturday seeking the surrender … More »Mediator heads to east Ukraine, seeking surrenders

    People sing Ukranian national anthem as they attend a pro-Ukrainian rally in Luhansk

    By Alastair Macdonald and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/DONETSK (Reuters) - A mediator from Europe's OSCE security body headed to eastern Ukraine on Saturday seeking the surrender of pro-Russian separatists as the Kiev government declared an Easter truce following a peace accord with Moscow. Gunmen occupying public buildings …

  • Manchester City's Toure scores a penalty during their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at the Etihad stadium in Manchester
    Soccer-I'd have more recognition if I wasn't African, says Tou … Reuters - 16 hours ago

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, one of six nominees for the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) player of the year award, says he would have more global … More »Soccer-I'd have more recognition if I wasn't African, says Tou …

    Manchester City's Toure scores a penalty during their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at the Etihad stadium in Manchester

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, one of six nominees for the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) player of the year award, says he would have more global recognition if he was not from Africa. The talismanic Ivory Coast international believes he and Africans like compatriot Didier Drogba (Galatasaray) and …

  • Williams Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela attends a news conference in Caracas
    Engine problem makes a mockery of Maldonado penalty Reuters - 17 hours ago

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Pastor Maldonado's five place grid penalty was rendered meaningless on Saturday after engine problems ruled the Lotus Formula One driver out … More »Engine problem makes a mockery of Maldonado penalty

    Williams Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela attends a news conference in Caracas

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Pastor Maldonado's five place grid penalty was rendered meaningless on Saturday after engine problems ruled the Lotus Formula One driver out of Chinese Grand Prix qualifying. While Romain Grosjean powered to the team's first top 10 grid position of the season, Maldonado never got out of the …

  • A child cries as family members mourn the deaths of Nepali mountaineering guides who were killed in Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest, at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu
    Death toll climbs in worst tragedy on Everest Reuters - 17 hours ago

    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide on Saturday after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing … More »Death toll climbs in worst tragedy on Everest

    A child cries as family members mourn the deaths of Nepali mountaineering guides who were killed in Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest, at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu

    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide on Saturday after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death toll to at least 13 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain. The avalanche struck a perilous passage called the Khumbu …

  • Former England cricket coach Peter Moores poses for photographers at Old Trafford in Manchester
    Moores returns as England cricket coach Reuters - 18 hours ago

    Peter Moores was named England coach for the second time on Saturday as the cricket board continued its overhaul following the humiliating 5-0 Ashes rout in Australia … More »Moores returns as England cricket coach

    Former England cricket coach Peter Moores poses for photographers at Old Trafford in Manchester

    Peter Moores was named England coach for the second time on Saturday as the cricket board continued its overhaul following the humiliating 5-0 Ashes rout in Australia at the start of the year. Moores coached England for two years from 2007 before he was sacked after a fall-out with leading batsman Kevin Pietersen whose …

  • Real Madrid's players Arbeloa, Ronaldo and Marcelo stand at the tribune before the King's Cup final soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at Mestalla stadium in Valencia
    Soccer-Ronaldo back in training before Bayern clash Reuters - 19 hours ago

    Real Madrid top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with his team mates on Friday as he battles to regain fitness before Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, … More »Soccer-Ronaldo back in training before Bayern clash

    Real Madrid's players Arbeloa, Ronaldo and Marcelo stand at the tribune before the King's Cup final soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at Mestalla stadium in Valencia

    Real Madrid top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with his team mates on Friday as he battles to regain fitness before Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at home to Bayern Munich. The Portugal captain has been suffering from knee and thigh muscle problems and missed Real's last four matches, …

  • Atletico Madrid's Villa heads the ball next his teammate Garcia and Elche's Sapunaru during their Spanish first division soccer match at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid
    Soccer-Atletico close on title with win over stubborn Elche Reuters - 19 hours ago

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid stayed firmly on course for a surprise La Liga title triumph when a Miranda header and Diego Costa's late penalty secured … More »Soccer-Atletico close on title with win over stubborn Elche

    Atletico Madrid's Villa heads the ball next his teammate Garcia and Elche's Sapunaru during their Spanish first division soccer match at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid stayed firmly on course for a surprise La Liga title triumph when a Miranda header and Diego Costa's late penalty secured an unconvincing 2-0 win for the leaders at home to Elche on Friday. David Villa had a penalty saved shortly after halftime at a raucous Calderon stadium, …

  • Mercedes Formula One driver Hamilton drives during the qualifying session of the Chinese F1 Grand Prix at the Shanghai International circuit
    Motor racing-Hamilton on pole for Mercedes in wet China Reuters - 19 hours ago

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton will line up on pole position for Sunday’s Chinese Formula One Grand Prix after putting in a storming lap in treacherous … More »Motor racing-Hamilton on pole for Mercedes in wet China

    Mercedes Formula One driver Hamilton drives during the qualifying session of the Chinese F1 Grand Prix at the Shanghai International circuit

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton will line up on pole position for Sunday’s Chinese Formula One Grand Prix after putting in a storming lap in treacherous conditions to maintain Mercedes’ qualifying stranglehold. The Briton's best time of one minute 53.860 seconds through rain and spray was a hefty …

  • Rajaonarimampianina arrives at an EU-Africa summit in Brussels
    Madagascar names Razafindravonona as finance minister Reuters - 20 hours ago

    Madagascar has named Jean Razafindravonona finance and budget minister, making him part of a 31-member cabinet crucial to ending a political crisis on the Indian Ocean … More »Madagascar names Razafindravonona as finance minister

    Rajaonarimampianina arrives at an EU-Africa summit in Brussels

    Madagascar has named Jean Razafindravonona finance and budget minister, making him part of a 31-member cabinet crucial to ending a political crisis on the Indian Ocean island state. President Hery Rajaonarimampianina, who took office in January, has pledged to woo foreign investors and tourists back to Madagascar, which …

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