• Afghan: 9 militants killed
  • Bihar: 55 students fall ill
  • Shanghai: Tiger kills feeder
  • Republic of Congo: 18 killed
  • New Zealand Earthquake
  • Al-Qaida militants kill 100
  • Iraq council attacked
  • 21 killed in Philippine
  • Baghdad blasts: 13 killed
  • Mexico: 10 bodies found

Guardiola vows to win Club World Cup  

17 Dec, 2013  

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said he was determined to win the Club World Cup as his European champions prepare to face China's Guangzhou Evergrande in the semi-finals here Tuesday.


Irving, Aldridge named Players of the Week  (17 Dec, 2013)

Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers and LaMarcus Aldridge from the Portland Trail Blazers were named National Basketball Association (NBA) Players of the Week.

World Cup stadium workers in 18-hour shifts: Union  (17 Dec, 2013)

Workers at Brazil's Arena da Amazonia World Cup stadium, where two laborers died Saturday, are being subjected to 18-hour shifts, a union official said Monday.

Zola quits Watford  (17 Dec, 2013)

Former Chelsea star Gianfranco Zola resigned as coach of Championship football club Watford following the team's 0-1 loss to Sheffield.

Allegri happy with Milan's draw with Roma  (17 Dec, 2013)

AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri was satisfied with his side's 2-2 draw with Roma at home Monday.

Portuguese league standings  (17 Dec, 2013)

Following are the standings of Portuguese league after Monday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.

Valencia sack coach after disappointing start to season  (17 Dec, 2013)

Spanish BBV Primera Liga side Valencia sacked coach Miroslav Djukic after a disappointing start to the season Monday.

Fluminense spared relegation  (16 Dec, 2013)

Brazil's struggling soccer giants Fluminense have been spared relegation to second division Serie B after rivals Portuguesa were docked four points for fielding an ineligible player.

Napoli beat Inter in six-goal thriller  (16 Dec, 2013)

Napoli came back from their UEFA Champions League exit with a 4-2 win over Inter Milan in an Italian Serie A match at home.