MADRID - Sergio Aguero has a proven scoring record against Barcelona and the Manchester City forward may have a crucial role to play if his side are to upset the odds and reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time.
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ISTANBUL - League leaders Fenerbahce's match with Trabzonspor was abandoned on Monday after the Istanbul side's players were pelted with objects thrown onto the pitch by home supporters of the Black Sea club.
LONDON - Grand National winning jockey Jason Maguire will miss this week's Cheltenham Festival after fracturing his sternum in a heavy fall at Stratford on Monday.
- Luciano Spalletti has been sacked as head coach of Zenit St Petersburg just a week before the second leg of their Champions League last 16 clash with Borussia Dortmund, the Russian club said on Tuesday.
WELLINGTON - Wellington Hurricanes scrumhalf TJ Perenara is itching to get back into the All Blacks environment after spending much of the latter part of 2013 on the bench recuperating from injury or holding tackle bags at practice.
SYDNEY - Not many New South Wales Waratahs coaches have been a position of having to dampen expectations over the last five years but 10 tries in two healthy wins to start the new Super Rugby season have left Michael Cheika with exactly that task.
First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.