BARCELONA - Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is confident his side's strike force can make the difference against Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday.
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LONDON - England have named centre Manu Tuilagi in their squad for the Six Nations game against Italy in Rome on Saturday.
BUCHAREST - Former Romania coach Razvan Lucescu has been appointed Petrolul Ploiesti coach to replace Cosmin Contra who this week joined La Liga club Getafe, the Romanian Cup holders said.
- Irish trainer Jessica Harrington landed the prestigious Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival when the Barry Geraghty-ridden Jezki held off Tony McCoy and My Tent Or Yours in a one-two for owner JP McManus on Tuesday.
PARIS - Laurent Blanc will rest key midfielders Marco Verratti and Blaise Matuidi as Paris St Germain have nothing to fear going into their Champions League last-16 return leg at home against Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday.
SAO PAULO - Soccer fans will get their last chance to buy tickets for the 2014 World Cup when the final sales phase begins on Wednesday, FIFA has announced.
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.