MADRID - Argentine footballer Lionel Messi, star player for Spanish football club Barcelona, and his father Jorge have been charged with tax fraud by a Spanish judge, media reports said on Thursday.
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BRISBANE - Alex Corbisiero's selection to start the first test for the British and Irish Lions marked a remarkable turnaround for the England prop at the end of an injury-ravaged season that prompted questions about his future in the game.
LONDON - Kevin Pietersen has been named in England's 14-man squad for a two-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand after returning from a knee injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Thursday.
LONDON - Serena Williams heads to Wimbledon to defend her title with seeds of doubt and defeatism already sown in the minds of her opponents.
PRETORIA - Promising flyhalf Tom Heathcote returns to the Scotland side for their test against Italy at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday after concussion laid him low for a week.
The first all German final of the world's most prestigious club soccer competition comes to Wembley in London as some of Europe's finest look to put on a show.