LONDON - Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew will be banned from the touchline for seven matches following his head-butt on Hull City's David Meyler, the Football Association said on Tuesday.
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PRETORIA - South African track star Oscar Pistorius had a row with a policeman who picked up his gun after pulling over his friend for speeding, saying "You can't just touch another man's gun," the friend told his murder trial on Tuesday.
LONDON - U.S. investment group Baron Capital has built up a stake worth about $150 million (£90.16 million) in English soccer champions Manchester United, it said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday.
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.
LONDON - Struggling Charlton Athletic have sacked manager Chris Powell following their FA Cup quarter-final defeat by Sheffield United at the weekend, the London club said on Tuesday.
LONDON - Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is Formula One's most marketable driver with Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel only fourth despite winning the last four world championships, according to a report published on Tuesday.
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.