Colombia's Atlético Nacional drew 2-2 with Argentina's Godoy Cruz in the match for the Libertadores de América Cup. The game was held at the Atanasio Girardot stadium.
Brazil's Congress postponed a key World Cup bill again, a move that is likely to frustrate officials of football's governing body who say its passage is crucial to preparations for the 2014 World Cup.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter said the recovery of Bolton Wanderers player Fabrice Muamba was "a miracle" which had deeply affected him as it brought back memories of Marc-Vivien Foe of Cameroon who died in similar circumstances in 2003.
Former FIFA president Joao Havelange, in hospital since Sunday with septic arthritis, has shown a slight improvement in his condition, a hospital statement said.
Malaysia has been a happy hunting ground for Fernando Alonso but the Spaniard predicts a difficult week ahead for the Ferrari team on a circuit where he made his Formula One breakthrough.
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney has apologised to young fan Jamie Thomas after he broke the nine-year-old's wrist with a wayward shot during the warm-up for Sunday's Premier League game at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Vélez Sársfield defeated Ecuador's Deportivo Quito 1-0 in the match for the Libertadores de América Cup and remains at the top of the Group 7.
Dakar Rally’s organization confirmed that next year’s 35th edition of the world’s most famous race will also be the 5th to take place on the South American continent, which has hosted the event since 2009.
Former World Player of Year Luis Figo has been ordered to pay around 2.4 million euros in income tax to the Spanish government from his time as a Barcelona player, the country's supreme court ruled on Wednesday.
The owners of Formula One motor racing are considering a partial flotation of the business in Asia, an option also explored by English soccer champions Manchester United, to tap demand in the region for strong sporting brands.