Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has a serious bacterial infection, the Río de Janeiro hospital where he is being treated said in a statement.
Lanús defeated Ecuador's Emelec 2-0 in the match for the Group 2 of the Libertadores de América Cup. The Argentine team now leads the group and is getting closer to achieve a place at the pre-quarter finals.
Lionel Messi set a Barcelona scoring record of 234 goals when he netted his third of the night in a La Liga match at home to Granada.
Mirko Vucinic scored a stunning extra-time goal to help Juventus into the Italian Cup final with a 4-3 aggregate win over Serie A title rivals AC Milan in the semi-final second leg on Tuesday.
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.
Real Madrid conceded a late free kick to draw for the second time in four days as they were held 1-1 at struggling Villarreal, cutting their lead at the top of La Liga cut to six points.
Carlos Tevez marked his Manchester City return by setting up Samir Nasri's late winner in a vital 2-1 home victory over Chelsea that kept the pressure on leaders Manchester United in the title race.
Tiger Woods appears recovered from the mild Achilles strain that forced him out of the WGC-Cadillac Championship after carding a level par 72 in the final round of the Tavistock Cup.