Brazil's experimental team came through a torrid friendly against Bosnia, winning 2-1 thanks to a stoppage-time own goal by Sasa Papac after several near misses from the East Europeans.
Juan Martín Del Potro, one of Argentina’s leading tennis players, won 6-3, 7-6(5) against Ukrainian player Alexandr Dolgopolov in their match at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Tournament today.
Néstor Gorosito handed in his resignation as coach of Argentine first division side Argentinos Juniors from a hospital bed after suffering multiple injuries in a car crash.
Mayor Boris Johnson promised Londoners a "summer like no other" after sending a giant set of Olympic rings down the River Thames and announcing a programme of free cultural events throughout the Games.
Carlos Tevez made a low-key return to action for Manchester City when he completed 45 minutes of a reserve match against Preston North End at the Premier League club's Carrington training ground.
Brazil's results and performances under coach Mano Menezes have been far from earth-shattering, yet Tuesday's 2-1 win over Bosnia showed that the team have undergone a profound transformation under his leadership.
A stoppage-time winner from Arjen Robben gave Netherlands a 3-2 win over England in an ultimately thrilling friendly at Wembley Stadium.
Internazionale di Milan are ready to go after Real Madrid forward Gonzalo Higuaín despite the Argentina international is under contract until 2016, according to Italian media.
Internazionale defender Walter Samuel has put Premier League London clubs Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hostpur on red alert following his refusal to sign a new contract at San Siro.
Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto have plenty of common. They both wanted to fight Manny Pacquiao but have ended up with a dynamic "Ring Kings" showdown against each other.