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Analysts will be watching to see how well Manchester United can bounce back from the sacking of manager David Moyes.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool plan to revamp their Anfield stadium and increase capacity to just short of 60,000 fans in an effort to generate the matchday...
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Best and worst sporting comebacks

With American Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, about to make his return to the swimming pool, Reuters looks back at some of the most...
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Paris Saint Germain has beaten Evian 1-0 in French Ligue 1 soccer.
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Januzaj opts to play for Belgium

Born in Belgium to ethnic Albanian parents from Kosovo, Januzaj, 19, was eligible to play for a number of countries and had been wooed by teams including Belgium,...
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LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea were hit with disciplinary action by the English FA on Wednesday as manager Jose Mourinho, midfielder Ramires and coach Rui Faria were...
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Sri Lanka coach Paul Farbrace has been appointed England's new assistant coach.
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Born in Belgium to ethnic Albanian parents from Kosovo, Januzaj was eligible to play for a number of countries and had been wooed by national teams including...
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The Chiefs are looking for improvement in their lineout when they tackle the Brumbies in Friday's Super Rugby clash in Canberra.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Paul Farbrace has been appointed England assistant coach, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Wednesday.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Paul Farbrace has been appointed England assistant coach, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Wednesday.
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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia have named Portugal's Mariano Barreto as coach, the head of the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) said on Wednesday.
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BERNE (Reuters) - European football is more divided today than it was during the Cold War because of the unequal distribution of wealth among its clubs, FIFA...
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Prague in the Czech Republic and Poland have pulled out of the race to host matches at Euro 2020.
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Australian cyclist Michael Rogers can return to competitive racing after a positive drug test caused by some dodgy meat was overturned.
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FIFA urged to back corruption probe

An expert panel commissioned by FIFA wants soccer's governing body to look into corruption allegations surrounding the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.
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BARCELONA (Reuters) - Four-time finalist David Ferrer crashed out in the second round of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday, producing a rusty performance to lose 6...
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David Moyes has thanked his coaching staff for their loyalty to him during his disastrous tenure at Manchester United.
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COLOMBO (Reuters) - The pay dispute between Sri Lanka Cricket and its 13 contracted players ended on Wednesday when the latter agreed to accept 10 percent of the...
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HELSINKI (Reuters) - Singaporean Wilson Raj Perumal, convicted in 2011 for fixing football matches, has been arrested in Helsinki, according to Finland's National...
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LONDON (Reuters) - Sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes thanked his predecessor Alex Ferguson on Wednesday for having given him the opportunity to lead...
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David Moyes says he understands Manchester Untied fans' frustration after his ill-fated 10-month spell in charge at Old Trafford.
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Central Coast Mariners have been AFC Champions League when they were beaten 1-0 by Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Japan.
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Malinga named Sri Lanka T20 captain

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been appointed the new captain of the Sri Lanka Twenty20 team until March 2015.
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SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro's legendary Maracanã stadium was in a frenzy. Brazil had trounced the Spanish world champions. Yet 73,000...
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Andrey Kanchelskis watches events at Old Trafford from afar these days but weighed into the debate over Manchester United's woes this week,...
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The International Cycling Union (UCI) said in a statement that the Saxo-Tinkoff rider had been stripped of his results from the Japan Cup that month but would...
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LONDON (Reuters) - Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes returned to the club's training ground on Wednesday to help caretaker manager Ryan Giggs...
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Finnish police have arrested a convicted Singaporean match-fixer linked to corruption cases in Europe and Australia, a local newspaper reported.
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Manchester United have called in former midfielder Paul Scholes as a member of interim coach Ryan Giggs' coaching staff.
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