Sochi sets up protest zones in city: IOC
The winning numbers for LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The city of Sochi will have specific protest zones for demonstrators to air their views when it hosts the 2014 winter Olympics in February, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was told on Tuesday.
Ronaldo sets record, Leverkusen, Olympiakos into last 16
The winning numbers for LONDON (Reuters) - Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo set a Champions League group phase scoring record on Tuesday as Bayer Leverkusen and Olympiakos Piraeus reached the last 16 and snow forced Galatasaray's match with Juventus to be abandoned.
Battling City shatter Bayern air of invincibility
The winning numbers for MUNICH (Reuters) - Bayern Munich's air of invincibility was blown away as they squandered a 2-0 lead and bungled their way to a 3-2 Champions League defeat against Manchester City in front of their own incredulous fans on Tuesday.
Jones goal lifts United and eliminates Shakhtar
The winning numbers for MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester United midfielder Phil Jones grabbed the winner to ensure his already-qualified team finished top of Champions League Group A as they eliminated Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
EU Commissioner joins Sochi Olympics snub
The winning numbers for LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - European Union commissioner Viviane Reding will not go to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in February over what she said was Russia's treatment of minorities, joining German President Joachim Gauck in a snub to the host nation.
Defiant Manaus mayor issues invitation to city's critics
The winning numbers for MANAUS, Brazil (Reuters) - The mayor of the World Cup host city described as a "crime-ridden hell-hole" by a British newspaper said its correspondent was badly misinformed and invited critics to come see it for themselves.
IOC must push Russia on gay rights: Navratilova, Collins
The winning numbers for UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Tennis star Martina Navratilova and U.S. basketball player Jason Collins said on Tuesday the International Olympic Committee has not done enough to defend the rights of gay athletes ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Former heavyweight champion Tyson barred from Britain
The winning numbers for LONDON (Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has been banned from entering Britain to promote his book due to changes in the country's immigration laws, British media reported on Tuesday.
Golf: Day draws strength from roller-coaster year
The winning numbers for LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jason Day has been torn between golfing joy and personal grief over the past two months but he believes the experience has strengthened his resolve and character as he aims to build on a "good year" in 2014.
Baseball: Trumbo joins Diamondbacks in three-team trade
The winning numbers for (Reuters) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have beefed up their batting by acquiring former All-Star outfielder Mark Trumbo from the Los Angeles Angels in a three-team trade also involving the Chicago White Sox, the Diamondbacks said on Tuesday.