LIVERPOOL win a thrilling penalty shootout 14-13 against Middlesbrough while Arsenal are knocked out of the Capital One Cup by Southampton.
EURO BEAT: Cristiano Ronaldo scores his second hat-trick in four days, Fernando Torres gets his first AC Milan goal and Bayern rack up a big score.
PAKISTAN has fined several high-profile players for failing to meet fitness standards, while some of their teammates were given payrises for being fit.
RAFAEL Nadal’s coach has sparked a sexism row after criticising the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain’s Davis Cup team.
TOP seed Serena Williams retired ill during her first set at China’s Wuhan Open — but Australia’s Casey Dellacqua continued her terrific form.