CANNING MADRID, (AFP) - Barcelona welcome Celtic to the Camp Nou on Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013, still needing a point to mathematically ensure they finish top of Champions League Group H.
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia's media revelled in their team's humbling of hapless England on Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013, writing off the tourists ahead of the third Test in Perth where the Ashes could be decided.
THOUSAND OAKS, California (AP) - Rory McIlroy's year began with a coronation. He was the star attraction at what felt like a rock concert, with music blaring and lasers flashing in a room at Abu Dhabi to celebrate the No. 1 player in golf joining Nike's stable.
SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari would rather play Spain or the Netherlands if the hosts make the last 16 of the World Cup than South American rivals Chile.
LONDON (REUTERS) - Formula One will award double points for the last race of the season in an attempt to keep championships undecided until the very end, the sport's governing body announced on Monday.