SUDIRMAN Cup hosts and third seeds Malaysia were knocked out in the group stage of the 13th world mixed team badminton championships on Wednesday, after losing 2-3 to ninth-ranked Germany in one of the biggest upsets in years.
IVREA, ITALY, (REUTERS) - Spain's Benat Intxausti won stage 16 of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday between Valloire in France and Ivrea in Italy, while Italy's Vincenzo Nibali remained in the overall lead.
LONDON (REUTERS) - David Beckham's eldest son Brooklyn has joined the junior academy of London club Queens Park Rangers and bookmakers are already offering short odds that the 14-year-old will emulate his father by playing for England.
LONDON (REUTERS) - Tony Pulis has left his job as manager of Stoke City, recently retired Stoke player Michael Owen said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Manchester City is partnering baseball's New York Yankees to own a Major League Soccer team.