Carrick asked for England exclusion due to depression
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick asked the Football Association (FA) not to select him for England duty after suffering from a bout of depression during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Probe into Prince's opioid death brings no criminal charges
Prince, 57, was found dead at his Paisley Park home and recording studio complex near Minneapolis on 21 April, 2016.
Cricket Australia in no hurry to appoint coach, team leadership
Cricket Australia (CA) will not be hurried into making a decision on their new coach and captain and vice-captain for their one-day side until the team for their tour of England is named, board chairman David Peever said on Friday.
South Africa must tame Zambia's 'brutal regime', opposition leader says
South Africa is the commercial gateway to the region and has powerful influence over its neighbours.
About 40 slightly injured in Austrian train accident - police
One train slammed too hard into another from Zurich as they were being coupled together, a police spokesperson said.
Rand heading for 1% gain vs dollar this week
Appetite for the rand has been boosted this week by strong economic data which suggests the economy is recovering.
Thiem downs Djokovic in Monte Carlo to set up Nadal clash
Novak Djokovic has not reached the last eight of a tournament since last year’s Wimbledon and has struggled with a long-term elbow injury.
US tells Russia to address election concerns, chemical weapons
White House national security adviser John Bolton told Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov it was in the interest of both countries to have better relations.
Philippines decries European Parliament's 'interference'
About 4,100 people have been killed by police in the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte took power in late June 2016.
Cuba’s new president vows to defend legacy of Castro revolution
A stalwart of the ruling Communist Party, Miguel Diaz-Canel was sworn in to replace Raul Castro by the National Assembly in a carefully managed new chapter for the Caribbean island.
UK, African ministers set to discuss Zim’s possible Commonwealth return
Zimbabwe left the group in 2003 after former president Robert Mugabe was criticised over disputed elections and violent seizures of white-owned farms.
James Comey: Trump showed concerns about leaks, loyalty, dossier
President Donald Trump fired Comey in May 2017 while he was leading the FBI investigation into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
Syria’s Assad steps up efforts to crush last besieged enclaves
President Bashar al-Assad scored a major victory in April by retaking eastern Ghouta, the biggest rebel stronghold near Damascus.
Moses strike gives Chelsea win at Burnley
Chelsea trail Spurs by five points with just four games remaining but the win kept alive their slim hopes of a late push for the final Champions League slot.
Lance Armstrong settles US federal fraud case for $5m - attorney
The settlement ends the long-running false claims suit brought by fellow cyclist Floyd Landis and joined by the US government, which had sought $100 million in damages on behalf of the Post Office.
Minor tweaks to team culture needed for Australia – Paine
Australia were rocked by a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa last month in which former captain Steve Smith, his deputy David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft were sent home.
Springbok skipper Whiteley suffers fresh injury blow
The Springbok captain sustained a fresh injury in training on Monday and was made unavailable for his Super Rugby franchise.
In Kansas, 3 found guilty in plot to bomb Somalis' apartment complex
The men were also convicted of conspiracy to violate the civil rights of their intended victims in Garden City, Kansas.