The heptathlete aims to return in time for the 2016 Olympics
German football reflects German business. Both value stability, demonstrable competency and obedience to a set of tried and tested rules
Here is the full itinerary for Brazil
Double World Cup-winner who began his career up front but went on to pioneer the role of attacking full-back
Recent protests have on occasion turned violent and Hodgson admits it will be a main concern of the Three Lions's security team
Iron Man might sound like a Marvel's comic, and only a comic, but a Swiss pilot proves wrong and flies up in the skies using an engine-powered jetsuit
Scotland Yard’s Counter Terrorism Command has begun a criminal investigation following the seizure of thousands of documents found in the possession David Miranda, the partner of a Guardian journalist.
Manning leaked ‘to gain notoriety’
The device, discovered in a lavatory at one of the country's most revered shrines, was detonated safely
Another funk star has died after being shot on stage, the seventh 'Proibidao' musician to be assassinated over the past three years. Janet Tappin Coelho, in Uberlandia, reports on a sinister pattern of murder on the dance floor
For the drinkers squatting around the big screen at the Rule 3 Bar in Goiania, slap in the middle of Brazil's mid-western agricultural heartland, the summer (or winter in these parts) of 2014 is viewed with a mixture of cautious optimism and trepidation.
The Football Association chairman, David Bernstein, has hit back at Rio Ferdinand’s claim that a new coaching strategy is needed to help English youngsters.
The strip will be used for the first time in the friendly against Republic of Ireland
Rio de Janeiro? As stale as yesterday’s päo de queijo. São Paulo? As cutting edge as a mid-nineties Now That’s What I Call Music CD. These days, the footballing place to be in Brazil is Belo Horizonte.