Sport Blue wonder: Andy Murray is hot favourite to follow up his win against Feliciano Lopez and reach the quarter-finals

On his day, he can be as cultured on court as he is off it so Briton needs to beware 

World Cup: Slovakia v Paraguay Live!

Join in with your thoughts on the game, plus follow the latest score and developments.

Skrtel: It was time for Benitez to leave

Martin Skrtel has become the first Liverpool player to speak publicly about what he has called the "sacking" of Rafael Benitez as manager, declaring that the players had expected him to part company with the club after their disappointing Premier League season.

Preview: Slovakia v Paraguay

Tomorrow, 12.30pm, Bloemfontein BBC1

The Big Picture: The bumpy landing after Serbia's high

1. Milan Jovanovic Serbia's goalscorer against Germany set off on a goal celebration he probably didn't think through.

James Moore: Losing Streak (19/06/2010)

Today's bets: Slovakia to beat Paraguay at 3-1. Spain to beat Honduras 4-0 at 9-1 (Blue Square)

Hot on the heels of the (partial) return of goals, we've had the revival of another World Cup tradition – genuinely shocking results. Switzerland beating Spain was a real humdinger but Serbia's defeat of Germany yesterday wasn't far off.

Buffon out of New Zealand clash

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini admits the herniated disc that has sidelined goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is a huge blow for the Azzurri.

So how much can you drink and still be able to drive safely?

Alcohol and automobiles don't mix, a new report suggests. Jeremy Laurance examines the case for tightening the law

Reid's late strike helps Kiwis to make history

New Zealand 1 Slovakia 1

New Zealand v Slovakia player ratings

Man-for-man marking from Rustenburg

New Zealand stun Slovakia with late equaliser

New Zealand 1 Slovakia 1

World Cup: New Zealand v Slovakia Live!

Both teams have a chance to go top in Group F. Follow the latest developments, the latest score and join in with your thoughts on the game.

Nelsen insists underdogs Kiwis 'are a very good team'

Preview: New Zealand v Slovakia, Today, 12.30pm, BBC1

Kia edges up some UK prices

Kia is adjusting some of its prices upwards by three to four per cent with effect from the beginning of April. Some of the company's more recent models, the Sorento, the Venga and the Soul, are excluded from the rise, which the company is attributing to increased production and shipping costs, as well as currency movements. Kia's UK cars are produced either in the company's home market, Korea or at its new state-of-the-art plant at Zilina in Slovakia.

England learn Euro 2012 qualifying fate

England will kick off their Euro 2012 qualification campaign at home to Bulgaria on September 3.

Join the Tatra pack: Skiers can expect low costs and high excitement in Slovakia

Jamming the revolving doors of Slovakia's newest five-star hotel is not the best way to make an impression as you attempt to stride towards reception, but at least it ensures the staff remember you. And if, like me, you're foolish enough to try to get through a set of revolving doors with a pair of skis over your shoulder what else can you expect?

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The last Christians in Iraq

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Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

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Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

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First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
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US channels wage comedy star wars
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When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible
Look what's mushrooming now! Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector

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Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector
Neil Findlay is more a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

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The vilification of the potential Scottish Labour leader Neil Findlay shows how one-note politics is today, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Tenderstem broccoli omelette; Fried eggs with Mexican-style tomato and chilli sauce; Pan-fried cavolo nero with soft-boiled egg

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Bill Granger's cracking egg recipes
Terry Venables: Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back

Terry Venables column

Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back
Michael Calvin: Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

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Those at the top are allowing the same issues to go unchallenged, says Michael Calvin