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Chelsea through on penalties, Bournemouth lose to Wigan

Chelsea won a penalty shootout to beat second tier Norwich City on Wednesday and sneak into the FA Cup fourth round following a tempestuous replay that ended 1-1 after extra time with the Premier League champions reduced to nine men.

IAAF wants to link Oregon meet to LA Olympics to grow sport

Global athletics is hoping to link the 2021 world championships in Oregon to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics in a bid to maximize interest in the sport in the United States, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.

Doubts over McGregor as UFC announces title fight

UFC president Dana White has said that the organization's lightweight title will be put up for grabs in a showdown between interim holder Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, casting doubts over the reign of current champion Conor McGregor.


Top SPD politician: No 'Plan B' if party rejects talks with Merkel

BERLIN The parliamentary leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said she was optimistic that delegates to a party congress on Sunday would endorse formal talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives about a new coalition government.