Carlos Tevez was dropped for Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Sunday because the striker had lost "his condition" during the international break, Roberto Mancini has revealed. Tevez had returned to his native Argentina for a rest as he was not selected in the national squad.
Alan Pardew said he was astounded when Mike Ashley, Newcastle United's owner, offered him a new eight-year contract as manager stretching until 2020.
Medinah on Friday offered a nod to the brilliant fluctuations that make the Ryder Cup unique and, for that matter, so compelling.
Nicolas Colsaerts admitted to having the time of his life after producing eight birdies and an eagle as he and Lee Westwood defeated Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker.
Lewis Hamilton has shone so iridescently in his short career as to suggest he may one day be ranked alongside the greatest of British drivers, Jim Clark. He craves to be compared with his idol, Ayrton Senna.
Ed Miliband has failed to win the confidence of Labour voters who believe his brother David would make a better leader, according to a new poll commissioned by the Tories.
David Cameron has confirmed that the British people will be given a say, possibly in a referendum, on any new EU settlement after the next general election.
Mitt Romney's collapsing campaign is beginning to hurt Republican chances in key congressional races, risking their hopes of taking the Senate as a bastion against a second-term Barack Obama presidency.
Spain's banks must fill a €59bn (£47bn) hole in their capital cushions caused by a burst of reckless lending to building developers during the country's boom years that has left them awash with toxic real estate assets.
To the dismay of a swath of French bankers, business leaders and the wealthy, President François Hollande has remained true to his word and unveiled €20bn (£16bn) in new taxes, including a 75% "supertax" band that will hit the rich.