LONDON - Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was furious after defender Steve Cook was hit by a coin thrown by a Millwall fan during the Cherries' 5-2 win at the Goldsands Stadium. A large section of the 1378 travelling Millwall supporters took exception to goal celebrations led by their former forward Lewis Grabban, who scored Bournemouth's fourth goal from the penalty spot on Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The US have taken control of the rain-affected Presidents Cup, snatching a five-point lead over the Internationals at Muirfield Village Golf Club. An awful Saturday morning four-ball session left the Internationals in a huge hole, and when darkness halted play they were trailing 11.5 to 6.5 in the quest to get to 17.5 points.
MADRID - Real Madrid salvaged their faltering La Liga title hopes with two goals in stoppage time to win 3-2 away at Levante on Saturday. Barcelona, meanwhile, extended their perfect start to the campaign with a 4-1 win over Valladolid. It was Barca's eighth win in eight Liga clashes.
MILAN - Francesco Totti scored twice to show he can still dominate at 37, spearheading a 3-0 win for Roma at Inter Milan that extended their winning start in Serie A to seven matches. Saturday's victory moved the Giallorossi five points clear of Napoli and Juventus, who each play on Sunday.
MANCHESTER, England - Wests Tigers-bound Pat Richards signed off in perfect style as Wigan Warriors came from behind to beat Warrington 30-16 in the Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford. New South Wales-born Ireland international Richards scored 14 points in all on his final Wigan appearance before leaving for Australia, as the Cherry and Whites overcame a 16-2 deficit against the shell-shocked Wolves.
ATHENS - The Olympic flame has been handed to organisers of the Sochi Winter Olympics in a ceremony at the site of the first modern summer games. The same actress, dressed as a high priestess, who lit the flame in Ancient Olympia last Sunday, lit a torch from a cauldron placed inside Athens' Panathinaiko Stadium.
DUBAI - Afghanistan's remarkable success in qualifying for the 2015 cricket World Cup has netted the country a multi-million dollar windfall. Afghanistan, playing in the fifth tier of international cricket just five years ago, booked their place in the game's global showpiece by beating Kenya by seven wickets in Sharjah on Friday.
CASCAIS, Portugal - Hawaiian Carissa Moore clinched the 2013 ASP women's world tour title on Saturday when Australian teenager Tyler Wright lost her quarter-final at the season-ending event in Portugal. The 19-year-old Wright needed to finish higher than Moore at the Cascais Girls Pro at Guincho Beach, 30km west of the capital Lisbon, to seal the title.