PARIS - French soccer champions Paris Saint Germain eased past Lorient 4-0 yesterday and extended their unbeaten Ligue 1 run to 23 games.
Goals from Lucas, Jeremy Menez and an Edison Cavani double lifted Laurent Blanc's men three points clear of Monaco at the top of the table.
SOFIA - Australia's Samantha Stosur reached the WTA Tournament of Champions semi-finals yesterday with a 6-1 6-4 win over Bulgarian wildcard Tsvetana Pironkova.
Fourth-seeded Stosur will face Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, while today's semi-final will feature Ana Ivanovic against in-form Romanian Simona Halep.
MANCHESTER, England - Great Britain's men won team pursuit gold in the first final of cycling's Track World Cup meet in Manchester a comprehensive defeat of old adversaries Australia.
The British quartet of Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Andy Tennant and Owain Doull were the only squad to qualify beneath four minutes.
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BERLIN - Borussia Dortmund reclaimed the lead on German soccer's Bundesliga table yesterday, Jurgen Klopp's side going two points clear of Bayern Munich on the back of an impressive 6-1 win over Stuttgart.
Stuttgart arrived at the Champions League runners-up in buoyant form, unbeaten in seven league outings.
EDINBURGH - Pat Fenlon resigned as manager of Scottish Premiership club Hibernian yesterday.
Fenlon moved to Easter Road to replace Colin Calderwood in November 2011, but endured a difficult spell in charge.
The Irishman's reign included last year's humiliating 5-1 Scottish Cup final.
MANCHESTER, England - Manchester United manager David Moyes admits Javier Hernandez may have done enough to force his way into their Premier League clash away to Fulham tonight.
The Mexico striker scored twice in United's 4-0 midweek win over Norwich City and, consequently, has given Moyes a selection headache.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest time in the second practice session of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix yesterday.
In cooler evening temperatures, the German clocked a best lap of 1 minute, 41.335 seconds to finish 0.155 ahead of Red Bull teammate Mark Webber and 0.355 clear of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.
LONDON - The police are on high alert. Players and coaches are on edge. The fans can't contain their excitement.
The national sport of rugby union is taking a back seat in Wales this weekend as Cardiff and Swansea collide in the Premier League for what is being billed as the country's biggest ever football derby.