Berlin: Germany midfielder Marco Reus netted a hat-trick in Borussia Dortmund’s 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday, but the champions had a striker sent off for the second time in the space of a week.
Johannesburg: A celebrity television show on Saturday aired haunting footage of Oscar Pistorius’s slain girlfriend speaking about the need to leave a positive mark on life, words laden with unintended poignancy two days after her shocking death.
Berlin: Schalke 04′s poor Bundesliga form continued on Saturday as the Royal Blues had to twice come from behind for a 2-2 draw at Mainz ahead of their Champions League trip to Istanbul’s Galatasaray.
London: Arsenal’s hopes of ending their eight-year trophy drought suffered a huge setback after they were dumped out of the FA Cup at home to second-tier Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.
SCHLADMING, Austria: US teenage sensation Mikaela Shiffrin was crowned women’s slalom world champion here Saturday.
London: Double Olympic champion Mo Farah will run half of this year’s London Marathon before making his debut over the full distance on the streets of the British capital in 2014.
London: Per Mertesacker insists Arsenal will focus on Blackburn in the FA Cup on Saturday, just 72 hours before German giants Bayern Munich arrive in north London for a last 16 Champions League first leg clash.
Pretoria: Olympic star Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears in the dock as he was charged with the Valentine’s Day murder of his model girlfriend, a charge he denied “in the strongest terms”.
Madrid: Barcelona full-back Adriano has said they won’t be taking their trip to Granada this weekend lightly, despite holding a 12-point advantage at the top of the table.
London: The distinctive outer shell of the London 2012 Olympics Basketball Arena is being put on the market because no use has been found for the temporary building so far, The Times newspaper reported Saturday.