Luis Suarez's controversial goal has given England soccer giants Liverpool a 2-1 win over fifth-tier Mansfield Town in their FA Cup third-round clash.
An inquiry into the BBC's culture and practices got under way with the corporation reeling from claims of child sex abuse perpetrated by Jimmy Savile.
Gary Glitter, who has served two jail sentences for sexual offences, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into TV star Jimmy Saville.
The world rang in the New Year on Sunday with a string of spectacular firework displays watched by millions.
Three Pakistan Test players are due to go on trial in London charged with spot-fixing during a match against England last year.
Police were out in force in London on Saturday in a bid to prevent any repeat of England's worst riots in decades, which left five people dead.
Emergency services worked to restore order to a London district on Sunday after rioters torched vehicles and buildings and looted shops.
A 16-year-old boy from Burundi has made Wimbledon history, becoming the first player from the East African country to participate in the championship.
Venus Williams said she would not let anything get in her way when she faces Tsvetana Pironkova, who dumped her out of Wimbledon last year.
South African Kevin Anderson said his Wimbledon defeat by world No. 2 Novak Djokovic showed him just how much he's going to need to up his game.