Sports Update

Germany's top diplomat plays American baseball - and wins

BaseballBoston- Germany's top diplomat Saturday defied warnings from his counterpart Condoleezza Rice,

Disappointing draw in Huelva leaves Barcelona out of title race

FootballMadrid  - A 2-2 draw down in Huelva late on Saturday leaves Barcelona practically out of the S

Bayern coach Hitzfeld set new Bundesliga record

Ottmar Hitzfeld Munich - Bayern Munich coach Ottmar Hitzfeld on Sunday established a new reco

DFB to probe flares incident at Frankfurt-Nuremberg match

Frankfurt - Nuremberg's first Bundesliga win of the year was spoilt by their misbehaving fans whose throwing of flares and fire crackers onto the Frankfurt pitch will prompt an official probe.

Protests, arrests mar Olympic torch relay leg in London

London - One man tried to snatch the Olympic torch and another tried to put out the flame as protests against China marred the London leg of the Olympic torch relay for the Beijing Games on Sunday.

Liverpool to appeal against Mascherano ban

London - Liverpool confirmed Friday that they will appeal against an additional two-match Premier League ban given to Javier Mascherano following his protests at the red card he was shown against M