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LONDON (Reuters) - Brazil won their eighth successive game since the World Cup as Roberto Firmino's goal gave them a feisty 1-0 victory over Chile in a friendly at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Firmino, a 61st-minute substitute, burst clear after 73 minutes and expertly rounded Chile keeper Claudio Bravo before dispatching a simple finish into the empty goal. Brazil forward Neymar and Chilean Alexis Sanchez were the standout players for their sides but were often wasteful after dazzling build-up play in a full-blooded game that was punctuated by a host of fouls and heavy challenges.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has made no decision about whether to send ground troops into Yemen but is keeping its options open, the country's ambassador to the United States said on Sunday.
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's president said tensions between Muslims and Christians were rising ahead of a constitutional referendum and elections and warned religious leaders against political meddling, saying this could stoke violence.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Team Sky's Richie Porte held on to his overnight lead to win the Tour of Catalonia on Sunday, the in-form Australian securing one of the biggest victories of his career and laying down a marker for the Giro d'Italia.
SEPANG: For 16-year-old Aiman Haziq Aidi, walking down the pitlane of the Sepang International Circuit just two hours before the 2015 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix was a dream come true.
KABUL (Reuters) - An Afghan police officer who shot and killed a veteran Associated Press photographer during the country's 2014 presidential election has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, a Supreme Court official told Reuters on Sunday.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece sounded an upbeat tone on Sunday over talks with its European and IMF creditors, which it said were continuing through the weekend as the cash-strapped country races to agree on reforms that will unlock more aid.
PETALING JAYA: Gold No. 4 finally came for Malaysia at the Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships, thanks to record-breaking Rafiq Ismail.
SEPANG: Defending champion Lewis Hamilton was barred by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) from wearing a helmet sporting team sponsor Petronas’ colours for the home race here.
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United defender Chris Smalling hailed manager Louis van Gaal as the reason behind his upturn in form and believes he is now playing the best football of his career.
SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Alarms sounded at Formula One world champions Mercedes on Sunday after Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel beat them fair and square in Malaysia.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the nation came to a near-halt to honour its "founding father".
TUNIS (Reuters) - World leaders joined tens of thousands of Tunisians on Sunday to march in solidarity against Islamist militants, a day after security forces killed members of a group blamed for a deadly museum attack.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Clarke had hoped his retirement from one-day international cricket would be a foot-note to Australia's successful bid for a fifth World Cup.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Following are reactions to Australia's fifth World Cup triumph after they beat New Zealand in Sunday's final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
ADEN (Reuters) - Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in downtown Aden, the absent leader's last major foothold in the country.
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) - An Air Canada flight crash landed and slid off the runway in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday, with the airline confirming 23 passengers and crew suffered non-life threatening injuries.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iran and six major powers were exploring possible compromises to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday, but officials cautioned they were unable to move on several sticking points.
SEPANG: Sepang International Circuit (SIC) will continue to host the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix until 2018.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Hewlett-Packard Co Chief Executive Carly Fiorina on Sunday said the chances of her running for U.S. presidency were "very high" and she would announce her plans in late April-early May.
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