Nigeria counted ballots in a closely fought general election Sunday after failures in controversial new technology pushed voting into a second day, with President Goodluck Jonathan facing a stiff challenge from ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari. Read more
Global powers were due to gather with Iran Monday, seeking to slot into place the last pieces of a complex puzzle to curtail Tehran's nuclear programme as diplomats said tentative agreement on some parts had been reached.
Scotland's Richie Ramsay overcame a bumpy front nine before striking back with three straight birdies as he won the Trophee Hassan II tournament on Sunday by one stroke for his third European Tour victory.
The Blitzbokke collected 17 valuable World Series log points on Sunday after they defeated Samoa 26-5 to finish third at the popular Hong Kong Sevens tournament. The Springbok Sevens now have a two point lead (110 points) at the top of the standings after Fiji outplayed New Zealand by 33-19 to lift the Cup.
Australia lauded its Cricket World Cup winning team on Monday for a "fairytale" victory on home soil over New Zealand, with praise heaped on retiring one-day captain Michael Clarke after a dream farewell.