Holders Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are already through to the Champions League round of 16.
A Kenyan football fan unable to cope with Manchester United's loss to northern rival Newcastle United committed suicide over the weekend, a senior Kenyan police official said on Monday.
It is easy to sympathise with the Southern Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons, who said it was a disgrace that South African rugby had not shown the leadership needed to keep his team in Vodacom Super Rugby.
South African allrounder Ryan McLaren says the Proteas are out to finish their One Day International (ODI) season on a high in the third and final game against India at SuperSport Park on Wednesday.
World Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel is set to become the fastest father on the planet with the German and his girlfriend expecting their first child.
Rory's McIlroy's year began with a coronation. He was the star attraction at what felt like a rock concert at Abu Dhabi to celebrate the No 1 player in golf joining Nike's stable.
Maria Sharapova described her comeback after a four-month injury absence as a 'baby step' forward in her recovery.