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      England's full-back Mike Brown is tackled by Italy's number 8 Sergio Parisse (R) during the Six Nations international rugby union match between England and Italy at Twickenham stadium in southwest London on February 26, 2017. / AFP / Adrian DENNIS        (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

      Italy coach defends controversial rugby tactic

      By George Ramsay and Amanda Davies, CNN
      Conor O'Shea's Italy side deployed a controversial tactic in the Six Nations defeat by England that has sparked heated debate in the rugby world.
      Floyd Mayweather Jr. exchange punches with Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout, May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

      Pacquiao and Khan confirm April bout

      Boxing legend and Filipino senator Manny Pacquiao has announced a date for this next fight -- April 23 -- against former British lightweight Olympic champion Amir Khan.
      Rory McIlroy appears ahead of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

      McIlroy: Playing with Trump 'not an endorsement'

      By Laura Smith-Spark, CNN
      Top flight golfer Rory McIlroy has defended himself against criticism for playing a round of golf with US President Donald Trump, saying it "wasn't an endorsement nor a political statement of any kind."
      15/2/17- Emirates Team New Zealand sail their America's Cup Class race boat for the second day in Auckland New Zealand

      America's Cup team gambles on sea cycling

      By Rob Hodgetts, CNN
      Cycling at sea conjures up images of holiday pedalos, but Team New Zealand's sailors hope pedal power will help them win the 35th America's Cup.