Formula One great Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December, his manager said.
Lionel Messi takes centre stage today when Argentina face Bosnia in their World Cup opener in Rio De Janeiro.
Colombia celebrated their first World Cup appearance since 1998 with a deserved 3-0 win over Greece in a free-flowing display that showed their abundance of attacking talent even without top striker Radamel Falcao.
Brazilians have celebrated in the streets after their football team won the World Cup's opening game, but scattered violent protests were a reminder that many locals remain angry over the billions the country spent to host the tournament.
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