Max Kruse  celebrates scoring the winning goal during Germany’s 2-1 win over Georgia in their Euro 2016 qualifier. Photo: Jens Wolf/PA

Three-times European champions Germany needed a 79th minute goal from substitute Max Kruse to edge past Georgia 2-1 yesterday and book their spot at t(...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates victory in his men’s singles match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during day five of the  ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena London, last night. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal dashed Tomas Berdych’s hopes at the ATP World Tour Finals with a win over the Czech last night that put Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka through (...)

Eufa chief Michel Platini: “I just have to assess if it’s a good thing for soccer. I’m not interested in the position for the sake of it. I have to persuade myself that it’s my destiny.” (Photo:  Xavier Laine/Getty Images

Michel Platini’s decision on whether to run for the Fifa presidency in 2015 will be made without considering the plans of incumbent Sepp Blatter, the(...)