BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Peter Nevill has got the nod ahead of Brad Haddin as Australia's wicketkeeper for the third Ashes test against England at...
ZURICH (Reuters) - Michel Platini, the head of European soccer's governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of...

Wood in doubt for England in cricket

England paceman Mark Wood is struggling to be fit to face Australia in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston due to an ankle injury.
ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakhstan is aspiring to host the 2022 Winter Olympics but many in the Central Asian nation view the bid as yet another vanity project of long...

Cheika hits back at Boudjellal

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is not pleased with Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal who has had some sharp words to say about Quade Cooper's contract saga.
Wallabies flanker Michael Hooper is confident he'll be found not guilty of foul play at a SANZAR judicial hearing on Wednesday night
Wests Tigers' Chris Lawrence will miss the next four to six NRL rounds with an ankle injury.
LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic heptathlon gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced that she is to compete in the world athletics championships in Beijing next...
WOBURN, England (Reuters) - Less than three years after his magical putter inspired a 'miracle' Ryder Cup victory for Europe, Ian Poulter says his touch on the...
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's first captain of the post-isolation era Clive Rice died on Tuesday after battling a brain tumour, local media reported.
South Sydney back-rower Kyle Turner is set to play his first NRL game since undergoing spinal surgery on a career-threatening injury.
Ian Bell will play a major role in England's hopes of winning the third Ashes Test, with captain Alastair Cook confident he will thrive at first drop.
Australia skipper Michael Clarke is hoping Edgbaston remains a green pitch, as England dither over what deck they want for the third Ashes Test.

Knights given stay of execution

Interim Newcastle coach Danny Buderus has resisted the temptation to swing the axe in his first NRL game in charge of the club.
Statistical preview of third Ashes Test.
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