- England are "in a dark place" after two "horrendous" Ashes thrashings but are capable of achieving one of the greatest fightbacks ever, wicketkeeper Matt Prior said.
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KARACHI - Pakistani have called rookie left-arm fast bowler Usman Khan Shinwari into the squad for two Twenty20 internationals against Sri Lanka.
PARIS - Franck Ribery, who has been shortlisted for the prestigious FIFA-Ballon d'Or award, was named French Player of the Year on Tuesday by France Football magazine.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - European Union commissioner Viviane Reding said she would not be attending the Sochi 2014 Olympics in February over what she said was Russia's treatment of minorities, joining German President Joachim Gauck in an open snub to the host nation.
- Olympic men's champion Evan Lysacek has abandoned hopes of defending his title in February's Sochi Olympics after failing to recover from a hip injury.
- After four failed bids to host the World Cup, Morocco finally gets to stage a world football championship over the next 10 days although this one is little more than a consolation prize.
World number one Magnus Carlsen toppled local favourite Viswanathan Anand in Chennai to add the world championship title to his already impressive resume on Friday.