PARIS - Bayer Leverkusen will resist the option of fielding a second-string team despite taking an almost insurmountable 4-0 deficit to Paris St Germain on Wednesday for their Champions League last-16 second leg.
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WELLINGTON - Wellington Hurricanes scrumhalf TJ Perenara is itching to get back into the All Blacks environment after spending much of the latter part of 2013 on the bench recuperating from injury or holding tackle bags at practice.
SYDNEY - Not many New South Wales Waratahs coaches have been a position of having to dampen expectations over the last five years but 10 tries in two healthy wins to start the new Super Rugby season have left Michael Cheika with exactly that task.
SYDNEY - Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris, who bowled his country to a series victory in South Africa last week, is hoping knee surgery will prolong his test career through the 2015 Ashes at least.
- The controversy surrounding the transfer of Brazilian Neymar to Barcelona is "unfair" because the Spanish champions have done nothing wrong, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu said on Monday.
- England all-rounder Ravi Bopara and West Indian duo Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels were all fined for their on-field confrontation on Sunday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.
First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.