PARIS - There are small signs of encouragement in Michael Schumacher's condition but the most successful former Formula One champion of all time faces a long fight to recover after suffering severe head injuries in a skiing accident, his agent said on Wednesday.
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SYDNEY - Australia paceman Ryan Harris, who bowled his country to a series victory in South Africa last week, will be out for six months after undergoing surgery on his right knee, Cricket Australia said on Wednesday.
- Australia are primed to break their World Twenty20 duck having picked their strongest ever squad for the tournament in Bangladesh, according to all-rounder Shane Watson.
LONDON - Holders Bayern Munich kept Arsenal at bay to reach the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-1 aggregate win on Tuesday while Diego Costa scored twice as Atletico Madrid won 4-1 on the night to knock out AC Milan.
- Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel will be driving 'Suzie' around the bend when the season starts in Australia on Sunday.
MUNICH - Mesut Ozil's unhappy spell continued on Tuesday when the Arsenal and Germany midfielder suffered an injury against Bayern Munich that manager Arsene Wenger said is likely to keep him out for several weeks.
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.