- Everton midfielder Ross Barkley says he welcomes comparisons with Paul Gascoigne and Michael Ballack as his club looks to secure his future at the Premier League side.
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LONDON - Cristiano Ronaldo has been named World Soccer magazine's player of the year for the second time, ahead of Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich, it said on Thursday.
BARCELONA - Barcelona have agreed a sponsorship deal with Intel under which the chipmaker's logo will be printed on the inside of players' shirts, the Spanish champions announced on Thursday.
- Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, who made a comeback from a serious knee injury in Alberta last week, will miss this weekend's World Cup event in St Moritz, the U.S. Ski Federation said on Thursday.
LONDON - Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone said he would fight a $400 million (244.4 million pounds) damages claim that German bank BayernLB is planning to file in London over the sale of the motor racing business in 2005.
KARACHI - Pakistan opted for youth over experience when the 15-man squad for the five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates was announced on Thursday.
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.