SYDNEY - Australia are rightly underdogs for the upcoming Ashes series in England but will do everything they can to bring the coveted urn back home, skipper Michael Clarke said on Wednesday.
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- Victor Moses has withdrawn from Nigeria's squad for next month's World Cup football qualifiers and Confederation Cup tournament while Chelsea team mate John Obi Mikel has asked to be rested for a friendly against Mexico next week, Nigerian Football Federation officials said on Wednesday.
- Claims of match-fixing in a Malaysian league fixture will be investigated by the country's Football Association (FAM) and sports minister on Thursday, local media reported, with the police urged to protect players from bookmakers.
SYDNEY - Wallabies winger Digby Ioane is a doubt for the first test against the British and Irish Lions after undergoing a knee operation on Wednesday, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) said.
BERLIN - Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber faces up to 10 months on the sidelines but should play again after undergoing surgery on a serious knee injury for the second time in six months, the Champions League finalists said on Wednesday.
MONACO - Words and hats may have to be eaten along with the usual canapés and caviar if Lewis Hamilton wins the glamour race of the Formula One season in Monaco this weekend.