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Cook out, Morgan in as England ODI captain - reports

LONDON - Alastair Cook has been dropped as England captain for next year's 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the BBC and Sky Sports reported on Friday.

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Germany triumphant, Brazil eclipsed in dramatic year

LONDON - A superb World Cup featuring one of the greatest upsets in the sport's history, Germany's fourth title and the duel between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to be the world's best were among the football highlights of 2014.

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Scandals leave cloud over memorable 2014

SINGAPORE - A year which was supposed to showcase the virtues of modern sport was instead smeared by a series of scandals that exposed the ugly underbelly of the games people love.

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Five talking points for sports in 2014

It began as a chance for fun-loving Brazilians to take back football's biggest honour but ended in humiliation for the hosts in what was widely regarded as one of the best ever World Cups.

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Major sporting upsets of 2014

1. Brazil suffer 7-1 World Cup humiliation against Germany

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Five best performances of 2014

San Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner saved the day and the World Series for the Giants with a Game Seven effort that capped a record-breaking performance in the Fall Classic.

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Pictures of the year: Sports

Our top sports photos of the year.

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Pictures of the year: Sports

Our top sports photos of the year.

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