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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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Australia poised for victory after magic Johnson strikes

- A magical early spell from Mitchell Johnson fired Australia to the brink of victory and an unassailable 2-0 series lead with India clinging on at 157 for seven at lunch on the fourth day of the second test at the Gabba in Brisbane on Saturday.

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F1 showed its best and worst in 2014

LONDON - Formula One entered a brave new world in 2014 but sometimes the glamour sport seemed more cruel than cool, and more determined to alienate than attract new fans.

Formula One 19 Dec 2014

Billion dollar Sochi Games a sporting success

BERLIN - The Sochi 2014 winter Olympics have gone down in history as the most expensive sports event ever organised with a staggering cost of more than $51 billion.

19 Dec 2014

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.

19 Dec 2014

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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Pictures of the year: Sports

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Pictures of the year: Sports

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