Stephens stuns ailing Serena, Federer forges on

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Serena Williams went down smashing rackets and screaming as she bowed out of the Australian Open quarter-finals  yesterday, hampered by a back injury and beaten in three sets by fellow American Sloane Stephens.

Lance Armstrong sued for fraud over book fabrications

(Reuters) – Two California men have sued Lance Armstrong and his book publishers for fraud and false advertising, claiming that the cyclist’s best-selling memoirs, billed as non-fiction, were revealed to be filled with lies after he confessed last week to systematic doping.

India take 3-1 series lead

(BBC) India took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the one-day series against England following a five-wicket win in Mohali yesterday. Alastair Cook (76), Kevin Pietersen (76) and Joe Root (57 not out) all hit half-centuries as England made 257-7.

Tagenarine Chanderpaul named in Guyana four-day team

Despite scoring the most runs and having the highest average in the recent Guyana Cricket Board One-Day Inter County tournament, 17 year old Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of  West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been omitted from the Guyana One-day team to contest the upcoming Super50 limited overs tournament.

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