RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Ex-Brazil striker Ronaldo has taken a top role in organising the 2014 World Cup in his country and is looking to iron out disagreements between the government, FIFA and the local organising committee (LOC).
(BBC) England cricket coach Andy Flower was the big winner at the 2011 UK Coaching Awards in London on Tuesday.
Flower was named UK Coach of the Year and High-Performance Coach of the Year for leading England to the top of the Test rankings and winning the Ashes.
(Reuters) – Injury-weakened Australia return to test action on home soil this week for the first time since their humiliating Ashes defeat, taking on a New Zealand team convinced conditions might just be right for an upset.
(Reuters) – The National Basketball Association (NBA) began stirring back to life yesterday with player agents and team officials formally allowed to begin discussions about free agents in anticipation of next month’s start of the delayed season.
Defending champion Taffin Khan remains unbeaten in his quest to defend his national title following last weekend’s matches of the Geddes Grant/Seven Seas 2011 National senior chess championships being played at the Ocean Spray Hotel in Kitty.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Paceman Mitchell Johnson is likely to be sidelined for up to five months with a foot injury, Cricket Australia said yesterday, almost certainly ruling him out of upcoming test series against New Zealand and India.