DURBAN, (Reuters) – An unbeaten century stand for the second wicket by Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara put India in control before bad light forced an early finish to the first day of the second and final test against South Africa yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Theo Walcott’s double fired Arsenal back to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win at West Ham United on Thursday and title favourites Manchester City moved ominously into second spot by beating Liverpool 2-1.
(Reuters) – It turned out to be an emotional 12 months for test cricket as South Africa’s Indefatigable warhorse Jacques Kallis quit the format, having cemented his place as statistically the greatest all-rounder ever and a modern great of the game.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – With an ailing Kobe Bryant watching from the sidelines, the Los Angeles Lakers’ traditional Christmas Day game was lacking in star power but that simply left more room to showcase the league’s main attraction.
STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) – Players in the men’s soccer team deserve to get more recognition than their female counterparts in Sweden and people should stop whipping up a gender storm about it, striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – England captured two quick wickets to leave Australia on 38 for two at lunch on the second day of the fourth Ashes test in Melbourne last night after the tourists were dismissed for 255 in the first hour.
(ICC) The ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier New Zealand 2014 (CWCQ) will see teams from around the globe compete for the remaining two qualification spots at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 (CWC), to be played in Australia and New Zealand.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Mitchell Johnson’s late double strikes fired up a world record test crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and left England a rocky 226 for six after Kevin Pietersen threatened to win the opening day of the fourth Ashes match for the tourists.
(Reuters) – South Africa’s Jacques Kallis, the greatest all-rounder of his era, will retire from test and first-class cricket after the Boxing Day match against India in Durban, the country’s cricket board said on Wednesday.
(Cricinfo) West Indies’ search for their first win of the New Zealand tour ended at Eden Park in Auckland as the visitors edged past the home side in a low-scoring thriller to take the lead in the five-match ODI series.
Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) President Phillip Fernandes says that the highlight for the sport during the year 2013 was the first time participation of the national women side in the Pan American Hockey (PAHF) Cup in Mendoza, Argentina.