Hughes named in GB team for World Championships in Beijing

London (AFP) - Olympic champions Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford along with new discovery Zharnel Hughes are in the GB team for the World Champions ships in Beijing from August …

Vidal completes $44 million move from Juve to Bayern

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has completed his transfer from Juventus to Bayern Munich by signing a four-year contract with the Bundesliga champions. No fee was …

Italy's Cagnotto breaks China's diving winning streak

Kazan (Russia) (AFP) - Tania Cagnotto won Italy's first diving gold medal for 40 years on Tuesday in the women's 1m springboard final to break China's winning streak at the world championships in …

Filipe Luis rejoins Atletico from Chelsea

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Defender Filipe Luis has rejoined Atletico Madrid from Chelsea in a reported 16 million euro ($17.66 million) deal, the Spanish club said on Tuesday. The …

Special Edgbaston crowd can be our 12th man, says Cook

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - England want to bounce back from a disastrous showing at Lord's by playing well enough to get a special Edgbaston crowd on their side in the third Ashes test against …

Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling

New Delhi (AFP) - Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said Tuesday she was "super excited" about returning to athletics after a landmark ruling on the validity of so-called gender tests.

Former South Africa skipper Clive Rice dies

Johannesburg (AFP) - Former all-rounder Clive Rice, the first post-apartheid captain of South Africa, died Tuesday aged 66, an official from the national cricket association said

UEFA head Platini to announce FIFA presidency bid

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) - Michel Platini, the head of European soccer's governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of …

Johnson set to snare 300th Test scalp

Mitchell Johnson's express pace and leadership have been praised by Michael Clarke and Darren Lehmann, with the left-armer set to take his 300th Test wicket.

Mitchell Johnson on brink of Australia's 300 club

Birmingham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Mitchell Johnson heads into this week's Ashes clash against England at Edgbaston needing just one more wicket to become only the fifth Australia bowler to take 300 …