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Cook loses ODI captaincy

Cook loses ODI captaincy

Alastair Cook will not captain England at the World Cup, according to Sky sources.

Hart signs new City contract

Hart signs new City contract

Joe Hart has signed a long-term contract which keeps him at Manchester City until the end of the 2018-19 season.

FIFA to publish Garcia report

FIFA to publish Garcia report

FIFA's executive committee has agreed unanimously to publish Michael Garcia's report into World Cup bidding - where legally possible.

Nadal fit for Australian Open

Nadal fit for Australian Open

World No 3 Rafael Nadal has declared himself fit to compete at the Australian Open next month after having his appendix removed.

McCoist: Future uncertain

McCoist: Future uncertain

Rangers boss Ally McCoist admits he does not know whether he will see out the full 12 months of his notice period.

Pearson banned for one match

Pearson banned for one match

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has received a one-match touchline ban and 10,000 fine from the Football Association after admitting to using "abusive and/or insulting...

Arrest in Crolla assault case

Arrest in Crolla assault case

Greater Manchester Police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of the assault that left Anthony Crolla with a fractured skull.

Proteas close in on victory

Proteas close in on victory

Vernon Philander took four first-innings wickets as South Africa bowled out West Indies for 201 on the third day of the first Test at Centurion and forced the follow on.

Tail wags to give Australia lead

Tail wags to give Australia lead

Australia put on 258 runs for their final four wickets to battle back into the second Test with India on day three in Brisbane.

Pettybourne leaves Wigan

Pettybourne leaves Wigan

Wigan have allowed Eddy Pettybourne to leave the club to return home to Australia halfway through a two-year contract.