Michael Clarke's seventh Ashes ton, in a double-century stand with Brad Haddin, piled the pressure on England to save the second Ashes Test.
England will face Italy in Manaus in their World Cup 2014 opener before taking on Uruguay and Costa Rica in Group D.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter led sport's tributes to Nelson Mandela after the death of the former South African president at the age of 95.
Neil Warnock has ruled himself out of the running to become Sheffield Wednesday's new manager.
Roy Hodgson has assured his players they will be allowed to enjoy the sights of Rio despite concerns over safety in the city.
Alan Pardew has been given him some much-needed cheer with the award of the Barclays Premier League Manager of the Month for November.
Wales' Jamie Donaldson stormed into a commanding lead as the weather-delayed Nedbank Golf Challenge looked to get back on schedule at Sun City.
South African Jbe Kruger paid tribute to his country's former president Nelson Mandela after claiming the halfway lead in the Hong Kong Open.
Jean Todt has been re-elected as President of the FIA for a second four-year term after running unopposed in Friday's Paris vote.
Sire De Grugy will aim to profit from Sprinter Sacre's misfortune in a wide-open renewal of the BetVictor Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown