Fiji claim maiden Dubai sevens title

Fiji secured their first Dubai Sevens title in the 15-year history of the IRB Sevens Series with a clinical 29-17 win over South Africa in the final on Saturday night (NZT).

De Villiers lauds 'exceptional' bowling

South Africa captain AB de Villiers heaped praise on his bowlers after Pakistan were beaten by four wickets at Centurion.

West Ham 3 : Fulham 0

Fulham slumped to a 3-0 defeat at West Ham on Saturday to intensify the pressure on under-fire manager Martin Jol.

Cardiff City 0 : Arsenal 3

Aaron Ramsey returned to haunt his former club as Arsenal recorded a 3-0 victory at Cardiff City.

Aston Villa 0 : Sunderland 0

Sunderland's search for an away Premier League win continues after their 0-0 draw with Aston Villa on Saturday.

Sheens hails 'terrific' Australia

Tim Sheens heaped praise on his Australia players after New Zealand were blown away in the Rugby League World Cup final.

Dominant Australia batter New Zealand

Australia regained the Rugby League World Cup in style with a 34-2 thrashing of New Zealand at Old Trafford.

Auckland rebound with easy win

Canterbury's winless start to the HRV Twenty20 continued on Saturday after they were dealt a seven-wicket belting by Auckland at Eden Park on Saturday.

Gerrard: United offered me a seven-year deal

Liverpool great Steven Gerrard says Sir Alex Ferguson twice offered him a long-term contract to join Manchester United.

Serena: Williams sisters changed tennis

Serena Williams believes she and sister Venus 'changed the dynamic' of tennis as they arrive in Argentina for an exhibition match.

NZ XI, Windies draw in Christchurch

The West Indies‘ warm up match against a New Zealand XI ended in a draw, in Lincoln on Friday.

Firebirds thump Aces

A New Zealand record 27 sixes were struck as the Wellington Firebirds romped to a stunning win over the Auckland Aces on Friday night.

Rugby League World Cup test for Melbourne Storm trio

Storm utility Ryan Hinchcliffe admits the full effects of a gruelling playing schedule on Melbourne's star trio Billy Slater, Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk will not be known until well into next season.

English clubs may stick with Heineken Cup

Premiership Rugby boss Mark McCafferty says English clubs may now play in next year's Heineken Cup after originally threatening to boycott.

All Blacks Sevens stroll into quarters

New Zealand have targeted the Dubai Sevens as one of the tournaments they would like to win this year, and they remain firmly on track after a string of convincing results on day one.

Villas-Boas ready for United test

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas is ready to turn his attentions to Manchester United after a morale-boosting UEFA Europa League win.

England fail to fire in Alice Springs

England continued their Ashes tour batting struggles on Friday as a Cricket Australia Chairman XI claimed the upper hand in their two-day match at Alice Springs.

Adam Scott keeps Open lead as Rory McIlroy closes in

Overnight leader Adam Scott has overcome strong winds and an early-round stumble to card a two-under-par 70 and hold a two-shot buffer over Rory McIlroy at the Australian Open.

Mariners hold dominant Victory to scoreless draw

Melbourne Victory have moved into a share of third on the ladder but will feel they could have done better after squandering a host of chances as they played out a 0-0 draw with Central Coast Mariners at Bluetongue Stadium on Friday.

Warner: I overstepped the line with Trott comments

David Warner has admitted he overstepped the mark with his comments about Jonathan Trott and wished the England batsman a speedy recovery.
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