Hong Kong and Netherlands qualify for World Twenty20

Hong Kong and the Netherlands secured the final two places in next year's ICC World Twenty20 with victories in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Williams modest after landing top rugby league award

Sonny Bill Williams insisted he was no "world star" after he was crowned Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) Player of the Year.

No rush for Pulis

Tony Pulis insists he will not rush into any major changes after being installed as Crystal Palace manager last weekend.

Giles impressed with Bresnan spell

Ashley Giles welcomed seeing England seamer Tim Bresnan "fit and firing" in an impressive spell against Queensland Second XI on Thursday.

Lincoln boss reported match-fixing suspicion

Lincoln City manager Gary Simpson has revealed he reported a game to the Football Association because he suspected it had been fixed.

Steyn and Kallis out of final ODI

South Africa duo Dale Steyn and Jacques Kallis will miss the final one-day international of their series against Pakistan due to injury.

Double injury blow for Stoke

Stoke City duo Robert Huth and Marko Arnautovic have been ruled out of Saturday's Premier League clash at Everton.

Slater included in Kangaroos squad

Billy Slater has been included in Australia's squad for Saturday's Rugby League World Cup final after returning to training on Wednesday.

Mundine looks abroad after beating Mosley

Anthony Mundine believes his WBA light middleweight title win over Sugar Shane Mosley will reignite interest in him internationally despite the controversial circumstances surrounding the victory.

Six arrested in UK match-fixing probe

Six people have been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged football match-fixing, police in the UK have confirmed.

Sonny Bill tops RLIF awards

Sonny Bill Williams was named Rugby League International Federation Player of the Year for 2013, on Thursday.

Springbok lock pulled from Barbarians

Springboks and Bulls lock Flip van der Merwe has been pulled from the Barbarians squad for Sunday's match against Fiji at Twickenham.

Ian Chappell: Ashes series could get physical

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell fears the Ashes could be marred by a physical on-field confrontation.

Football braces itself for match-fixing battle royale

Forget the issues around Qatar, FIFA or Financial Fair Play – according to those in power at the top of world soccer, match fixing is the biggest threat to the sport today.

The Lurker - NRL Rumour File - Wednesday

The Lurker is back again with some more of his famous NRL goss for you to get you through hump day!

Broncos sign Milford for 2015

Canberra have managed to hold on to want-away fullback Anthony Milford for next NRL season before he heads home to Brisbane in 2015.

Mitchell Johnson warns England of encore performance

Mitchell Johnson has no doubt he can repeat his first Test pace barrage that rattled England when the Ashes heads to the batsman friendly Adelaide Oval next week.

Dhawan stars as India take series

A rapid century from Shikhar Dhawan helped India defeat West Indies by five wickets in the one-day international series-decider at Kanpur.

Nepal and UAE seal World T20 spots

Nepal and the United Arab Emirates will play in the ICC World Twenty20 for the first time next year after qualifying on Wednesday.

City should have kept me, says Toure

Kolo Toure believes Manchester City must regret sanctioning his departure from the club.
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