MUMBAI Australia's Shane Watson attracted a top bid of $1.4 million and will join the Bangalore franchise for the next edition of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament, while former England skipper Kevin Pietersen was bought by newcomers Pune.
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DUBLIN It would be a hollow victory for Sonia O'Sullivan if she became a double world champion 23 years after losing to Chinese athletes being probed for systematic doping, the former Irish distance runner said on Friday.
KIGALI Bahrain's Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa gained a major boost in his bid to become the next FIFA president when he received endorsement from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday.
SCOTTSDALE, ArizonaJames Hahn, renowned for his "Gangnam Style" moves at the TPC Scottsdale in 2013, used a fast start and solid finish to edge one shot clear after Friday's second round of the Phoenix Open at the same venue.
LONDON Manchester City are likely to field a young side in their FA Cup fifth-round tie at Premier League champions Chelsea after organisers decided on Friday that the match would take place on Sunday Feb. 21.
DUBAI Rory McIlroy tossed his ball into a lake after making a poor start to his Dubai Desert Classic second round on Friday before four birdies in the last six holes banished any fears that he might miss the cut.