Rogers Cup Tournament Director Eugène Lapierre announced on Friday the withdrawal of world no. 5 Roger Federer.
Australia’s three-day tour match with Sussex at Hove has ended in a draw. Chasing Australia’s 366-5, the hosts made 368-7 declared with James Taylor celebrating his England Ashes call-up by making a century. Mitchell Starc and Jackson Bird shared the bowling honours for the visitors by snaring two wickets each.
In their second innings, Australia was 152-2 when the match was called off late on the third day with Ed Cowan unbeaten on a morale boosting 77, Philip Hughes made 39, while Matthew Wade was not out on 30.
Sussex is 228-5 at stumps on day two of the three-day tour match at Hove in pursuit of Australia’s first innings total of 366. Having started the day at 354-5, Australia batted on to allow Smith to bring up his century before declaring at 366 for the loss of no further wickets, with Smith unbeaten on 102.
Following discussions between the England management and Nottinghamshire CCC, Nottinghamshire CCC has allowed batsman James Taylor to play for Sussex in the three day game against Australia starting this Friday.
Brazil has won the title at the 2013 ITF Beach Tennis World Team Championship in Moscow, Russia after defeating defending champion Italy 2-1 in the final on Sunday 21 July. A total of 20 teams took part in the second edition of the event.
Queensland’s Steve Finitsis made it third time lucky when he claimed the Tasmanian Open with a straight games win over India’s Mahesh Mangaonkar in Hobart on Sunday.
The JSW Group announced the launch of its football team, Bengaluru FC with an electric show at the Bangalore Football Stadium, in Bengaluru, on Saturday. Along with the name, the club unveiled the squad, the crest and the team colours at the event which had JSW Group's chairman and managing director Mr. Sajjan Jindal, the president of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Mr. Praful Patel, president of the Karnataka State Football Association (KSFA) Mr. AR Khaleel and members from the KSFA and Bangalore District Football Association (BDFA) in attendance.
Bafana Bafana took bronze at the COSAFA Cup tournament after defeating Lesotho 2-1 in the third place play-off at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola, Zambia. Goals from either side of the half from Mandla Masango and Hlompho Kekana were enough to see South Africa through, while Maile Tlali replied for Lesotho from the penalty spot.
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- Bafana Bafana go down to Zambia in the COSAFA CUP
- Australian Diamonds captain von Bertouch calls time on career
- Squash: Grinham, Grayson clinch Victorian Open crowns
- Looking ahead to the 2013 NFL Season
- Squash: Lee too strong for Finitsis
- India ends Asian Athletics Championship on a high
- England Women’s Ashes squad announced
- India win 2 silver and 2 bronze medals on Day 3 of Asian Athletics Championship
- Buenos Aires elected as Host City for 2018 Youth Olympic Games
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