Kenya have appointed former captain Maurice Odumbe -- who was banned for five years -- as their batting coach ahead of the crucial ICC World Cup league qualifier against Nepal.
India's premier spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been rested for the three-match Twenty20 series against England starting this week.
Norway cruised to victory in a 4 x 5-kilometer women's relay at the cross-country skiing World Cup on Sunday in a dominant showing ahead of the upcoming world championships.
The International Biathlon Union, accused of failing to stand up to drug cheats, said Sunday it would stage an emergency Congress to toughen anti-doping rules before the February world championships.
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur blasted his players after their blunders helped Australia secure their one-day series at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday, taking a 3-1 lead in the five match series.
Richard Freitag of Germany jumps during team competition of FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Zakopane, Poland on Saturday, Jan. 21.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow will replace injured opener Alex Hales in England's squad for the three-match Twenty20 series against India, the English cricket board said on Saturday.
Bangladesh spinner Shakib Al Hasan took three wickets within eight balls late in Sunday's play to send New Zealand to stumps on day two at 260-7 in its first innings, leaving the second test at Hagley Oval evenly poised.
Armel Le Cleac'h held off a late surge from British sailor Alex Thomson to win the Vendee Globe round-the-world race in record time on Thursday.
England's Joe Root has said he is ready to take on the mantle of Test skipper should Alastair Cook decide to relinquish the captaincy.