All-rounder Ben Stokes has vowed England will "battle on" as Michael Clarke ensured Australia's domination on day two of the second Test at the Adelaide Oval.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is hoping his injury woes for this season are finally behind him.
Brendan Rodgers has denied any knowledge of an agreement with Luis Suarez which would allow the striker to leave Liverpool at the end of this season, should the club fail to qualify for the Champions League.
Gary Cahill is backing Chelsea's old heads to guide their younger team-mates through the fight for Barclays Premier League glory.
Ronnie O'Sullivan lent support to his conqueror Stuart Bingham in the last four of the williamhill.com UK Championship - but he mainly just wants to be entertained.
England forward Sam Burgess and World Cup final man of the match Johnathan Thurston of Australia are among six players shortlisted for the 2013 Golden Boot.
Former New Zealand internationals Chris Cairns and Daryl Tuffey have expressed their shock at seeing their names linked to an International Cricket Council anti-corruption investigation.
John Afoa has rejected more lucrative offers from France and a crack at the Rugby World Cup in 2015 to reunite his family in Gloucester, according to Nigel Davies.
Nelson Mandela, who created one of rugby union's iconic images at the 1995 World Cup, has been hailed for his ability to use sport to unite and inspire.
Michael Clarke's seventh Ashes hundred, in a double-century stand with Brad Haddin, piled the pressure on England to save the second Test at Adelaide.
Jonjo Shelvey has not given up hope of making England's World Cup squad but has made it clear he will continue to stand up for himself on the pitch following his clash with Mathieu Debuchy.
Michael Clarke posted his sixth hundred at the Adelaide Oval, in a double-century stand with Brad Haddin, to deflate England in the second Ashes Test.