Al Ain must ‘rise again’ in order to leapfrog Sharjah
Al Ain manager Quique Sanchez Flores is warning his squad to respect their opposition as champions can climb to third with victory at home, writes Amith Passela.
Clarke backs Watson as Australia’s team man after Ashes win over England
The captain’s endorsement of his former vice captain follows a row in India in March, when Pat Howard, Cricket Australia’s team performance manager, gave the impression that Watson was not a team player.
Early exit from Club World Cup a blow to Ronaldinho
Former star had hoped to play his way into Brazil squad for next year's World Cup
Big battle among top two in Arabian Gulf League has little impact, says Olaroiu
League leaders in top-of-the-table clash against Al Shabab while Al Shaab hopes to improve dismal league record and Al Wasl are still full of confidence, writes John McAuley.
Somalis break icy new ground with bandy national team
Immigrants introduced to local sport in attempt to integrate them into Swedish community
Philander keeps Proteas in the fight amid Indian pressure
All-rounder stands firm against inspired India side at Wanderers