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Convincing win for New Zealand

Ross Taylor played his part in New Zealand's win

A century partnership between Ross Taylor and Grant Elliott saw New Zealand ease to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan in the first one-day international at Wellington.

Clarke 'positive' after comeback

Michael Clarke has spent plenty of time in the nets in a bid to be fit for the World Cup

Australia captain Michael Clarke was encouraged by his comeback from injury and remains hopeful he is on track to play in the World Cup.

Swan takes heart from Melbourne run

Katie Swan, right, could still manage a smile despite losing the final (AP)

Britain's Katie Swan saw her superb Australian Open campaign come to a disappointing end as she lost to Slovakia's Tereza Mihalikova in the final of the girls' singles on Saturday.

Gabriel has Premier League quality

Arsene Wenger expects good things from his newest signing

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is confident Gabriel Paulista has what to takes to become a top centre-back in the Barclays Premier League, and will not be the next Brazilian 'PlayStation' player like David Luiz.

Callard defends Burgess display

Sam Burgess had a disappointing Saxons debut

England Saxons coach Jon Callard defended Sam Burgess after his disappointing representative union debut in the 18-9 victory over Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork.

Saxons overcome Burgess errors

Sam Burgess struggled in Cork

Sam Burgess made a forgettable representative union debut as England Saxons ground out a worthy victory over the Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork.

Wolfsburg hand Bayern first defeat

Pep Guardiola saw his side well beaten in Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg boosted their hopes of catching Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga by inflicting the defending champions' first league defeat this season in some style on Friday night.

Woods vows to fight back

Tigers Woods suffered a torrid day in Arizona (AP)

Tiger Woods vowed to "keep fighting" after the worst round of his professional career left him staring at a last-place finish at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Cork completes Swans move

Southampton midfielder Jack Cork has completed a £3million move to Swansea

Swansea have completed the signing of Southampton midfielder Jack Cork for a fee believed to be in the region of £3million, the clubs have announced.

Nightmare round for Woods

Tiger Woods was having a nightmare second round in Arizona

Tiger Woods equalled his worst nine holes as a professional as he slipped into a share of last place during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

McBryde dismisses Haskell comments

Robin McBryde expects a tough test from England despite their injuries

Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde has dismissed James Haskell's criticism that Warren Gatland's squad are training too hard before their RBS 6 Nations opener in Cardiff next Friday.

Montella: Cuadrado's off to Chelsea

Colombia's Juan Cuadrado, pictured, is on his way to Chelsea, according to Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella

Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that Juan Guillermo Cuadrado will not play for the Viola on Saturday, with the Colombian winger finalising his permanent move to Chelsea.

Huth fined for Twitter comments

Robert Huth will serve a two-match ban

Stoke defender Robert Huth has been given a two-match suspension and fined after he admitted breaching FA rules in relation to social media comments, the Football Association has announced.

McIlroy leads the way in Dubai

Rory McIlroy leads the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (AP)

World number one Rory McIlroy's peerless power and precision has put him in pole position at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

Murray 'well-prepared for final'

Andy Murray has defended coach Amelie Mauresmo after reaching the Australian Open final (AP)

Andy Murray believes he could not have possibly done anything more to prepare himself for a fourth Australian Open final on Sunday.

Lambert sees Sinclair 'potential'

Scott Sinclair has joined Aston Villa on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is ready to tap into Scott Sinclair's "unfulfilled potential" after landing the winger on loan from Manchester City.

Van Gaal: We want De Gea to stay

David de Gea's contract runs out next summer

Louis van Gaal has reiterated his desire to keep David de Gea but admits he cannot rule out the possibility of the goalkeeper leaving Manchester United.