Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes the failure of any English side to make the quarter-finals of the Champions League for a second time in three years is related to the Premier League`s relentless winter schedule.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger vented his anger on his striker Olivier Giroud saying the Frenchman deserved the red card in their Boxing Day encounter against the Queen’s Park Rangers (QPR) in an English Premier League (EPL) encounter in which Arsenal won 2-1.
India's opener Shikhar Dhawan and vice-captain Virat Kohli have recovered from their injuries sustained during the second Test against Australia and are fit to play the third match beginning in Melbourne on December 26.
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar today advised the Indian team to avoid verbal spats with their Australian counterparts as he feels the country's cricketers are not as well equipped to deal with sledging as the ones from Down Under.
Christchurch`s Hagley Oval will get the first trial of its upgraded facilities ahead of next year`s World Cup with a Boxing Day test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka, the country`s cricket board said on Tuesday.
England`s left arm spinner Monty Panesar is using his stint in Sydney grade cricket to showcase his credentials and prolong his international career, as he doesn`t wants last year`s Boxing Day Test be his final Test match.