Louis van Gaal made sure once again that the club's younger players extended their stay at Manchester United by giving them new deals. This time it was versatile defender Tyler Blackett. The youngster signed a new deal until 2017, with the option of a further year.
India team outcast Yuvraj Singh led the Indian Premier League's auction bid held on Monday as he was bought for a whooping sum of Rs 16 crore by the Delhi Daredevils. Yuvraj's sum was the highest in this season's auction of IPL 8 season and the veteran southpaw showed he still the boss in the cash rich mega event.
Indian cricket board is reportedly looking for a new national coach to replace incumbent Duncan Fletcher. The Zimbabwean's contract with the BCCI expires after the 2015 Cricket World Cup, that will conclude on March 29.
Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona renewed his contract with Venezuelan television station Telesur, which in April had invited him to be a commentator during the World Cup in Brazil, the station said on its website.
Four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettal has officially joined the Italian giant Ferrari to partner Kimi Raikkonen by signing three-year contract as former driver Fernando Alonso has confirmed his exit from the team.
Sauber`s decision not to renew his contract came as no surprise to Mexican Formula One driver Esteban Gutierrez, who said on Thursday that his chances of finding another seat for next season were looking slim.
West Indies' ODI captain Dwayne Bravo has claimed that all is sorted out between the players and the board in light of their dramatic mid-series withdrawal from India last month and also said that a full-strength national team would tour South Africa next month.
The fate of West Indies cricket is clearly in jeopardy after the abrupt termination of their India tour. If the crisis is not resolved soon, even their participation in the upcoming World Cup will be in doubt.