Evergrande Taobao, the football team co-owned by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and property firm Evergrande Real Estate Group Ltd, could become the first club listed in Asia after it filed for an initial public offering in China.
Brazil coach Dunga on Tuesday unveiled a squad shorn through injury of Chelsea`s Oscar for the Copa America in Chile as the five-times world champions look to return to winning ways after last year`s World Cup failure.
Misbah-ul-Haq performs what is widely regarded as the toughest job in cricket -- captaining the Pakistan team, a unit described as being "predictably unpredictable" by South Africa coach Russell Domingo at the weekend.
A superb World Cup featuring one of the greatest upsets in the sport`s history, Germany`s fourth title and the duel between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to be the world`s best were among the soccer highlights of 2014.
Brazil chalked up their sixth successive win since Dunga replaced Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach following the World Cup when they beat Austria 2-1 with a stunning late drive by Roberto Firmino on Tuesday.