Holders England earn a 2-0 win against Italy in their opening Cyprus Cup game, while Scotland are held by France.
South Africa captain Graeme Smith, who engineered the downfall of three England captains, retires from international cricket
Former British soldier Mick Brennan will not compete in Saturday’s downhill at the Winter Paralympics after describing conditions as “scary”.
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic is to move to Italian side Inter Milan in the summer.
Hull City issue an open letter to fans in a bid to explain the reasons for a proposed name change to Hull Tigers.