KENYA FIELD NEWBIES FOR INDOOR ATHLETICS MEET
WORLD indoor 3,000m champion Caleb Mwangangi and former silver medallist Augustine Choge will lead Kenya's squad to next month's world indoor championship in Portland, United States.
The duo are the only runners in the 11-member squad to have previously competed at the world indoors, with the rest all set to make their debut in the March 17-20 championships.
Mwangangi won Kenya's sole gold medal two years ago in Poland. Choge, who took a 3,000m silver in 2012, earned automatic qualification following his success in the inaugural IAAF world indoor tour season.
NO SHOOTING SPELL FOR DAVIS AGAINST WIZARDS
THE Washington Wizards were not about to grant New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis another sensational scoring night in the National Basketball Association on Tuesday.
Wizards guard John Wall notched his second triple-double of the season and Washington smothered Davis in a 109-89 triumph.
In Davis' first game since he dropped 59 points on the Detroit Pistons in a win on Sunday, he was held to just nine points on three-of-nine shooting.
AUSTRALIA BANK ON KYRGIOS, TOMIC AGAINST U.S.
AUSTRALIA'S Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt is backing young guns Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic in the upcoming tie against the United States but stressed it will be tough.
Tomic and Kyrgios were announced on Tuesday, as part of the Australian team who also include Sam Groth and doubles specialist John Peers to play the World Group first-round tie on March 4-6.
The Australia tie against the US will be the 46th meeting of the two nations, with the US leading with 25 wins to 20.
The winners will advance to the quarter-finals against either Croatia or Belgium.