SPORTS NEWS IN BRIEF
BERLIN - Bayern Munich will begin the defence of their Champions League title with unrest in the Bavarian club after director of sport Matthias Sammer slammed the team for "emotionless" football. Bayern warmed up for today's visit of Russian champions CSKA Moscow with a 2-0 home win over Hanover 96 on Saturday with Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic and France's Franck Ribery scoring second-half goals.
LONDON - Manchester United manager David Moyes has called for video evidence to stamp out diving after revealing he's told Ashley Young to cut out the theatrics. Young was booked for deliberately initiating contact with Crystal Palace midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi in a failed bid to win a penalty in Saturday's 2-0 victory at Old Trafford.
LONDON - Germany's Gerald Ciolek has won the second stage of the Tour of Britain after pipping Sam Bennett to the finish line to become the new race leader. MTN Qhubeka's Ciolek and Irish rider Bennett (An Post-Chain Reaction) moved past Thomas Lovkvist of IAM Cycling, who was leading with 500 metres to go, before the German edged out Bennett in a sprint finish to claim victory.
CHICAGO, Illinois - American Zach Johnson has claimed a two-shot win at the third of four US PGA tour play-off events at Conway Farms Golf Club in Illinois. Sydney's Matt Jones, meanwhile, finished a brutal one shot shy of the Tour Championship and an invite to the first three majors of 2014.
LONDON - Former world number five Stephen Lee has been found guilty of fixing seven snooker matches. England's Lee could face a lifetime ban after the verdict was confirmed on Monday by Nigel Mawer, the chairman of the disciplinary committee of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPSBA).
LONDON - Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio has been fined STG8000 ($F23,729) by the Football Association after admitting a charge of misconduct. Di Canio was sent to the stands after a row with referee Martin Atkinson late in Sunderland's 3-1 defeat against Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.
LONDON - England rugby union centre Manu Tuilagi has apologised for playing a prank on British Prime Minister David Cameron during the British and Irish Lions' recent visit to Downing Street. Tuilagi gave Cameron "bunny ears" while standing behind and to the left of the Conservative Party leader as a group of players and management posed for a photo at the function on Monday to honour the Lions' 2-1 series victory over Australia this year.
BRISBANE - Jesse Mogg's breakthrough year has finished on a sour note with the deposed Wallabies fullback set to face season-ending shoulder surgery. Mogg will undergo a shoulder reconstruction in the coming week after battling the lingering injury during Australia's miserable start to The Rugby Championship.