GiveMeSport Live - 20th January, 2015

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- IAAF suspend three Russian athletes
- England beat India in tri-series
- Sting steals the show on Raw
- Wales name Six Nations squad
- Ben Foden suffers injury nightmare
- David Ginola only raises £5506 for FIFA presidency
- Talks have taken place between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder
- Danny Cipriani to be included in England's six nations squad

9:05pm - Danny Cipriani to be included in Six Nations squad

Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter are to be recalled from the international wilderness to take part in England's forthcoming Six Nations campaign, according to reports. Easter hasn't featured for his country since 2011, whilst Cipriani hasn't played in a championship game in seven years.

England's first match is against Wales on February 6.

6:13pm - Fury vs Wilder talks have happened

Boxing promoter Frank Warren has confirmed talks have taken place in a bid to see British heavyweight Tyson Fury and American sensation Deontay Wilder meet in the ring. Wilder overcame Bermane Stiverne via decision at the weekend, and Fury is expected to record a routine victory over Christian Hammer. 

Warren has confirmed that he would drop the bout with Hammer, if they were able to engineer a matchup between Fury and the new WBC heavyweight world champion.

4:15pm - Ginola's FIFA campaign raises only £5k

David Ginola's attempts to raise funds for a FIFA presidency campaign have not got off to the best start - his campaign has only managed to raise £5506 from the donating public, quite a bit short of the £24million target.

The former Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United winger announced his intentions to challenge Sepp Blatter last week, with bookmaker Paddy Power paying him £250,000 to run. Ginola's first election promise was to hold the men's and women's World Cup simultaneously.

3.30pm - Ben Foden out for the season 

Versatile England and Northampton star Ben Foden will miss the remainder of the season after picking up a knee injury against the Ospreys.

Scans have revealed that he has rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament in his left leg and will now face surgery as he looks to regain his fitness in time for the start of next season. 

3pm - Wladimir Klitschko to fight Bryant Jennings

World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has announced his first fight in America for seven years.

The 38-year-old will take on Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden in New York on April 25 in a bid to defend his IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO belts.

1:30pm - IAAF hands three Russian athletes provisional doping bans

The IAAF have handed provisional suspensions to three Russian athletes as part of an on-going investigation into doping allegations in Russian athletics, following claims made by the German media late last year.

Race-Walkers Sergei Kirdyapkin, Valery Borchin and Olga Kaniskina are those that have been banned. Kirdyapkin won gold in the men's 50km at the 2012 London Olympics, while won Borchin and Kaniskina won men's and women's gold in the 20km at Beijing 2008 respectively.

12:50pm - Pacquiao hands Mayweather fight decision deadline

Manny Pacquiao has given Floyd Mayweather until the end of January to decide if he wants the $300 million superfight later this year.

Pacquiao insists he and his promoter have agreed terms and conditions, and is now waiting on a formal response from boxing's pound-for-pound king, according to the Mirror.

11:15am - Wales name Six Nations squad

Wales have named four uncapped players in their squad for the forthcoming Six Nations.

Kiwi-born outside-half Gareth Anscombe, Scarlets prop Rob Evans, Blues hooker Kristian Dacey and Dragons centre Tyler Morgan have all been selected.

11am - Sting makes RAW debut as legends run riot 

A number of WWE legends were in attendance as the RAW before Royal Rumble delivered in style. 

The standout moment of the night, without a doubt, was Sting's appearance as he helped John Cena overcome the trio of Kane, Seth Rollins and Big Show - ultimately playing his part in reinstating Dolph Ziggler, Ryback and Erick Rowan. 

10am - Tennis: Brits crash out in Melbourne

Andy Murray is the sole British representative left at the Australian Open after Heather Watson, James Ward and Kyle Edmund all crashed out on Day Two of the competition.

Watson was beaten 6-4 6-0 by Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova - but the 22-year-old struggled with illness throughout the match.

9:45am - Tennis: Djokovic cruises into Round Two

Novak Djokovic cruised into the second round of the Australian Open with a comprehensive victory over Slovenian qualifier Aljaz Bedene.

The Serbian number one seed was battling illness and admitted he was surprised by the level of his opponent, but pulled through to the delight of coach Boris Becker.

9:30am - Cricket: England beat India

And in the cricket, England secured a convincing victory over India in the ODI tri-series.

Ian Bellt finished unbeaten on 88, while James Taylor hit 56, as England reached India’s 153-all out target after just 27.3 overs.

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