WORLD OF SPORT: Duo come to the Premier League, Aussies take control, Murray wins well

The main sporting headlines around the world today...

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 20th August 2015, 4:20 pm

Two big signings have been announced in the Premier League as Chelsea confirmed that Barcelona star Pedro has joined the Blues and Manchester City sealed a deal for defender Nicolas Otamendi - Daily Telegraph

It’s been Australia’s day in the final Ashes test at The Oval - The Independent

Australia opener Chris Rogers confirms his retirement from Test cricket after Ashes humbling - Daily Express

Also retiring is former Wales rugby captain Ryan Jones who has quit the game on medical advice - BBC

World number two Andy Murray resisted a spirited challenge from veteran hardcourt specialist Mardy Fish to reach the third round of the Cincinnati Masters - Daily Mail

New IAAF chief Seb Coe has vowed ‘zero tolerance’ for drugs cheats after winning the biggest race of his life to become the boss of world athletics - The Mirror