The best-selling autobiography of Swedish captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been short-listed for a prestigious literary award in his native country, the jury said on Monday. "Jag är Zlatan Ibrahimovic" (I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic), written by the Paris Saint Germain player with Swedish journalist David Lagercrantz, was named among six titles selected to compete for The August Prize to be awarded on November 26.
Genoa sack coach
ROME: Gigi De Canio has been sacked as coach of Serie A club Genoa, club president Enrico Preziosi said on Monday. De Canio's sacking comes after the club threw away a two-goal lead to lose 4-2 to AS Roma on Sunday.
Road trip for greeks
VERIA: Greece's financial crisis has forced cash-strapped teams to be more conservative when travelling with top flight club Veria making an 800km trip by bus to play their weekend away match.