Carlsen beats Anand to become new world chess champion The win means that the Norwegian chess prodigy achieves the record of having the highest new rating of all time.Djokovic beats Nadal, retains ATP World Tour Finals title Novak Djokovic, 26, extended his unbeaten run to 22 matches as he claimed the season-ending title for the third time.Armstrong vows to testify with ‘100% transparency’ "If everyone gets a free pass, I'm happy to take a free pass. If everyone gets six months, then I'll take my six months," Armstrong said.Nadal, Djokovic progress to Paris Masters quarter-finals "Whenever we play each other it's long exchanges, a very tough match mentally [and] physically - but I'm ready for it," Djokovic said.Brazil govt. launches probe in to FIFA’s alleged 'cartel' practices The committee will analyse hotel reservations made by MATCH in the 12 World Cup host cities to check if they affect market prices.Russia’s Olympic torch dramatically engulfed by flames during relay The mishap is the latest in a series of setbacks for the torch, which has already gone out several times during the relay.Russian football fans “cross-questioned” in Baku over Armenia ties Russian football fans are travelling to Baku to attend the October 15 Azerbaijan-Russia 2014 World Championship qualifier.Formula 1 reserve racing driver Maria De Villota found dead No cause of death has yet been released for the 33-year-old Spaniard, who lost her right eye in a crash while testing for the Marussia team last year.Murray withdraws from ATP World Tour Finals in London "I'm really disappointed not to be playing this year. I love playing in front of my home crowd, it's a great atmosphere," said Murray.Nalbandian announces retirement after 13 years on ATP tour Nalbandian amassed 11 titles and reached a career-high World No. 3 in 2006. He finished in the year-end Top 10 of the Emirates ATP Rankings five times.