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12/05/2017 16:59

World football, baseball stars grieve for Venezuela

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The grief of Venezuela's deadly political crisis has reached as far as the football pitches of the English Premier League and the diamonds of Major League Baseball in the United States.

09/05/2017 16:33

European athletics boss acknowledges record-plan critics

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European athletics president Svein Arne Hansen accepted Tuesday reaction to the radical plan to wipe out existing European and world records has been «mixed».

05/05/2017 23:04

Hamilton tops UK sport's rich list, Ibrahimovic cashes in

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Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has cemented his position as the richest sportsman in the UK, while Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic cashed in with a rise to second on the new Sunday Times Rich List.

05/05/2017 14:46

England's Rashid strikes as Ireland collapse in 1st ODI

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Adil Rashid returned the second-best figures by an England spinner in a one-day international as the hosts eased to a seven-wicket win in their series opener against Ireland at Bristol on Friday.

05/05/2017 12:15

Marathon runners target two-hour barrier

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Three elite runners backed by a small army of scientists will on Saturday attempt an audacious assault on the boundaries of the possible by trying to run a marathon in less than two hours.

05/05/2017 07:00

Veteran Coates in bitter battle to stay AOC chief

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Australian Olympic Committee chief John Coates faces an unprecedented challenge to his decades-long presidency from newcomer Danni Roche Saturday after a bitter campaign marred by bullying claims goes to a vote.

04/05/2017 17:08

Pakistan flounder against Gabriel-inspired Windies

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Shannon Gabriel led a West Indies fast bowling assault that decimated Pakistan's top-order batting and reduced them to 35 for five at lunch on the final day of the second Test.

26/04/2017 03:01

Bitter rift rocks AOC as Coates fights for job

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Powerful Australian Olympic Committee head John Coates is facing a bitter campaign to oust him after 27 years, with his media chief stepping down Wednesday amid bullying claims rocking the organisation.

22/04/2017 00:12

Asian Games in Indonesia to feature 39 sports

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The Asian Games in Indonesia will feature 39 sports, more than at the last event in South Korea, with some unusual additions including bridge, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said Friday.

20/04/2017 00:58

Gayle first to hit 10,000 Twenty20 runs

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Chris Gayle has become the first batsman to accumulate 10,000 Twenty20 runs, going past the milestone during a match-winning blitz in the Indian Premier...

19/04/2017 05:37

Indian cricket great Gavaskar calls for «Mankad» name change

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Batting great Sunil Gavaskar wants the term «Mankad» dropped from cricketing parlance, saying linking the famously controversial dismissal to Indian all-rounder Vinoo Mankad smears the legend's name.

18/04/2017 05:59

Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon

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Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat led a Kenyan clean sweep at the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, both timing late bursts to perfection to claim the men's and women's races of the prestigious event.

18/04/2017 05:34

Japan bank on Hagino, Ikee for world swimming charge

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Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino and schoolgirl sensation Rikako Ikee will head Japan's charge at this summer's world swimming championships when both are likely to face very different types of pressure.

15/04/2017 16:19 Video

Kitesurf, the stunted stunts in France

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Spectacular stunts in France during the first leg of the Kitesurf frestyle world cup. In Leucate, the acrobatic figures of the sports professionals born in the nineties have attracted an ever-more passionate audience.

08/04/2017 16:00

Lee, Lin to battle in Malaysia Open finals

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Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei and two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China, the two greatest badminton stars of this era, on Friday stormed into the finals of the Malaysia Open for an epic showdown.

11/02/2017 08:23 Video

Snowboarding, spectacular descent of Anne-Flore Marxer freeride

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The spectacular performance of Anne-Flore Marxer, the Franco-Swiss snowboarder who won the first stage of the Freeride World Tour 2017 in Andorra. A daredevil downhill at full speed from the top of the mountain, avoiding trees and rocks, in deep snow.

17/01/2017 03:46

Davis hurt as New Orleans fall to Pacers

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New Orleans star Anthony Davis took another frightening fall on Monday and the Pelicans succumbed 98-95 to the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis.

17/01/2017 00:36

Ewan beats «stinking» heat to grab Tour Down Under lead

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Rising Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan defied a heatwave to claim the opening stage of the UCI season-opening Tour Down Under in the South Australian wine-growing town of Lyndoch on Tuesday.

16/01/2017 05:32

Justin Thomas delivers Hawaiian punch, setting PGA record

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Justin Thomas made more history at the Sony Open, firing a five-under 65 to set the PGA Tour's lowest 72-hole score at 253.

10/01/2017 11:04

FIFA approves 48-team World Cup for 2026

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FIFA's ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations.

29/12/2016 00:19

Pacers player, coach fined for criticizing refs

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The NBA fined Indiana Pacers forward Paul George and head coach Nate McMillan on Wednesday over their comments criticizing league officials in the wake of the team's loss to Chicago on Monday.

26/12/2016 05:10

Smart response gives Celtics Christmas win over Knicks

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Marcus Smart's tie-breaking three pointer with 47.8 seconds remaining saw the Boston Celtics thwart the New York Knicks' comeback bid to post a 119-114 Christmas NBA victory on Sunday.

18/12/2016 07:39

Westbrook back on triple-double train

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Russell Westbrook handed out a career-high 22 assists en route to the 50th triple-double of his NBA career, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-101 victory over the Phoenix Suns.

18/12/2016 00:26

Moore pilots Dolphins to rout of Jets

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Matt Moore, making his first NFL start in nearly five years, threw four touchdown passes Saturday as the Miami Dolphins kept their playoff chase going with a 34-13 rout of the New York Jets.

12/12/2016 06:30

Magnificent seven for Hosszu at short sourse swimming worlds

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Katinka Hosszu brought the curtain down on a week of dominance at the Short Course World Swimming Championships on Sunday by clinching her seventh gold medal of the meet.

11/12/2016 04:20

Joshua retains world heavyweight title, targets Klitschko

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Anthony Joshua paved the way for a fight against Wladimir Klitschko next year by making quick work of Eric Molina in a third round win on Saturday.

11/12/2016 04:17

English, Kuchar win Franklin Templeton Shootout

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Harris English and Matt Kuchar won the Franklin Templeton Shootout on Saturday after shooting a seven-under-par 65 in the final round of the pairs event in Florida.

09/12/2016 15:46

Chiefs topple red-hot Raiders to seize control of AFC West

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The Kansas City Chiefs won the battle for supremacy in the AFC West with a 21-13 victory over the first-place Oakland Raiders.

30/11/2016 18:07

Returning Tiger worries about adrenaline rush

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The biggest worry for Tiger Woods as he returns to competitive golf after a layoff of nearly 16 months is how he will handle the adrenaline rush of facing rivals.

08/11/2016 22:25

Owner says Cowboys «probably never» will solve QB issue

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says his NFL team, on a seven-game win streak, might never solve the quarterback controversy between star rookie Dak Prescott and injury-recovered veteran Tony Romo.

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