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Woods picks himself to start play


Captain Tiger Woods will lead from the front when the US begin their Presidents Cup defense after Wednesday picking himself and Justin Thomas for the opening fourball match at Royal Melbourne.

Inter Milan thrive under coach Conte

Inter Milan have been rejuvenated this season to become Serie A title challengers under the helm of Italian coach Antonio Conte.

Eager for silverware

The Belgium football authority is eyeing to win the European Championship next year, as the team maintained their strong position as the world No.1 since October 2018.


Ethiopia's Nobel pride

A man reads a newspaper with the cover showing the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in Addis Ababa on Wednesday. Abiy received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/11 22:13:41

Umpire Dar set to break record for most Tests

Aleem Dar is set to break Steve Bucknor's record of most Tests as an umpire in the first match of the series between Australia and New Zealand, which starts in Perth on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/11 21:43:42

Israel launches first, 'quite symbolic' team to participate in Tour de France

Israel launched its first Tour de France team Wednesday, the latest sporting initiative funded by a Canadian-Israeli billionaire who sees it as a potential bridge to the Arab world.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/11 21:43:41

Woods picks himself to start play

Captain Tiger Woods will lead from the front when the US begin their Presidents Cup defense after Wednesday picking himself and Justin Thomas for the opening fourball match at Royal Melbourne.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/11 21:43:40

Victories keep Heat, Sixers perfect at home

Miami's Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo both posted triple-­doubles as the Heat rallied late and dominated overtime to beat the Atlanta Hawks 135-121 on Tuesday and remain unbeaten at home this NBA season.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/11 21:38:40

Lampard says Chelsea will not go 'crazy' in transfer window

Chelsea will not go “crazy” when their transfer ban is lifted in January because the young players who have been given their chance to shine are improving all the time, coach Frank Lampard said Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/12/11 21:33:41

Liverpool, Chelsea through to last 16

Holders Liverpool safely negotiated Tuesday's trip to Salzburg to take their place in the last 16 of this season's UEFA Champions League while Chelsea are also through, but Ajax suffered a shock group-stage exit.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/11 21:23:40

Napoli sack coach Ancelotti

Napoli sacked Carlo Ancelotti, one of Europe's most successful coaches, on Tuesday, three hours after the Serie A club beat Genk 4-0 to qualify for the Champions League round of 16 and end a nine-match winless run.
Source: Reuters | 2019/12/11 18:33:40

Bucks beat Magic, stretch win streak to 15

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks downed the Orlando Magic to extend their winning streak to 15 games on Monday and maintain their grip on the Eastern Conference standings.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/10 20:38:40

Teenager Andreescu named Canadian athlete of the year

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu added another honor to her glittering year on Monday after becoming the first tennis player to be awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's top athlete.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/10 20:33:41