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Warriors silence Thunder in NBA opener


Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant accepted their championship rings Tuesday for leading Golden State to a third NBA title in four campaigns, then powered the Warriors over Oklahoma City 108-100 in their 2018-19 season opener.

Red Sox dethrone Astros to reach World Series

David Price pitched six shutout innings and Rafael Devers clubbed a three-run homer as the Boston Red Sox booked a World Series berth with a 4-1 win over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/19 22:03:41

Piercy, ranked 252, takes CJ CUP lead

Veteran Scott Piercy took the second round lead at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Friday with world number three Brooks Koepka lurking in second place.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/19 22:03:41

US and Chinese-owned clubs clash in Milan

For the first-time in its 109-year history, the Milan derby on Sunday will feature a clash between a US club and a Chinese-owned one.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/19 22:03:40

Tight corner

Ducati Team Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso takes a corner in the first practice session ahead of the MotoGP Japanese Grand Prix at Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Motegi, Japan on Friday. Dovizioso fanned his flickering MotoGP title hopes by clocking the fastest time in the free practice.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/19 21:58:40

James begins his LA era

LeBron James began his Los Angeles Lakers era with two rim-rattling dunks on Thursday, but the 14-time all star couldn't reverse a string of losing debut games with new NBA teams.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/19 21:48:40

Jose's giants

The comeback against Newcastle United put the Jose Mourinho era at Manchester United into context. There is no doubting that the Portuguese is struggling in his third season in charge at Old Trafford and he seems a world away from the manager that ran down the touchline celebrating victory with Porto all those years ago.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 23:53:45

Texas offers Hamilton his first shot at fifth title

It will be high-fives for Lewis Hamilton in Austin on Sunday if a fifth win in a row brings the Briton a fifth Formula One world title.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/18 23:53:45

Higuain says Juventus made him leave – to make way for Ronaldo

AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain said he was treated very well by Juventus - right until the moment they forced him out of the club to make way for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/18 22:03:46

Bolt rejects offer from Malta club

Sprinting legend Usain Bolt has turned down the offer of a two-year deal to play soccer for Maltese champions Valletta FC, his agent has confirmed.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/18 22:03:46

China's Xiong ready for tough battle

China's female mixed martial arts practitioner Xiong Jingnan said Thursday she is confident about defending her title in the upcoming One Championship bout against challenger Angela Lee.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 22:03:45