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No defense allowed as West beat East


Anthony Davis scored a record 52 points on his home court as the West team continued their domination by outgunning the East 192-182 in the 66th annual NBA All-Star Game on Sunday.

Mayweather-McGregor edging closer?

A mouthwatering one-off collision of combat sport kings? Or a pointless circus sideshow with little or no intrinsic value as a spectacle?

He Ain’t Heavy…

There have been plenty of footballing brothers over the years, many of whom have shared similar success as teammates and rivals. But there have also been the brothers – younger ...


Funding appeals denied

UK Sport chiefs have rejected funding application appeals by seven sports that hoped for a cash boost ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Source: Agencies | 2017/2/20 23:13:39

Goffin moves to top 10

Belgian David Goffin broke in to the top 10 of the latest ATP rankings on Monday for the first time in his career after reaching the final of the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament. The leadership is unchanged with the top trio of Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka not in action during the past week.
Source: Agencies | 2017/2/20 23:13:39

Admit women or lose Tokyo Games golf, IOC tells club

The club scheduled to host the golf at the 2020 Tokyo Games must allow women to have full membership or organizers will have to find another venue, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates told Reuters on Monday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/20 23:08:40

Golden effort

China’s Man Dandan (right) races ahead in the women’s cross-country 1.4-kilometer individual sprint classical at the 2017 Asian Winter Games on Monday in Sapporo, Japan. Man won with a time of 3 minutes 48.29 seconds for China’s first gold medal in the Games.
Source: AFP | 2017/2/20 23:08:40

Jonevret to coach Pirates

Fallen South African giants Orlando Pirates named Swede Kjell Jonevret as coach on Monday in succession to Turk Muhsin Ertugral.
Source: Agencies | 2017/2/20 23:08:40

Johnson cruises to world No.1 ranking

Dustin Johnson secured the world No.1 ranking in style when he smoked the field for a five-stroke victory at the Genesis Open in southern California on Sunday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/20 23:08:40

Genoa sack Ivan Juric

Former Croatia midfielder Ivan Juric has been sacked as coach of Genoa following a 5-0 reverse at struggling Pescara and replaced him by Andrea Mandorlini, the Serie A club announced Monday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/2/20 23:08:39

Egypt’s top court upholds 10 death sentences over 2012 soccer violence

Egypt's top court upheld death sen­tences for 10 men on Monday for their part in Egypt's worst violence at a soccer stadium, in which more than 70 fans were killed in February 2012.
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/20 23:03:39

Monaco look to Bernardo Silva

Monaco lose some of their best players every season but they keep attracting top youngsters like Bernardo Silva, who they will be relying on when they visit Manchester City in their Champions League last-16 first-leg clash on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/20 23:03:39

Falling touch

Barcelona’s Neymar (second from right) is fouled in the penalty area in their Spanish La Liga match against Leganes on Sunday in Barcelona. Lionel Messi slotted home the crucial 90th-minute spot kick to earn an undistinguished 2-1 victory that keeps their title hopes flickering.
Source: IC | 2017/2/20 22:58:40