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Rockets stun champs


The new-look Houston Rockets roared back to beat NBA champions Golden State 122-121 on Tuesday, spoiling a celebratory night at the Warriors’ Oracle Arena in Oakland.

Adding insult to injury

The commonly held view among fans and the media is that the multimillionaires we pay to watch play top-level soccer are not actually that smart. While much of that view ...

Making moves

There were eyebrows raised in parts of North London this week. Not because Danny Rose had been Googling Tottenham Hotspur's transfer targets nor at Harry Kane's failure to score against ...


Messi to be father for third time

Argentinean football star, Lionel Messi, is set to be a father for the third time, his wife Antonela Roccuzzo, confirmed on Sunday via Instagram.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 11:19:46

Federer takes fifth consecutive win over Nadal in Shanghai

Roger Federer extended his momentum to the final in Shanghai Rolex Masters here on Sunday, defeating Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-3 to claim his second crown in Shanghai.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 8:31:13

Big Sam not interested

Former England manager Sam Allardyce has ruled himself out of contention to be the new Scotland coach.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/15 22:58:39

Latics might want Scholes but they could have the right man already

When it comes to hiring a new manager to replace the recently sacked John Sheridan, Oldham Athletic should put their faith in a former Manchester United midfielder born close to the town. But instead of Paul Scholes, who has been interviewed by the club for what would be his first role in management, they should look a little closer to home.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 22:58:39

Morocco to host CHAN

Morocco will replace Kenya as hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), organizers announced Sunday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/15 22:53:39

Cubs fall to Dodgers in Game 1

Yasiel Puig homered and drove in another as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the World Series champion Chicago Cubs 5-2 to open their Major League Baseball playoff series.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/15 22:48:39

Horn lines up Corcoran

Australia's Jeff Horn will defend his WBO welterweight title against England's Gary Corcoran in December before a potential blockbuster bout with UFC star Conor McGregor, reports said Sunday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/15 22:13:39

Ko secures maiden title

South Korea's Ko Jin-young secured her first LPGA Tour victory on Sunday, defeating world No.2 and compatriot Park Sung-hyun by two shots in the KEB Hana Bank Championship. Ko, who entered the final round with a two-shot lead, bogeyed two of her first three holes to drop two behind a fast-starting Park. But she came back with a barrage of birdies to fire a sizzling four-under-par 68.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/15 22:13:39

Dovizioso holds off Marquez in Japan

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso breathed new life into the MotoGP championship on Sunday, edging Marc Marquez in a ferocious duel to win a rain-soaked Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/15 22:08:39

Sharapova fights to first title since 15-month doping ban

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova was made to fight by 102nd-ranked teenager Aryna Sabalenka at the Tianjin Open on Sunday before winning her first title since a 15-month doping ban.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/15 22:08:39