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Unbeaten Saunders dominates Lemieux


Unbeaten Billy Joe Saunders threw down the gauntlet to four-belt champion Gennady Golovkin with a systematic dismantling of David Lemieux in his North American professional boxing debut on Saturday.

'Darkness before dawn'

Holding the Winter Olympic Games in a little-known corner of South Korea was never an easy proposition, but a ban on Russia and the latent threat of nuclear war have ...

'Brazilian storm'

Slightly built and aged just 10, Rickson Falcao looks no match for the waves crashing onto Brazil's Atlantic coast, but within seconds of launching his board, the kid surfer is ...


China ties South Korea 2-2 in EAFF E-1 Football Championship

China held South Korea to a 2-2 draw in the 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship on Saturday: China - 2 (20-Wei Shihao, 9'; 22-Yu Dabao, 76' ) South Korea - 2 (9-Kim Shinwook, 12'; 17-Lee Jaesung, 19')
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 18:19:47

Zidane confident Ronaldo will remain at Real Madrid

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday that he believed Cristiano Ronaldo would end his career at the club.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 0:28:18

Goff vs Wentz in maiden QB matchup

Rising stars Jared Goff and Carson Wentz will face each other for the first time since being drafted one-two in the 2016 NFL draft when the Los Angeles Rams host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/8 22:58:39

Slipping and sliding

Austria's Ramona Siebenhofer competes in the slalom race of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup Ladies' Alpine combined on Friday in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The tricky conditions forced organizers to switch schedules, with the slalom won by American Mikaela Shiffrin.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/8 22:58:39

Rockets down Jazz for eighth straight win

The Houston Rockets, fueled by 29 points from James Harden, posted their eighth straight NBA victory on Thursday, 112-101 over the Utah Jazz.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/8 22:53:39

Coach Zidane struggling to shore up Madrid defense

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admitted injuries will force him into patching up a makeshift defense for Saturday's visit of Sevilla after Raphael Varane joined an increasing list of absentees.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/7 23:16:24

Stakes are high in Manchester derby

There have been few Manchester derbies with as much on the line as Sunday's meeting at Old Trafford of the top two teams in the Premier League - the most anticipated clash of the campaign so far.
Source: Reuters | 2017/12/7 23:16:23

'Brazilian storm'

Slightly built and aged just 10, Rickson Falcao looks no match for the waves crashing onto Brazil's Atlantic coast, but within seconds of launching his board, the kid surfer is transformed.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/7 23:16:23

Smog should stop play, Indian doctors tell cricket bosses

Cricket organizers must take pollution into account before allowing matches to go ahead, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) told the country's governing body for the sport on Thursday, after a smog-plagued Test match in New Delhi.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/7 22:38:40

Giro d'Italia 2018 on rocky ride in Holy Land

The race for the Giro d'Italia's pink jersey risks being overshadowed by a political rumpus over the 2018 edition's departure from Jerusalem, with ­Israeli protests and US diplomatic policy threatening carnage.
Source: Reuters | 2017/12/7 22:38:40