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F1 star Alonso injects new life into fading Le Mans race

Fernando Alonso's first appearance in the Le Mans 24-Hour Race this weekend has given a lift to the mythic race and to the World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/14 22:18:42

Dodgers sneak past Rangers

Austin Barnes' 11th-inning comebacker scored Enrique Hernandez from third base to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the visiting Texas Rangers on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/6/14 22:18:41

Golovkin and Alvarez to meet in highly anticipated rematch in September

Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will square off in their highly anticipated rematch in September in Las Vegas, boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya said Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/14 22:18:41

Dodgers overpower Rangers

Max Muncy homered in a fourth consecutive game, and Yasiel Puig drove in three runs on Tuesday as the Los Angeles Dodgers rolled to a 12-5 victory over the visiting Texas Rangers.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/6/13 22:13:41

Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford to retire later this year

Britain's Greg Rutherford who won Olympic long jump gold on "Super Saturday" at the 2012 Olympics in London will retire at the end of the season.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/13 22:08:41

Former heavyweight champ Haye announces retirement

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye announced his retirement from the sport on Tuesday following his defeat by fellow Briton Tony Bellew in May.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/12 22:13:42

Brazil jockey banned for punching fellow rider

Brazilian jockey Raul da Silva will serve a 21-day ban for hitting 2016 champion Jim Crowley in a rare set in the weighing room at Goodwood races.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/11 21:58:43

Vettel claims 50th career win

Sebastian Vettel capped an emotional weekend for Ferrari with a clinical pole-to-flag win at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the lead in the Formula One world championship from Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton by a single point.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/11 21:58:40

Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury wins in boxing comeback

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury declared himself completely happy with his four-round comeback win on Saturday night, despite a lack of action.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/10 22:08:41

Justify snatches Triple Crown

Justify became the 13th horse to win US racing's Triple Crown with an electrifying triumph in the 150th Belmont Stakes on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/10 22:08:40

Paddy Jackson signs for Perpignan

Former Irish international Paddy Jackson, axed by Ulster and Ireland following a rape trial, has signed for French club Perpignan on a two-year deal, the club said Friday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/6/8 21:53:40

Justify, Baffert eye Triple Crown glory at Belmont Stakes

Bob Baffert hopes Justify can gallop into US thoroughbred racing's hall of fame on Saturday when he bids to become the 13th horse in history to complete the Triple Crown at the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/8 21:48:40

Capitals edge Knights for first Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals ended 44 years of playoff frustration Thursday, beating the expansion Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 to claim their first Stanley Cup title in franchise history.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/8 21:48:40

China to have two races in new FE season

China will host two rounds of the 2018-19 Formula E all-­electric series, which starts in Saudi Arabia in December and ends with two races in New York in July next year.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/6/7 22:13:43

England's oldest rugby intl Walker dies at age of 103

Harry Walker, England's oldest ex-international rugby union player, has died at the age of 103, his former club Coventry announced Thursday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/6/7 22:13:42

World Cup preview: Will Russia 2018 brings Brazil World Cup redemption?

The wounds inflicted by the worst defeat in Brazil's proud football history began healing on July 29, 2014.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/6/7 13:31:22

Lorenzo joins Honda MotoGP team

Spain's three-time MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo will leave Ducati and join compatriot Marc Marquez in a stellar lineup at the works Honda team next season after signing a two-year deal.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/6/6 22:13:41

Trump to honor fans, not Eagles

US President Donald Trump will honor football fans and not the NFL champions Philadelphia Eagles after he reignited his feud with the league by abruptly canceling a White House reception for the Super Bowl winners over players who kneel during the national anthem to protest social injustice.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/5 21:53:41