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Fate twists Rumble legacies

In a reversal of roles, the outspoken Muhammad Ali won the "Rumble In The Jungle" 40 years ago but has become a stricken, silent icon, while brooding slugger George Foreman ...
Source: AFP | 2014/10/31 5:03:02

Rooney set for derby return

Manchester United are likely to welcome back captain Wayne Rooney from suspension for their visit to Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday, hoping the striker can add to his ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/10/31 5:03:02

Vonn hyped for return

US speed queen Lindsey Vonn will bid to put almost two years of injury heartbreak behind her when she makes her return to the World Cup circuit this season.
Source: AFP | 2014/10/24 19:23:01

EPL defenses changed

In its own way, it was a thing of beauty. Santiago Vergini, under no pressure as the ball arced slowly toward the edge of his penalty area, swooped toward it, ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/10/24 19:23:01

Euro revolution sends shock waves

When Michel Platini revamped the European Championship, turning the finals from a tough, lean 16-team tournament in 2012 into a flabby, "roll up, anybody's welcome" 24-side affair in 2016, it ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/10/17 5:03:03

Australia face All Blacks test

Australia, in crisis off the pitch and struggling on it, could hardly have had a worse preparation for Saturday's dead rubber test against world champions New Zealand in Brisbane.
Source: Reuters | 2014/10/17 5:03:02

There’s only one Li Na

In an interview with the Global Times during the China Open, which concluded last week, Stacey Allaster, chairman and CEO of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), said she wasn't totally ...
Source: Global Times | 2014/10/10 5:03:03

Ruthless Europe retain iron grip on Ryder Cup

Europe maintained their Ryder Cup stranglehold over the US with a crushing five-point victory on Sunday as rookie Jamie Donaldson had the honor of securing the decisive point to make ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/9/29 23:23:01

Jeter calls it a career with hit

Derek Jeter fittingly ended his Major League Baseball career with a hit, chopping a high-hopper and beating it out for a third-inning, RBI-single on Sunday in the last at-bat of ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/9/29 23:18:01

Mercedes duo set for street fight

Mercedes teammates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton renew their sometimes hostile rivalry on the floodlit streets of Singapore this weekend at a circuit where mistakes or collisions normally result in ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/9/19 23:13:01

Red devils find Angel of the North

According to his father, Angel di Maria does not ask for a lot. This Valentine's Day baby is not after more money, nor more respect but simply a bit of ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/9/19 22:48:01

Zhangjiakou prepares slopes

With Beijing one of just three remaining contestants bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, Chongli county, in Zhangjiakou, Beijing's bidding partner in Hebei Province, already has preparations underway.
Source: Global Times | 2014/9/13 0:38:01

Out with the old, in with the new

Imagine the scenario. A less informed holder of an expensive US Open men's singles final ticket walks into the Louis Armstrong Arena in New York City, settles down into a ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2014/9/12 5:03:02

Dark skies

The Serie A season kicks off on Saturday with Italian soccer at a new low following a miserable World Cup campaign and the election of a federation president embroiled in ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2014/8/29 5:03:03

Out of the deep end

Encouraging performances at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Championships have continued the resurrection of Australian swimming, but head coach Jacco Verhaeren is reluctant to declare that the sleeping giant ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2014/8/29 5:03:03

Federer poised to step out of darkness in New York

Twelve months after crashing to his worst defeat in New York in a decade, Roger Federer heads to the 2014 US Open poised to become the oldest Grand Slam champion ...
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2014/8/22 5:03:03

Atletico aim to upstage big spenders again

While Real Madrid and Barcelona have once more spent vast sums to win back the La Liga crown, they are set to face dogged competition again from champions Atletico Madrid, ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2014/8/22 5:03:02

'Rory era' on the way?

Talk of the "Tiger era" being replaced by a "Rory era" escalated after Rory McIlroy thrust himself into golf's pantheon of greats by clinching his fourth major title at the ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/8/15 5:03:03