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Real reinforcements shine in win

Real Madrid ended a 12-year wait for a 10th European Cup win in May but it would be no surprise if their next title arrives just 12 months later based ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/8/15 5:03:02

Sportives helping harmony

The rise of cycling in Britain will scale a new peak on Sunday when 24,000 amateur riders take over the capital and a swathe of the countryside in the closed-road ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/8/8 23:53:01

Racism eclipses Italy’s issues

Italy's dismal World Cup performance has added to the already depressing scenario of Serie A decline, falling attendances, racism, match-fixing and a failure to find new talent.
Source: Reuters | 2014/8/8 23:48:02

Richman’s game

Gripping his mallet, Peng Zhichun gallops toward the goal on a Chinese polo field, one of a growing number of the country's wealthy elite discovering the joys of the saddle ...
Source: AFP | 2014/8/1 23:23:01

Defense the key for rebuild: Scott

With three Los Angeles Lakers greats looking on, newly appointed head coach Byron Scott pledged to make defense his top priority as he bids to revive the flagging fortunes of ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/8/1 22:08:01

Gerrard calls time on England

At his best a midfield marauder who inspired teammates and scored goals in equal measure, Steven Gerrard retired on Monday from England duty as the country's third most-capped player after ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/7/25 5:03:02

Hamilton looking for high five

Lewis Hamilton may not be ­putting the Buddha into ­Budapest this weekend but he could be tempted to seek divine assistance if luck goes against him in Sunday's Hungarian Grand ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/7/25 5:03:02

Van Gaal to juggle with United’s soccer

New Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal said he believes he can meet expectations for success at "the biggest club in the world" but refused to indulge in forecasts when ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/7/18 21:38:01

Rosberg all set to keep Germany celebrating

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg could keep Germany on a winning roll on Sunday by becoming the first German driver in the history of the Formula One world championship to win his ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/7/18 19:53:01

‘Sherlock Holmes’ of Himalayan mountaineering

When a deadly avalanche hit Mount Qomolangma, commonly known in the West as Mount Everest, in April, reporters made a beeline for 90-year-old Elizabeth Hawley, the woman Edmund Hillary once ...
Source: AFP | 2014/6/6 20:48:01

Atletico bid to outwit Real

Atletico Madrid have a chance in Saturday's Champions League final not only to claim their debut European crown but to deny their loathed and vastly wealthier neighbors Real Madrid a ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/5/23 23:23:01

Heavy hopes

Having claimed the WBF Asia Pacific Champion, WBA Asian Champion, and WBO Champion of China after turning pro in 2012, Zhang, dubbed the "Dragon King," said he wants to prove ...
Source: Global Times | 2014/5/23 23:13:01

Pros switch to ‘smart rackets’

A handful of the world's best tennis players will show up at tournaments within weeks armed with new technology they hope will give them an advantage at Roland Garros and ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/5/16 23:43:01

Evergrande carry China’s only hope in Asian Champions League

Guangzhou Evergrande kept themselves on course to defend their Asian Champions League (ACL) title by beating Cerezo Osaka 5-2 on aggregate, but their two consecutive losses have raised fans' eyebrows.
Source: Global Times | 2014/5/16 23:38:01

Alonso eyes Ferrari resurrection

Fernando Alonso returns to race on home soil this weekend hoping for an unlikely resurrection of the form and pace that delivered his and Ferrari's last victory.
Source: Agencies | 2014/5/9 23:48:01

Ping-pong potential

Table tennis bosses fear China's dominance is potentially ruinous but the sport's new street cred, a kaleidoscope of participating players and its capacity for diplomacy underline its broad reach and ...
Source: AFP | 2014/5/9 23:23:01

Phelps plays down Rio prospects

Michael Phelps is playing down expectations about his return to competitive swimming but the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a mind-boggling 18 gold medals, is finding it tough ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/4/25 22:53:01

Power shifts back to Liverpool

The balance of power in English soccer has shifted from one famous US-owned club to another, with Liverpool on course to win the league for the first time in 24 ...
Source: Reuters | 2014/4/25 22:48:01