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  • Raptors edges Rockets for first win streak since April

    2012-12-17 10:51

    The injury-depleted Toronto Raptors won consecutive games for the first time in eight months with a 103-96 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday.

  • 'Linsanity' limps out of Toronto on losing note

    2012-12-17 09:30

    Jeremy Lin could be excused for wondering where all the mass hysteria he attracted last season has gone, but the Houston Rockets guard is not one to draw unnecessary attention to himself.

  • Mind-blowing definition

    2012-12-14 04:08

    As the president of Sport-Accord, the organizer of the ongoing World Mind Games in Beijing, Verbruggen says games like bridge, chess, go and draught should be recognized as sports.

  • 16th ASEAN University Games open in Laos

    2012-12-13 09:30

    Thousands of university students from 11 countries came together in Laos' capital of Vientiane on Wednesday to take part in the 16th ASEAN University Games (AUG), which will be held around Vientiane from Dec 12 to 20.

  • Panama's Olympic committee plagued by problems

    2012-12-12 11:12

    Panama's Olympic Committee (COP) is in such disarray over its leadership that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has threatened to withdraw its recognition of the organization, media sources said Tuesday.

  • Another golden chance for White

    2012-12-12 00:45

    Winning the half-pipe at the Winter Olympics is not enough for US snowboarding star Shaun White.

  • Designing a career off the slopes

    2012-12-12 00:45

    Off the slopes, US snowboarding star Shaun White is involved in various activities, ranging from fashion to video games.

  • Wang Meng keeps winning steak at World Cup

    2012-12-10 14:10

    Chinese star speedskater Wang Meng remained unbeaten in the women's 500m at the ISU World Cup Short Track Series after winning the event for the fourth time this season on Sunday.

  • Messi breaks record with 86th goal of year

    2012-12-10 05:33

    Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a record for goals scored in a calendar year of 86 when he netted his second in a La Liga game at Real Betis on Sunday, beating Gerd Mueller's 40-year-old record of 85.

  • Bryant becomes youngest scorer of 30,000 points

    2012-12-07 15:14

    Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant become the youngest player to score 30,000 NBA career points during his team's 103-87 road win against the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday.

  • Dead linesman indicates violence in Dutch soccer

    2012-12-07 14:47

    The violent death of a Dutch linesman earlier this week has not only showed a problem of senseless violence in Dutch soccer, but also indicated a problem in the wider Dutch society, politicians have said.

  • FIFA sets Indonesia another deadline to sort out mess

    2012-12-07 11:26

    FIFA has once again asked the under-pressure Indonesian soccer federation to set its house in order by Monday or face suspension, local media said on Thursday.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.