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  • Anthony set to take scoring title

    2013-04-18 10:00

    New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony was poised to clinch the National Basketball Association (NBA) scoring title after Kevin Durant announced he was not playing in Wednesday's final game of the regular season.

  • London marathon will bring people together

    2013-04-18 09:56

    Additional security will be deployed for Sunday's London Marathon following the Boston bombings but chief executive Nick Bitel said he was confident the race would fulfil its aim of bringing people together.

  • Boston sports stars on the bombing terror

    2013-04-18 05:32

    "I was on my way (to the marathon) actually. I had just gotten out of the tunnel when the bomb exploded. It's just awful. It takes the joy out of sports - because that's what sports is supposed to bring is joy. It took all the joy out of the event and out of the day."

  • Baby joy for star pair

    2013-04-18 05:32

    Chinese figure skating fans will be treated to the annual gala Artistry On Ice in June. A few months later, Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo, China's most successful figure skating couple, will have a special treat of their own when they become parents.

  • Game's in a healthy state, says Wang

    2013-04-18 05:32

    Many pundits believe China's supremacy in badminton is seriously hurting the game's global popularity.

  • Treble-chasing Bayern into Cup final

    2013-04-18 05:32

    High-flying Bayern Munich kept alive its dreams of becoming Germany's first team to win the treble by booking its German Cup final berth with a 6-1 win at home over VfL Wolfsburg in Tuesday's semifinal.

  • Spurs sign for ex-scoring NBA champ McGrady

    2013-04-17 10:27

    The San Antonio Spurs gave their playoff push an added boost by signing two-time league scoring champ Tracy McGrady for the rest of the National Basketball Association season.

  • Bahraini says he is favourite for AFC top job

    2013-04-17 10:08

    The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president should automatically be on world body FIFA's executive committee instead of having to go through a separate vote, Bahraini soccer head Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said on Tuesday.

  • Vidal double edges Juventus closer to title

    2013-04-17 08:00

    An Arturo Vidal double moved Juventus closer to retaining the Serie A title with a 2-0 win at Lazio on Monday.

  • Brazil regards airports as key challenge

    2013-04-17 08:00

    Brazil faces a major challenge in modernizing its airports ahead of next year's World Cup and will make available both civilian and military airfields for the teams, a government official said.

  • Li's defection to Japan rankles the CBA

    2013-04-17 08:00

    The country has been urged to invest more in women's basketball development after a former youth national representative recently became a citizen of Japan.

  • Thunder clinch West's top seed

    2013-04-17 08:00

    The Oklahoma City Thunder couldn't coast to the No 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.

  • 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.