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  • 'Amazed' Coates thinks wrestling may survive

    2013-03-06 11:11

    Leading Olympic official John Coates was "amazed" that wrestling was recommended for the axe from the Summer Games last month and thinks the sport still has a chance to remain in the programme.

  • Lakers and Kobe coming to China

    2013-03-06 09:58

    Chinese NBA fans will get another chance to watch Kobe Bryant in action when the basketball star returns to the country where he won gold in the 2008 Olympics.

  • Ronaldo knocks out United after Nani sees red

    2013-03-06 09:26

    Cristiano Ronaldo dealt his former club Manchester United a cruel blow by scoring the goal that put Real Madrid into the Champions League quarter-finals after the hosts were left distraught by Nani's harsh dismissal.

  • Alonso says the best is yet to come

    2013-03-05 12:47

    Ferrari's Fernando Alonso warned his Formula One rivals on Monday that he was in better shape than ever.

  • Pain is over for Nadal

    2013-03-05 08:11

    Rafael Nadal's fist-pumping comeback reached a new high with his victory at the Mexican Open on Sunday, giving tennis fans hope the 11-time Grand Slam champion can return to the top of the game.

  • Tseng understands McIlroy's frustration

    2013-03-05 08:11

    Golf sensation Tseng Yani of Chinese Taipei admitted she would almost be glad to be toppled from the "very lonely" spot of world No 1 and held out sympathy for her besieged men's counterpart Rory McIlroy.

  • Who can stop the Heat?

    2013-03-05 08:11

    LeBron James stretched his arm above the rim, soaring high on a shaky knee and turning his steal into a finishing dunk as Carmelo Anthony hung his head near midcourt.

  • Heat warm up in 2nd half to burn Knicks

    2013-03-04 14:45

    LeBron James showed why he is the best player in the game as he harvested 29 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists to help Miami Heat rally to beat the New York Knicks 99-93 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon.

  • Mighty Ducks soar into the semifinals

    2013-03-04 07:52

    It was supposed to be the Stephon Marbury show.

  • Asian boss quit for his own reasons

    2013-03-04 07:52

    Asian soccer's caretaker chief, Zhang Jilong, confirmed on Sunday he will not run at the body's leadership election and the decision was made "totally out of his own will".

  • Qatar World Cup could be played in winter

    2013-03-04 07:52

    FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke on Saturday confirmed the 2022 World Cup in Qatar could be moved to the winter if research shows holding the tournament in the region's intense summer heat would be dangerous for players.

  • Li finishes 5th after fine week

    2013-03-04 07:52

    Chinese teenager Li Haotong rounded off the best week of his short professional career with a 69 to post a 14-under total of 274 and finish joint-fifth at the NZ$600,000 ($495,000) PGA Championship.

  • 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.