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  • Skaters chase world gold with eye on Sochi

    2013-03-12 09:57

    Precious medals, valuable momentum and coveted Olympic berths will all be on the line this week at the world figure skating championships with skaters looking to lay down their markers ahead next year's Sochi Winter Games.

  • FIFA bans executive member Fernando

    2013-03-12 09:44

    President Sepp Blatter's push to clean up FIFA flushed out another potentially corrupt official on Monday when executive committee member Vernon Manilal Fernando of Sri Lanka was banned from any football activity for three months.

  • Coach's words help Kerber fight back

    2013-03-12 09:49

    Fourth seed Angelique Kerber heeded the advice of her coach as she came from 1-4 down in the final set to beat Belgian Yanina Wickmayer 6-1 7-6 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

  • Gerrard penalty gives Liverpool win

    2013-03-11 11:09

    Liverpool ended Tottenham Hotspur's 12-match unbeaten Premier League run when a late Steven Gerrard penalty sealed a 3-2 win at Anfield on Sunday after the visitors led 2-1 with little more than 20 minutes to play.

  • Ronaldo double lifts Real to second

    2013-03-11 11:08

    Real Madrid followed up Tuesday's Champions League success at Manchester United by climbing above beaten city rivals Atletico into second in La Liga when Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice in a 2-1 win at second-bottom Celta Vigo on Sunday.

  • China wins 3 golds on final day of Short Track Speed Skating Worlds

    2013-03-11 09:55

    China won three gold medals on the final day of the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Debrecen, East Hungary, on Sunday.

  • A rusty Murray finds his way

    2013-03-11 10:49

    British world number three Andy Murray had to dig himself out of an early hole before beating Russian Evgeny Donskoy 5-7 6-2 6-2 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday.

  • Nets banish Wizards behind Williams

    2013-03-09 17:00

    Deron Williams scored a season-high 42 points, including 11 three-pointers, as the Brooklyn Nets mauled the visiting Washington Wizards, 95-78, on Friday night at Barclays Center, New York.

  • Rooney is reaching crossroads of his career

    2013-03-09 11:55

    Wayne Rooney's unceremonious demotion to the substitutes' bench in Manchester United's Champions League loss to Real Madrid has triggered speculation his time at the club could be coming to an end.

  • Lee bounces back, targets Olympic gold

    2013-03-09 11:46

    World No 1 Lee Chong Wei bounced back from his first day scare, reasserting a challenge for the All-England Open title and confirming he will try once more for an Olympic gold medal.

  • Thunder hold off Smith

    2013-03-09 09:55

    Oklahoma City pulls out a one-point victory over dogged NY side, 95-94.

  • Fit Murray seeks to reverse Indian Wells fortunes

    2013-03-09 11:44

    Andy Murray is counting on his recent fitness training to carry him through at the Indian Wells ATP Masters, but knows his lack of matches could work against him.

  • 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.