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  • Investor seeking to buy Kings

    2013-01-11 07:31

    Investor Chris Hansen has contacted the Maloof family about buying the Sacramento Kings, setting up the possibility of the NBA's return to Seattle.

  • Djokovic starts Australian Open defence against Mathieu

    2013-01-11 17:48

    World number one Novak Djokovic will kick off the defence of his Australian Open title with a first round tie against unseeded Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu after the draw was made for the first grand slam of the season on Friday.

  • Two more WTA events for China

    2013-01-11 07:46

    Li Na's wish to stay at home more during the busy WTA season has come true as two tournaments will move to China next year.

  • China takes top WTA tour from Tokyo

    2013-01-10 14:14

    The Chinese city of Wuhan will host a new women's tennis tournament from 2014 replacing the Pan Pacific Open, which has been held in Tokyo for three decades, the WTA Tour said on Thursday.

  • Ronaldo hat-trick fires Real into quarters

    2013-01-10 10:41

    Cristiano Ronaldo was the decisive figure for the second time in four days as he scored a hat-trick to lead Real Madrid to a 4-0 victory over Celta Vigo that put them in the quarter-finals of the King's Cup.

  • Controversial refereeing decisions upstage in CBA match

    2013-01-10 10:26

    Qingdao Doublestar players refused to play and went back to the locker room in protest of the referees' controversial decisions, resulting in over-10-minute halt of game in CBA League on Wednesday.

  • Isner out in Sydney as withdrawals continue

    2013-01-10 10:03

    Top seed John Isner was knocked out of the Sydney International by compatriot Ryan Harrison on Wednesday but at least he got out on court on a day when injury withdrawals continued to ravage Australian Open warm-up tournaments.

  • Li targets another first in Melbourne

    2013-01-10 09:31

    Li Na has come closer than any Asian to winning the Australian Open singles crown and, if she can avoid a Melbourne Park meltdown, may add another to her lengthy list of tennis "firsts" next week.

  • Gilded Messi takes seat among greats

    2013-01-09 07:26

    Lionel Messi's record fourth consecutive Ballon d'Or win on Monday was as expected as it was justified after an incredible year saw him break German legend Gerd Mueller's 40-year-old record for the most goals in a calendar year.

  • Armstrong offered donation to anti-doping

    2013-01-09 10:49

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong once offered to donate nearly $250,000 to anti-doping efforts, the head of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) tells 60 Minutes Sports on Wednesday.

  • Kuznetsova overcomes Wozniacki, Li Na in

    2013-01-09 10:02

    Former world number two Svetlana Kuznetsova defied sweltering heat to beat seventh seed Caroline Wozniacki in the second round of the Sydney Intl.

  • Real, Barca players dominate all-star team

    2013-01-09 14:34

    The 2012 FIFA-FIFPro world all-star team announced Monday, as voted on by more than 50,000 players.

  • 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.