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Tennis: Verdasco salutes Murray's '700 lives' - 03/04/2017

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP |by Scott WILLIAMS - Fernando Verdasco summed up the challenge of facing world number one Andy Murray in Saturday's Dubai final by claiming the Wimbledon and...

Football: Rivals more motivated when facing Madrid - Zidane - 02/25/2017

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes opponents raise their game when facing the European champions after suffering a shock defeat to Valencia in midweek.   Madrid...

RugbyU: Schmidt wants Ireland to 'stay alive' against France - 02/24/2017

Dublin, Ireland | AFP |by Pirate IRWIN - Coach Joe Schmidt says Ireland must beat France at Dublin's Lansdowne Road on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of winning the Six Nations.   Both...

Football: Planes, trains and automobiles for Napoli exodus to Madrid - 02/13/2017

Milan, Italy | AFP | Desperate Napoli fans have signed up as official Real Madrid supporters in a bid to attend a Champions League clash that will see an estimated 10,000 Napolitans descend on the...

Biathlon: Russia's Glazyrina banned from doping-hit worlds - 02/11/2017

Hochfilzen, Austria | AFP |  Russia's Ekaterina Glazyrina was suspended on suspicion of doping before taking part at the doping-troubled biathlon world championships, the sport's ruling body...

Football: Hamsik chases Maradona record as Real date looms - 02/06/2017

Rome, Italy | AFP | Marek Hamsik says he remains in awe of Argentina legend Diego Maradona but the Slovakia midfielder won't hold back as the former Napoli hero's 115-goal club record comes into...

Olympics: Syrian refugees dream of selfies with Phelps - 08/10/2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Alastair Himmer- A year ago, Syrian swimmer Rami Anis floated across the Mediterranean in a dinghy as part of a wave of refugees risking the perilous journey to flee war. Now...

Olympics: Syrian refugee Mardini hails 'amazing' Olympic experience - 08/07/2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- Yusra Mardini, the teenager who braved a Mediterranean crossing in a leaky dinghy fleeing war-torn Syria, won her 100m butterfly heat in Rio Saturday to launch an "amazing"...

Olympics: Gisele, samba as Rio gets Games party started - 08/06/2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Rob Woollard- The Rio Games launched with a flamboyant spectacle headlined by supermodel Gisele Bundchen on Friday as a doom-laden Olympic build-up gave way to an energetic...

Palestinians plan satellite TV sports channel: founder - 02/14/2016

RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES- A new Palestinian satellite sports channel is to carry out a pilot transmission on Wednesday, with plans to start regular broadcasts in the summer, one of its...
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