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NBA: Boston's Thomas fined for cursing at heckler - 05/10/2017

New York, United States | AFP | Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas was fined $25,000 (23,000 euros) by the NBA on Wednesday for making a profane remark at a heckler during a playoff game at...

Baku ready for Solidarity Games despite late withdrawals - 05/10/2017

Baku, Azerbaijan | by Jed Court / Azerbaijan is eagerly anticipating the official start of the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games, despite Wednesday's announcement that three of the 57 countries to take...

Formula One: Hamilton remembers crash victim Monger - 04/28/2017

Sochi, Russia | AFP | Lewis Hamilton has demonstrated his support for a young British racing driver, who has had both legs amputated following a crash last Sunday, with a message on his helmet....

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...
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