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Qatar commits to 32-team World Cup after FIFA drops expansion plans - 05/23/2019

Berlin - Qatar says it is committed to making the 2022 World Cup "one of the best tournaments ever" after plans to expand it from 32 to 48 teams were abandoned.   Neither the possibility of...

Formula One mourns loss of 'true legend' after Lauda death - 05/21/2019

Vienna - Formula One has said its thoughts are with the family of Austrian three-time world champion Niki Lauda, as it mourns the loss of a "true legend." "Rest in peace Niki Lauda. Forever carried...

Former champion Sharapova withdraws from French Open - 05/16/2019

Berlin - Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the French Open due to a shoulder injury, the two-time former champion said Thursday.   In a social media post the 32-year-old Russian said "sometimes...

Belotti's brace seals win for Europa League hopefuls Torino - 05/12/2019

Rome - By Alberto Cagliano,- Torino fought back with an Andrea Belotti brace to beat 10-man Sassuolo 3-2 at home Sunday and enter the Europa League zone in the Italian Serie A. Captain Belotti missed...

Azarenka shakes off jet-lag to beat Zvonareva in duel of ex-stars - 04/24/2019

Stuttgart - By John Bagratuni - Victoria Azarenka and Vera Zvonareva turned back the clock on Wednesday when the former top stars met for the first time in eight years - with Azarenka prevailing 7-5,...

Nadal beats Pella in marathon quarters in Monte Carlo; Djokovic exits - 04/19/2019

Monaco - By Hugo Lowell, - Reigning champion Rafael Nadal produced a remarkable effort in order to defeat Guido Pella 7-6 (7-1), 6-2 and advance to the semi-finals at the Monte Carlo Masters on...

Williams interviews to be Lakers coach - 04/17/2019

Los Angeles (tca/dpa) - Few answers have emerged about what the Los Angeles Lakers' power structure will look like moving forward, but general manager Rob Pelinka continued the process of finding a...

'Redemption' victory in Augusta could be just the start for Woods - 04/15/2019

A fifth green jacket for Tiger Woods shows that at 43 he is far from finished following back surgery as he adds to his majors titles after an 11-year drought. Augusta, Georgia (dpa) - A fifth Masters...

Chelsea ban three fans, hunt three more for abusive Salah chants - 04/12/2019

London - Chelsea say they have banned three fans for their part in an abusive video directed at striker Mohamed Salah from Premier League rivals Liverpool.   Six men were seen on a video posted...

Liverpool hoping for repeat of last season as they face Porto - 04/08/2019

Having won 5-0 in Portugal last season, Liverpool go into the quarter-finals with confidence.   London (dpa) - Lightning rarely strikes twice in football but Liverpool will be hoping for a...
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