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Cricket: I'll make the Ashes, insists Flintoff - 06/10/2009

LONDON - England's talismanic allrounder Andrew Flintoff insisted on Tuesday he would be able to play in the first Test of the Ashes series against Australia which begins on July 8. The...

Cricket: Banished Symonds says 'fair bit to consider' - 06/06/2009

BRISBANE - Disgraced cricketer Andrew Symonds arrived here Saturday saying he had "a fair bit to consider" after being ordered home from Australia's tour to England on disciplinary grounds. The...

Basketball: Raptors' Bosh eyes NBA free agency in 2010 - 06/05/2009

TORONTO- Toronto Raptors playmaker Chris Bosh says he does not intend to sign a National Basketball Association contract extension this year, setting him up to become a free agent after next season....

Basketball: Lakers return to NBA finals to face the Magic - 06/03/2009

LOS ANGELES, Greg Heakes - Los Angeles and Orlando take centre stage Thursday, with Lakers star Kobe Bryant trying to prove he can win a National Basketball Association title without Shaquille O'Neal...

Yachting: Volvo race changes rules to attract more women - 05/31/2009

GALWAY- Organisers of the Volvo Ocean Race announced Sunday changes to the next edition of the round-the-world yacht race aimed at boosting the number of women who take part. For the first time in...

Cricket: India bank on 'Captain Cool' Dhoni for an encore - 05/30/2009

LONDON, Kuldip Lal - Mahendra Singh Dhoni will relive a pathbreaking moment in his fairytale career when he leads India's defence of the World Twenty20 title in England. Dhoni marshalled India to...

Athletics: Olympic champion Fraser pulls out of New York meeting - 05/28/2009

KINGSTON- Beijing Olympic 100m gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser has withdrawn from Saturday's Reebok Grand Prix in New York, the head of her club confirmed Wednesday. "Yes, that is true," Bruce...

Boxing: Valuev v Chagaev clash to decide true champion - 05/26/2009

BERLIN, Ryland James - Russian giant Nikolai Valuev finally gets the chance for the revenge he has craved for two years when he faces Ruslan Chagaev in Helsinki on Saturday to finally settle who is...

Rugby Union: Irish open North American tour by routing Canada - 05/24/2009

VANCOUVER - Barry Murphy, Ian Whitten and Tony Buckley each scored a try and Ian Keatley booted two penalty kicks to give Ireland a 25-6 victory over Canada here on Saturday in an international rugby...

Golf: Donald determined to get back on winning trail - 05/20/2009

WENTWORTH - Luke Donald tees off in the BMW PGA Championship here on Thursday determined to arrest a slump that has led to him being labelled the forgotten man of European golf. Long tipped for...
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