Sport

Cycling: Spain hails 'very difficult' Contador tour victory - 07/26/2009

MADRID - Spain's secretary of state for sport hailed Alberto Contador's win of the Tour de France on Sunday, saying the 26-year-old had proven himself to be a "real champion". "I am really happy...

Diving: Teenager Daley wins stunning 10m world gold - 07/21/2009

ROME, Barnaby Chesterman - Britain's 15-year-old Thomas Daley was a shock winner of the men's 10m platform event at the World Championships here on Tuesday. Daley topped the points table with...

Formula Two: Son of John Surtees dies in F2 race in England - 07/19/2009

LONDON - The 18-year-old son of 1964 Formula One world champion John Surtees died Sunday after an accident during a Formula Two race, the hospital treating him said. Henry Surtees was knocked...

Swimming: Hi-tech kits unsuit-able says British swim champ - 07/18/2009

LONDON - British Olympic swimming champion Rebecca Adlington says she will not wear the new generation of superfast swimsuits in the belief using high-tech kit constitutes an unfair performance...

Football: Kaka defends Real spending spree - 07/12/2009

MADRID- Brazilian midfielder Kaka has said he believes he and Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo are worth the huge transfer fees which Spanish giants Real Madrid dished out for them last month....

American football: McNair killed by 'out of control' mistress, police - 07/09/2009

NASHVILLE - Former American gridiron star Steve McNair was asleep on the sofa when he was shot dead by his young mistress in a murder-suicide last weekend. Nashville police confirmed Wednesday...

Millionaire lifestyles inspire young Ethiopian athletes - 07/07/2009

ADDIS ABABA, Aaron Maasho- On the concrete tiers of Meskel Square, a vast rallying point in Addis Ababa, armies of aspiring athletes scamper around despite biting, pre-dawn cold as they wait for...

Palestinian football team to play in Iraq and China - 07/05/2009

RAMALLAH - The Palestinian national football team will travel to northern Iraq for a friendly on Friday followed by a visit to China, the head of the Palestinian football federation said Sunday....

Basketball: O'Neal seeks to add fifth ring with the 'King' - 07/03/2009

CLEVELAND - Shaquille O'Neal says he wants to play another three years in the National Basketball Association and use that time to help Cleveland win a championship and end the city's title drought....

Universiade 2009 opens in Belgrade - 07/02/2009

BELGRADE- The 25th world student games opened on Wednesday in Serbia, the biggest sporting event ever held in the Balkan state, with more than 8,500 athletes from 140 countries taking part in the...
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