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Olympics: Beijing clinches historic 2022 Winter Games vote - 07/31/2015

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, Tim Witcher- Beijing on Friday narrowly won a historic International Olympic Committee vote for the 2022 Winter Games that secured its place in sporting history. The Chinese...

Olympics: Old Cold War foes make it dark day for USA boxers - 08/02/2012

LONDON, Pirate Irwin- The lights went out on the United States' bright start to the boxing at the Olympics on Wednesday as all three fighters lost to opponents from old Cold War foes Russia and Cuba....

Football: Mallorca go sixth with Malaga win - 11/28/2010

MADRID, Phil Seery- Real Mallorca kept up their push for European football moving into the top six with a 2-0 home win over strugglers Malaga on Sunday. Mallorca followed up last weekend's...

Football: Lille let lead slip as rain wreaks havoc in France - 11/01/2010

PARIS, Tom Williams- A pair of goalkeeping clangers saw Lille held to a 1-1 draw at Valenciennes on Sunday, as torrential rain brought serious disruption to the French first division fixtures....

Delhi opening ceremony on track despite chaos - 09/25/2010

NEW DELHI- The organiser of the opening ceremony for the Delhi Commonwealth Games said Friday preparations for the show were on track -- unlike chaos elsewhere with the start just nine days away....

Cricket: Afridi blasts Hameed in Pakistan corruption row - 09/05/2010

CARDIFF, Julian Guyer- Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi blasted Yasir Hameed as being mentally a teenager as the batsman insisted he was duped by a newspaper over betting scam claims which eclipsed the...

Fiesta time in Spain after World Cup glory Origin: Spain - 07/12/2010

MADRID, Daniel Silva - Spain revelled in World Cup glory Monday as its conquering football team headed home with the trophy having inspired a red and gold fiesta with their victory in the final over...

Canadians gush over queen's nod to hockey - 07/02/2010

OTTAWA- Queen Elizabeth II celebrated Canada's 143rd birthday Thursday before a crowd of tens of thousands of people who cheered her on as she saluted the Canadian men's hockey team's recent Olympic...

Football: Vuvuzelas stir online debate at World Cup - 06/13/2010

Eighty thousand of them being blown at full volume sounds like a swarm of angry bees buzzing in your ear, or, as one newspaper put it, an elephant in distress. It is a tuneless din that takes getting...

Cricket: Aussie fightback leaves Waqar at a loss - 05/15/2010

GROS ISLET, Julian Guyer- Pakistan coach Waqar Younis said he still "couldn't believe it" after the defending champions lost a thrilling World Twenty20 semi-final to Australia in a game they'd all...
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