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May 15, 2015 6:11 am gmt |
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Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney faced off against former heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Thursday (May 14). The two had a comedic weigh-in to promote a charity boxing match which will be held on Friday (May 15) that aims to help cure blindness world-...
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May 15, 2015 4:56 am gmt |
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The entire United States 4 x 100 m relay team have been stripped of their London 2012 Olympic silver medals as a consequence of Tyson Gay’s drugs ban. Former 100m and 200m world champion Gay was suspended for a year after testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid. The 32-year-old returned ...
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May 15, 2015 4:28 am gmt |
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The National Selectors have decided to re-appoint All Rounder Angelo Mathews as the Captain of the Sri Lanka National Team for the Test and ODI formats, Sri Lanka Cricket Council (SLCC) announced yesterday (Thursday). His appointment is to commence from upcoming tour of Pakistan till the conclusion o...
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May 15, 2015 2:53 am gmt |
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Outsiders Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk reached their first European final when striker Yevhen Seleznyov’s header gave them a 1-0 win over Napoli in their Europa League semi-final, second leg on Thursday (May 14). The Ukrainians, backed by a fervent sell-out crowd at Kiev’s Olympic stadium, compl...
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May 14, 2015 1:31 pm gmt |
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Vietnam’s under-23 men’s soccer team has been preparing for the upcoming South East Asian (SEA) Games in Singapore in June with its sights on a gold medal. Vietnam faces Thailand and Malaysia in group B, with other members including Laos, Brunei and East Timor. The team is most concerned ...
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May 14, 2015 10:53 am gmt |
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Phillip Hughes’ death is to be the subject of an independent review, commissioned by Cricket Australia in order to “see what could be done to prevent a similar accident happening in the future”. Having flagged the possibility of a review in the days after Hughes’ death in Nove...
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May 14, 2015 10:34 am gmt |
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Juventus shattered Real Madrid’s dream of a record-extending 11th European crown when Alvaro Morata scored against his former club to secure a 1-1 Champions League draw with the holders yesterday (Wednesday) and send Juve into the final 3-2 on aggregate. Cristiano Ronaldo netted a 23rd-minute p...
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May 14, 2015 8:35 am gmt |
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Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Kumar Sanagakkara was among those who criticized Andrew Strauss over his handling of the latest Kevin Pietersen saga, questioning Strauss’ logic in excluding the English batsman. Sangakkara, who plays alongside Pietersen at English county Surrey, tweeted: “...
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May 14, 2015 6:54 am gmt |
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The New York Rangers capped an historic comeback with a 2-1, Game Seven overtime win over the Washington Capitals to reach the NHL Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden yesterday (Wednesday). Derek Stepan blasted home a rebound off a blistering Dan Girardi shot at Caps goalie Braden Holt...
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May 14, 2015 6:29 am gmt |
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Spain will have the chance to strengthen their position as the European Cup’s most dominant country when FC Barcelona play Juventus – although victory for the Serie A champions would take Italy’s trophy count to 13, one less than Spain. Barcelona reached their first UEFA Champions League ...
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May 14, 2015 5:50 am gmt |
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Pietersen, 34, had been due to fly to India on Friday to fulfil his IPL contract with Sunrisers Hyderabad He was told he would not be selected for England on Monday, despite making 355 not out for Surrey against Leicestershire. Pietersen sustained the injuries during that County Championship match, a...
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May 14, 2015 4:08 am gmt |
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Opener Shreyas Iyer struck an unbeaten 70 after veteran pacer Zaheer Khan led a brilliant bowling show as Delhi Daredevils notched up a comprehensive six-wicket win over table toppers Chennai Super Kings in their IPL cricket match on Tuesday. Electing to bat, Chennai scored just 119 for 6 with Zaheer...
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May 13, 2015 11:11 am gmt |
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Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao says he will be focusing on recovering from a shoulder injury as he arrived in Manila on Wednesday (May 13), one week after losing to American, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Wearing a shoulder sling, Pacquaio spoke to media shortly after his arrival at Manila international airpor...
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May 13, 2015 10:43 am gmt |
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Tom Skujins of the Hincapie Racing Team pedaled to a surprising mountain stage win on the third day of the Tour of California on Tuesday (May 12). The 23-year-old Latvian started the day in 95th position, 42 seconds behind Brit Mark Cavendish, but ended the day with a 32-second overall lead and the y...
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May 13, 2015 5:47 am gmt |
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For the third year running after the ruckus he had created in 2012, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan will not be allowed to witness the key IPL cricket contest between his side Kolkata Knight Riders and home team Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on May 14. “No, he will not be allowed as the [&hel...