ADELAIDE: Tasmanian Richie Porte blew the Tour Down Under field wide open on Willunga Hill Saturday but just failed to overhaul Rohan Dennis as overall leader of the UCI season-opening race.
MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea: Just days after being taken to hospital with malaria, Asamoah Gyan lit up the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday with a late winning goal as Ghana beat Algeria 1-0.
MELBOURNE: Fired-up top seed Novak Djokovic powered into the Australian Open fourth round on Saturday, joining sizzling fellow world No.1 Serena Williams as Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was sent p
DOHA: Sergio Garcia blew his chances of becoming only the first man to win consecutive Qatar Masters titles as four players shared the lead after the third round in Doha on Friday.
DUNEDIN, New Zealand: A record batting blitz by Luke Ronchi and Grant Elliott set New Zealand up for an overwhelming 108-run win over Sri Lanka in their fifth one-day international in Dunedin Friday.<
HOBART: Steve Smith’s incredible summer continued when he produced an unbeaten century to guide Australia to a three-wicket victory over England in a tri-series one-day international in Hobart on Frid
MELBOURNE: A stunned Roger Federer was dumped from the Australian Open Friday in his worst showing since 2001 as Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova bounced back to stay in the title hunt.
BERLIN: France’s Franck Ribery says only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi seem capable of winning the Ballon d’Or and has voiced his frustration after Bayern Munich teammate Manuel Neuer missed out.
EBEBIYIN, Equatorial Guinea: Tunisia put power cuts and flooding behind them to seize the Group B initiative Thursday at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.
SYDNEY: The United Arab Emirates shocked holders Japan and Iraq sent their arch-rivals Iran crashing out as a stunning night of upsets turned the Asian Cup on its head on Friday.
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