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Radwanska beats Kvitova at WTA Championships

ISTANBUL: Agnieszka Radwanska beat erratic titleholder Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-2 to start round-robin play at the WTA Championships yesterday.



Giants complete comeback, return to World Series with 9-0 rout of Cards

SAN FRANCISCO: The San Francisco Giants will meet the Detroit Tigers in the World Series after beating defending champion St.



Defense keys Bears victory over Lions

CHICAGO: Chicago's swarming, suffocating defense squeezed the life out of the Detroit Lions in a 13-7 victory on Monday that kept the Bears at the top of the NFC North.



WADA chief says ‘everybody doped’ in Armstrong era

SYDNEY: World Anti-Doping Agency chief John Fahey said Tuesday that “everybody doped” in cycling during the Lance Armstrong era and the sport’s administrators at the time should take some responsbilit



Woods pumped up for Duel at Jinsha Lake with McIlroy

Tiger Woods hopes his Duel at Jinsha Lake showdown with Rory McIlroy in China on Oct. 29 will usher in the beginning of many battles between the two.



Giants force NLCS Game 7

SAN FRANCISCO: Ryan Vogelsong struck out a career-best nine batters in another strong postseason performance as the San Francisco Giants forced a decisive Game 7 in the National League championship se



Gainey flirts with 59 to win McGladrey Classic

SEA ISLAND, Georgia: Tommy Gainey couldn’t quite reach golf’s magic number of 59 — but a sparkling 60 was good enough to give him a first US PGA Tour v



Texans crush Ravens

NEW YORK: The Houston Texans took control of the American Football Conference (AFC) after handing the Baltimore Ravens a convincing 43-13 defeat on Sunday while the Green Bay Packers offense fired aga



Oakley joins list of sponsors to drop Armstrong

NEW YORK: Oakley is the latest sponsor to drop Lance Armstrong, after cycling’s governing body stripped him of his Tour de France titles and banned him for life following doping allegations.



Touring stars: Pakistan ready for internationals

KARACHI: Players from the visiting International World XI yesterday said overseas teams should return to tour Pakistan soon, after two Twenty20s against an all-star home side passed off successfully a

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