Pakistani captain Kaleem Ullah (center L, #10) takes a free kick to score Pakistan's first goal against India during their second friendly football match in Bangalore at the Karnataka State Football Association Stadium in Bangalore on August 20, 2014. (AFP Photo/Manjunath Kiran)
SAO PAULO: FIFA President Sepp Blatter used a speech to the annual Congress of world soccer’s ruling body on Wednesday to extol the sport’s ability to change lives, but he sidestepped specific referen
RIO DE JANEIRO: Simmering civil tension and the stench of corruption threatens to sully Brazil’s global soccer party when the World Cup kicks off on Thursday against a backdrop of protests, unrest and
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: Adam Wainwright became the National League's first nine-game winner as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Tampa Bay 1-0 on Tuesday, the Rays' third straight shutout loss.
SAO PAULO: Brazil are desperate to make a powerful statement of intent in Thursday’s World Cup opener against Croatia as they seek to relieve the suffocating pressure that has engulfed the team in the
MANILA, Philippines: Philippine officials say Brooklyn Nets player Andray Blatche has been granted Filipino citizenship so he can play for the national team in the FIBA World Cup this year.
MIAMI: Kawhi Leonard tallied a playoff career high 29 points as the San Antonio Spurs routed the Miami Heat 111-92 in game three of the NBA finals on Tuesday.
PINEHURST, North Carolina: Jason Day, a US Open runner-up two of the past three years, says his injured left thumb is totally healed and he’s again ready to contend for a major title.
LOS ANGELES: Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsu
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona: Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend, and she told emergency workers she could not move
LONDON: Sailor Ben Ainslie will lead an 80 million pound ($134 million) British challenge for the 35th America's Cup in 2017, aiming to return sport's oldest trophy to his country for the first time.
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