MIAMI: Second-seeded Rafael Nadal launched his bid for a first Miami Masters title on Friday with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro.
MELBOURNE: Australia captain Michael Clarke has added a fresh edge to Sunday’s blockbuster World Cup final against New Zealand in Melbourne by announcing the match will be his last one-day internation
DUBAI: Mubtaahij took charge in the stretch and easily won the $2 million UAE Derby at Meydan Racecourse in one of Saturday’s undercard races at the Dubai World Cup.
GUIYANG, China: Kenya strode to gold in both the men’s and women’s races at the World Cross Country Championships in China on Saturday with 19-year-old Agnes Tirop and Geoffrey Kipsang taking their fi
SEPANG, Malaysia: Peerless Lewis Hamilton waited out a torrential downpour before snatching pole position at the Malaysian Grand Prix in a wet and wild qualifying session on Saturday.
NEW DELHI: India’s Saina Nehwal stormed into the women’s singles final at the India Open badminton tournament Saturday, defeating Japan’s Yui Hashimoto in front of a capacity home crowd in New Delhi.<
ST. PAUL, Minnesota: Thomas Vanek and Mikko Koivu scored early in a three-goal third period and the Minnesota Wild pulled away to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 in the NHL on Friday.
PHILADELPHIA: Chris Paul scored 25 points, DeAndre Jordan had 17 points and 20 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers cruised to a 119-98 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA on Friday.
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MIAMI: World No.2 Maria Sharapova crashed out of the Miami Open hardcourt tennis tournament on Thursday, ambushed by 97th-ranked Daria Gavrilova 7-6 (7/4), 6-3.
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