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India’s mother of two eyes Olympic boxing gold medal

  • The Indian heat is searing in the gym when the power goes out. A physio hurries over with an emergency lamp and boxing star MC Mary Kom resumes battering the punchbag.It’s hardly an ideal training session for an Olympic hopeful, but then glory never came easily for Kom.From her beginnings as a...
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Mariners spoil Pettitte’s return to Yankees

  • NEW YORK: Andy Pettitte made his much-anticipated return to the Yankees on Sunday, getting lavished with adoration while pitching into the seventh inning despite giving up a pair of two-run homers in New York’s 6-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners.Nearly lost amid the excitement over Pettitte’s first...
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Morales to fore as Angels beat Rangers

  • ARLINGTON, Texas: Kendrys Morales had a pinch-hit, tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh inning to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.C.J. Wilson worked into the sixth for the Angels after becoming the first major leaguer in 11 seasons to start...
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Thunder clobber Lakers 119-90 in Game 1

  • OKLAHOMA CITY: For the second time in less than a week, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers must figure out how to fight back after a humbling loss.Bryant responded the first time by calling out his teammates for lackluster effort.It might not be so simple this time.Russell Westbrook had 27...
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Streaking Red Sox sink Mariners 6-1

  • BOSTON: Jon Lester pitched his second complete game of the season and Daniel Nava and Kelly Shoppach each homered, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday.David Ortiz and Adrian Gonzalez added consecutive RBI doubles for the Red Sox, who won their fourth...
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Lawrie ejected for outburst during Jays’ loss to Rays

  • TORONTO: Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie slammed his batting helmet to the ground and it ricocheted into plate umpire Bill Miller as the ninth inning turned nasty Tuesday in Toronto’s 4-3 loss to Tampa Bay....
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Beckham to help bring Olympic flame to Britain

  • ATHENS: David Beckham will help bring the Olympic flame back to Britain on a golden plane on Friday after he takes part in a formal handover ceremony in Athens, London 2012 organizers said.The former England soccer captain, a London 2012 ‘ambassador’ who was on the bid team in 2005 and is hoping...
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Toyota Genuine Parts, Maya and Petro Rabigh JBL champions

  • Jeddah: Rasheed SuyatToyota Genuine Parts of Yousuf Ramil Antonio beat Smat Jeddamonz 78-71 to be crowned as Inter-Company Division B champion in the JBL Invitational Basketball League at Bin Mafouz court on Tahlia Street, Al Andalus District here. Toyota Genuine Parts displayed a big fighting...
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Coyotes fend off elimination with 2-0 victory over Kings

  • LOS ANGELES: Shane Doan has played 16 NHL seasons without ever getting this close to lifting the Stanley Cup. Although his ultimate goal is still a good distance away, Captain Coyote’s inspiring performance in the face of elimination got Phoenix’s backs off the glass in the Western Conference...
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Thunder oust Lakers, Celtics edge ahead

  • OKLAHOMA CITY: Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant scored 53 points between them as the Oklahoma City Thunder surged ahead in the second half and beat Los Angeles 106-90 in Game 5 on Monday, eliminating the Lakers from the NBA playoffs....
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