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O’Callaghan overcomes ‘panic’ to win world 100m freestyle title

  • BUDAPEST: Australian 18-year-old Mollie O’Callaghan overcame “panic” to edge world record holder Sarah Sjostrom and become the youngest women’s 100m freestyle world champion in more than 30 years on Thursday. Lilly King added to her collection of gold medals when she won the women’s 200m brea...
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Hammer blow for Senegal as Mane ruled out of World Cup

  • DOHA: Senegal star Sadio Mane has lost his race to be fit for the 2022 World Cup and has been withdrawn from their squad, the country’s football federation announced on Thursday. His club Bayern Munich added later that the 30-year-old, who was voted second in the Ballon d’Or last month behind ...
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Win or bust for James and Heat as playoffs begin

  • MIAMI: The Miami Heat and LeBron James begin an all-or-nothing campaign for an NBA title while defending champion Dallas Mavericks and Kirk Nowitzki face a tough start to the opening weekend of the playoffs. Second seed Miami (46-20) host the New York Knicks (36-30) and high-scoring Carmelo...
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Clippers’ lose Butler to broken hand for 4-6 weeks

  • The Los Angeles Clippers enjoyed a stunning c ome-from-behind victory over Memphis in the first round of the NBA playoffs on Sunday but it came at a high price as forward Caron Butler suffered a broken left hand and could miss 4-6 weeks....
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Espina, Azzam beat rivals in 33rd BSF Desert Classic Tennis

  • Veteran Filipino tennis player Marvin Espina parlayed his experience into an easy 6-1, 6-1 victory over Bassam Khoury in a headline Class A singles first round match in the 33rd BSF Desert Classic Tennis Tournament at the InterContinental courts in the City Center....
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Hamilton’s history-making performance powers Rangers past Orioles

  • BALTIMORE: Josh Hamilton became the 16th player to hit four home runs in a game, launching a quartet of two-run drives against three pitchers in a history-making performance that carried the Texas Rangers to a 10-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.Hamilton homered off Jake Arrieta...
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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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