Tue, 18 Feb 2020

ATP roundup: Two seeds ousted in Delray Beach

The only two seeded players in action Monday lost their first-round matches in the Delray Beach (Fla.) Open. Japan's Yoshihito ...

Sprint queen Fraser-Pryce eyes track farewell at 2021 worlds

Berlin - Jamaican sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, currently preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, says the defence of her women's 100m ...

Neymar's PSG return "changes everything" for Dortmund clash - Tuchel

Dortmund - The return of Neymar from a rib injury in time for Tuesday's Champions League last 16 clash at ...

Van Niekerk wins first race this year on comeback trail

Bloemfontein - Olympics and world 400-metre record-holder Wayde van Niekerk, who has been slowly recovering from a knee injury, won ...

African players in Europe: Mane moves Liverpool closer to title

Paris - Reigning African Footballer of the Year Sadio Mane scored the goal that brought Liverpool victory at Norwich and ...

Hunt says Wits must 'go like hell' to catch Chiefs

Cape Town - Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt admits his charges will need to be at their best for the ...

Clijsters comeback, sons and fathers: 5 tennis talking points

Paris - Four-time major winner Kim Clijsters makes a second career comeback in Dubai this week where the WTA will ...

At 33, Monfils hopes it's not too late to win a Slam

Rotterdam - Gael Monfils won his second ATP title in as many weeks on Sunday in Rotterdam before insisting that ...

Springbok star Kolbe in talks for Tokyo Olympics

Paris - Springbok Rugby World Cup-winner Cheslin Kolbe said on Sunday he was holding discussions with the SA Rugby to ...

'Beetle' Higuita edges Bernal to win Tour Colombia

Bogota - Sergio Higuita and his EF Education First team held off the challenge of Egan Bernal on Sunday and ...

Cheptegei breaks sub-13 minute barrier for new 5km WR

Monaco - Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei lowered the 5km world record on Sunday with a time of 12:51 and revealed he ...

Monfils hands Auger-Aliassime 4th straight final loss

Rotterdam - Gael Monfils defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Rotterdam Open for a second straight ...

UN: Antarctic High Temp Records Will Take Months to Verify

BERLIN, GERMANY - Record high temperatures reportedly measured in Antarctica will take months to verify, the U.N. weather agency said ...

Cheptegei breaks sub-13 minute barrier for new 5km world record

Monaco - Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei lowered the 5km world record on Sunday with a time of 12:51 and revealed he ...

Costa Rica seizes record five tonnes of cocaine

Costa Rican police on Saturday made the largest drug seizure in the country's history after discovering more than five tonnes ...

Molano takes 3rd stage win on Tour Colombia

Zipaquir - Home hope Juan Sebastian Molano, riding for UAE Team Emirates, claimed his third stage win on the Tour ...

Canadian teen Auger-Aliassime reaches Rotterdam final

Rotterdam - Canadian rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime closed to within one match of ending his wait for a maiden ATP ...

Zwane: Sundowns not a one-man team

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Themba Zwane has moved to dispell talk that his performances have been carrying a ...

Flight Check- Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires on Aerolinas Argentinas

Flight Check: Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires on Aerolinas Argentinas New Zealand Herald ...

Dominic Thiem recalls his fantastic time in South America ahead of Rio Open 2020 

Dominic Thiem recalls his fantastic time in South America ahead of Rio Open 2020 Sportskeeda ...

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Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...

China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...

Renegade Catholic order offered money to abused victim to lie

MILAN - The cardinal's response was not what Yolanda Martinez had expected - or could abide.Her son had been sexually ...

Ring of Fire next front in battle for Indigenous legal orders

The struggle over the mineral deposits in Ontario's Ring of Fire has taken a surprising turn.With all eyes on British ...

Palestinian PM: Trump's Mideast Plan 'Will be Buried'

MUNICH - The Palestinian prime minister lashed out Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to end the Mideast conflict, ...

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