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  • Del Potro gets 2017 ATP campaign off on winning note

    Former US Open champ Juan Martin Del Potro got his season off to another successful start at the Delray Beach Open, defeating Kevin Anderson in straight sets and overcoming an opening set tumble in the process.

  • Serena follows sister Venus to Auckland exit

    Serena Williams suffered a shock second-round defeat at the Auckland Classic Wednesday following her sister Venus's earlier withdrawal with an arm injury.

  • Mickelson sidelined by hernia

    Phil Mickelson faces an indefinite period on the sidelines after undergoing a second hernia operation in the space of two months, his management company has confirmed.

  • Strike possible as US women fight for equality

    Members of the reigning Women's World Cup champion United States national team vow to push their case for equal pay to the US men's team as far as it takes.

  • Keane to leave LA Galaxy after six seasons

    Striker Robbie Keane will leave LA Galaxy after his contract expires in December, the Major League Soccer (MLS) club have announced.

  • Brazil authorizes Irish Olympic chief's release on bail

    A Brazilian judge ruled that Irish Olympic Committee (IOC) president Patrick Hickey, awaiting trial over an alleged ticketing scam, could be released on bail and leave the country.

  • US in trouble after losing 4-0 to Costa Rica

    The United States face an uphill battle to qualify for their eighth consecutive World Cup Finals after being demolished 4-0 by a rampant Costa Rica in San Jose.

  • Duterte wants to liberate Philippines from US shackles: foreign minister

    The president of the Philippines wants to liberate his country from a "shackling dependency" on the United States which cannot guarantee its help when Philippine sovereignty is under threat, its foreign minister says.

  • FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote

    World football body FIFA bans a senior Qatari official from running in elections for a seat on its new-look council over an investigation.

  • Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

    Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch drew a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army" and propelled the game into the mainstream, dies at the age of 87.

  • Gay, Bailey eye bobsled role

    Veteran sprinter Tyson Gay is making a bid to force his way onto the US bobsled team after entering this week's National Push Championships in Canada.

  • Intel raises revenue forecast as PC market improves

    Intel Corp raises its quarterly revenue forecast for the first time in more than two years as suppliers of parts used in personal computers replenish their inventory amid improving PC demand.

  • Dwarfs stand tall at Rio Paralympics

    Dwarfs at the Rio Paralympics are getting the big stage they say they deserve.

  • WADA says hackers released another batch of athlete data

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says that another batch of athlete data has been leaked by the same Russian cyber espionage group that published confidential medical data earlier this week.

  • WHAT THEY SAID

    A fantastic year: 2 Grand Slams, Olympic silver medallist, new World No. 1! Congrats, @AngeliqueKerber #USOpen

  • Trump would spend billions more on military, but for what?

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s US military buildup plan would cost hundreds of billions of dollars - but with no apparent strategy, defense experts from across the political spectrum say.

  • Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching final

    Reaching top of the world seems to agree with Angelique Kerber, who celebrates her ascension to the number one ranking with a 6-4 6-3 win over Caroline Wozniacki to advance to the U.S. Open final.

  • Serena crashes out of US Open

    Serena Williams crashes out of the US Open, her semi-final defeat to Karolina Pliskova costing her a shot at a 23rd Grand Slam title.

  • Serena fends off Halep

    World number one Serena Williams fends off spirited Simona Halep, downing the fifth-seeded Romanian 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the US Open semi-finals.

  • Liberty agrees $8 billion F1 takeover

    Formula One enters a new era as US billionaire John Malone's Liberty Media agrees a takeover that values the motorsport at $8 billion.

  • Lochte banned 10 months

    US swimmer Ryan Lochte is slapped with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Olympics.

  • Wawrinka into semis after ousting Del Potro

    Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka outlasts tiring former champion Juan Martin del Potro in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the U.S. Open.

  • Williams fights off Halep to reach semis

    Simona Halep does something no one else was able to do against Serena Williams at the U.S. Open but still cannot not stop the world number one from advancing to the semi-finals.

  • Altidore fires USA

    Striker Jozy Altidore scores twice as the United States thrash Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 to book their place in the final round of the CONCACAF region's 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

  • Another short work day sees Djokovic into semis

    Novak Djokovic's path to a 10th successive US Open semi-final has been a strange one, but the world number one isn't complaining.

  • Murray romps into quarter-finals

    Second seed and 2012 champion Andy Murray crushes Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to reach a sixth US Open quarter-final.

  • Serena storms into quarters in record-smashing style

    Serena Williams storms into the US Open quarter-finals in record-smashing style by easing past Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova 6-2 6-3 to claim her record 308th grand slam match win,

  • Venus takes next step to possible sisters showdown

    Venus Williams moves within two wins of a possible sisterly showdown with Serena in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open by beating German 26th seed Laura Siegemund.

  • Kyrgios quits US Open in tears

    A tearful Nick Kyrgios, a dark horse to win the US Open, retires from his third-round match against Ukraine's Illya Marchenko with a hip injury.

  • USA edge closer to final round

    Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic scores twice as the United States thrashed Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6-0.

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