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  • Stars unite to help Thai goalkeeper

    The footballing world united to help Chainat Hornbill goalkeeper Nattapong Kajornmalee, with Olivier Giroud, Kurt Zouma and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang among those offering their support to the 23-year-old who was seriously injured in a car accident and has been hospitalised since April 30.

  • Top seed Raonic advances at ATP Delray Beach

    Canadian top seed Milos Raonic advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP Delray Beach Open on Wednesday by defeating Croatia's Borna Coric 6-3, 7-6 (7/2).

  • Ranieri demands more from Mahrez

    Claudio Ranieri has told Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez he needs to provide more graft and guile as Leicester try to pull away from the relegation fight.

  • Costa Rica defender Badilla dies during run

    Former Costa Rica international Gabriel Badilla has died aged 32, the Costa Rica Star reported on Sunday, the newspaper saying the defender collapsed near the finish of a 10km race in Santa Ana.

  • Diego caught smuggling cocaine

    Former Colombia international Diego Osorio was arrested by authorities for carrying over a kilo of cocaine in his underwear.

  • Rio's faux pas sparks cross-border food fight

    Former England footballer Rio Ferdinand has unwittingly sparked a cross-border food fight after suggesting that a rice dish

  • Rooney sets Eng retirement date

    Wayne Rooney announces that the campaign for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be his last as an England player.

  • Djokovic happy to be back on hard courts

    ​World number one Novak Djokovic is looking forward to playing on his favoured hardcourt surface at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, but the Serb urged caution as he returns to action for the first time since his shock Wimbledon exit.

  • Murray detects British buzz

    World number two Andy Murray believes he might not be the only British player to thrive at this year's Wimbledon and has backed some of the other 14 local hopefuls to make their mark at the grasscourt grand slam.

  • LeBron leads Cavs to NBA title

    LeBron James powers the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 93-89 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday in an electrifying Game Seven to complete an improbable comeback unlike any seen before.

  • Korean basketball player ‘not Korean’

    An American female basketball player uses forged birth documents to falsely claim she had South Korean ancestry, prosecutors have claimed.

  • ‘Being part of the Fed/Rafa era a career booster’

    The moment Novak Djokovic accepted that being part of the Roger Federer/Rafael Nadal era was a chance, not a curse, everything improved for him. After winning his first French Open title, world's number one tennis player holds all four grand slams at the same time.

  • Mexican player's relative ordered kidnapping

    Mexican authorities arrest a man married to a cousin of football star Alan Pulido, accusing the suspect of ordering the player's high-profile kidnapping over the weekend.

  • Messi tax fraud trial opens in Spain

    The trial of Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi on tax fraud charges is due to start in Spain.

  • No 'Santina Slam' for Hingis and Sania

    Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza lose their cool as their hopes of holding all four grand slam titles are dashed following a 6-3 6-2 defeat by Czech duo Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in the third round of the French Open on Sunday.

  • Charlotte calls time

    Long-serving England women's captain Charlotte Edwards announced her retirement on Wednesday after a sparkling and pioneering 20-year career.

  • ‘Neymar must do more than attack’

    Barcelona star Neymar must focus on more than just the attacking aspects of football if he is to be considered among the greats, says Brazilian legend Pele.

  • Fifa to probe Platini dossier leak

    Fifa will investigate the alleged distribution of a dossier highly critical of Uefa president Michel Platini.

  • Former New Zealand batsman Trevor Barber dies at 90

    Trevor Barber, the New Zealand batsman who played one Test match at the Basin Reserve in 1956, has died in Christchurch at the age of 90.

  • Former New Zealand batsman Trevor Barber dies at 90

    Trevor Barber, the New Zealand batsman who played one Test match at the Basin Reserve in 1956, has died in Christchurch at the age of 90.