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    ETHA secure famous win
    10 November 2011 09:47
    EDIRNE - Cypriot basketball champions ETHA Engomi secured a famous victory on Wednesday night after defeating Turkish outfits Olin Edirne 82-70 in their opening Group F EuroChallenge match.
    It was the Engomi side’s first ever victory over Turkish opponents as well as their maiden away...
    Rosberg pens new deal
    10 November 2011 09:44
    PARIS - Nico Rosberg has signed a new multi-year contract that ties him to Mercedes through to 2013 and beyond.
    Rosberg is coming towards the end of his third season with the German manufacturing giant who have yet to win a race since taking over Brawn GP following their double title triumph in...
    Spurs Olympic bid arrest
    09 November 2011 08:39
    LONDON - A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of fraud on Tuesday after allegations that Tottenham Hotspur spied on Olympics officials during its stadium bid.
    News of the arrest came as Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) chairwoman Baroness Ford claimed the north London football club had...
    Frazier dies aged 67
    08 November 2011 10:03
    PHILADELPHIA - Former world heavyweight champion Joe Frazier has died aged 67.
    It emerged over the weekend that Frazier was fighting liver cancer and he was reported to be in hospice care.
    And a family statement reported by Philadelphia's WPVI-TV read: "We, the family of the 1964 Olympic...
    Minister defends tickets decision
    08 November 2011 09:58
    LONDON - Olympics minister Hugh Robertson last night defended the Government's decision to reserve around 3,000 tickets for civil servants who have been involved in the Games to buy.
    A total of 8,815 tickets have been allocated to the Government at a cost of £750,000, and many of these will be...
    Thorpe blow
    05 November 2011 08:23

    SINGAPORE - Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe was annoyed with himself after failure to qualify for the 100 metres butterfly finals at a World Cup race on Saturday brought a premature end to his first meet back following a five-year absence.

    Thorpe, winner of five Olympic golds,...

    Vettel fastest
    29 October 2011 10:15
    NEW DELHI  — Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time in Saturday's final practice session ahead of qualifying and Sunday's Formula One Indian Grand Prix.


    On his final lap of the session, the world champion posted a lap of 1 minute, 24.824 seconds around the...

    Marco laid to rest
    28 October 2011 10:22
    CORIANO - Marco Simoncelli was laid to rest yesterday in Coriano, the village where he was born and lived.
    The Italian MotoGP rider died on Sunday after suffering fatal wounds during a crash on the Sepang track at the Malaysia event.
    Simoncelli lost control of his Honda at turn 11 and swerved...
    Semenya unveils Mutola
    25 October 2011 09:44
    PRETORIA - South Africa's Caster Semenya has named former world and Olympic champion Maria Mutola as her new coach after splitting with Michael Seme.
    Semenya, who was subject to a lengthy investigation into her gender after winning the world 800 metres title in Berlin in 2009, revealed she met...
    Rossi leads Marco tributes
    25 October 2011 09:42
    SEPANG - MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi has paid tribute to his good friend Marco Simoncelli, who lost his life in an accident at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang yesterday.
    Simoncelli died after suffering "serious trauma" to the head, neck and chest in the accident on lap two of the race,...
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