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Sports

  • Football: Scolari joins Gremio after Brazil flop

    Luiz Felipe Scolari did not have to wait long to find work after his Brazil World Cup disaster as he was announced as Gremio's new coach on Tuesday.

  • Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

  • UK Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of World Cup

    Britain's Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup to punish President Vladimir Putin for "belligerent behavior" in the Ukraine crisis.

  • Brazil goalkeeper Cesar returns to QPR

    Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has been recalled to newly promoted Queens Park Rangers after his loan to Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.

  • Chingoka quits as Zimbabwe Cricket’s head

    Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairman Peter Chingoka has stepped down from his post after two decades at the helm.

  • APC named ‘Cup’, Menara ‘Plate’ champions

    Defending “Cup” champion APC United was too hot to handle, as it thrashed the WPP Wizards by 8 wickets to lift the “Cup” for the third straight year. Meanwhile in the “Plate” finals, Menara comfortably beat the Jakarta Barbarians by 4 wickets to lift the “Plate” on Sunday in Cibubur, East Jakarta.

  • RI shuttlers win two titles at Taipei Open

    Indonesian shuttlers brought home two titles from the Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold 2014 on Sunday.

  • Goin’ with the wind blows

    Tiger Woods of the US throws grass to check the wind direction before playing off the 4th tee during the first day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, on Thursday. (AP/Scott Heppell)

  • Elation

    France's Tony Gallopin manages to stay ahead of the spring pack, rear, as he crosses the finish line to win the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 187.5 kilometers (116.5 miles) with start in Besancon and finish in Oyonnax, France, on Wednesday. (AP/Peter Dejong)

  • Suarez's initial absence no tragedy for Barcelona

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is not overly concerned about the absence of new signing Luis Suarez for the early part of the upcoming season as the Uruguayan serves his biting ban from the World Cup.