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  • AC Milan and Muntari part ways

    Sulley Muntari's mitigated three-year spell with AC Milan was ended by mutual consent on Tuesday, according to the Serie A club.

  • Fair play

    Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia (right) shakes hands after defeating compatriot Dominika Cibulkova in a women's singles first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, on Monday. (AP/Tim Ireland)

  • Chile beats Peru 2-1 to reach Copa America final

    Striker Eduardo Vargas scored twice to lead Chile to a 2-1 win over 10-man Peru in the semifinals of the Copa America on Monday, keeping alive the host's hopes of winning the South American tournament for the first time.

  • NBA: LeBron, Aldridge hot topics as free agency looms

     Free agency for eligible NBA players begins Wednesday, with Cleveland's LeBron James and Kevin Love drawing plenty of attention but LaMarcus Aldridge and Marc Gasol more likely to make a move.
  • Crushing wins for Ceylon and Senayan Lions

    This weekend saw teams vying for a spot in the crucial knock-out phase of the T20 Championship.

  • Spain, Portugal bake in heatwave

    Temperatures soared above 40 degrees across Spain and Portugal on Monday, prompting heat alerts, raising the risk of wildfires and drawing crowds to beaches and fountains.

  • Security raised at Wimbledon

    Security has been stepped up in line with the British national terror threat level at this year's Wimbledon tennis championships, which got under way Monday.

  • Soccer: Singapore billionaire acquires Ronaldo image rights

    Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim, the owner of Spanish club Valencia, has expanded into sports marketing by acquiring the image rights for soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, it was announced Monday.

  • Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

    Moments after crossing the finish line, Justin Gatlin turned to his left and pointed at the clock to make sure everyone noticed what he just did.

  • Golf: South Korea's Choi wins NW Arkansas Championship

    South Korea's Choi Na-Yeon holed out from the fairway for eagle on the 16th hole en route to a two-under 69 to claim the LPGA Tour's NW Arkansas Championship.

  • Brazil faces uncertainty after another disappointing defeat

    It just keeps getting worse for Brazil's national team.
    In its first chance to get over the humiliating World Cup elimination, Brazil disappointed again — dropping out of the Copa America without any signs of improvement from a year ago.

  • Rahal survives pack racing of Fontana for second career win

    Graham Rahal avoided a penalty despite driving out of pit road with part of his fueling mechanism attached and held on through a wild finish for his second career IndyCar victory.

  • Na Yeon Choi shoots 63 to take NW Arkansas Championship lead

    Na Yeon Choi felt as if she had nothing to lose starring down her second shot on the par-5 18th hole at Pinnacle Country Club.

  • England eliminates host Canada in World Cup Q-final, 2-1

    Jodie Taylor and Lucy Bronze scored in the shocking first 14 minutes, and England eliminated Canada from its home World Cup with a 2-1 victory in the quarterfinals Saturday.

  • Iwabuchi lifts Japan to semis with 1-0 win over Australia

    Japanese coach Norio Sasaki couldn't resist making a joke at Mana Iwabuchi's expense when explaining his decision to substitute the forward in during the second half against Australia on Saturday.

  • Paraguay again eliminates Brazil in Copa America quarters

    Paraguay defeated Brazil 4-3 in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw on Saturday to advance to the semifinals of the Copa America, handing the five-time world champions yet another disappointment a year after the humiliating World Cup elimination at home.

  • Tennis: Drone seized after Wimbledon fly-over

    Police have seized a drone which was flown over Wimbledon as some of the world's top players warmed up for the Grand Slam in south-west London.

  • Federer revved up for Wimbledon record bid

    Roger Federer says he is in the perfect condition to win Wimbledon for a record eighth time as the Swiss great bids to avenge last year's "heart-breaking" final defeat.

  • Rossi holds off Marquez to win Dutch MotoGP

    Valentino Rossi strengthened his world championship lead on Saturday by coming out on top in a thrilling battle with Marc Marquez to win the Dutch MotoGP at Assen.

  • Redemption for Tevez as Argentina down Colombia

    Carlos Tevez fired Argentina into the semi-finals of the Copa America here Friday, scoring the decisive spot-kick as the tournament favourites defeated Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out.

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