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Sports

  • Blind French hikers cross mountains with special GPS

    Five hikers, all blind or partially-sighted, crossed a mountain range in eastern France last week thanks to an innovative GPS system that developers hope can help millions of people with vision problems.

  • Tennis: Federer, Murray, Nadal eye third round

    Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal target places in the Wimbledon third round on Thursday following a dramatic third day which had seen record temperatures and the evacuation of Centre Court.

  • Football: Copa final 'not war' says Mascherano

    Argentina star Javier Mascherano called for calm on Wednesday as the countdown to this weekend's Copa America final against fierce rivals Chile got under way. 

  • Putting it briefly: RI takes bronze at Asia Junior Championships

    Indonesia’s junior shuttlers brought home the bronze medal from the 2015 Asia Junior Championships after having been stopped by South Korea in the semifinal round on Tuesday night in Bangkok.

  • Blatter says he has 'clear conscience' despite FIFA probes

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said in a magazine interview that he is not corrupt and that he has a "clear conscience" despite corruption investigations into world soccer's governing body.

  • Argentina routs Paraguay 6-1, reaches Copa America final

    Lionel Messi helped set up five goals as Argentina trounced Paraguay 6-1 in the Copa America semifinals on Tuesday, setting up a final against host Chile.

  • Missed penalty kick costs Germany in 2-0 loss to US

    Celia Sasic picked a bad time for Germany's first missed penalty kick in the Women's World Cup.

  • 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.