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Lakers rally to stun Trail Blazers, Nets down Warriors

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LeBron James scored 20 of his 37 points in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 25-point halftime …

Vekic ends teenager Fruhvirtova's fairytale Australian Open run

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Donna Vekic ended the fairytale Australian Open of Linda Fruhvirtova in the fourth round on Monday, eventually …

Garcia latest Australian Open casualty but Sabalenka unstoppable

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Caroline Garcia became the latest top-10 seed to fall at the Australian Open with a shock defeat to Magda Linette, but …

Commentator Dokic hits out at 'fat-shaming' trolls at Australian Open

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Player-turned commentator Jelena Dokic lashed out Monday at the "disgusting" body-shaming she has endured online while …

Bengals beat Bills, 49ers end Cowboys' hopes in NFL playoffs

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The Cincinnati Bengals shrugged off driving snow to defeat the Buffalo Bills 27-10 and return to the AFC Championship …

Bengals beat Bills and 49ers end Cowboys' hopes

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The Cincinnati Bengals shrugged off driving snow to defeat the Buffalo Bills 27-10 and return to the AFC Championship …

Arsenal silence doubters with statement win over Man Utd

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Premier League leaders Arsenal have had their title credentials questioned all season but their last-gasp win against …

'I want revenge': Lehecka eyes Tsitsipas upset at Australian Open

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A confident Jiri Lehecka has warned Stephanos Tsitsipas he wants revenge and knows how to play against him ahead of …

Bengals chuckle as neutral game plan has to be shelved

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The NFL was gearing up for an AFC Championship game between the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs to take place …

Three talking points from the Champions Cup pool stages

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Former winners Leinster and La Rochelle ended top of their groups thanks to impressive victories this weekend but …

Fourth-ranked Rahm holds off rookie Thompson to win US PGA American Express

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Fourth-ranked Jon Rahm endured a frustrating day on the greens, but his four-under-par 68 was enough to hold off rookie …

England veteran Burns joins Highlanders for 2023 Super Rugby season

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Experienced England fly-half Freddie Burns will join Super Rugby Pacific side the Highlanders for the 2023 season, the …

Bengals beat Bills in the snow to set up AFC Championship re-match

Jan 22 2023

The Cincinnati Bengals shrugged off driving snow to defeat the Buffalo Bills 27-10 on the road on Sunday, setting up a …

Juve held by Atalanta in six-goal thriller after points deduction

Jan 22 2023

Juventus played out a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta in their first match since being slapped with a massive points …

Madrid triumph in Bilbao, Barca scrape past Getafe

Jan 22 2023

Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos's goals kept Real Madrid on Barcelona's tail in La Liga with a 2-0 win against Athletic …

Benzema and Kroos fire Madrid to Athletic Bilbao win

Jan 22 2023

Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos's goals kept Real Madrid on Barcelona's tail in La Liga with a 2-0 win against Athletic …

Henderson seals LPGA Tournament of Champions win

Jan 22 2023

Brooke Henderson fired a two-under-par 70 to clinch a wire-to-wire four-shot victory at the LPGA Tour's season-opening …

Ronaldo starts with a win after lucrative Saudi move

Jan 22 2023

Cristiano Ronaldo made a winning start to life in the Saudi Pro League as he led Al Nassr to a 1-0 victory over Ettifaq …

Three talking points from the Premier League weekend

Jan 22 2023

Arsenal took another giant stride towards a first Premier League title in 19 years as Eddie Nketiah's dramatic late …

Richards Bay second in South Africa despite own goal, penalty miss

Jan 22 2023

South African Premiership surprise side Richards Bay conceded an own goal and missed a penalty in a 1-1 draw at …

Dortmund beat Augsburg on Haller's return from cancer

Jan 22 2023

Borussia Dortmund clinched a 4-3 thriller at home against Augsburg on Sunday as Sebastien Haller returned to the team …

'Unforgettable': Haller hails 80,000 fans after return from cancer

Jan 22 2023

Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller made his first competitive appearance since recovering from testicular cancer …

Pedri helps Barca squeeze win from drab Getafe clash

Jan 22 2023

Pedri Gonzalez's goal made the difference for Barcelona in a 1-0 win over Getafe on Sunday, moving them provisionally …

South Africans turn Champions Cup 'upside down' for Toulouse coach Mola

Jan 22 2023

Toulouse head coach Ugo Mola said on Sunday that South African sides "have turned things upside down" in the Champions …

Nketiah winner sees Arsenal past Man Utd, Haaland hat-trick tames Wolves

Jan 22 2023

Eddie Nketiah's last minute strike earned Arsenal a thrilling 3-2 win over Manchester United to move five points clear …

Arsenal beat Man Utd to make Premier League title statement

Jan 22 2023

Arsenal made a huge statement of their Premier League title intent on Sunday, roaring back from behind to beat in-form …

Arsenal beat Man Utd to make title statement

Jan 22 2023

Arsenal made a huge statement of their Premier League intent on Sunday, coming from behind to beat in-form Manchester …

Guardiola hails 'incredible' hat-trick hero Haaland

Jan 22 2023

Pep Guardiola hit back at suggestions Erling Haaland would not adapt to Manchester City's style of play after the …

Jaminet kicks Toulouse to home Champions Cup last 16 tie

Jan 22 2023

France full-back Melvyn Jaminet kicked 15 points as Toulouse claimed a home last-16 tie in the Champions Cup with a …

Haaland scores hat-trick as Man City tame Wolves

Jan 22 2023

Erling Haaland's fourth hat-trick in 19 Premier League appearances hauled Manchester City to within two points of …

Tsitsipas into Australian Open quarters but Swiatek, Gauff out

Jan 22 2023

Stefanos Tsitsipas battled into the Australian Open last eight on Sunday but women's top seed Iga Swiatek and a tearful …

Azarenka fights her way into Australian Open quarters -- at 2:17am

Jan 22 2023

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka reached the quarter-finals at 2:17 am on Monday after winning a …

Springbok Reinach knocks London Irish out of Challenge Cup

Jan 22 2023

Montpellier's South Africa scrum-half Cobus Reinach knocked London Irish out of the Champions and Challenge Cups with a …

Switzerland's Yule beats Ryding for Kitzbuehel slalom victory

Jan 22 2023

Switzerland's Daniel Yule held his nerve Sunday for a dramatic win to take the men's World Cup slalom in Kitzbuehel for …

France's Perez holds on to claim Abu Dhabi title

Jan 22 2023

Victor Perez endured nail-biting drama over the closing stretch of the Abu Dhabi Championship, before edging a one-shot …

Switzerland's Yule wins Kitzbuehel slalom

Jan 22 2023

Switzerland's Daniel Yule held his nerve Sunday to win the men's World Cup slalom in Kitzbuehel for a second time in his …

Tsitsipas uses Laver as inspiration to make Australian Open quarters

Jan 22 2023

Stefanos Tsitsipas took inspiration from the watching Rod Laver to stay calm in the face of an onslaught Sunday and …

Mowinckel claims super-G lead with Cortina win, Shiffrin seventh

Jan 22 2023

Ragnhild Mowinckel took top spot in the women's World Cup super-G standings after claiming victory at Cortina d'Ampezzo …

Vitidsarn stuns Axelsen to clinch India Open badminton title

Jan 22 2023

Thailand's rising star Kunlavut Vitidsarn stunned top seed Viktor Axelsen to clinch the India Open badminton title with …

Tsitsipas survives five-set test to make Australian Open quarters

Jan 22 2023

Third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas survived a huge scare Sunday to battle into a third consecutive Australian Open …

Feller quickest in Kitzbuehel slalom first run

Jan 22 2023

Austrian Manuel Feller was first out of the start hut and remained in pole for the men's World Cup slalom in Kitzbuehel …

Australian Open 'void' as big-name casualties mount

Jan 22 2023

Novak Djokovic ploughs on with a bad hamstring but the 2023 Australian Open will already be remembered for the sheer …

Pegula warns 'long way to go' for Australian crown despite Swiatek exit

Jan 22 2023

Jessica Pegula surged into the Australian Open quarter-finals in straight sets on Sunday, but warned there was "still a …

Gauff-conqueror Ostapenko 'never doubted' she could win another Slam

Jan 22 2023

Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko said Sunday she never doubted she could win another major as she reached …

Swiatek, Gauff dumped out in more Australian Open shocks

Jan 22 2023

Top seed Iga Swiatek and a tearful Coco Gauff both crashed out in straight sets in the last 16 on Sunday on another day …

Quick learner Korda claims another upset at Australian Open

Jan 22 2023

Giantkiller Sebastian Korda said that learning from his mistakes helped him surge into a maiden Grand Slam quarter-final …

Pegula powers into Australian Open quarters with 'some choice words'

Jan 22 2023

Jessica Pegula surged into the Australian Open quarter-finals in straight sets on Sunday and now looks the woman to beat …

Lehecka stuns Auger-Aliassime as another seed falls in Melbourne

Jan 22 2023

Jiri Lehecka stunned Felix Auger-Aliassime on Sunday to surge into the Australian Open quarter-finals in only his fifth …

Argentina stun New Zealand in men's sevens world series final

Jan 22 2023

Argentina denied New Zealand a double in the Hamilton leg of the sevens world series on Sunday, fighting back to beat …

'I can beat anyone' declares Rybakina after stunning Swiatek

Jan 22 2023

Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina blew the Australian Open women's draw wide open by beating red-hot favourite Iga …

Korda upsets Hurkacz to reach maiden Grand Slam quarter-final

Jan 22 2023

Giantkiller Sebastian Korda clawed into a maiden Grand Slam quarter-final Sunday with a five set upset of 10th seed …

Wheelchair tennis legend Kunieda retires aged 38

Jan 22 2023

The 50-time Grand Slam champion Shingo Kunieda, one of the greatest wheelchair tennis players of all time, retired on …

'Frustrated' Gauff breaks down in tears after Australian Open exit

Jan 22 2023

Coco Gauff broke down in tears during an emotional press conference following her surprise exit from the Australian Open …

Khachanov wins 14 straight games to crush Nishioka at Australian Open

Jan 22 2023

A dominant Karen Khachanov won the first 14 games before surging into his maiden Australian Open quarter-final on Sunday …

'I wanted it too hard, I need to chill' says stunned Swiatek

Jan 22 2023

World number one Iga Swiatek said she had felt the pressure and needed to "chill", after suffering a stunning exit in …

Vine wins Tour Down Under, second to Yates in final stage

Jan 22 2023

Australia's Jay Vine claimed his first World Tour victory in the Tour Down Under on Sunday, with Britain's Simon Yates …

Limping Mahomes and Chiefs hold off Jaguars, Eagles advance

Jan 22 2023

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes overcame an ankle injury as the Kansas City Chiefs held off the Jacksonville Jaguars on …

Depleted Celtics edge Raptors for ninth straight NBA win

Jan 22 2023

The Boston Celtics shook off the absence of injured Jayson Tatum and the early departures of Marcus Smart and Robert …

Mahomes upbeat about injury as Chiefs return to AFC Championship game

Jan 22 2023

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was upbeat about his likely fitness for next week's AFC Championship game …

Shelton lapping up Australian Open on first trip outside US

Jan 22 2023

For many young people their first trip overseas is an exciting adventure, a time to experience the world. And it's no …

Juventus reeling after transfer trial disaster

Jan 22 2023

Juventus are in deep turmoil after being hit with a massive points deduction for what the Italian Football Federation …

Kyrgios absence has Australian Open fans worshipping 'Demon'

Jan 22 2023

Home fans at the Australian Open don't have the temperamental but talented Nick Kyrgios to roar on -- but they do have a …

Spain's Rahm shares PGA American Express lead with rookie Thompson

Jan 22 2023

World number four Jon Rahm, chasing his second US PGA Tour title in as many weeks, shares the lead with rookie Davis …

With limping Mahomes, Chiefs hold off determined Jaguars

Jan 22 2023

Despite quarterback Patrick Mahomes struggling with a sprained ankle, the Kansas City Chiefs held off the Jacksonville …

Guardiola could walk if Man City stars don't heed wake-up call

Jan 21 2023

Pep Guardiola has hinted his glorious reign as Manchester City manager could be cut short if his players do not respond …

Griezmann shines in Atletico romp, Sevilla snatch win

Jan 21 2023

Atletico Madrid produced one of their best performances of the season to defeat Real Valladolid 3-0 on Saturday, with …

Leinster stay perfect in Champions Cup as Quins book last-16 berth

Jan 21 2023

Leinster claimed a fourth successive win in the Champions Cup on Saturday, a 36-10 victory over Racing 92 securing top …

Korda and Hataoka chase Henderson at Tournament of Champions

Jan 21 2023

Canada's Brooke Henderson heads into the final round of the LPGA's season-opening Tournament of Champions with a …

Wind scores two as Wolfsburg put six past Freiburg

Jan 21 2023

Danish forward Jonas Wind scored two first-half goals as in-form Wolfsburg romped to a 6-0 hammering of high-flying …

Liverpool-Chelsea stalemate dents top-four hopes, Newcastle held by Palace

Jan 21 2023

Liverpool and Chelsea did little for their chances of climbing into the Premier League's top four with an uninspiring …

Griezmann shines as Atletico thrash Valladolid

Jan 21 2023

Atletico Madrid produced one of their best performances of the season to thrash Real Valladolid 3-0 on Saturday, with …

Celtic cruise into last 16 as Scottish Cup holders Rangers also progress

Jan 21 2023

Kyogo Furuhashi took his tally for the season to 20 goals as Celtic eased into the last 16 of the Scottish Cup with a …

Napoli see off Salernitana to move 12 points clear

Jan 21 2023

Napoli further extended their grip on the Serie A title race on Saturday by beating local rivals Salernitana 2-0 to …

Djokovic defies injury in Australian Open win but Murray bows out

Jan 21 2023

Novak Djokovic's hamstring just about held up as the hot favourite battled into the Australian Open last 16 on Saturday, …

Furuhashi goal-spree continues as Celtic cruise into Scottish Cup last 16

Jan 21 2023

Kyogo Furuhashi took his tally for the season to 20 goals as Celtic eased into the last 16 of the Scottish Cup with a …

Liverpool-Chelsea stalemate dents top four hopes, Everton beaten again

Jan 21 2023

Liverpool and Chelsea did little for their chances of climbing into the Premier League's top four with an uninspiring …

Doheny hits 84 as Ireland win to level Zimbabwe ODI series

Jan 21 2023

Stephen Doheny made light of his lack of international experience to top score with 84 as Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 46 …

Celtic boss Postecoglou gives 'fantastic' Juranovic all-clear for Berlin move

Jan 21 2023

Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou praised Josip Juranovic's contribution to the Scottish champions' recent success as he …

Klopp sees small steps of Liverpool progress in Chelsea stalemate

Jan 21 2023

Jurgen Klopp said a 0-0 draw with Chelsea on Saturday is a step in the right direction for Liverpool despite the point …

Quins book last-16 berth as La Rochelle ensure home tie

Jan 21 2023

Harlequins held off Sharks on Saturday to qualify for the knock-out rounds of the Champions Cup while La Rochelle …

Moukoko extends contract with Borussia Dortmund

Jan 21 2023

Teenage striker sensation Youssoufa Moukoko has extended his contract with Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund until 2026, …

Axelsen downs Christie to storm into India Open final

Jan 21 2023

World number one Viktor Axelsen cruised into the India Open badminton final after he eased past Indonesia's Jonatan …

Sorloth strikes again as Real Sociedad beat Rayo

Jan 21 2023

Alexander Sorloth continued his fine goalscoring run to help Real Sociedad earn a 2-0 win at Rayo Vallecano on Saturday.

Drab draw leaves Liverpool, Chelsea still mired in mid-table

Jan 21 2023

Liverpool and Chelsea's poor seasons were summed up in a dismal 0-0 draw at Anfield on Saturday that did little to aid …

Rohit lauds pace bowlers as India clinch ODI series

Jan 21 2023

Skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday hailed India's seam bowlers after the hosts hammered New Zealand by eight wickets to …

Slovenia's Stuhec wins second Cortina downhill, Shiffrin seventh

Jan 21 2023

Slovenia's two-time world champion Ilka Stuhec streaked to a welcome victory in the second downhill of the women's World …

Kilde overcomes dip in confidence for Kitzbuehel win

Jan 21 2023

Norway's Aleksander Aamodt Kilde admitted to having to banish a dip in self-confidence to bounce back for what he dubbed …

McCarthy kept waiting for Blackpool bow by frozen pitch

Jan 21 2023

Mick McCarthy has been made to wait for his first match as manager of Blackpool after an English Championship match at …

'Every season counts now' says Djokovic as he makes Melbourne last 16

Jan 21 2023

An ailing Novak Djokovic said Saturday every moment counted now that he was in the "last stage" of his career, after …

Murray 'proud' as heroic Australian Open run ends in round three

Jan 21 2023

A proud Andy Murray said he "gave everything" as his 4:05 am finish caught up with him in a typically defiant …

Barca coach Xavi in 'state of shock' over Alves accusations

Jan 21 2023

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez said Saturday that he is in "a state of shock" after Dani Alves's arrest on sexual …

Shami helps India hammer New Zealand to clinch ODI series

Jan 21 2023

Mohammed Shami led an inspired pace attack to set up a crushing eight-wicket, series-clinching win for India in the …

Kilde wins second Kitzbuehel downhill to reel in Odermatt

Jan 21 2023

Norway's Aleksander Aamodt Kilde notched up the second World Cup downhill victory of his career in Kitzbuehel on …

Djokovic battles into Australian Open last 16 but Murray bows out

Jan 21 2023

Novak Djokovic's hamstring just about held up as the hot favourite reached the Australian Open last 16 on Saturday, as …

'Nothing changes' for Allegri despite Juve points deduction

Jan 21 2023

Massimiliano Allegri said Saturday that nothing had changed for his Juventus team despite the Serie A club being hit …

Djokovic battles past Dimitrov to stay on course at Australian Open

Jan 21 2023

An ailing Novak Djokovic ground past Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday and into the last 16 as the nine-time Australian Open …

Murray's heroic Australian Open run over in round three

Jan 21 2023

Andy Murray's 4:05 am finish eventually caught up with him at the Australian Open as the Briton bowed out in typically …

'Hi second week!' Fruhvirtova, 17, revels in 'surreal' Australian Open

Jan 21 2023

The youngest player in the women's draw, the 17-year-old Linda Fruhvirtova, said it was "surreal" Saturday to reach the …

Shami helps India dismiss New Zealand for 108 in 2nd ODI

Jan 21 2023

Mohammed Shami led an inspired pace attack as India skittled New Zealand for 108 in the second one-day international on …

'Stressed' Garcia fights back to avoid Australian Open shock

Jan 21 2023

Caroline Garcia fought back after a disastrous first set to reach the last 16 at the Australian Open on Saturday and …

Sabalenka barrels into Australian Open last 16 as seeds prevail

Jan 21 2023

Hard-hitting Aryna Sabalenka burnished her Australian Open title credentials on Saturday as she barrelled into the last …

Raza replaces injured captain Ervine as Zimbabwe opt to bowl

Jan 21 2023

Star batsman Sikandar Raza replaced injured captain Craig Ervine as Zimbabwe won the toss and chose to bowl in the …

Australian Open loss one of Nadal's earliest Grand Slam exits

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Rafael Nadal suffered a shock second-round loss to American Mackenzie McDonald at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Nadal makes stunning early Australian Open exit as more rain falls

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Defending champion Rafael Nadal hobbled out of the second round in a major upset at the Australian Open on Wednesday, …

Nadal makes stunning early Australian Open exit as more rains falls

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Defending champion Rafael Nadal hobbled out of the second round in a major upset at the Australian Open on Wednesday, …

Defending champion Nadal hobbles out of Australian Open in major upset

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Injured defending champion Rafael Nadal crashed out of the Australian Open in round two to 65th-ranked American …

Nadal 'destroyed mentally' as injury curse strikes again

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Rafael Nadal said he was "destroyed mentally" after slumping out of the Australian Open with a second-round defeat …

Germany's Bauhaus holds off Ewan to win first TDU stage

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Germany's Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain Victorious) held off fast-finishing Australian Caleb Ewan to narrowly take out the first …

Players grumble as more rain hits Australian Open

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Six hours of play on outside courts was lost Wednesday at the Australian Open because of rain, compounding a scheduling …

Jokic triple sparks Denver over Portland, Spurs stun Nets

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Nikola Jokic bagged his 13th triple-double of the season as the Denver Nuggets overcame a 44-point display from Damian …

'I thought I was gonna lose': Sakkari survives college student scare

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Maria Sakkari survived a scare against college student Diana Shnaider at the Australian Open on Wednesday, grinding out …