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  1. Taiwan arrive in Japan with plans for WBC

    Eyeontaiwan.com - All Sports 02.24 / 23:46 eyeontaiwan.com
    Taipei Timnes Date: Feb 24, 2017 By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter The Taiwanese baseball team arrived in Kobe, Japan, yesterday afternoon after the team indicated who their starting pitchers might be for their first two games at the World Baseball Classic (WBC), with their pool games to be played at the Gocheok Sky…
  2. Ranieri sacked: Where it went wrong for Ranieri at Leicester

    Nepalireporter.com - All Sports 02.24 / 23:36 nepalireporter.com
    LONDON, Feb 24: Nine months ago, Claudio Ranieri was being hailed as a miracle worker and serenaded by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli after guiding Leicester to the Premier League title at preseason odds of 5,000-1. Now, the charming Italian is out of a job after the Leicester fairytale turned sour quicker than anyone could have... The post Ranieri sacked: Where it went wrong for Ranieri at Leicester appeared first on Nepali…
  3. Cristiano Ronaldo influences major Real Madrid transfer deal

    Nepalireporter.com - All Sports 02.24 / 23:36 nepalireporter.com
    MADRID, Feb 16: Cristiano Ronaldo  has reportedly told Real Madrid not to sell Karim Benzema this summer. Benzema has endured a difficult season at Real Madrid so far. The France international hasn’t scored in the league since October but did find the net in their 3-1 Champions League win over Napoli last night. His inconsistent... The post Cristiano Ronaldo influences major Real Madrid transfer deal appeared first on Nepali …
  4. HIL: Kalinga Lancers take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in semi final face-off

    Financialexpress.com - All Sports 02.24 / 23:23 financialexpress.com
    The top four teams will not only play for pride, honour and the trophy but they will also be vying to win the handsome cash reward of Rs 2.50 Crores. The post HIL: Kalinga Lancers take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in semi final face-off appeared first on The Financial …
  5. Dabang Mumbai aim to continue sensational campaign in Hockey India League semi-final

    Financialexpress.com - All Sports 02.24 / 23:23 financialexpress.com
    Maiden semi-finalists Dabang Mumbai will look to extend their dream campaign into the final of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) when they face former champions Delhi Waveriders in a last four battle at the Chandigarh Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. The post Dabang Mumbai aim to continue sensational campaign in Hockey India League semi-final appeared first on The Financial …
  6. India vs Australia: 5 Things Virat Kohli and team need to do to win the Pune Test

    Financialexpress.com - All Sports 02.24 / 23:23 financialexpress.com
    India vs Australia: India's biggest problem right now is the opening pair of Murali Vijay and KL Rahul that averages less than 20 in Test cricket. The post India vs Australia: 5 Things Virat Kohli and team need to do to win the Pune Test appeared first on The Financial …
  7. When Sachin Tendulkar got all ’emotional’ over Anil Kumble’s last stand

    Financialexpress.com - All Sports 02.24 / 23:23 financialexpress.com
    In his 25 years of cricketing career, Sachin was regarded as one of the toughest players on the field. But there are always two sides to a coin and an emotional Sachin reminisced about one such moment while delivering the farewell speech of one of the best cricketer India ever had. The post When Sachin Tendulkar got all ’emotional’ over Anil Kumble’s last stand appeared first on The Financial Ex…
  8. India vs Australia: How Virat Kohli’s team can draw inspiration from Australia’s humiliation in 2001 to win

    Financialexpress.com - All Sports 02.24 / 23:23 financialexpress.com
    India vs Australia: Maybe, on this wicket, India will need a little more than Laxman special, maybe they will need an eccentric Virat Kohli. The post India vs Australia: How Virat Kohli’s team can draw inspiration from Australia’s humiliation in 2001 to win Pune Test appeared first on The Financial …
  1. Wayne Rooney's role in EFL Cup final not based on sentiment - Mourinho

    Espnfcasia.com - Soccer 02.24 / 23:36 espnfcasia.com
    Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has a chance of starting the EFL Cup final but Jose Mourinho insists sentiment will not play any part in…
  2. Man United's Wayne Rooney attracting interest of several MLS clubs - source

    Espnfcasia.com - Soccer 02.24 / 22:21 espnfcasia.com
    Several Major League Soccer teams are interested in acquiring the services of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney should he leave…
  3. Where will Rooney play next season?

    Espnfcasia.com - Soccer 02.24 / 20:32 espnfcasia.com
    Wayne Rooney says he is staying at Manchester United, but for how long? We asked our writers and the FC TV panel for their views in this week's #FCdebate. What do you think? Vote now and have your say. Read…
  4. Federico Fernandez extends contract with Swansea till 2020

    Thesportscampus.com - Soccer 02.24 / 18:04 thesportscampus.com
    Welsh football club Swansea City announced on Friday the contract renewal of defender Federico Fernandez until June 2020. Fernandez, 28, who arrived at Swansea in August 2014 from Napoli, would have finished his contract at the end of next season. "The new contract helps me because it shows I have the confidence of the club. Now I am looking forward to the future," said the Argentine in a statement on the Swansea's website. "We have had three managers in a short space of time, but…
  5. Europa League Round of 16 Draw: Man United get Rostov, Roma land Lyon

    Thesportscampus.com - Soccer 02.24 / 16:51 thesportscampus.com
    The draw for the Europa League's last-16 football contest sets Roma against Olympique Lyonnais. The draw, held here on Friday, also resulted in a German clash between Schalke and Borussia Mönchengladbach, and Belgian battle between Ghent and Genk. Manchester United, England's sole representative in the tournament, will play Russian side Rostov, while the only Spanish team, Celta Vigo, will face Russia's Krasnodar.   Speaking about the draw, Man United boss Jose Mourinho c…
  6. Jose Mourinho wears 'CR' shirt in Claudio Ranieri tribute; slams sacking

    Espnfcasia.com - Soccer 02.24 / 16:18 espnfcasia.com
    MANCHESTER -- Jose Mourinho has delivered a staunch show of support for Claudio Ranieri by claiming that the "selfishness of others" led…
  7. Leicester mishandled Ranieri sacking

    Espnfcasia.com - Soccer 02.24 / 14:55 espnfcasia.com
    Leicester finally ran out of patience with Claudio Ranieri but botched his firing. They clearly have their reasons, namely avoiding relegation, but the end of Ranieri's era firmly closes the book on the Foxes' fairytale. Gab Marcotti…
  8. Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick fit for EFL Cup final, Henrikh Mkhitaryan out

    Espnfcasia.com - Soccer 02.24 / 14:55 espnfcasia.com
    MANCHESTER -- Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Wayne Rooney will be in Manchester United's squad for the EFL Cup final on Sunday…
  1. Containing 'the Kraken,' not outrebounding him, Scottie Thompson's main concern

    Pba-online.net - Basketball 02.24 / 02:38 pba-online.net
    MANILA, Philippines — Few sights…
  2. Character, crowd Ginebra's advantages against powerhouse San Miguel

    Pba-online.net - Basketball 02.24 / 01:53 pba-online.net
    MANILA, Philippines — When Ginebra coach Tim Cone was asked what their advantage will be over finals opponent San Miguel Beer — outside of their passionate fan base — the 19-time PBA champion had to take a pause.Cone could have said a multitude of things — his wealth of experience against San Miguel coach Leo Austria's, the continued excellence of veteran point guard LA Tenorio, the threat that Sol Mercado poses…
  3. Santos on SMB’s title chances: ‘Dapat mas gamay mo na’

    Pba-online.net - Basketball 02.24 / 01:53 pba-online.net
    Arwind Santos believes that with San Miguel preparing for its third straight Philippine Cup Finals, it should have the distinct edge over Ginebra when it comes to experience playing in this grand stage.“Dapat mas gamay mo na kung paano manalo ng championship. Na-experience na namin ito eh (We should know better how it is to win a championship. We’ve experienced this before.),” he said.However, the 2013 PBA Most Valuable Player isn’t counting the Gin Kings out on the…
  4. Beermen confident they can tune out Ginebra crowd

    Pba-online.net - Basketball 02.24 / 01:53 pba-online.net
    MANILA, Philippines – Many a team have been rattled and frustrated, perhaps even scared, by the raucous fans of the Barangay…
  5. Tough semis series against TNT 'sharpened' San Miguel

    Pba-online.net - Basketball 02.24 / 01:53 pba-online.net
    MANILA, Philippines – Expected to cruise against TNT in the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals, San Miguel Beer instead found itself in a see-saw battle, at…
  6. Caguioa, Helterbrand seek to further boost legacy with another PBA title

    Pba-online.net - Basketball 02.24 / 01:53 pba-online.net
    MANILA, Philippines — It seems there’s no stopping Ginebra’s famed tandem.Fans of Jayjay Helterbrand and Mark Caguioa believed that the final chapters to their career arc have started to…
  7. PBA ‘Iron Man’ Tenorio credits family, lifestyle for staying healthy

    Pba-online.net - Basketball 02.24 / 00:29 pba-online.net
    MANILA, Philippines — Aside from skill set, the body is one of the most essential assets of an athlete.And Ginebra’s LA Tenorio — despite his diminutive frame — is one…
  8. Cone lauds Victolero for job well done in maiden semis stint with Star

    Pba-online.net - Basketball 02.24 / 00:29 pba-online.net
    MANILA, Philippines – Chito Victolero's first conference as head coach of the Star Hotshots opened on the wrong foot, with back-to-back losses to San Miguel and GlobalPort. But it ended with the…
  1. Kerber, Wozniacki advance to Dubai Open semis

    Thesportscampus.com - Tennis 02.24 / 08:56 thesportscampus.com
    World No.2 Angelique Kerber of Germany and Danish player Caroline Wozniacki entered the Dubai Open semi-finals, defeating their respective opponents in the quarter-finals. Kerber, the 2016 Australian Open and US Open Champion, defeated 19-year-old Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday. Wozniacki also won in two straight sets when she defeated 17-year-old American talent Catherine Bellis 6-3, 6-2. Kerber said after her win, "I'm really happy about the match today. I mean, it was a tough …
  2. Lucky fan gets a kiss and a second date with Eugenie Bouchard!

    Sify.com - Tennis 02.24 / 07:18 sify.com
    Win Super Bowl bet? Get a date with Bouchard at Nets game!Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard kept her side of a bet for a date after the Atlanta Falcons lost the lead at the Super Bowl.The Canadian player and now swimsuit model sat courtside at a Brooklyn Nets game Wednesday night with a University of Missouri student who won a bet with her on Twitter.Bouchard tweeted during the Super Bowl that she knew the Falcons would win. John Goehrke responded to her by writing "if patriots win we go on a…
  3. Wang Qiang targets top 30 ranking

    Thestar.com.my - Tennis 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    PETALING JAYA: China’s Wang Qiang (pic) is eyeing a push into the world’s top 30 on the WTA Tou…
  4. Yulia hopes to join the Lucky Four

    Thestar.com.my - Tennis 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    PETALING JAYA: Malaysia seems to be a happy hunting ground for players seeking their first career titles on the WTA…
  5. France’s Garcia aims to break into singles top 10 this year

    Thestar.com.my - Tennis 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    PETALING JAYA: France’s Caroline Garcia is hoping to use the WTA Malaysian Open as a springboard to boosting her singles career this y…
  6. Laver Cup will be tough, not an exhibition, Federer says

    Thestar.com.my - Tennis 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Tennis's answer to golf's Ryder Cup will be as competitive as other global tournaments, 18-times grand slam champion Roger Federer said on Monday, dismissing concerns that players might treat the event, which launches in September, as an…
  7. Dolgopolov upsets Nishikori to win Argentina Open

    Thestar.com.my - Tennis 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Unseeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov upset favourite Kei Nishikori 7-6(4) 6-4 to win the Argentina Open on Sunday and lift his first title in five…
  1. F1 2017: Mercedes launches stunning new W08

    Autox.in - Motorsport 02.24 / 23:36 autox.in
    The so called 'launch week' for the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship went up a notch today with reigning drivers' and constructors' champions Mercedes launching their new car; the…
  2. NASCAR ponders how to make Great American Race great again

    Thestar.com.my - Motorsport 02.24 / 20:16 thestar.com.my
    (Reuters) - NASCAR launches a new season with the Daytona 500 on Sunday, pondering ways to make the Great American Race great again amid a gloomy backdrop of an aging fan base and declining attendance and television…
  3. Italian Giovinazzi replaces Wehrlein for F1 test

    Thestar.com.my - Motorsport 02.24 / 17:15 thestar.com.my
    LONDON (Reuters) - Ferrari reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi will replace Sauber's injured German Pascal Wehrlein at the first pre-season test in Barcelona next week, the Swiss-based Formula One team said on…
  4. McLaren look to brighter future with orange glow

    Thestar.com.my - Motorsport 02.24 / 15:54 thestar.com.my
    WOKING, England (Reuters) - McLaren trumpeted the dawning of a new era on Friday as they unveiled a striking orange and black Formula One car that harked back to the team's 1960s roots and broke with the immediate…
  5. Alonso says Mercedes contacted him after Rosberg quit

    Thestar.com.my - Motorsport 02.24 / 15:17 thestar.com.my
    WOKING, England (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso said on Friday that Mercedes contacted him after Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg retired unexpectedly in December but he made clear to them that he was tied to…
  6. Hafizh needs a strong season to make MotoGP jump next year

    Thestar.com.my - Motorsport 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    KUALA LUMPUR: This will be a decisive season for Moto2 rider Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah as he sets his sights on riding in the premier class MotoGP in…
  7. Renault aims for fifth place in 2017 championship

    Thestar.com.my - Motorsport 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    LONDON (Reuters) - The Renault Formula One team unveiled their new-look 2017 car on Tuesday with a target of the top five in the championship, and possible podium finishes, after struggling among the back-markers last…
  8. Palmer adds weight to his second season

    Thestar.com.my - Motorsport 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    LONDON (Reuters) - Jolyon Palmer needs no reality check ahead of his second Formula One season, but the Renault driver might be wondering about some of his…
  1. Waring top of leaderboard but still to complete round

    Thestar.com.my - Golf 02.24 / 18:27 thestar.com.my
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - England’s Paul Waring was top of the Joburg Open leader board at 12 under par on Friday but will have to complete his second round on Saturday at the rain-hampered e…
  2. Afif hoping to make cut for SEA Games golf squad

    Thestar.com.my - Golf 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    PETALING JAYA: Youngster Muhd Afif Fathi (pic) is staking a strong claim for a spot in the four-man national golf team for the Aug 19-31 Kuala Lumpur SEA…
  3. Exclusive - Admit women or lose Tokyo Games golf, IOC tells club

    Thestar.com.my - Golf 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    SAPPORO, Japan (Reuters) - The club scheduled to host the golf at the 2020 Tokyo Games must allow women to have full membership or organisers will have to find another venue, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president John Coates told Reuters on…
  4. Johnson jumps clear at Riviera, closes in on world number one

    Thestar.com.my - Golf 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    (Reuters) - Dustin Johnson took over from Jason Day as the number one player in world golf on Sunday following his victory at the PGA Tour's Genesis Open in Los Angeles and said it had been quite a journey to reach the peak of his…
  5. Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic

    Thestar.com.my - Golf 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    (Reuters) - Martin Kaymer chipped in for birdie at the 17th then birdied the last to move within one stroke of the lead after Thursday's opening round of the Honda Classic at PGA National in Palm Springs Gardens,…
  6. Peterson leading Joburg Open as rain halts play

    Thestar.com.my - Golf 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Paul Peterson opened a two-shot lead on the opening day of the Joburg Open before rain stopped play on at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf…
  1. Sharks Lock Etienne Oosthuizen Cited

    Thesportscampus.com - Regby 02.24 / 14:11 thesportscampus.com
    Etienne Oosthuizen of the Sharks has been cited for alleged foul play during a Super Rugby match at the weekend. Oosthuizen is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4(a) Striking another Player with a hand, arm or fist during the match between the Reds and Sharks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on 24 February 2017. Upon review of the match footage, the Citing Commissioner deemed in his opinion the incident had met the red card threshold for foul play. The citing is to be considered in…
  2. Australian Men’s Sevens team announced for Las Vegas leg

    Thesportscampus.com - Regby 02.24 / 08:56 thesportscampus.com
    Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has welcomed back 74 caps of experience with Ed Jenkins, Nick Malouf and Tom Lucas all named to make their return from injury for the Las Vegas leg of the Sevens World Series next weekend (March 4-6). Jenkins will play for the first time in 2017, after injuring his shoulder in Cape Town late last year while Nick Malouf and Tom Lucas will also make their much-anticipated comebacks, with the former having endured an extended lay-off following the R…
  3. Emma Tonegato back for Las Vegas Sevens

    Thesportscampus.com - Regby 02.24 / 08:56 thesportscampus.com
    Australian speedster, Emma Tonegato will make her return from an elbow injury at the Las Vegas Sevens (March 3-4), in the only change to the squad that came fourth at the HSBC Sydney 7s earlier this month. The Australian Women’s Sevens team are looking to bounce back after the Sydney 7s, with the side aiming to defend their HSBC Women’s Sevens World Series title. The Las Vegas tournament is the third leg out of six on the Women’s World Series with Australia currently sitting in secon…
  4. Trainor, Beukeboom return for Canada's clash with Uruguay

    Thesportscampus.com - Regby 02.24 / 08:56 thesportscampus.com
    A returning Conor Trainor and Brett Beukeboom have both been named in Canada’s starting XV for Saturday’s Americas Rugby Championship clash against Uruguay. In addition to Trainor and Beukeboom, Gordon McRorie returns to the starting lineup while Clay Panga makes his first appearance of the ARC at flanker. There will also be a test debut for Kainoa Lloyd on the wing. “It’s exciting to be back in the Canadian lineup,” Trainor said. “It’s encouraging to see so many youngsters having a m…
  1. Anil Kumble: "It was a poor day"

    Thesportscampus.com - Cricket 02.24 / 18:04 thesportscampus.com
    India chief coach Anil Kumble defended his team after the hosts were bowled out for 105 in their first innings, resulting in Australia taking a commanding lead of 298 runs at stumps on the second day of the opening cricket Test on Friday. In response to Australia's 260 in the first innings, India were bowled out for a paltry 105 as left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe took his career-best six-wicket haul. For India, Lokesh Rahul was the top-scorer with 64. But India's bad performance end…
  2. Steve O'Keefe: "I expect it to be different in the second innings"

    Thesportscampus.com - Cricket 02.24 / 15:29 thesportscampus.com
    Buoyed after helping Australia gain a vital 155-run first innings lead, left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe, who got his maiden six-wicket haul in the first cricket Test against India, credited his skipper Steve Smith for helping him stay calm here on Friday. Australia took a commanding 298 run-lead in the second innings, after ending the second day's play at 143/4, with Smith (59) and Mitchell Marsh (21) remaining undefeated. Earlier in the day, the 32-year-old O'Keefe spun a web taking…
  3. India vs Australia: Anil Kumble Defends Hosts' Batting Collapse in Pune

    Sports.ndtv.com - Cricket 02.24 / 15:21 sports.ndtv.com
    India collapsed for a meager total of 105 in their first innings in response to Australia's 260 on Day 2 of the first Test in…
  4. India vs Australia: Steve O'Keefe Says Visiting Bowlers Were Lucky to Find Edges

    Sports.ndtv.com - Cricket 02.24 / 15:21 sports.ndtv.com
    Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe, who was responsible for the Indian middle and lower-order collapse with a six-wicket haul, said that the host batsmen were unlucky to have nicked the ball and being…
  5. O'Keefe credits Smith, Sriram after memorable six-for

    Sify.com - Cricket 02.24 / 15:09 sify.com
    Pune: Buoyed after helping Australia gain a vital 155-run first innings lead, left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe, who got his maiden six-wicket haul in the first Test against India, credited his skipper Steve Smith for helping him stay calm here on Friday.Worst 7-wicket collapse, Kohli's rare duck & Ashwin breaks 37-year-old record Australia took a commanding 298 run-lead in the second innings, after ending the second day's play at 143/4, with Smith (59) and Mitchell Marsh (21) remaining…
  6. Dhoni to take fresh guard as Jharkhand skipper

    Sify.com - Cricket 02.24 / 13:48 sify.com
    A relaxed Mahendra Singh Dhoni will take fresh guard when he leads his home team Jharkhand against Karnataka in a Group D fixture of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at Eden Gardens on Saturday. Dhoni has relinquished captaincy in all formats whereas in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 he recently faced a shocking ouster from the top-post of Rising Pune Supergiants after Steve Smith was named captain. Having virtually won all the trophies, Dhoni may not have anything to prove but in his…
  7. Australia take pole after India's dramatic 7/11 collapse

    Sify.com - Cricket 02.24 / 13:48 sify.com
    Pune: Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe's career-best six-wicket haul and skipper Steve Smith's half century helped Australia take a commanding lead of 298 runs as they reached 143/4 in their second innings at stumps on the second day of the opening cricket Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday.Smith, who was dropped thrice on 23, 29 and 37, was unbeaten on 59 with all-rounder Mitchell Marsh giving him company on 21 when the umpires dislodged the bails for the…
  8. Australia in complete control of Pune Test as India lose 7 for 11 in 1st Innings

    Thesportscampus.com - Cricket 02.24 / 13:30 thesportscampus.com
    Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe's career-best six-wicket haul and skipper Steve Smith's half century helped Australia take a commanding lead of 298 runs as they reached 143/4 in their second innings at stumps on the second day of the opening cricket Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Friday. Smith, who was dropped thrice on 23, 29 and 37, was unbeaten on 59 with all-rounder Mitchell Marsh giving him company on 21 when the umpires dislodged the bails for the day.…