HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg set a scorching pace under pressure on Saturday to seize pole position, ahead of Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton,...

Rosberg on pole for home German GP

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg will start his home German Grand Prix on Sunday from pole position.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - The marathon is the blue riband race that brings the athletics programme at the Olympic Games to a fitting close but swimming’s equivalent...
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Port Adelaide have heaped more misery on Brisbane with a thumping 94-point AFL win at the Gabba.

Roos win in Harvey's AFL milestone

North Melbourne have celebrated Brent Harvey's historic AFL milestone with a win over St Kilda at Etihad Stadium.
A hamstrung Steve O'Keefe and Peter Nevill tried to delay the inevitable with nearly 30 overs of dogged resistance but could not deny Sri Lanka only their second...
Melbourne have scored a 16-8 win, outclassing a North Queensland NRL side without Johnathan Thurston in Townsville.
England are feared and have the depth among up-and-coming players to dominate world cricket for years to come, former Ashes bowler Matthew Hoggard says.
Just a day after releasing Kieran Foran from his four-year deal, Parramatta coach Brad Arthur is hopeful the troubled star will return to the NRL.
COVENTRY, England (Reuters) - England possess so much strength in depth that captain Alastair Cook's side have the potential to dominate world cricket for years...
Collingwood's Darcy Moore is set for yet another stint on the sidelines after hurting his hamstring during the Magpies' upset AFL win over West Coast.
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Beauden Barrett and Ardie Savea have inspired the Hurricanes to a 25-9 Super Rugby semi-final win over the Chiefs in Wellington.
Chasing 268 for victory, Australia were all out for 161 in the second session with skipper Steve Smith top scoring for the visitors with 55.
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