Ford's Mark Winterbottom will start Saturday's 300km V8 Supercars race on the Gold Coast from 11th position after missing the top 10 shootout for pole position.

Armstrong barred from Hincapie ride

Drug cheat Lance Armstrong has been banned from taking part in a cycling event with ex-US Postal teammates.

Schwartzel ready to pounce in Perth

Scotland's Peter Whiteford will face a tough challenge holding off stars Charl Schwartzel and Victor Dubuisson at the Perth International this weekend.
American Russell Henley has a one-shot lead at the US PGA Tour's McGladrey Classic.
A healthy Kobe Bryant is out to silence his critics this NBA season for the LA Lakers.
Bishop on Thursday referred to Poulter as a little girl because of critical remarks written by the Englishman about Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.
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Irish heavyweights Munster have beaten English side Saracens 14-3 in their European Rugby Champions Cup pool match.
LONDON (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal's announcement on Friday that he will miss the ATP World Tour Finals because of appendicitis ended a difficult year for the Spaniard...
BASEL Switzerland (Reuters) - Croatian wunderkind Borna Coric offered emphatic proof of his potential when he crushed Rafa Nadal in the Swiss Indoor tournament on...
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Croatian teenager Borna Coric has beaten Rafael Nadal at the Swiss Indoors.
MILAN (Reuters) - Italian football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said on Friday.
A car crash in South Africa claims the life of 2009 world champion 800m runner Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, aged 34.
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