MADRID (Reuters) - Filling the shoes of Diego Costa at Atletico Madrid was always going to be a tall order but coach Diego Simeone is pleased so far with the...

Reni Maitua heads to England

Controversial former Canterbury forward Reni Maitua has signed for English Championship side Featherstone Rovers as they try to get back into Super League.
AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and Blatter both voiced their displeasure last month after Israeli army forces stormed the Palestinian Football...
Sean Abbott has taken two key wickets as the Melbourne Renegades made 7-154 in their Big Bash clash with the Sydney Sixers at the SCG.
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A 96-84 come-from-behind home win over the Townsville Crocodiles keeps the New Zealand Breakers on top of the NBL standings.
Australia took a first innings lead of 97 after being dismissed for 505 to bring up tea and India had shaved 71 runs off the deficit by the close of play for the...

Golden State win in NBA

Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant has suffered a sprained ankle in his side's 114-109 NBA loss to Golden State.

Starc stands tall at Gabba

Mitchell Starc won't be called "soft" any time soon after emerging from a test of character with flying colours in the second Test against India.

Hewitt believes in Open dream

He might be well into the veteran category but Lleyton Hewitt says there's no reason he can't enjoy a long run at this summer's Australian Open.
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have beaten Tennessee in a match between two NFL also-rans.
Stand-in ODI skipper George Bailey says he would be ready to lead Australia into the ICC World Cup if Michael Clarke is ruled out.
Perth Glory coach Kenny Lowe appears to have adopted and 'us and them' approach saying 'we'll keep letting the boys over east moan like hell'.
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