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Kansas City will meet San Fransisco in the first game of baseball's World Series on Wednesday morning (AEDT).
Rory McIlroy says he needs time away from golf to prepare for a lawsuit against his former management company.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Daley Blind's late second half strike helped a lacklustre Manchester United salvage a 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns in...
New Zealand have been sent in to bat by South Africa in the first one-day international to be staged at Mt Maunganui.
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All Blacks coach Steve Hansen will have the World Cup on his mind throughout their four-Test tour.
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BARCELONA (Reuters) - Facing Barcelona is an opportunity for Ajax to learn and realise the level they need to play at to be successful in Europe, the Dutch side's...
LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea will be without striker Diego Costa for their Champions League clash at home to Maribor on Tuesday.
Rafael Nadal has overcome an ongoing appendix problem to chalk up a straight-sets win over Simone Bolelli at the Swiss Indoors.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - All rounder Wayne Parnell has failed to recover from a shoulder injury in time to play for South Africa in the first one-day international...
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