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Bombing hits sports event in Afghanistan, 7 killed

KABUL, Afghanistan: A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Afghans watching thetraditional sport of buzkashi on Wednesday, killing seven people in the

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Pakistan's cricket playerspay respect to Inzamam-ul-Haq (C) on the fifth day of their second test cricket match against South Africa at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore October 12, 2007. REUTERS/Zahid Hussein
Inzamam calls on Pakistan to bat positively

KARACHI (Reuters) – Pakistan’s most-capped player Inzamam-ul-Haq has called on the current team to show a more positive attitude with the bat in the remaining test of their three-match series

Olympian Oscar Pistorius, center with head covered, leaves the Brooklyn Police Station in a police vehicle in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 (AP Photo/ Waldo Swiegers)
Pistorius arrives at courthouse for bail hearing

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Escorted by police, Oscar Pistorius arrived early at a courthouse in South Africa’s capital Tuesday for a bail hearing in the killing of his girlfriend.

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia hits a return to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia during their women's singles match at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships, February 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Ivanovic reaches Dubai second round, Stephens bows out

DUBAI (Reuters) – Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3 7-6 in the first round of the Dubai tennis championships on Monday while U.S. teenager Sloane Stephens

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Girlfriend’s mom: Why did he do this?

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The family of Oscar Pistorius’ slain girlfriend wants answers, her mother told a Johannesburg newspaper, as South Africans braced to hear why prosecutors believe a national hero

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England thrash N.Zealand by 10 wickets, win Twenty20 series

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – England’s opening batsmen Alex Hales and Michael Lumb made a mockery of the New Zealand bowling attack to guide the visitors to a 10-wicket win in their

Atletico Madrid's Arda Turan (R) and goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo (bottom) watch as Rubin Kazan's Pablo Orbaiz scores during their Europa League soccer match in Madrid February 14, 2013. REUTERS
Russian Europa joy as holders Atletico stunned

LONDON (Reuters) – Russian clubs ruled the Europa League roost on Thursday as Rubin Kazan upset holders Atletico Madrid while Anzhi Makhachkala and Zenit St Petersburg opened up commanding first-leg

Shoppers walk past a Manchester United merchandise store at a mall in Singapore June 14, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Chong/Files
Manchester United signs new training kit sponsor

Keith Weir | Reuters REUTERS – English Premier League soccer club Manchester United has signed a new sponsor for its training kit for the next eight years, the latest in

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Boffin rejects Nadal’s ‘hard courts too tough on players’ claims

Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A leading sports scientist has rejected Rafael Nadal’s claim that hard courts are too tough on players’ body. Edward Winter from the Center for Sport and

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“Blade Runner” Pistorius charged with murdering girlfriend

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on Thursday with shooting dead his