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  • Tsarnaev's lawyer admits he carried …

    Tsarnaev's lawyer admits he carried …

    BOSTON (AP) — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committed the … More »

    Associated Press - 26 minutes ago
  • Bulls center Noah unlikely to play for …

    Bulls center Noah unlikely to play for …

    PARIS (AP) — Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is unlikely to play for France at the European Championship in September. … More »

    Associated Press - 6 hours ago
  • USA Swimming may let Phelps race at …

    USA Swimming may let Phelps race at …

    Michael Phelps may be handed a chance to compete at this year's world championships in Russia once he completes his suspension for a drink driving conviction, a … More »

    Reuters - 10 hours ago
  • Swim star Phelps could be reinstated …

    Swim star Phelps could be reinstated …

    Michael Phelps, the 18-time Olympic swim champion who agreed not to compete at this year's World Championships, could be reinstated for the meet by USA Swimming, … More »

    AFP News - 11 hours ago
  • Badminton lacks future 'star', …

    Badminton lacks future 'star', …

    By Rod Gilmour BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - A stark warning about the future direction of the men's game was issued on Tuesday by two of badminton’s recent … More »

    Reuters - 19 hours ago
  • Sport lacks future 'star', says …

    Sport lacks future 'star', says …

    By Rod Gilmour BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - A stark warning about the future direction of the men's game was issued on Tuesday by two of badminton’s recent … More »

    Reuters - 19 hours ago
  • Former boxing champ Taylor transferred …

    Former boxing champ Taylor transferred …

    Taylor was scheduled to defend his title in April. Citing his legal and medical difficulties, the International Boxing Federation last month declared the … More »

    Reuters - 19 hours ago
  • Lin calls for more freedom for play …

    Lin calls for more freedom for play …

    Lin Dan, widely regarded as the greatest men’s singles player in badminton history, marked his return to the All-England Open with an appeal for his fellow … More »

    AFP News - 22 hours ago
  • Simon Rattle named music director of …

    Simon Rattle named music director of …

    LONDON (AP) — Conductor Simon Rattle is swapping a podium in Berlin for one in Britain, taking over as music director of the London Symphony Orchestra. … More »

    Associated Press - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 9:22 PM PHT
  • Roma president: Stadium construction …

    Roma president: Stadium construction …

    ROME (AP) — Roma president and American investor James Pallotta remains optimistic that construction will begin on a new stadium inspired by the Colosseum by the … More »

    Associated Press - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 8:10 PM PHT
  • Wie targets American Dream of competing …

    Wie targets American Dream of competing …

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Michelle Wie enjoyed a breakthrough year in 2014 when she captured her first major title and the American will spend the next … More »

    Reuters - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 5:54 PM PHT
  • Haitians' 'Brazilian dream' …

    Haitians' 'Brazilian dream' …

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Under a scorching sun, dozens of Haitians shuffled impatiently about the brick-walled courtyard of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. The sight of … More »

    Associated Press - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 4:44 PM PHT
  • Only female mayor in history of Salt …

    Only female mayor in history of Salt …

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Deedee Corradini, the only female mayor in the history of Salt Lake City who helped bring the Winter Olympics to Utah, has died. She was 70. … More »

    Associated Press - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 6:25 AM PHT
  • English FA plans to send men's and …

    English FA plans to send men's and …

    The English Football Association plans to send men's and women's Great Britain teams to the Olympics Games in Rio next year. … More »

    AFP News - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 6:14 AM PHT
  • Japan World Cup new start for rugby: …

    Japan World Cup new start for rugby: …

    The 2019 Rugby World Cup, the first to be hosted in Asia when Japan welcomes the elite of the sport, will provide the game with a new start and a new vision, said … More »

    AFP News - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 12:21 AM PHT
  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity …

    Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity …

    CHICAGO (AP) — Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn plunged into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. … More »

    Associated Press - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 9:41 AM PHT
  • Fenninger wins again in Bulgaria ski …

    Fenninger wins again in Bulgaria ski …

    Austria's Anna Fenninger made it back-to-back World Cup wins when she took the super-G at Bansko on Monday. Fenninger also won the super-combined race in the … More »

    AFP News - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 8:39 AM PHT
  • IOC takes new steps to mourn the dead …

    IOC takes new steps to mourn the dead …

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The IOC is taking new steps to mourn the dead during the Olympics — but stopping short of holding a moment of silence during opening … More »

    Associated Press - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 5:38 AM PHT
  • Northug wins 50K race for 4th gold of …

    Northug wins 50K race for 4th gold of …

    FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Petter Northug wrapped up his most successful championships with the kind of performance that has made him the world's top cross-country skier. … More »

    Associated Press - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 12:55 AM PHT
  • Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial …

    Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial …

    MOSCOW (AP) — Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing … More »

    Associated Press - Sun, Mar 1, 2015 11:28 AM PHT

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