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  • Britain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China

    Britain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China

    Associated Press - 47 minutes ago
    Britain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China

    BEIJING (AP) — Prince William presented China's president with a large envelope Monday containing an invitation from the queen to visit Britain this year, as he began the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation. …

  • PSG miss chance to top Ligue 1 after Monaco draw

    PSG miss chance to top Ligue 1 after Monaco draw

    Reuters - 50 minutes ago
    PSG miss chance to top Ligue 1 after Monaco draw

    Paris St Germain missed the opportunity to overtake Olympique Lyonnais at the top of Ligue 1 after a 0-0 draw at Monaco on Sunday. PSG failed to take advantage after Lyon suffered their first Ligue 1 defeat in three months against Lille on Saturday. Lyon have 54 points from 27 games, followed by PSG on 53 and Olympique de Marseille, beaten 3-2 at home by Caen on Friday, on 50. Monaco are fourth on 44. …

  • Mighty Terry inspires Chelsea to League Cup glory

    Mighty Terry inspires Chelsea to League Cup glory

    Reuters - 57 minutes ago
    Mighty Terry inspires Chelsea to League Cup glory

    By Ian Chadband LONDON (Reuters) - John Terry embellished his status to Chelsea fans as “captain, leader, legend” by scoring the goal that set his side on the way to a 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Capital One League Cup final at a rain-sodden Wembley on Sunday. The former England captain was once again a quite inspirational presence for the club that adores him as he defended like a lion and scored a 45th-minute goal to ease Chelsea nerves before Kyle Walker's deflected own goal from …

  • Irish back themselves to deal with De Villiers threat

    Irish back themselves to deal with De Villiers threat

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
    Irish back themselves to deal with De Villiers threat

    Ireland will not be altering the way they play to counter the batting threat of South Africa's AB de Villiers in Tuesday's Pool B clash in Canberra, skipper William Porterfield said on Monday. De Villiers confirmed his rich vein of form with a devastating 162 from 66 balls against West Indies on Friday, backing up his record 31-ball century against the same opponents in Johannesburg last month. The South Africa captain might be imagined to be licking his lips at the prospect of facing …

  • Interview: Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

    Interview: Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

    Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
    Interview: Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing which remains one of his greatest joys, the 27-year old Serb told Reuters on Sunday. Cutting a relaxed figure following afternoon practice less than 24 hours after losing the Dubai Open final to Roger Federer, the eight-times grand slam champion explained the tough decision which changed his life. “My father was …