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  1. No mega events but plenty on the sporting menu in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    The lack of an Olympics or a soccer World Cup deprives 2015 of a single global focus for sports fans but a rich calendar of international events has more than enough world class action to satiate even the most refined palate. Tens of millions of cricket obsessives in South Asia will ensure plenty of eyeballs on the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, while rugby's equivalent is among many contenders for the title of the world's third biggest tournament.


  2. 13 continental teams, 2 nat'l squads vie in Le TourRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Thirteen continental teams and two national squads make up a formidable roster for the sixth edition of the Le Tour de Filipinas that hits the road from February 1 to 4 next year. This makes the sixth edition of the annual Le Tour the only road race in the Philippines calendared by the International Cycling Union the toughest ever, according to race organizer Donna Lina-Flavier of Ube Media.


  3. PH finishes 5th in Asean University GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    TEAM University Athletic Association of the Philippines -Philippines closed out its campaign with a silver and two bronze medals in swimming on Sunday and cap a remarkable performance that saw the country finish in fifth place in the Asean University Games Indonesia hosted in Palembang. Ateneo's Hannah Dato settled for second in the women's 100 meters freestyle to add to her personal collection that includes three gold and another silver and a bronze, helping Team UAAP-Philippines post its best finish in the biennial meet among student athletes in the region.


  4. Judy Murray: Andy owes his success to sibling rivalry with big brother JamieRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    JUDY Murray has said that tennis star son Andy has a lot to thank big brother Jamie for and that childhood rivalry with his older sibling is the secret to his success. Murray, 27, has two Grand Slams and an A Olympic Gold medal as well as an OBE, the A Freedom of Stirling and last year's BBC sports personality of the year award.


  5. Should Neil Redfearn consider changing 21-year-old Leeds star's position?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business News

    The Yorkshire side have an abundance of young talent on their hands, all of whom are full of energy & creativity - and lack experience. Sam Byram is a good example.


  6. Is Spurs defender the key to getting the best out of Lamela?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business News

    The 30 million Argentine was the north London side's man of the match against Burnley yesterday, demonstrating the sheer flair he has at his disposal - and scoring a sensational individual goal to win his side the game. But there was one Spurs man who helped get the best out of the 22-year-old.


  7. CHED Evans: How the story unfoldedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. April 23: The Professional Footballers' Association is forced to defend itself after Evans is named in the League One team of the year.


  8. Full Out budget $1.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Gymnastics Coaching

    According to Jay Deverett, the total budget for the film is approximately $1.5 million, which he said is "higher than average productions by independent film standards, but it's not a lot." The producers hope to eventually sell the movie rights to a major U.S. television network.


  9. Bill O'Herlihy's farewell was more memorable than hurling final... smells like bulls**tRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    There was much raising of eyebrows when it was announced that Katie Taylor's fifth world title was the best/most memorable/ iconic Irish sporting moment of 2014. Paul Mohan / SPORTSFILE Who will ever forget the greatest achievement in Irish sport this year? How we huddled around our TV sets as the country came to a standstill, biting our nails as the suspense became too much until we finally united in a rapturous collective outburst of joy.


  10. eight-division world champion Manny PacquiaoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao will judge a beauty pageant in early 2015, according to his promoter, Top Rank chief executive Bob Arum. In a report by Gareth Davies of the UK Telegraph , Arum said the only concrete plans they have for Pacquiao so far is for him to judge a beauty pageant early next year.


  11. Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth are semi slippersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    India's top singles shuttlers Nehwal and Kidambi end up on the losing side in semi-finals of BWF Superseries Finals at Dubai Dubai: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and leading male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost in their respective semi-finals of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here Saturday. Saina Nehwal reacts after losing a point to Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan in the women's singles semis at the World Superseries in Dubai While World No 4 Saina was tamed 21-11, 13-21, 9-21 in 55 minutes by World No.9 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei, World No.6 Srikanth was outplayed 18-21, 9-21 in 43 minutes by reigning world champion Chen Long of China.


  12. Chad now king of the poolRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Two years after emerging as the crown prince of the pool at the London Olympic Games, Chad le Clos has finally ascended to the throne. The halfway mark to the next Olympics is usually considered a quiet year for athletes but, in Le Clos' case, it was a record-breaking one.


  13. Page guides Canada up rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... than the next nearest member, libero Janie Guimond of Becancour, Que. When Canada failed to qualify for the Summer Olympics in London, in 2012, Page was the obvious choice for captain in the ensuing shake-up. "It was a natural progression for me at ...


  14. Local roundup: Whalers remain unbeaten in girls' basketball at 5-0Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Day

    Deanna McCarvell and India Pagan scored 16 points each as New London High School beat Bethel 56-31 in a nonleauge girls' basketball game Saturday. Charee Osborne had 14 points and 14 rebounds, Jada Lucas had five steals and five assists, McCarvell had six assists and four steals and Pagan had eight rebounds for New London , which led 36-12 at halftime.


  15. Olympian Sir Ben Ainslie to wed over festive seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    The Lymington -based sailor, who won a gold medal in the 2012 Olympic sailing events in Dorset, became engaged to TV presenter Georgie Thompson "a couple of months ago". Sir Ben revealed at the weekend that the wedding would be over the festive season and said there "may be a boat involved" in the honeymoon.


  16. Jackson sparks Caps WNBL successRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson's long-awaited return to the court has helped the struggling Canberra Capitals spark their WNBL season. Playing her first professional match in 11 months and her first WNBL fixture since March 2010, 33-year-old Jackson appeared off the bench in the first game of Canberra's road double and was rested from the second.


  17. Fukushima2020? Disaster-stricken area hopes to host Tokyo Olympic eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Local residents walk along a street which was devastated by the March 11, 2011 tsunami and earthquake in Iwaki, about 30km south of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Fukushima prefecture Fukushima hopes to host some of the events for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo to show the world that the worst days of the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster are behind it. " We need to set a goal so that we can show how much Fukushima has recovered, " Masao Uchibori, who was elected the new governor of Fukushima Prefecture in October, said Tuesday.


  18. Team UAAP-PH winds up 5th in ASEAN University GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Philippines Hannah Dato is the country's best performer in the ASEAN University Games. Handout photo.


  19. Prep Sports: Port Angeles boys swim team wins big; area boys swimming ...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    Double event victories by John Macias, Tristin Butler and Jay Liang helped the Port Angeles boys swim team cruise to a 116-67 victory against North Kitsap. "John Macias and Tristin Butler continued their collection of individual state qualifying times," Roughriders coach Rich Butler said.


  20. Gadsden's perfect season bodes well for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    Achieving perfection in the sports community is rare but possible. In 2014, Guam High School tennis phenomenon Chloe Gadsden achieved such status.