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Australia government ramps up pressure to free jailed soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 20:40
The Australian government on Tuesday urged Thailand to exercise its legal discretion to free a refugee soccer player who lives and plays in Australia and ...

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Darren Weir banned for four years

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 19:54
Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Darren Weir has been disqualified from horse racing for four years after being found guilty of possessing electric-shock devices and for bringing ...

Naomi Osaka out of Qatar Open with back injury

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 19:48
World No. 1 and two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has pulled out of next week’s Qatar Open because of a back injury, tournament organizers ...

Former quarterback Vince Young arrested on drunken-driving charge

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 19:17
Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young is free on bond after he was arrested on a drunken driving charge.In a statement, the Fort Bend County ...

New Besiktas signing Shinji Kagawa thrilled to be in Istanbul

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 19:09
Shinji Kagawa said Tuesday he is excited about life in Istanbul after joining Turkish first-division side Besiktas on loan.“I’ve heard it’s a wonderful city. I’m ...

Police won’t seek indictment of ex-Nihon University coaches over dirty tackle

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 06:22
Police have decided not seek an indictment against former coaches of Nihon University’s American football team over accusations that they instructed a player to commit ...

Lindsey Vonn crashes in super-G at world championships

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 05:55
American Lindsey Vonn crashed heavily in the super-G at the Alpine Ski World Championships on Tuesday in what was the penultimate race of her glittering ...

Jose Mourinho avoids jail but fined for tax fraud in Spain

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 05:17
Ex-Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has avoided jail for tax fraud as part of a deal with Spanish prosecutors revealed Tuesday but will pay a ...

Nadeshiko Japan to face France in pre-World Cup friendly

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 04:58
Japan will warm up for this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup with a friendly against host France in April, the Japan Football Association said Tuesday.Nadeshiko ...

Vissel Kobe showcase stars in U.S. before J. League opener

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 04:04
Vissel Kobe are set to wrap up a weather-interrupted preseason tour to southern California on Tuesday, which the J. League club hopes will jump-start its ...

Selina Joerg, Dmitry Loginov nab gold in parallel giant slalom at worlds

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 02:22
Selina Joerg of Germany captured gold by beating Russia’s Natalia Soboleva in the final of the women’s parallel giant slalom at the freestyle ski and ...

Japan prepares for crucial FIBA World Cup qualifiers at Iran, Qatar

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 02:20
With a significant pair of wins during the previous window of the Asian qualifiers in Toyama late last year, the Akatsuki Five got much closer ...

Kihira, Sakamoto look to lead Japan to sweep again at Four Continents

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 02:03
The skating season gets back in full swing this week with the Four Continents Championships in Anaheim, California, starting on Thursday. Japan’s women will be ...

Hart sparks Flyers to eighth straight victory

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:57
Carter Hart’s incredible stop saved the game and the Flyers’ winning streak.Hart turned away 41 shots — including a stellar right arm save late in ...

Patriots to celebrate sixth Super Bowl win with Boston parade

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:57
The New England Patriots are being feted in Boston after defeating the Los Angeles Rams to claim their sixth Super Bowl title.The parade kicks off ...

Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson to retire

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:56
Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson plans to retire after the annual induction ceremony in July.The Hall made the announcement Monday. The 54-year-old Idelson ...

Rebuilding Cavaliers trade Rodney Hood to Trail Blazers

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:53
Rodney Hood made minimal impact on the Cavaliers’ postseason run last season. He’ll get a chance to do more with Portland.Hood was traded Monday by ...

Heat to retire Chris Bosh’s jersey in March

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:48
Chris Bosh, who had arguably the biggest rebound and assist in Miami Heat history, will have his No. 1 jersey retired by the franchise on ...

Ex-Brave Blossoms forward Luke Thompson joins Sunwolves

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:38
The Sunwolves on Tuesday announced the signing of former Japan international forward Luke Thompson for the upcoming Super Rugby season.Playing primarily as a lock and ...

Ski jumping legend Matti Nykanen dies at 55

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:38
Matti Nykanen, the four-time Olympic ski jumping champion whose personal life was affected by alcohol problems, has died. He was 55.Nykanen, who also won seven ...

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