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Nadal collapses at US Open press conference

Dave James Yahoo! News 05.09.2011
Nadal collapses at US Open press conference

Defending champion Rafael Nadal shocked the US Open on Sunday when he collapsed in an agony of cramps during a news conference while 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro suffered a painful, error-strewn exit.

Venus Williams pulls out of U.S. Open due to autoimmune disease

Minutes before she was due to play her second-round match at the U.S. Open, Venus Williams withdrew from the tournament due to an autoimmune disease with which she was recently diagnosed.


Novak Djokovic's Secret: Sitting in a Pressurized Egg

HANNAH KARP The Wall Street Journal 29.08.2011
Novak Djokovic's Secret: Sitting in a Pressurized Egg

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic hasn't earned his No. 1 ranking by taking the conventional road. There's his odd ritual of excessive ball bouncing before serves, which can break an opponent's concentration. There's his new gluten-free diet, whi...

Basket-brawl! Joe Biden's visit to China marred by mass fight at 'goodwill' exhibition game between U.S. and Chinese teams

This is nobody's interpretation of goodwill! A bench-clearing brawl at an exhibition game between American and Chinese basketball teams has marred U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's relationship-building visit to China. The incredible fight between t...


Peyton Manning is highest paid player in NFL: report

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning will end this year as the National Football League's (NFL) highest-paid player, according to a Forbes report released Wednesday.

Tiger's former caddie says he 'lost respect' for golfer during sex scandal

Tiger Woods' former caddie Steve Williams said Thursday that he lost respect for his partner of 12 years when details of the golf superstar's repeat adultery emerged.


Former players file explosive concussion lawsuit against NFL

On the day that the NFL may get itself out of one court room, the league learned it may be forced to enter another. Seventy-five former NFL players filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court this week, alleging that the league has covered up th...

After 12-year relationship Tiger Woods dumps caddie

Tiger Woods announced Wednesday that he and caddie Steve Williams will not be working together in the future.


Hong Kong, Guadalajara and Kazan bid for 2015, 2017 swim worlds

Hong Kong, Guadalajara in Mexico and Russia’s Kazan are the only cities to have submitted formal bids to host either the 2015 or 2017 world championships, swimming’ s world governing body FINA announced on Tuesday.

Tiger Woods to pitch heat rub in Japan

Tiger Woods has been hired as a pitchman for a Japanese heat rub used to relieve muscle and joint pain.


SOCCER: Birmingham City owner Yeung charged in Hong Kong court

Hairdresser turned tycoon and English soccer club owner Carson Yeung was charged with money laundering on Thursday by a Hong Kong court.

Hong Kong eyes hosting F1 race [VIDEO]

The Express Tribune 21.06.2011
Hong Kong eyes hosting F1 race [VIDEO]

Hong Kong is keen on hosting a Formula One race “one day”, its industry groups reportedly said Saturday, as the city staged its first F1 exhibition run by world champion constructor Red Bull.


Super Bowl Hero David Tyree: Gay Marriage Will Lead To Anarchy

Former New York Giants wide receiver David Tyree -- best known for making a famous catch against his helmet during Super Bowl XLII -- spoke out against gay marriage Wednesday, claiming it is the first step towards "anarchy."

Manchester United eyes Hong Kong listing

The Glazer family could float Manchester United on the Hong Kong stock exchange in a £1.7bn exit of the business.


Tiger Woods to skip US Open

DOUG FERGUSON Yahoo! News 08.06.2011
Tiger Woods to skip US Open

Tiger Woods pulled out of the U.S. Open on Tuesday because of lingering issues with his left leg, leaving him uncertain how soon he can resume his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' record for major titles.

Cyclist Lance Armstrong's attorneys demand on-air apology from '60 Minutes' over doping claims

Attorneys for Lance Armstrong have demanded an on-air apology from "60 Minutes" after the head of Switzerland's anti-doping laboratory denied allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2...


Spanish cyclist dies in garage accident

Spanish cyclist Xavier Tondo died in a freak accident Monday after he was crushed between his car and a garage door in southern Spain, a Civil Guard spokesman said.

HSBC and Cathay unveil joint sponsorship of HK Sevens

Iconic Asian brands HSBC (HSBA.L) (0005.HK) and Cathay Pacific (0293.HK) will join forces to co-promote the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament from next year in a new sponsorship deal announced on Wednesday.


Seve Ballesteros dies in Spain at 54

Seve Ballesteros was a genius with a golf club in his hands, an inspiration to everyone who saw him create shots that didn't seem possible. The Spaniard's passion and pride revived European golf and made the Ryder Cup one of the game's most compel...

Japan outclass Hong Kong in Five Nations rugby

Japan marked an emotional return to the Asian Five Nations with a 45-22 away victory over Hong Kong, as they began their World Cup preparations with glimpses of free-flowing rugby.



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