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Serena Miami Title

Serena Miami Title. Serena Williams came from a put down against Maria Sharapova to win the Miami Masters for a record sixth time on Saturday. Following a slow start, the world No.1 sprang into life in stunning fashion, winning the last 10 games of the match to eventually prevail 4-6 6-3 6-0. Williams’ win — the 48th of her career …

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David Beckham in China Football

David Beckham in China Football. David Beckham is in Beijing to start on his new role as a special ambassador for Chinese football. It will occupy attending league matches in China and visiting clubs to help endorse the game to children. His appointment, announced earlier this month, comes as Chinese football works to pull through from a match-fixing scandal that saw …

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Player who had to pretend to be a boy

Player who had to pretend to be a boy. Maria Toorpakai Wazir is a star squash player with a talented international career. Born in Waziristan, a highly conventional region of Pakistan, she had to mask herself as a boy when she took up the sport – and later received ominous threats for playing in shorts. “I am a warrior, I was …

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Greek player banned for Nazi salute

Greek player banned for Nazi salute. Giorgos Katidis, whose actions after scoring the winning goal next to Veria on Saturday so enraged Greek football officials that the former Under-19 captain has been banned from playing for the senior national team for life. “The action by the player to salute spectators with a Nazi salute defies common sense, deeply shows disrespect to …

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Tiger Woods ex-wife Elin Nordegren

Tiger Woods ex-wife Elin Nordegren. In an interview with People magazine, Elin Nordegren denied claims that she had hit him with a golf club, and said she had tried to keep their marriage. Disclosure about his affairs appeared after he crashed his car last November. The golfer said he was sad about their divorce, which was finalised on Monday, and wished …

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Tiger Woods Dating Lindsey Vonn

Tiger Woods Dating Lindsey Vonn. Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods and US Olympic skiing champion Lindsey Vonn have announced that they are dating. The couple made the announcement on their Facebook pages, posting the initial pictures of themselves collectively. It comes after numerous weeks of assumption about their relationship. Mr Woods was previously married to Swedish model Elin Nordegren, …

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Messi’s left foot for $5.25 million

Messi’s left foot for $5.25 million. The man himself will set you back a cool $335 million — but if you’re just after Lionel Messi’s left foot then it could be all yours for a “bargain” $5.25 million. A Japanese jeweler has created a 25 kilogram solid gold statue of the Barcelona player’s favored foot, which has been shaped from a mold in …

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Man dead during California triathlon

Man dead during California triathlon. A 46-year-old man from Austin, Texas, died Sunday throughout the swim portion of the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, according to race officials. “We have reason to believe the gentleman suffered from a massive cardiac event as he entered the water and began the swim,” race director Bill Burke said in a statement. “Water …

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Manchester United Ryan Giggs signs new one-year deal

Manchester United Ryan Giggs signs new one-year deal. Ryan Giggs has signed a new one-year contract with Manchester United. The 39-year-old winger’s deal will fasten him to the Old Trafford club in anticipation of June 2014 and absolute his 23rd season as a first-team player. Former Wales skipper Giggs made his United debut on 2 March 1991 and has scored …

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Pistorius Plans memorial for Steenkamp

Pistorius Plans memorial for Steenkamp. South African track star Oscar Pistorius plans to hold a private memorial service Tuesday night for his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at his uncle’s Pretoria home, Pistorius’ family said in a statement Tuesday. Pistorius’ family said it released the statement because information about the memorial service had discloses to the news media. “Oscar specifically requested the memorial service as …

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