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Tokyo christens futuristic 2020 Olympic mascots

Japanese organisers formally introduced their doe-eyed 2020 Olympic mascots to the world on Sunday, christening them with superhero names that could provide a tongue-twisting challenge to some.The blue-checked Olympic mascot was dubbed "Miraitowa" --...

New Zealand women retain World Cup Sevens

New Zealand retained their women's World Cup Sevens crown here Saturday, beating France 29-0 in the final to claim the title for a second time.Michaela Blyde was the star for the Black Ferns with...

Spieth aims to retain British Open title

Jordan Spieth is hoping to join the elite group of golfers to have retained the British Open title as he goes into the final round at Carnoustie on Sunday in a share of the...

Four share Barbasol lead

Brittany Lincicome's eagle and five birdies weren't enough to see her into the final stages of the PGA Tour Barbasol Championship, where the stage was set for Sunday drama with four players tied for...

Neymar “couldn’t look at a football” after the World Cup

Brazil superstar Neymar admits that after his nation's quarter-final defeat to Belgium at the World Cup he couldn't look at a ball and didn't want to see any of the remaining matches."I wouldn't go...

Alonso demands McLaren investigate problems

Fernando Alonso called on his McLaren team Saturday to launch an investigation into the car performance issues that have hampered team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne.The two-time champion Spaniard said a "deep investigation" was needed because there...

Crusaders set to have another All Black back

The Crusaders are set to get another All Black back for their Super Rugby semifinal against the Hurricanes in Christchurch next weekend.All Black prop Joe Moody missed the Crusaders’40-10 quarterfinal win over the Sharks...

World Cup Sevens final four confirmed

Fiji stormed into the semifinals of the World Cup Sevens on Saturday with a scintillating display as holders New Zealand survived a scare to stumble into the last four.Olympic champions Fiji underscored their status...

Warburton retirement a ‘red flag’ for rugby

World rugby chiefs have warned that Sam Warburton’s premature retirement from the sport is a “red flag” and say that players may need to adjust gruelling training regimes to protect their careers in future.Former...
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Waratahs sail into semi finals

In the quarterfinal in Sydney between the Waratahs and the Highlanders of Dunedin, the Highlanders were leading 23-6 and seemingly cruising to victory. Then they struck a yellow card and sank to a 30-23...
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Lions race into the semis

The Lions booked their semi-final spot with a comfortable 40-23 win over the Jaguares at Ellis Park on Saturday.The Lions’ win sets up a semifinal clash against the Waratahs in Johannesburg next weekend.Swys de...

Fraile ends Belgian hopes with maiden Tour win

Spaniard Omar Fraile ended Belgian hopes of a Tour de France victory on their national holiday with a gutsy, maiden victory on the race on the 14th stage Saturday.Britain's Geraint Thomas, of Team Sky,...

Woods in the mix at British Open

Tiger Woods is right in contention at the top of a packed British Open leaderboard after one of the best completed scores so far in the third round at Carnoustie on Saturday afternoon.The 14-time...

Vettel celebrates home pole in Hockenheim

Sebastian Vettel surged to pole for his home German Grand Prix on Saturday as Lewis Hamilton suffered a setback when his Mercedes broke down to leave him at the back of the grid.Vettel topped...

Semenya under pressure to better world record

Caster Semenya extended her winning 800m streak to 38 races, getting ever closer to Jarmila Kratochvilova's world record, but she's under increasing pressure to produce the goods given the rapidly approaching introduction of testosterone...

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