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Tennis 18 Sep 2015 | 12:37 AM

Murray has Kokkinakis in his sights at Davis Cup semi

LONDON (Reuters) - Friendship will be left in the locker room when Andy Murray takes on Thanasi Kokkinakis in the first singles match of Britain's Davis Cup semi-final against Australia in Glasgow on Friday.

Other Sport 06 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Africa fills with pride, hope as World Cup looms

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP): A dozen young boys stood at the edge of a football field, one that looks typically African - patchy grass at the edges, dark red dirt in the middle.

Other Sport 26 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

S. Leone bats for cricketing glory from ashes of war

FREETOWN: Packed with hard red dirt overlooked by a faded scoreboard, Sierra Leone's only cricket oval is worlds away from the lush, carefully grassed grounds typically associated with the game.

Other Sport 10 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

South Sudan runner says fight for life led him to Games

LONDON (Reuters) - Marathon runner Guor Marial fled Sudan fearing for his life with the central African nation torn apart by civil war but he said that fight for survival gave him the strength to become an Olympic competitor.

Other Sport 09 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

McNamee: Dokic still in the field

Australian Open organisers were clinging to the hope Wednesday that world number 15 women's player Jelena Dokic may still contest the event.

Other Sport 31 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Swedish capital rings with Iraqi fanfare

Members of Europe's largest Iraqi population celebrated their team's Asian Cup victory over Saudi Arabia on Sunday by honking their car horns and cheering in the centre of the Swedish capital.

Other Sport 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Homeless World Cup to show positive power of the sport

The inaugral Homeless World Cup kicks off today in the Austrian city of Graz when 144 homeless footballers representing 18 different countries parade in the opening ceremony before competition begins tomorrow for the title.

Other Sport 17 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Lualua’s labour of love

Lomana LuaLua has always been grateful for the privileges granted by a career as one of Africa's biggest football stars.

Other Sport 12 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

Croatia’s brilliant little genius

Croatia's 'little genius' Luka Modric will be in the limelight today as he and his countrymen go up against three-time champions Germany in a match in which the outcome will have a huge bearing on Group B.

Other Sport 20 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

United donate kit to Bosnian youth club

Manchester United have donated kit to a youth soccer club in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica, site of a 1995 massacre of 8,000 Muslim males and Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.