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Football 26 Jun 2013 | 5:58 PM

Haze to blame as Cardiff cancel tour of Malaysia

(Reuters) - Premier League newcomers Cardiff City, looking to grow their brand awareness ahead of a possible IPO, have cancelled their six-day promotional tour of Malaysia this week because of the air pollution crisis in Southeast Asia.

Other Sport 02 Jul 2013 | 8:15 PM

Sri Lanka probes drunk cricketer’s mid-air antics

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket said on Tuesday it will investigate reports a drunk player tried to open a cabin door at 35,000 feet (10,600m) during a flight from St Lucia to London.

Tennis 08 Jul 2013 | 5:02 AM

Factbox - British Wimbledon men's singles win in 2013 v 1936

LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray became the first Briton in 77 years to win the Wimbledon men's singles title on Sunday, beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic, the world number one, 6-4 7-5 6-4.

Football 08 Jul 2013 | 11:07 PM

Manchester United makes Aeroflot its first Russian sponsor

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - English soccer club Manchester United signed its first commercial deal with a Russian company on Monday, making state-controlled Aeroflot its airline partner.

Other Sport 30 Jul 2013 | 9:22 PM

Russian deputy PM attacks Aeroflot's Man Utd deal

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's deputy prime minister criticised state-controlled airline Aeroflot's sponsorship of football club Manchester United on Tuesday, saying it appeared to show the firm favoured international over domestic interests.

Other Sport 15 Aug 2013 | 4:52 AM

Brazil braces for swarms of business jets at World Cup

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Non-commercial aircraft are expected to carry as many as one in nine international visitors to the World Cup in Brazil next year by some estimates, but industry leaders say the country is unprepared for the oncoming swarm.

Other Sport 19 Sep 2013 | 8:52 AM

ARU investigate O'Connor airport intoxication reports

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian Rugby Union is investigating reports that Wallabies winger James O'Connor was escorted by police from Perth airport last weekend after being refused access to a flight because airline staff said he was intoxicated.

Football 27 Nov 2013 | 8:17 AM

Manchester United plane aborts landing in Germany

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United's plane had to abort its landing seconds from touchdown as the squad flew to Germany for Wednesday's Champions League match with Bayer Leverkusen, British media reported.

Other Sport 08 Jan 2014 | 1:42 AM

Russia imposes security clampdown in Sochi before Olympics

SOCHI (Reuters) - Russian forces went on combat alert in Sochi and tightened restrictions on access to the Black Sea resort on Tuesday, exactly one month before the start of the Winter Olympic Games.

Football 10 Jan 2014 | 11:22 PM

World Cup fans may soon see relief from pricey Brazil airfare

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Football fans daunted by rising airfares in Brazil during this year's World Cup would be smart to steel their nerves just a little longer. Relief may be around the corner.