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Tennis 21 Feb 2015 | 3:57 AM

Resurgent Halep ousts Wozniacki to reach Dubai final

DUBAI (Reuters) - Simona Halep beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6 6-1 6-1 in the semi-finals of the Dubai Championships on Friday as the indefatigable Romanian pounded her foe from the baseline.

Other Sport 03 Sep 2013 | 10:12 AM

American Diana Nyad, 64, sets record with Cuba-to-Florida swim

KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - American 64-year-old long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad became the first person to swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba without a shark cage on Monday, succeeding on her fifth attempt at the feat.

Other Sport 03 Sep 2013 | 6:12 AM

America's Diana Nyad, 64, sets record with Cuba-to-Florida swim

KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - American 64-year-old long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad on Monday became the first person to swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba without a shark cage, succeeding on her fifth attempt at the feat.

Other Sport 03 Sep 2013 | 3:12 AM

U.S. swimmer completes record-breaking Cuba-to-Florida swim

KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - American 64-year-old long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad on Monday became the first person to swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba without a shark cage, succeeding on her fifth attempt at the feat.

Golf 19 Jul 2013 | 1:02 AM

Mickelson annoyed by on-course Muirfield traffic

GULLANE, Scotland (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson was more than mildly irritated by the army of helpers and officials allowed inside the ropes during his opening two-under 69 in the British Open first round at Muirfield on Thursday.

Other Sport 15 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Amen Corner, where Masters prayers are answered

AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - It is a place where dreams come true for both golfers and fans alike the place where Australian prayers were answered on Sunday.

Other Sport 05 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Unpaid but upbeat, volunteer army wins hearts at Games

LONDON (Reuters) - Sleep deprived, rain-soaked and unpaid, London's army of Olympic volunteers - officially known as

Other Sport 30 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Volleyball: Short can be sweet in sport of giants

LONDON (Reuters) - The notion that all volleyball players need to tower over the net like beanpoles was put to rest at the Olympics on Monday when China's little libero Zhang Xian stole the show.

Other Sport 08 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

US swimmer Nyad begins swim across Florida Straits

HAVANA (AP): American endurance swimmer Diana Nyad jumped into Cuban waters Sunday evening and set off in a bid to become the first person to swim across the Florida Straits without the aid of a shark cage.

Other Sport 18 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Rafa reasserts his dominance over World No. 1 Federer

MADRID: After a year in which tennis was deprived of seeing one of its great rivalries played out on court, Rafael Nadal reasserted his dominance over Roger Federer by besting the Swiss 6-4, 7-6 to win the Madrid Masters on Sunday.