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Other Sport 16 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Formula One struggling to make Yeongam circuit a hit with fans

SEOUL: Red Bull team principal Christian Horner saw the Yeongam circuit in a rosier light than others after Sebastian Vettel won the Korean Grand Prix, but Formula One still has a job on its hands to get local fans to make the long journey to the isolated track.

Other Sport 15 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

F1 struggles to make a hit of Yeongam style

SEOUL (Reuters) - Red Bull team principal Christian Horner saw the Yeongam circuit in a rosier light than others after Sebastian Vettel won the Korean Grand Prix, but Formula One still has a job on its hands to get local fans to make the long journey to the isolated track.

Other Sport 31 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Football - Cold War edge as U.S. women beat North Korea

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The U.S. women's football team beat North Korea 1-0 on Tuesday in a politically charged Olympic clash between the isolated Asian country and the global superpower it has loathed since they fought a Cold War conflict six decades ago.

Other Sport 31 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

U.S. women forget politics, beat North Korea in football

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The U.S. women's football team beat North Korea on Tuesday against a backdrop of hostility between the global superpower and the isolated Asian dictatorship but U.S. fans and players said the Olympic spirit transcended politics.

Other Sport 09 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rivaldo unwinds before deciding his future

Brazilian forward Rivaldo has isolated himself in a small town in the state of Sao Paulo before deciding on his next career move, the I>Estado de Sao Paulo /I>newspaper said on Sunday.

Other Sport 26 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

Youngster wants to have fun in Beijing, not medals yet

Poised on the edge of a 10m board towering over a public diving pool in the southern English city of Southampton, Tom Daley looks small, isolated and even younger than his 13 years.

Other Sport 06 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

US reject idea of bad boy Rodman as North Korea envoy

WASHINGTON: A US official rejected on Monday the joking suggestion that flamboyant basketball star Dennis Rodman be made ambassador to North Korea, after his highly-watched trip to the isolated state.

Other Sport 13 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Spanish women boxers build London dreams on luck and pluck

LOS ALCAZARES, Spain (Reuters) - In an isolated spot on the coast of south-east Spain dotted with characterless golf resorts and sprawling fruit farms, a small group of dedicated women boxers and their male coach are chasing their Olympic dream.

Other Sport 13 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Spanish women boxers build London dreams on luck and pluck

LOS ALCAZARES, Spain (Reuters) - In an isolated spot on the coast of south-east Spain dotted with characterless golf resorts and sprawling fruit farms, a small group of dedicated women boxers and their male coach are chasing their Olympic dream.

Other Sport 14 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Australian triathlete hospitalised with chest pains

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Olympic-bound triathlete Brad Kahlefeldt has been isolated in a San Diego hospital with symptoms that could be tuberculosis, his national federation said on Monday.