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Football 01 Jul 2018 | 9:42 PM

World Cup brings village community closer

SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - Dimitri Strazhkov dreams about becoming a professional player with CSKA Moscow and one day being called up to play for Russia's national team.

Football 13 Jun 2018 | 11:28 PM

In Peru, a makeshift soccer field unites shantytown community

LIMA (Reuters) - Nueva Union doesn't have running water, a connection to the electrical grid or paved roads.

Tennis 30 May 2018 | 7:33 PM

'Road-trip Marco' runs out of gas in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - Marco Trungelliti's Roland Garros adventure came to an end on Wednesday, when the Argentine who made an 11th-hour, 1,000km hire car dash with his 88-year-old granny to reach the tournament on time, finally ran out of gas.

Tennis 28 May 2018 | 11:26 PM

Trungelliti's 1,000km roadtrip with Granny ends in Grand Slam win

PARIS (Reuters) - A 1,000km 10-hour roadtrip dash to Paris, squeezed into a small hire car alongside his 88-year-old grandmother, ended in Grand Slam joy for Marco Trungelliti at Roland Garros on Monday -- and a guaranteed 79,000 euros ($92,000) payday.

Other Sport 29 Apr 2018 | 3:45 AM

Vandeweghe to meet Pliskova in Stuttgart final

(Reuters) - American CoCo Vandeweghe cruised past Caroline Garcia 6-4 6-2 in the semi-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix on Saturday to move a step closer to her first title of the season.

Community Sports 17 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM

Another squash star waiting in the wings

PENANG is remembered for producing national squash queen Datuk Nicol David but the Squash Racquets Association of Penang (SRAP) is all set to unveil another budding talent – Nickhileswar Mogana Sundharam.

Golf 16 Apr 2018 | 1:35 AM

Rahm wins Spanish Open after leaping ahead of Dunne and Elvira

MADRID (Reuters) - World number four Jon Rahm won the Spanish Open to claim his third European Tour title on Sunday after holding his nerve against fellow Spaniard Nacho Elvira and Irishman Paul Dunne in a tight finale.

Other Sport 05 Apr 2018 | 12:21 PM

Highlights on day one of the Commonwealth Games

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Highlights on day one of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday(times in GMT):

Athletics 23 Mar 2018 | 9:06 PM

Queen Elizabeth to start London Marathon, from Windsor

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth will be the official starter of this year's London Marathon -- 30 miles away on a special rostrum in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Football 20 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Naturalised Natxo ready to work his magic on national team

PETALING JAYA: Midfield maestro Ignacio “Natxo” Insa Bohigues will finally make his appearance for Malaysia.