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  • April 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Ukrainian championship matches on Thursday Saturday, April 19 Sevastopol Arsenal Kiev Postponed Thursday, April 17 Tavria Simferopol 0 Sevastopol 2 Wednesday, April 16 Dynamo Kiev 0 Shakhtar Donetsk 2 Metalurg Donetsk 3 Chernomorets Odessa 2 Metalurg Zaporizhya …

  • April 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Danish championship matches on Thursday Thursday, April 17OB Odense 0 Nordsjaelland 1 Wednesday, April 16Viborg 0 AaB Aalborg 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 AaB Aalborg 27 15 7 5 51 30 52 -------------------------2 Midtjylland 26 13 6 7 45 26 45 -------------------------3 …

  • Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco

    (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal is battling a wardrobe malfunction that has forced him to alter his serving routine at this week's Monte Carlo Masters. When he has failed with his first serve, Nadal has had to ask for another ball rather than plucking one from his shorts, because he has been experiencing problems with his pockets. …

  • Rafa Nadal is battling a wardrobe malfunction that has forced him to alter his serving routine at this week's Monte Carlo Masters. When he has failed with his first serve, Nadal has had to ask for another ball rather than plucking one from his shorts, because he has been experiencing problems with his pockets. "The ball …

  • A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of football fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the north-eastern city of Salvador …

  • South Africa's coach Gordon Igesund reacts during their African Nations Cup Group A match against Morocco in Durban

    South Africa coach Gordon Igesund was cleared on Thursday over allegations that he tried to coerce players to demand bonuses and was influenced by players' agents in his team selection. Igesund stood accused of instructing players to demand bonuses during the African Nations Championship hosted by South Africa in January. …

  • South Africa coach Gordon Igesund was cleared on Thursday over allegations that he tried to coerce players to demand bonuses and was influenced by players' agents in his team selection. Igesund stood accused of instructing players to demand bonuses during the African Nations Championship hosted by South Africa in January. …

  • Alonso yet to meet new Ferrari F1 boss Abhishek Takle - Reuters - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
    Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain arrives for a news conference ahead of the Chinese F1 Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso spoke warmly of Stefano Domenicali on Thursday and revealed he had yet to speak to new Ferrari Formula One team boss Marco Mattiacci ahead of Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. Mattiacci, a Ferrari executive with no Formula One experience, has taken charge of the team after …

  • Vietnam backs out as hosts of 2019 Asian Games Reuters - 1 hour 42 minutes ago

    Vietnam quit as hosts of the 2019 Asian Games on Thursday, citing a lack of preparedness and concerns that holding the multi-sport event would not prove financially viable. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said Vietnam was suffering the effects of global recession and the state was unable to foot the bill for facilities …

  • (Adds details, quotes) HANOI, April 17 (Reuters) - Vietnam quit as hosts of the 2019 Asian Games on Thursday, citing a lack of preparedness and concerns that holding the multi-sport event would not prove financially viable. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said Vietnam was suffering the effects of global recession and the …

  • HANOI, April 17 (Reuters) - Vietnam quit as hosts of the 2019 Asian Games on Thursday, citing a lack of preparedness and concerns that holding the multi-sport event would not prove financially viable. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said Vietnam was suffering the effects of global recession and the state was unable to foot …

  • Forensic expert faulted at Pistorius trial GERALD IMRAY - Associated Press - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
    Forensic expert, Roger Dixon, left, holds a court exhibit, a magazine rack, as he answers questions put to him by chief state prosecutor Gerrie Nel , right, during the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The prosecution in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial on Thursday challenged the credibility of an expert witness for the defense, which was trying to show that the athlete killed his girlfriend by mistake.

  • Pistorius trial adjourns until May, state mauls forensic expert Siyabonga Sishi - Reuters - 2 hours 18 minutes ago
    South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete Pistorius sits in the dock during his murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

    By Siyabonga Sishi PRETORIA (Reuters) - The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Thursday until May 5 after the state wrapped up three days of punishing cross-examination of a forensic expert brought by the defence. Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the state's request for a postponement …

  • Juventus countdown to title and securing Conte Terry Daley - Reuters - 2 hours 21 minutes ago

    By Terry Daley ROME (Reuters) - On the verge of winning a third straight Serie A title, Juventus have two further objectives - winning their first major European trophy in nearly two decades and keeping hold of coach Antonio Conte. Juve host relegation-threatened Bologna on Easter Saturday (1730 BST) having won all their …

  • Weise strikes late in Canadiens' win Al Jazeera - 2 hours 26 minutes ago
    Weise strikes late in Canadiens' win

    Dale Weise scores winning goal 18:08 into OT as the Canadiens beat Tampa Bay in Game One of first-round playoff series.

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