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Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant


A tearful Michael Jordan on Monday remembered his “little brother” Kobe Bryant at a star-filled memorial in Los Angeles for the basketball great and his daughter Gianna, who died with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.

Wilder's Sheffield side are storming their Premier League debut

The football world is excited by the prospect of Sheffield United finishing inside the top four of the English Premier League this season. Rightly so.

Wilder's Sheffield United could be heading to Europe

Sheffield United are impressing everyone on their first season in the English Premier League since the 2006-07 campaign. While the team long split their time between the top two tiers ...


Cavaliers sink 76ers as Embiid hurts shoulder

The Cleveland Cavaliers posted their fourth win in five games with a 108-94 victory on Wednesday over the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost all-star Joel Embiid to injury.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 19:23:40

Tousart gives Lyon edge against Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo drew a blank as a -Lucas Tousart goal handed Lyon a surprise 1-0 win over Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie in France on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 19:18:41

Molinari, Gagli quarantined in Oman over coronavirus fears

Italian golfers Edoardo Molinari and Lorenzo Gagli have been quarantined in Muscat and forced to pull out of the Oman Open starting Thursday over fears they may have the coronavirus.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 19:18:40

Chris Kneirim retires from pairs but wife Alexa eager to skate on

Chris Knierim, who took 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic team bronze medals with wife Alexa, announced his retirement Wednesday while his spouse will seek a 2022 Olympic berth with a new partner.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 19:13:41

Major winner Lindberg makes history

Sweden's Pernilla Lindberg struggled in difficult conditions Thursday when she became the first woman golfer to compete at the New Zealand Open as Korean teenager Kim Joo-hyung stormed to the early lead.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 19:08:42

Sharapova 'legend with mind of champion,' says Djokovic

Novak Djokovic hailed Maria Sharapova as a “legend” with “the mind of a champion” after the Russian superstar announced her retirement from tennis at the age of 32 on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 19:08:40

Man City stun Real Madrid

Kevin de Bruyne orchestrated a dramatic Manchester City comeback Wednesday as they stunned Real Madrid 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu to put one foot in the Champions League quarterfinals.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 19:03:42

England's Knight hits first ton of women's T20 World Cup

Skipper Heather Knight smashed the first century of the women's Twenty20 World Cup Wednesday as England emphatically got their campaign back on track with a crushing 98-run win over minnows Thailand.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 11:38:42

LeBron outguns Zion as Lakers clip Pelicans

LeBron James outgunned Zion Williamson as the Los Angeles Lakers returned to action just 24 hours after the searing emotion of Kobe Bryant's memorial service.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/27 11:38:41

Nadal feels at home in Acapulco

Rafael Nadal says the Mexican Open in Acapulco feels “a little bit like home” as the Spaniard returns to action on Tuesday for the first time since being dethroned as world No.1 by Novak Djokovic.
Source: Reuters | 2020/2/27 11:38:41