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Iditarod coverage

March 25, 2009

Mackey wins third straight Iditarod sled dog race

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Lance Mackey cruised to victory in the 1,100-mile (1,774-km) Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Wednesday, winning Alaska’s most popular sporting event for the third consecutive year.

Check our Slovakia

March 22, 2009

Slovakia’s Petra Majdic (C) reacts on the podium as the winner of the final of the Royal Castle FIS World Cup Cross Country Sprint in Stockholm, Sweden, March 18, 2009. Finland’s Aino Kaisa Saarinen (7) finished second and Sweden’s Anna Olsson (3) finished third. REUTERS/Bertil Ericson/Scanpix Sweden

Lancaster Park

March 13, 2009

Cricket-New Zealand v India third one day match – scoreboard


March 8 (Reuters) – Scoreboard at the end of the third one
day international between India and New Zealand at Lancaster
Park, Christchurch on Sunday.

American or Italian?

Hatton beats Malignaggi with 11th round TKO

In the second round, a big right to the jaw buckled Malignaggi’s legs and caused the American to cling on, while another hook in the fourth had the same effect.

The wrong guy

September 24, 2008

FIFA unable to shake off Qatar controversy

qatar-2007-220.jpgHowever, recent comments by Sheikh Hamad Khalifa al-Thani, the country’s soccer president and head of state, suggest Qatar is confident FIFA’s decision will not be overturned.

Wrong conversion

Akhtar turned back at Heathrow airport

cricket-0908-160.jpgThe PCB has served a legal notice on Akhtar to pay a fine of seven million rupees ($247,600) after a five-year ban was cut to 18 months. The player had been suspended for disciplinary reasons.

Olympics spoilers?

basketball-0822-180.jpgU.S. juggernaut sets up Spain in basketball final

Thanks so much for printing the outcome of the basketball game I was going to watch¬†tonight. No point in watching it now, is there? Guess I’d better avoid your website in the future.

His first Olympics?

August 19, 2008

phelps-0819180.jpgFACTBOX: Michael Phelps v Mark Spitz

Phelps was 19 when he went to his first Olympics, the 2004 Games in Athens. He won six gold and two bronze medals.

The wrong team…

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(R-L) Tom James, Steve Williams, Pete Reed and Andrew Triggs Hodge of Britain prepare to compete before the men’s four semifinal rowing competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Shunyi Rowing-Canoeing Park August 13, 2008.¬†REUTERS/Aly Song

Problem with gymnastics…

Hosts China fail to qualify for final

kexin-160.jpgBEIJING, Aug 10 (Reuters) – China, one of the favourites for the gold medal, failed to qualify for the women’s gymnastics team final at the Olympics on Sunday.