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Mar 24, 2015

Cavendish says Olympic ambitions would harm career

LONDON (Reuters) – Briton Mark Cavendish has ruled out trying to add an Olympic medal to his long list of honors, saying it would be “detrimental” to his career.

Winner of 25 Tour de France stages and the world road title in 2011, the Isle of Man rider has begun the road season in fine style, winning the Tour of Dubai for his Etixx-Quick Step team.

Mar 24, 2015

Cycling-Cavendish says Olympic ambitions would harm career

LONDON, March 24 (Reuters) – Briton Mark Cavendish has ruled out trying to add an Olympic medal to his long list of honours, saying it would be “detrimental” to his career.

Winner of 25 Tour de France stages and the world road title in 2011, the Isle of Man rider has begun the road season in fine style, winning the Tour of Dubai for his Etixx-Quick Step team.

Mar 21, 2015

Momentum with Liverpool for United clash – McManaman

LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool’s momentum can carry them past old rivals Manchester United into the Premier League’s top four for the first time this season on Sunday, former winger Steve McManaman says.

The Anfield clash between England’s two most decorated clubs has taken on added significance this time, not because they are fighting for another title, but because the prospect of finishing outside the top four is so unpalatable.

Mar 21, 2015

Soccer-Momentum with Liverpool for United clash – McManaman

LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) – Liverpool’s momentum can carry them past old rivals Manchester United into the Premier League’s top four for the first time this season on Sunday, former winger Steve McManaman says.

The Anfield clash between England’s two most decorated clubs has taken on added significance this time, not because they are fighting for another title, but because the prospect of finishing outside the top four is so unpalatable.

Mar 20, 2015

Messi would be in my team ahead of Ronaldo, says Pele

LONDON (Reuters) – Brazil great Pele has stirred the pot ahead of this weekend’s Clasico, saying he would rather have Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as a team mate than Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.

The 74-year-old Pele, who scored a record 1,281 goals, mostly for Santos, has watched the two phenomenal goal hunters jousting for the title of the world’s best player but said he preferred Messi because he was a superior team player.

Mar 20, 2015

Soccer-Messi would be in my team ahead of Ronaldo, says Pele

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – Brazil great Pele has stirred the pot ahead of this weekend’s Clasico, saying he would rather have Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as a team mate than Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.

The 74-year-old Pele, who scored a record 1,281 goals, mostly for Santos, has watched the two phenomenal goal hunters jousting for the title of the world’s best player but said he preferred Messi because he was a superior team player.

Mar 18, 2015

Trott facing baptism of fire on England comeback

LONDON (Reuters) – Jonathan Trott’s technique, as well as his mental state, will come under scrutiny next month when his rehabilitation as an international batsman continues in the West Indies.

The South Africa-born 33-year-old, selected again for England after an 18-month absence sparked by stress-related problems, will not have to withstand the kind of ‘chin music’ that once struck fear into the world’s top batsmen.

Mar 18, 2015

Cricket-Trott facing baptism of fire on England comeback

LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) – Jonathan Trott’s technique, as well as his mental state, will come under scrutiny next month when his rehabilitation as an international batsman continues in the West Indies.

The South Africa-born 33-year-old, selected again for England after an 18-month absence sparked by stress-related problems, will not have to withstand the kind of ‘chin music’ that once struck fear into the world’s top batsmen.

Mar 18, 2015

Trott returns for England’s tour of West Indies

LONDON (Reuters) – Jonathan Trott returned to England’s squad for the first time since quitting the 2013-14 Ashes Tour when he was included on Wednesday for the three-match test series in West Indies.

The South Africa-born 33-year-old has not played for the senior England team since the first test in Brisbane 18 months ago, after which he returned home with stress-related problems.

Mar 18, 2015

Cricket-Trott returns for England’s tour of West Indies

LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) – Jonathan Trott returned to England’s squad for the first time since quitting the 2013-14 Ashes Tour when he was included on Wednesday for the three-match test series in West Indies.

The South Africa-born 33-year-old has not played for the senior England team since the first test in Brisbane 18 months ago, after which he returned home with stress-related problems.