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LOS ANGELES: Nike has decided to stop making products for disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong’s cancer charity Livestrong, but will still support the group financially, the sports products giant said on Tuesday. The Livestrong Collection, which includes footwear, apparel and accessories, will be phased out at the end of the year,…

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LOS ANGELES: Robbie Rogers first tried to play down the historic aspect of becoming the first openly gay man to play in a major North American team sports league, but the Los Angeles Galaxy winger finally gave in. “I won’t ever forget tonight,” Rogers tweeted after his substitute’s role in…

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The men of the tour take a break from chasing individual honors on the ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour as they compete in team play in The Duel – North vs. South, local golf’s version of the Ryder Cup, on June 5 to 7 at the posh Alabang Golf and Country…

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PARIS: Taiwan’s Wu Ching-kuo has said Chinese officials “fully understand” his bid to lead the powerful International Olympic Committee (IOC) and won’t oppose it in line with broader policies on the island. The world boxing chief, who last week announced his candidacy to succeed IOC president Jacques Rogge that he…

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TOKYO: Japan’s up-and-coming Hideki Matsuyama, twice the Asian amateur champion, booked a ticket to next month’s US Open by winning the region’s 36-hole qualifying round by four strokes on Monday. The 21-year-old Japan Tour leader, who turned pro only last month, rolled in nine birdies against one bogey to finish…

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PHOENIX, Arizona: Texas pitcher Yu Darvish surrendered a game-tying home run with two outs in the eighth inning and Cliff Pennington singled home the winning run in the ninth to give Arizona a 5-4 victory Monday. Japanese right-hander Darvish struck out 14 batters, boosting his Major League Baseball-leading season total…

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The Philippine national women’s football team Malditas defeated Bangladesh, 4-0, in the Asian Football Confederation Women’s Asian Cup qualifier on Saturday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The malditas finished in the competition with a 2-1 win-loss log after beating Iran (6-0) and Bangladesh (4-0). They failed to…

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LOS ANGELES: Robbie Rogers, who thought coming out as a gay man would spell the end of his dream of a football career, has signed with the LA Galaxy and will be Major League Soccer’s first openly gay player. “For 25 years, I’ve been afraid to share a secret with…

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BRESCIA, Italy: Italian Vincenzo Nibali secured his maiden Giro d’Italia title on Sunday as Britain’s Mark Cavendish took his fifth stage win on the 21st and final leg into Brescia. Nibali, of the Astana team, finished the weather-hit 96th edition with a 4 minutes 43 second lead on Colombian Rigoberto…