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LOS ANGELES: NBA legend Michael Jordan will have to draw up a new game plan for selling his luxurious Chicago mansion after an auction on Monday failed to draw a satisfactory price. The sprawling estate in the upmarket suburb of Highland Park had previously been offered with a listing price…

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NEW DELHI: Some 467 Indian sportsmen and women have been prosecuted for failing drugs tests since 2009, with track and field athletes and weightlifters leading the pack, according to the country’s anti-doping agency. The National Anti-Doping Agency posted the list on its website which showed that 110 athletes and 85…

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BEIJING: Chinese golf has finally woken up, said five-times Open Champion Peter Thomson after Team China pipped his Asia-Pacific Select side to win the Dongfeng Nissan Cup for the first time. Making light of cold and rainy weather, Team China overcame the Asia-Pacific Select side 12 1/2 – 11 1/2…

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A 16-year-old Philippine athlete died after a week in coma following a boxing match, triggering calls for the sport to be banned in schools, an official said Monday. Jonas Garcia, a high school athlete, suffered internal bleeding after a boxing match in a regional sports competition and died on Sunday.…

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FAR Eastern University (FEU) notched a 1-0 win over University of the Philippines (UP) through Eric Giganto’s 81st minute goal on Sunday in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s football tourney at the FEU-Diliman football field. The Tamaraws, bearing a league-best 15 points, remain unbeaten in five…

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Veteran paddler Nestor Cordova copped a gold medal in the men’s M1 single sculls of the 2013 Southeast Asian Games rowing competitions on Monday at the Ngalike Dam in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Cordova submitted the fastest time of seven minutes and 49.38 seconds to rule the event against silver medalist Aung…

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LONDON: Andy Murray, the first British man in 77 years to win Wimbledon, claimed the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday and then apologized if he sounded bored. Murray, 26, had defeated Novak Djokovic in straight sets in July’s Wimbledon championship match for his second career Grand…

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EAST RUTHERFORD: Seattle embarrassed the New York Giants 23-0 on Sunday in a performance the Seahawks hope was a sign of things to come in the Super Bowl at the same MetLife Stadium. The playoff-bound Seahawks intercepted Giants quarterback Eli Manning five times and took another step toward securing the…

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DEFENDING champion Talk ‘N Text faces Rain or Shine while San Mig Coffee meets Barako Bull today in the resumption of the 39th Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup elimination round at the Araneta Coliseum. The Tropang Texters are seeking for their fourth win in five matches when they collide with…

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Junior-lightweight Rogelio “Hercules” Doliguez scored a stunning ninth round technical knockout win over Thailand’s Maxsaisai Sithsaitong on Sunday at the Agoncillo Sports Complex, Agoncillo Batangas. Doliguez, 22, improved his unbeaten record to 18 wins with two draws with 14 knockouts.