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MIAMI: David Beckham’s tour of Miami-area stadiums has the city buzzing about the possibility the newly retired former England football star could be set to bring a Major League Soccer club to the area. The 38-year-old former England captain, one of the most high-profile players to shuffle between football and…

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MADRID: Real Madrid Manager Jose Mourinho was booed by the majority of a sparse home crowd as he ended his controversial three-year spell in charge with a 4-2 win over Osasuna.

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JAPANESE Koji Oishi connected a crisp right hook to knockout Filipino champion Honorio “The Rock” Banario in the second round of the featherweight title match of One Fighting Championship (FC) Rise to Power at the Mall of Asia Arena on Friday. Banario came out aggressive landing a vicious straight to…

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THE Philippine Air Force (PAF) ruled the men’s and women’s divisions of the 2013 Philippine Olympic Committee-Philippine Sports Commission (POC-PSC) National Games volleyball competition at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium. The PAF women squad crushed Cagayan Valley, 21-25, 25-19, 26-24, 25-18, while the PAF men’s team nipped National University, 25-22, 25-20,…

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The battle for the Shakey’s V-League Season 10 First Conference crown comes down to a deciding third game today (Sunday) where records, stats and all the other stuff will be mere footnotes in a sudden death tipped to go down-to-the-wire. As how Ateneo coach Roger Gorayeb puts it, it will…

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PARIS: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova stayed firmly on course for a showdown in the French Open finals on Friday by swatting aside overmatched opponents. They were joined in the last 16 by two other former champions—Ana Ivanovic and Svetlana Kuznetsova—while the 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy made it…

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BEIJING: China’s only grand slam winner Li Na was the object of widespread media and online criticism in her home country Friday after a graceless response to her French Open defeat. Li, who won the tournament in 2011 to seal her place as one of China’s sporting stars, crashed out…