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Commentators unravel `totally weird` NFL for Chinese fans

Commentators unravel `totally weird` NFL for Chinese fans

Published 17/10/2017

As the Denver Broncos prepared to battle the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football, China's top NFL announcers were going through their own pre-game rituals. [more…]

Australian rules-AFL criticized after transgender player ruled ineligible

Australian rules-AFL criticized after transgender player ruled ineligible

Published 17/10/2017

The Australian Football League has come under fire after ruling a transgender footballer ineligible for selection a day before the national draft for the professional women's competition. [more…]

Cycling: Tour organizers seek uncharted territory

Cycling: Tour organizers seek uncharted territory

Published 17/10/2017

Every year since he took over from Jean-Marie Leblanc in 2006, Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has tried to spice up the route with new climbs to make the race more exciting. [more…]

Cycling: Belgian rider Bakelants recovering after spinal surgery

Cycling: Belgian rider Bakelants recovering after spinal surgery

Published 17/10/2017

Belgian rider Jan Bakelants is on the road to recovery following spinal surgery after suffering multiple fractures to his vertebrae in a horror fall at the Giro di Lombardia this month. [more…]

Boxing: Joshua to face Takam in title defense after Pulev withdraws

Boxing: Joshua to face Takam in title defense after Pulev withdraws

Published 17/10/2017

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF world title against Carlos Takam after Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev withdrew due to a shoulder injury. [more…]

Honduras coach calls FIFA playoff dates `inhumane`

Honduras coach calls FIFA playoff dates `inhumane`

Published 17/10/2017

FIFA's decision to schedule the World Cup qualifier between Australia and Honduras with just five days in between the two matches was "inhumane", the Central Americans' coach Jorge Luis Pinto has said. [more…]

Golf: Yin two clear in Korea, major champions hot on her heels

Golf: Yin two clear in Korea, major champions hot on her heels

Published 13/10/2017

American Angel Yin carded a seven-under-par 65 to lead the LPGA's KEB Hana Bank Championship on 11-under after the second round on Friday, with South Koreans Chun In-gee, Park Sung-hyun and Ko Jin-young in hot pursuit two shots back. [more…]

Sharapova trounces Swiss qualifier to reach Tianjin semis

Sharapova trounces Swiss qualifier to reach Tianjin semis

Published 13/10/2017

Maria Sharapova swatted aside Swiss qualifier Stefanie Voegele 6-3 6-1 in just over an hour at the Tianjin Open on Friday to reach her second semi-final since returning from a 15-month doping ban. [more…]

Cubs edge Nats in Game Five thriller to advance to NLCS

Cubs edge Nats in Game Five thriller to advance to NLCS

Published 13/10/2017

(The Sports Xchange) - Addison Russell had two hits and four RBIs as the Chicago Cubs scored four runs off Max Scherzer in the fifth inning to beat the Washi [more…]

Toro Rosso keep F1 guessing ahead of U.S. Grand Prix

Toro Rosso keep F1 guessing ahead of U.S. Grand Prix

Published 12/10/2017

The Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso Formula One team could be facing yet another driver change amid uncertainty about Pierre Gasly's availability for next week's U.S. Grand Prix. [more…]