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Serena Williams hits back at Russian official

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Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as “brothers” were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

North Korean reporters using fax to file stories

South Korea Incheon Asian Games

South Korean officials say North Korean reporters are using fax and American email services to file stories from the Asian Games in Incheon because the northerners’ websites are blocked in the South.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Netherlands holds Argentina 0-0 at halftime

Netherlands' Bruno Martins Indi holds off Argentina's Ezequiel Lavezzi during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo Brazil, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. AP

The Netherlands and Argentina are level at 0-0 after the first half of the second World Cup semifinal.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Brazil beats Serbia 1-0 in final World Cup warm-up

Brazil's Neymar, left, dribbles past Serbia's Lazar Marcovic during a friendly soccer match at the Morumbi stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, June 6, 2014. Brazil is hosting the World Cup soccer tournament that starts June 12. AP

Striker Fred scored early in the second half to help Brazil defeat Serbia 1-0 in its final warm-up before the World Cup on Friday.

Posted: June 7th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Hawks’ Lou Williams suffers season-ending knee injury

FILE -- Atlanta Hawks shooting guard Louis Williams (3) reacts after scoring late in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Atlanta.  Atlanta won 103-95. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Lou Williams, the Atlanta Hawks’ third-leading scorer, will miss the remainder of the season with a right knee injury.

The Hawks announced before Saturday night’s game against San Antonio that Williams tore the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee in Friday night’s loss at Brooklyn. The tear was found when Williams was examined Saturday by Dr. Michael Bernot in Atlanta.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

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