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Two killed in avalanche at Sochi Olympic ski resort

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Russian authorities on Monday declared an avalanche warning for the mountain resort used to host the Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games events, after an avalanche killed two women in the area at the weekend.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

‘Slight improvement’ in Schumacher’s condition—source

General view of the Grenoble hospital, French Alps, Sunday, Jan. 5 , 2014, where former seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is being treated after sustaining a head injury during a ski accident. Schumacher has been in a medically induced coma since Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, when he struck his head on a rock while on a family vacation. AP/Claude Paris

There has been a “slight improvement” in Michael Schumacher’s condition, a source close to the Formula One legend said on Monday, eight days after a skiing accident left him with life-threatening injuries.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

NBA: Warriors lose Lee for rest of playoffs

Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee, left, blocks a shot by Golden State Warriors forward David Lee, right, in the second quarter of Game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs on Saturday, April 20, 2013, in Denver. AP Photo/Chris Schneider

Golden State Warriors forward David Lee will miss the rest of the NBA playoffs with a torn right hip flexor, the team said on Sunday.

Posted: April 22nd, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

After Cornley, cop gets hit by a car

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HOW UNLUCKY can a man be! Less than a month ago, on March 27, Police Officer 2 Anselmo Lazatin landed at the East Avenue Hospital after he tried to pacify rampaging PBA import Jamelle Cornley who went into a fit of rage when he found out that the three women he had picked up and taken with him to his hotel room had stolen the money in his wallet.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,In Huddle,Section | Read More »

2 fans killed before test event at World Cup stadium

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Two fans were shot to death on their way to a test event at a World Cup stadium in northeastern Brazil, authorities said.

Posted: April 15th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Djokovic injures ankle in Davis Cup win over US

Novak Djokovic of Serbia falls to the court in pain after injuring his ankle in the third game of the first set in the fourth rubber against Sam Querrey during the Davis Cup tie between the United States and Serbia at Taco Bell Arena on April 7, 2013 in Boise, Idaho.  AFP

Novak Djokovic wasn’t optimistic about his right ankle injury after lifting Serbia to an insurmountable 3-1 lead over the United States with a 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-0 win over Sam Querrey in a Davis Cup quarterfinal.

Posted: April 8th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Gruesome leg break rivets US basketball fans

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino and trainers tend to injured guard Kevin Ware during the first half of the Midwest Regional final in the NCAA college basketball tournament against Duke, Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Indianapolis. Ware badly injured his lower right leg and had to be taken off the court on a stretcher. AP/Darron Cummings

Horrified teammates wept as a player’s leg bone snapped during one of the most closely watched U.S. college basketball games of the year.

Posted: April 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

NBA: World Peace sidelined with left knee injury

In this March 3, 2013 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace is seen during an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Los Angeles. World Peace will have surgery Thursday, March 28,  on a torn meniscus in his left knee and miss the next six weeks. The Lakers announced the timeline on Wednesday, March 27.  AP

Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace has suffered a left knee injury and a timetable for his return remains uncertain, according to the NBA club.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Tennis: Isner sidelined by knee problem

John Isner of the US hits a return against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during their sixth session men's singles match on day four of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth on January 1, 2013. Tsonga won the match 6-3, 6-2. AFP  / TONY ASHBY

A knee injury forced world number 14 John Isner to withdraw from the Hopman Cup on Thursday, throwing his Australian Open preparations into doubt.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Tennis: Bubka ‘lucky to be alive’ after horror fall

Ukrainian Sergei Bubka. AFP FILE PHOTO

Ukraine tennis player Sergei Bubka said he is lucky to be alive after suffering multiple fractures in a horrifying fall from a fourth-floor Paris apartment.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

4 climbers missing after French Alps avalanche accounted for

Clouds billow over the French Alps where an avalanche in the mountains near Chamonix, France, swept at least nine climbers to their deaths, Thursday, July 12, 2012. About 28 climbers from Switzerland, Germany, Spain, France, Denmark and Serbia were believed to be involved in the expedition caught in the avalanche, according to the local gendarme service and Danish Foreign Ministry. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

Four climbers thought missing Thursday after a deadly avalanche in the French Alps are alive and have been accounted for, with two having cancelled their climb and two having chosen a different route, police said.

Posted: July 13th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Time running out for two climbers stranded on Mont Blanc

Hope was dwindling Monday for two French climbers stranded in the Mont Blanc massif for over five days in temperatures plunging as low as minus 25 degrees centigrade.

Posted: November 8th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Top Russian climber perishes in Himalayan avalanche

A top Russian climber, who scaled many of the world’s highest peaks, has died in the Himalayas after being swept away by an avalanche, officials said on Monday.

Posted: October 4th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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