Spurs make Hammon NBA’s 1st female coach

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The San Antonio Spurs have hired WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach..

Wang Chen makes history as he joins Monza in Italy


Wang Chen became the first Chinese male player to sign with an overseas club on Wednesday…

Lisicki records fastest serve in WTA history

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Sabine Lisicki has hit the fastest record serve in the history of the women’s tennis tour…

Tax fraud case against Lionel Messi goes ahead


A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor’s request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi…

Lily Zhang hopeful for medal at Youth Olympics

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Coach: “She’s not great, but unbelievably great”…

Scolari out as Brazil coach after WCup failure


The Brazilian football confederation says it won’t keep Luiz Felipe Scolari as Brazil’s head coach…

Jeremy Lin joins Lakers in trade with Houston


Jeremy Lin joined the Lakers on Sunday in a trade with the Houston Rockets…

Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay in interview

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Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe for the first time publicly confirmed that he is gay during a television interview on Sunday…

Argentine World Cup celebration marred by violence


Riot police used tear gas to disperse a group of vandals who disturbed a World Cup rally in Argentina…

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in extra time

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With two quick touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany’s 24-year wait for another World Cup title…