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31-Jul-15 11:25AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
DENVER (AP) " Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national teams have done their part, too.Buoyed by international soccer icons and capitalizing on recent World Cup success...
31-Jul-15 11:15AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
BOSTON (AP) " In the midst of a season-long slump during his first season with the Boston Red Sox, Pablo Sandoval insisted Thursday he weighs the same as he did last season with San Francisco.The Venezuelan slugger was back in the...
31-Jul-15 11:00AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) " The Philadelphia Flyers and right wing Jakub Voracek have agreed to a multiyear contract extension.Terms of the deal weren't disclosed Thursday.The 25-year-old Voracek had 22 goals and career highs of 59 assists...
31-Jul-15 10:57AM. Source: Cricinfo.
James Anderson could be ruled out of the remainder of the Investec Ashes after being forced off the field at Edgbaston with an apparent side strain
31-Jul-15 10:45AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
ATLANTA (AP) " Ukrainian qualifier Denis Kudla upset third-seeded Jack Sock 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Thursday in the Atlanta Open, and No. 6 Steve Johnson and No. 8 Benjamin Becker also tumbled out.Sock, an American ranked No. 35 in the...
31-Jul-15 10:05AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
Jordan Spieth might have no choice but to miss the John Deere Classic next year. It's the same week as the Olympics.The PGA Tour released Thursday its 2015-16 schedule, which included several changes because of golf's return to...
31-Jul-15 10:05AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
ATLANTA (AP) " After a hectic start to the summer, Mike Budenholzer is doing important work in Africa while relishing some quality time with his wife and kids.The Hawks coach will never say his work is done. That's not his style.But...
31-Jul-15 9:30AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) " IndyCar president of competition Derrick Walker took the fall Thursday for technical issues that have plagued the series this year and said he'll resign his position at the end of the season.Walker will stay...
31-Jul-15 9:25AM. Source: Cricinfo.
James Anderson could be ruled out of the remainder of the Investec Ashes after being forced off the field at Edgbaston with an apparent side strain
31-Jul-15 9:06AM. Source: Cricinfo.
Chris Read enjoyed a day to remember as Nottinghamshire Outlaws maintained their unbeaten start in the Royal London Cup with a four-wicket win over Sussex Sharks at Hove
31-Jul-15 8:40AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
The Tour de France dominates the landscape of professional cycling, a three-week behemoth that draws the attention of fans worldwide.Now that it's over, the spotlight is shifting to North America.The Tour of Utah starts Monday...
31-Jul-15 8:36AM. Source: Cricinfo.
Last season's semi-finalists Kent opened their account in this year's Royal London Cup with an emphatic five-wicket victory over Hampshire with seven overs to spare in Canterbury
31-Jul-15 8:15AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
SYDNEY (AP) " Wallabies flanker Michael Hooper is free to play in the Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand next week despite being found guilty of a striking charge at a judicial hearing on Thursday.Hooper received a one-week...
31-Jul-15 8:15AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) " All eight seeds have reached the Swiss Open quarterfinals, making the clay-court tournament the first on the ATP circuit to achieve that feat in six years.Sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal saved three...
31-Jul-15 8:10AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Sailors and other athletes preparing for the Olympics have been training for months in contaminated waters where the Rio Games will be held. Many believe moving events now would put them at a disadvantage, even...
31-Jul-15 7:55AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) " The Austrian athletics federation says the country's leading pole-vaulter was "in serious but stable" condition following surgery on Thursday, hours after she landed beside the mat on her head and neck in...
31-Jul-15 7:55AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) " Antonio Hortal of Spain carded a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the Madeira Islands Open on Thursday.Hortal had a bogey on the second hole but made it up by hitting...
31-Jul-15 7:50AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) " Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie advanced to the last 32 of the European Tour match play event he is hosting in northern Scotland with a 5-and-4 victory over Romain Wattel on Thursday.The most comprehensive...
31-Jul-15 7:45AM. Source: NZHerald.co.nz.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) " Australia held on to force the third Ashes test into a third day, limping to stumps at 168-7 in the second innings for a 23-run lead on Thursday.At 111-6 with 27 overs left in the day, the match looked...
31-Jul-15 7:43AM. Source: FIFA.
The Spanish FA have handed the reins of Spain’s women’s side to Jorge Vilda, following the recent resignation of Ignacio Quereda.
 

New Zealand

MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players

Source: NZHerald.co.nz

DENVER (AP) " Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national t read article »

Struggling Sandoval insists weight not a problem

Source: NZHerald.co.nz

BOSTON (AP) " In the midst of a season-long slump during his first season with the Boston Red Sox, Pablo Sandoval insist read article »

Flyers, Voracek agree to a multiyear contract extension

Source: NZHerald.co.nz

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " The Philadelphia Flyers and right wing Jakub Voracek have agreed to a multiyear contract extension.T read article »

Athletics

Fraser-Pryce shows off her speed in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

Source: IAAF

In the last event of a chilly Thursday evening at Stockholm’s 1912 Olympic stadium, Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of read article »

Ibarguen extends winning streak to 28 in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

Source: IAAF

Caterine Ibarguen, newly established as the Pan American champion, extended her winning run to 28 meetings at the IAAF D read article »

Ortega overhauls Oliver for hurdles win in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

Source: IAAF

Orlando Ortega, fastest man in the world this year over the 110m hurdles, produced a highly significant victory in the 1 read article »

Basketball

USA - Wizards rising star Beal learned mental toughness from U17 Worlds

Source: FIBA

Bradley-Beal-20-06-2014 WASHINGTON (FIBA U17 World Championship/FIBA Basketball World Cup) - Emerging star Bradley Beal stepped up his game read article »

IWBF - Women's Wheelchair World Championships set to tip off in Toronto

Source: FIBA

IWBF-Women_sWC-19-06-2014 Toronto (IWBF Women's World Championship) - If he's been paying attention to that other tournament going on read article »

FIBA - International coaches clinic to be staged in Pilsen during FIBA U17 WC Women

Source: FIBA

Natalia-Hejkova-19-06-2014 PILSEN (FIBA U17 World Championship for Women) - A centrepiece of the upcoming FIBA U17 World Championship for Women read article »

Cricket

Anderson suffers side injury

Source: Cricinfo

James Anderson could be ruled out of the remainder of the Investec Ashes after being forced off the field at Edgbaston w read article »

Johnson's double landmark, Clarke slump continues

Source: Cricinfo

James Anderson could be ruled out of the remainder of the Investec Ashes after being forced off the field at Edgbaston w read article »

Record-breaking Read seals Nottinghamshire win

Source: Cricinfo

Chris Read enjoyed a day to remember as Nottinghamshire Outlaws maintained their unbeaten start in the Royal London Cup read article »

Motorsport

Depth of field will yield tight title chase

Source: IRL

Scott Dixon (left) and Dario Franchitti have a combined six IZOD IndyCar Series titles. read article »

Grand marshals will be dancing in the streets

Source: IRL

Actor/singer and "Dancing with the Stars" competitor Jack Wagner and his professional dance partner Anna Trebu read article »

Three Stooges? AA's driver dynamic

Source: IRL

Ryan Hunter-Reay (left, above), Marco Andretti and James Hinchcliffe have a loose rapport off the track. But preparation read article »

Rugby Union

Fiji and Samoa to meet again in final

Source: IRB

Samoa snatch victory from the jaws of defeat against Canada, while Fiji hang on to beat Japan and Tonga triumph over the read article »

Extra tickets on sale with 50 days to go

Source: IRB

The wait for fans is nearly over with just 50 days to go until the start of Rugby World Cup 2015, hosted in England and read article »

WATCH and WIN!

Source: IRB

Test your Rugby World Cup knowledge and #WIN a #RWC2015 @DHLRugby Ball. Answer the quiz question, watch the video highli read article »

 
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Soccer Football

Vilda appointed coach of Spain’s women’s team

Source: FIFA

The Spanish FA have handed the reins of Spain’s women’s side to Jorge Vilda, following the recent resignati read article »

Newcastle seal Mbemba swoop

Source: FIFA

Newcastle United have completed the signing of Anderlecht defender Chancel Mbemba, head coach Steve McClaren confirmed. read article »

Oliseh: Don't expect miracles

Source: FIFA

New Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh, a famous former FIFA World Cup star, is hoping to take Nigeria to the heights that he a read article »

Tennis

Statham Runner-Up in Wollongong

Source: Tennis NZ

After an impressive week in Wollongong, New Zealander Rubin Statham has fallen just short of the ITF Pro Circui read article »

Another Semi-Final for Team Kiwi

Source: Tennis NZ

Another semi-final for Daniell and Sitak. read article »

Statham Carries Kiwi Flag in Wollongong

Source: Tennis NZ

Auckland teenager Alex Klintcharov fell in round two in Wollongong, but his doubles partner, Rubin Statham (abo read article »

Volleyball

Turkey welcomes IRCC participants

Source: FIVB

Ankara, Turkey, July 30, 2015 - The Turkish Volleyball Federation is proud to welcome an International Refereeing Candid read article »

Level II Coaches Course completed in Seychelles

Source: FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, July 29, 2015 – A Level II Coaches Course took place in the Seychelles from July 6 to 18. The cou read article »

World Cup hosts Japan prepare celebration of volleyball

Source: FIVB

Lausanne, Switzerland, July 29, 2015 - Big-name volleyball players are stars in Japan, where they cannot walk down a str read article »

Yachting

Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet sets up for the high-pressure system

Source: Sail-World

Volvo Ocean Race - The wind has started to drop in the last 12 hours and the breeze is now between 15 and 20 knots. read article »

Barcelona World Race - Spare a thought for.....

Source: Sail-World

There may be some truth in the perception that life at front of the Barcelona World Race fleet inherently feels better read article »

New Bakewell-White YD37 has first sail in Auckland

Source: Sail-World

Auckland owners, Andrew and Atka Reid have launched the new YD37, built by Yachting Developments and designed by Bakewel read article »

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