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21-Apr-14 11:23PM. Source: FIBA.
ISTANBUL (TKBL/FIBA World Championship for Women) - Fenerbahce head coach Roberto Iniguez believes women's basketball in Turkey is now among the best on the planet and another reason to celebrate the country hosting the FIBA
Peter Buckle-17-04-2014
18-Apr-14 1:27AM. Source: FIBA.
LONDON (EuroBasket Women 2015) – Recently installed play-caller Peter Buckle has expressed satisfaction with his first Great Britain squad after revealing a 20-strong list of candidates who are vying to help the Brits reach a third succ
Carlos Arroyo-17-04-2014
17-Apr-14 10:37PM. Source: FIBA.
BARCELONA (Euroleague) - Carlos Arroyo isn't just any run-of-the-mill point guard. He's the player, remember, that pulled most of the strings in Puerto Rico's famous opening day upset of the United States at the 20
Sue Phillips-16-04-2014
17-Apr-14 12:31AM. Source: FIBA.
COLORADO SPRINGS (FIBA U17 World Championship for Women) – Sue Phillips will continue to hold the reins for the USA at the U17 World Championship for Women in Czech Republic after being given the mandate to continue with her work w
15-Apr-14 6:54PM. Source: FIBA.
PHOENIX (NBA) - The Phoenix Suns enjoyed a terrific turnaround season in 2013-14, yet have come up short of the playoffs. The Memphis Grizzlies beat the team from the desert on Monday night, 97-91, to clinch the eighth and final
15-Apr-14 12:39AM. Source: FIBA.
PORTLAND (Nike Hoop Summit) - Former youth world champions Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow restored pride back to the United States in the Nike Hoop Summit as they combined for 43 points in helping the USA to a 84-73 victo
14-Apr-14 7:34PM. Source: FIBA.
DENVER (NBA) - Russia won’t be making any headlines at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup this summer after failing to qualify for the 24-team tournament, but at least one national team player is helping make sure the spor
14-Apr-14 7:16PM. Source: FIBA.
EKATERINBURG (EuroLeague Women/FIBA World Championship for Women) - Galatasaray odeabank became the first Turkish team to be crowned EuroLeague Women champions after they claimed a pulsating 69-58 success against Istanbul rivals
Ioannis Bourousis-14-04-2014
14-Apr-14 6:42PM. Source: FIBA.
MADRID (Euroleague) - There will be no shortage of intensity when the Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs tip off this week. FC Barcelona, EA7 Armani Milan, Olympiacos and Panathinaikis are still in title hunt after claiming
12-Apr-14 4:25PM. Source: FIBA.
EKATERINBURG (EuroLeague Women/FIBA World Championship for Women) - The city of Istanbul will welcome the arrival of the new EuroLeague Women champions on Monday after Galatasaray odeabank and Fenerbahce both reached the title g
hoop summit-11-04-2014
12-Apr-14 1:46AM. Source: FIBA.
PORTLAND (Nike Hoop Summit) - More pride than usual will be at stake on Saturday when the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Select Team takes on the World Select Team in the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit. The United States are currently in the midst
NWBA Champions-10-04-2014
11-Apr-14 6:48PM. Source: FIBA.
LOUISVILLE (Wheelchair Basketball) - For five years now, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) has brought the majority of its divisions and teams together for a celebration of basketbal
Nikos Zisis-10-04-2014
10-Apr-14 9:41PM. Source: FIBA.
KAZAN (Eurocup) - Nikos Zisis has had some huge games in his famous career, both with Greece and the various club sides that he's played for. It's safe to say he has never been as lethal in one half of basketball, though, as
10-Apr-14 7:18PM. Source: FIBA.
ISMANING (FIBA Basketball World Cup) - This summer, the basketball world will look to Spain and fans in Germany to SPORT1 after Sport1 GmbH acquired the platform-neutral broadcast rights to the 2014 FIBA Basketball Worl
Marianna Tolo-10-04-2014
10-Apr-14 6:53PM. Source: FIBA.
EKATERINBURG (EuroLeague Women) - Opals center Marianna Tolo finally found her feet at the EuroLeague Women Final Eight to help Tango Bourges sneak into the semi-finals of the competition for a second time in as many years. Having endured a ro
Maxime Poulon -10-04-2014
10-Apr-14 6:47PM. Source: FIBA.
ONTARIO (Wheelchair Basketball) - In a re-match of last year's Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League (CWBL) final, the Bulldogs de Quebec outlasted provincial rivals the Gladiateurs de Laval 64-62 to win the 2014 Nationa
10-Apr-14 3:07AM. Source: FIBA.
KRASNODAR (Euroleague) - Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar are not in a comfortable position heading into Thursday's home clash with Bayern Munich in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. It's their last game in the Top 16 and may prove to b
Erik Murphy-09-04-2014
10-Apr-14 1:43AM. Source: FIBA.
SALT LAKE CITY (NBA) - One of the hard truths of being a professional basketball player is that the business part of the sport can sometimes be hard. NBA rookie Erik Murphy probably understood that only too well when the Chicago Bulls released him last w
09-Apr-14 8:37PM. Source: FIBA.
NASHVILLE (NCAA/FIBA World Championship for Women) - The University of Connecticut is on top of the American college basketball world. Again! On Monday, UConn defeated Kentucky in the men’s NCAA title game in Arlington,
Candace Parker-09-04-2014
09-Apr-14 6:38PM. Source: FIBA.
EKATERINBURG (EuroLeague Women) - After picking up the the MVP award at the EuroLeague Women Final Eight last year, Candace Parker is intent on helping Russian powerhouse UMMC Ekaterinburg retain their prized title this time around. The ho

New Zealand

National Rugby League weekend results


SYDNEY (AP) Results of Monday's matches in Australia's National Rugby League:Wests Tigers 21, Parramatta 18Penrith 14, read article »

Destro and Immobile could light up World Cup stage


MILAN (AP) Given the statistics, two players should have a chance to make their international breakthrough by lighting read article »

Geelong beats Hawthorn to stay atop Aussie rules


MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Geelong Cats pulled away in the fourth quarter Monday to beat defending champions Hawthor read article »


Work, rest and play – Blessing Okagbare

Source: IAAF

Blessing Okagbare secured long jump silver and 200m bronze at the 2013 IAAF World Championships during an outstanding se read article »

Dazzling line-up of global medallists set to shine in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Source: IAAF

Ten Olympic champions and a further 25 Olympic medallists are poised to compete at the IAAF Diamond League kick-off meet read article »

Solomon and Frizell smash meeting records at Mt SAC, Eaton makes 400m hurdles debut

Source: IAAF

World and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton made his highly anticipated debut in the 400m hurdles at the Mt SAC Re read article »


TUR - Iniguez declares Turkish basketball among best in the world

Source: FIBA

Roberto-Iniguez-21-04-2014 ISTANBUL (TKBL/FIBA World Championship for Women) - Fenerbahce head coach Roberto Iniguez believes women's bask read article »

GBR - Buckle satisfied with competition in Great Britain squad

Source: FIBA

Peter Buckle-17-04-2014 LONDON (EuroBasket Women 2015) – Recently installed play-caller Peter Buckle has expressed satisfaction with h read article »

EUROLEAGUE - Inspirational Arroyo out for Game 2

Source: FIBA

Carlos Arroyo-17-04-2014 BARCELONA (Euroleague) - Carlos Arroyo isn't just any run-of-the-mill point guard. He's the player, reme read article »


A farewell from Old Trafford

Source: Cricinfo

Every time the new England coach Peter Moores renewed his contract with Lancashire the sighs of relief could be heard fr read article »

Pawar points out Shastri's conflict of interest

Source: Cricinfo

Sharad Pawar, the former BCCI chief, has criticised the composition of the panel proposed by the board to investigate al read article »

'BCCI reputation lowest in 80 years' - Manohar

Source: Cricinfo

Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar has said he was "disillusioned" by the happenings at the BCCI's emergent working read article »


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

European nations on the rise in rankings

Source: IRB

Bosnia & Herzegovina and Croatia climb the IRB World Rankings after victories in the European Nations Cup. read article »

England crowned Europe U18 champions

Source: IRB

England prove too strong for Ireland in the final to win a third consecutive FIRA-AER European Under 18 Championship in read article »

Canada women battle back to complete double

Source: IRB

Canada score 14 unanswered points in the second half to beat USA 14-10 and win the Can-Am series. read article »

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Soccer Football

A memorable end to a global adventure

Source: FIFA

The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola has come to the end of its worldwide journey, just 52 days before the 2014 read article »

52 days to go

Source: FIFA  is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 d read article »

Pumas, Tijuana maintain pressure with wins

Source: FIFA

Unam Pumas moved up to third in the Clausura after edging a 1-0 home victory over Guadalajara, while  Tijuana rema read article »


Venus' Ranking Continues to Rise

Source: Tennis NZ

Kiwi Davis Cup player Michale Venus (above) continues his 2014 rise up with ATP Doubles Rankings. read article »

Venus Makes ATP Doubles Quarter-Final

Source: Tennis NZ

Michael Venus (above) and partner Austin Krajicek (USA) have gone down in the Quarter-Finals of the ATP event i read article »

Coaching Update

Source: Tennis NZ

Farewell to Craig Bell; new Coach Development Manager position; JDC courses in Christchurch and Auckland; Coach read article »


Getting to know: Belgium “Yellow Tiger” Valérie Courtois

Source: FIVB

Brussels, Belgium, April 15, 2014 – Among the “Yellow Tigers” – who won a historic bronze medal for Belgium at last year read article »

Slovakia to make the most of World League experience

Source: FIVB

Kosice, Slovakia, April 20, 2014 – This year’s edition of the FIVB World League will be one of many firsts for Slovakia. read article »

Six clubs confirm quarterfinal tickets at Women's African Club Championship

Source: FIVB

Carthage, Tunisia, April 20, 2014 – The favourites of the 2014 Women's African Club Championship continued their success read article »


Clipper Round the World Race 11 - Tense match downwind racing on Day 2

Source: Sail-World

In the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race 2013-14 the last 24 hours has seen some very close downwind racing read article »

Toyota Optimist Nationals: Late charge puts pressure on leaders

Source: Sail-World

Kohimaramara YC's Scott McKenzie holds a 13 point lead going into the final day of the 2014 Toyota Optimist Nationals read article »

Quantum Key West 2015 dates confirmed

Source: Sail-World

Classes and sailors from across the country and around the globe have Quantum Key West 2015 on their winter calendars. read article »

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