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  1. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Brazil v Colombia: Euphoria deafening as Andean nation hopes to reinvent reputation

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:46pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bogota Not since Colombia drubbed Argentina 5-0 in a 1993 World Cup qualifier has the South American nation of 48 million been so enthralled by the beautiful game Colombia sees chance to shake violent past The euphoria in Colombia is deafening, and wonderfully contagious, ahead of today's do-or-die match against hosts Brazil. Never before has ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Donald Sterling turns up in court fighting

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... in the aisle close to Shelly Sterling. During a break he spoke, briefly with his wife. Sterling criticised the doctors who found him to be suffering from Alzheimer's disease, saying their findings ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong

    MMA fever proves highly contagious in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott mathew.scott@scmp.com A plethora of gyms and classes have sprung up in Hong Kong, and as their popularity proves, they aren't just for muscle-bound men Young or old, pro or amateur, MMA fever is highly contagious Speak to the athletes and it soon becomes apparent the attraction of mixed martial arts is universal. On the sidelines of the launch of the UFC Macao- held ...

  4. Sport - China - SOCCER

    High demand for forged sick notes as Chinese football fans stay up into the small hours

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 11:07pm

    ... a range of afflictions, from fevers and fractures to abortion and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) – the infectious disease that caused hundreds of fatalities in China in 2003. “I run ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    The big issue- what happens to those 300-pound blocks of bone and muscle after retirement?

    Posted May 31st 2014, 10:09pm by WASHPOST

    ... problems or diseases related to the amount of weight they carried. About a decade ago, Brown says, he was upstairs at his namesake sports bar in downtown Portsmouth, Virginia- he owned eight ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - MOTOR RACING

    Formula One great Jack Brabham dies

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:25am by Agence France-Presse

    ... behind.” The Australian Grand Prix Corporation said Brabham died after a long illness. “He had a long battle with liver disease,” an AGPC official said. The Australian was a major influence ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Sailing chiefs want water quality tests on Rio's 'open sewer' Olympics venue

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:43pm by Associated Press

    ... A, dysentery, cholera and other diseases. The visible problem involves old couches, tyres and dead animals floating in the 383 square kilometre bay. State officials are using garbage boats ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Roger Bannister marks 60th anniversary of sub four-minute mile

    Posted May 05th 2014, 10:47pm by AP

    ... There was this magic about four symmetrical laps of one minute each Roger Bannister "It was a target," Bannister, now 85 and fighting Parkinson's disease, said at his Oxford home, a short ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    John Moore and Tommy Berry team up again to retain QE II Cup

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 09:24pm by Alan Aitken

    ... and claimed the race on Military Attack, but this time he was winning it for his late twin brother and fellow jockey, Nathan, who died early this month after contracting a little-known disease, Norse ...

  10. Sport - Soccer

    Brazil in mourning after first World Cup-winning skipper dies

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 09:36pm by >Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo Central defender Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini who battled Alzheimer’s disease for a decade died in Sao Paulo Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini, the captain of Brazil’s first World Cup-winning team, died Thursday aged 83 after a long illness, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said. The central defender, who had been battling Alzheimer’s disease ...




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