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Nadal back, women cash in at revamped China Open

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BEIJING (Reuters) – World number two Rafa Nadal returns to action at the China Open next week but for once the top women will be the biggest earners as the tournament enters a new era as a $6.6 million mixed event. Nadal had been a doubt due to an abdominal injury but he has confirmed […]

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Montgomerie marks Ryder countdown

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For a few short days the world’s golfing spotlight will centre on Newport as golf’s finest players clash. “When you talk about the first of October, it links in with Wales, Celtic Manor, Ryder Cup,” Montgomerie said. “Now we are within a year and it’s amazing how quickly that year will pass and I look […]

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Alonso out to emulate Schumacher

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New Ferrari signing Fernando Alonso says he would like to follow in Michael Schumacher’s footsteps and win multiple world titles for the team. The Spaniard has signed for three years and will partner Felipe Massa in 2010. “It will not be easy but I would like to do the same as Michael and win many […]

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4 soldiers from Ethiopia arrive in Asmara

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ASMARA — Four soldiers who opposed the tribal junta’s ethnic apartheid policies in Ethiopia, have arrived in Asmara this week, according to Tigist Tesfa, Ethiopian Review’s correspondent in Eritrea. The four soldiers are: 1. Corporal AbdulWahab AbudlGalf from Northern Command’s 21st Division, 2. Corporal GebreEgzihabher Amare from Northern Command’s  21st Division, 3. Corporal Jemal Mohammed […]

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Davis, California police shoot Ethiopian woman

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DAVIS, CALIFORNIA — A woman was shot during a confrontation with Yolo County Sheriff’s deputies Tuesday morning, but is expected to survive her injuries. The Davis Police Department says a deputy was enforcing an eviction noticed at an apartment on Hanover Drive in Davis when 46-year-old Eleni Bekele came to the front door with a […]

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Michael Vick re-signs with Nike

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NEW YORK (AP)—Michael Vick(notes) is back with Nike two years after the company severed ties over the quarterback’s involvement in a dogfighting ring. “Mike has a long-standing, great relationship with Nike, and he looks forward to continuing that relationship,” his agent, Joel Segal, said Wednesday. Segal would not reveal terms of the agreement. Nike declined […]

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Michael Schumacher returns to Formula One with Ferrari

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Provided the 40-year-old seven-time world champion can prove his fitness – and the German is a man who prides himself on his conditioning – he will line up against reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton for the very first time at the European Grand Prix in Valencia on Aug 23. The announcement, which will have Ferrari’s […]

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Fernando Alonso signs with Ferrari F1 for three years

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In a deal that seems to have been years in the making, Ferrari has finally made an official announcement: Fernando Alonso will be driving for the Prancing Horse in 2010. Rumors of Alonso going to the team from Maranello started back during the Spaniard’s first stint with Renault, but circumstances with driver lineups didn’t allow […]

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McIlroy considers US Tour switch

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The 20-year-old, who is third on the European money-list, would have to compete in 15 events on the PGA Tour if he makes the move. “The way the schedule is, it makes it a little bit easier for me to play in America next year,” said McIlroy. “I’m in no great rush to join the […]

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The Most Valuable Teams In Sports

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This may be hard to believe: In 2003, no pro sports team in the world was worth a billion dollars. By the end of 2008, there were 24, led by European soccer powerhouse Manchester United. It begs the question: Is pro sports a bubble? That’s hard to say. But with the economy in peril, the […]

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