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BEIJING The National Hockey League (NHL) will stage two annual pre-season games in China from this year as it looks to build interest in the country that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, even as its participation in next year's Games remains in doubt.
World number one Dustin Johnson is playing the "best golf in the world" and will start as the favorite to win the Masters next month, Jordan Spieth has said ahead of Thursday's Houston Open.
FUNCHAL When the island of Madeira on Wednesday renamed its airport in honor of its hometown hero Cristiano Ronaldo, all eyes were expected to be on the four-time world player of the year who is adored not only for his soccer skills but also his model looks.
BUENOS AIRES The Argentine FA, lacking proper leadership since 2015 and fearful its national team might not reach the World Cup finals without banned captain Lionel Messi, elected a third-tier club chairman and former roadsweeper as its president on Wednesday.
RANCHO MIRAGE, California Golf is getting younger, more global and more female, all to the delight of LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan.