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Venus beats Kerber in Miami, Konta ousts Halep

Venus Williams beat top seed Angelique Kerber on Wednesday to advance to a Miami Open semi-final against Britain's Johanna Konta.

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'Hideous' Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks social media laughs

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.

Oddly Enough Mar 29 2017

New AFA president vows to get Messi ban reduced

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.

Mar 29 2017

LPGA Commissioner Whan sees women's gains in game

RANCHO MIRAGE, California Golf is getting younger, more global and more female, all to the delight of LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan.

Mar 29 2017

Figure skating: Wenjing and Cong stand tall among walking wounded

HELSINKI Chinese duo Wenjing Sui and Cong Han emerged unscathed in a field littered with the walking wounded to grab the lead in the pairs competition at the figure skating world championships on Wednesday.

Mar 29 2017

Athletics-Spencer's anti-doping case set for May 15

KINGSTON Reigning Commonwealth Games 400 metres hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer's anti-doping hearing will begin May 15 in Jamaica, the panel overseeing the case said on Wednesday.

Mar 29 2017