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'Renaissance man' Gasol happy to control his own destiny

LOS ANGELES - Considered by many to be the 'Renaissance man' in the National Basketball Association (NBA), Spanish forward Pau Gasol is delighted finally to be the sole architect of his 'revival' as he eyes his playing future.

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Nadal admits lack of confidence

- Despite going into the Monte Carlo Masters on the back of another impressive unbeaten run on clay, Rafael Nadal admitted six weeks before his beloved French Open that he has been struggling with his confidence for months.

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Former Dynamo Moscow striker Kosolapov commits suicide

- Eduard Kosolapov, 38, the former Dynamo Moscow and Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod striker who was on the coaching staff at Mordovia Saransk, has committed suicide.

18 Apr 2014

Korean K.J. Choi beats bad weather to take Heritage lead

- South Korean K.J. Choi wielded a hot putter to vault into the lead before torrential rain and strong winds halted the second round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Friday.

18 Apr 2014

Asian Games replacement host needed fast, but not Singapore: Ng Ser Miang

SINGAPORE - The Olympic Council of Asia must move fast to find a replacement city to host the 2019 Asian Games, International Olympic Committee Vice President Ng Ser Miang told Reuters on Friday, but ruled out his suitable Singapore homeland as an option.

18 Apr 2014

Desisa bids for repeat in fast Boston field

BOSTON - When Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa returns to the starting line of the Boston Marathon on Monday after winning the fabled footrace last year one of his fiercest challengers may be Kenyan Dennis Kimetto.

18 Apr 2014
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Time to rebuild for South Africa cricket

First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.