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  1. 7 Bones the Queen Probably Wants to Pick With Kate's Sister Pippa Middleton
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    7 Bones the Queen Probably Wants to Pick With Kate's Sister Pippa Middleton

  2. Toronto Police Perplexed by Mystery Tunnel Under City
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    Toronto Police Perplexed by Mystery Tunnel Under City

  3. Tennis superstar Roger Federer offends Pakistan
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    Tennis superstar Roger Federer offends Pakistan

  4. First Serve: Canadians on the pro tours this week
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    First Serve: Canadians on the pro tours this week

  5. First Serve: Canadians on the pro tour this week
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    First Serve: Canadians on the pro tour this week

  6. Toronto Tunnel Mystery Solved, Builders Cite 'personal Reasons'
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    Toronto Tunnel Mystery Solved, Builders Cite 'personal Reasons'

  7. Common Reunites With Ex Serena Williams After Oscars Win
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    Common Reunites With Ex Serena Williams After Oscars Win

  8. Take a Look Inside the $35 Million L.A. Mansion Jay Z and Beyoncé Are Renting
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    Take a Look Inside the $35 Million L.A. Mansion Jay Z and Beyoncé Are Renting

  9. Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from another tournament, this one in Monterrey, Mexico
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    Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from another tournament, this one in Monterrey, Mexico

  10. Milos Raonic leads Canadian Davis Cup squad, to face Japan in Vancouver March 6-8
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    Milos Raonic leads Canadian Davis Cup squad, to face Japan in Vancouver March 6-8

  • World sports diary March 4 - March 31

    Mar 4 (Reuters) - World sports diary from March 4 - March 31 - - - - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 CRICKET World Cup Pakistan v UAE, Napier (0100) Australia v Afghanistan, Perth (0630) Bangladesh v Scotland, Nelson (2200) SOCCER Premier League, Ligue 1 Spanish … More »

    Reuters - 9 hours ago
  • Badminton lacks future 'star', says Indonesia's Taufik

    Badminton lacks future 'star', says Indonesia's Taufik

    By Rod Gilmour BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - A stark warning about the future direction of the men's game was issued on Tuesday by two of badminton’s recent greats on the eve of the All-England Championships. As the world’s best prepared for … More »

    Reuters - 15 hours ago
  • Sport lacks future 'star', says Indonesia's Taufik

    By Rod Gilmour BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - A stark warning about the future direction of the men's game was issued on Tuesday by two of badminton’s recent greats on the eve of the All-England Championships. As the world’s best prepared for … More »

    Reuters - 15 hours ago
  • Badminton-Sport lacks future 'star', says Indonesia's Taufik

    By Rod Gilmour BIRMINGHAM, England, March 3 (Reuters) - A stark warning about the future direction of the men's game was issued on Tuesday by two of badminton's recent greats on the eve of the All-England Championships. As the world's best … More »

    Reuters - 15 hours ago
  • Top seed Wozniacki wins Malaysian opener

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki avoided a repeat of her last appearance at the Malaysian Open - a first-round loss - by dispatching Chinese qualifier Wang Yafan 6-3, 6-1 on Tuesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 hours ago
  • Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli hints at possible comeback on social media

    Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli hints at possible comeback on social media

    PARIS - Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has fuelled speculation of a possible comeback by asking her fans on social media if it would be a good idea. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 22 hours ago
  • Tweet fuels talk of Bartoli return

    Tweet fuels talk of Bartoli return

    Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli sparked speculation on Tuesday of a return from retirement less than two years after bowing out of professional tennis. Should I?" Bartoli said. "Marion Bartoli has just turned 30. … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 3 Mar, 2015 5:02 AM EST
  • Del Potro sees comeback by late March

    Del Potro sees comeback by late March

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Former world number four Juan Martin Del Potro, having drawn confidence from his brief Sydney return in January, said on Monday he was confident of a full comeback “very soon”. If my hand responds well, I’ll … More »

    Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 3:57 PM EST
  • Berger so close to remarkable rookie win

    Berger so close to remarkable rookie win

    Rookie Daniel Berger came from nine strokes behind the lead to enter a playoff for the Honda Classic on Monday but lost out on the second sudden-death hole to Ireland's Padraig Harrington. The 21-year-old Floridian, whose father Jay was a … More »

    Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 2:05 PM EST
  • Golf-Berger so close to remarkable rookie win

    Rookie Daniel Berger came from nine strokes behind the lead to enter a playoff for the Honda Classic on Monday but lost out on the second sudden-death hole to Ireland's Padraig Harrington. The 21-year-old Floridian, whose father Jay was a … More »

    Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 1:56 PM EST
  • First Serve: Canadians on the pro tours this week

    First Serve: Canadians on the pro tours this week

    Milos Raonic is preparing for Davis Cup. Genie Bouchard is out injured. But other Canadians are in action. … More »

    Eh Game - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 12:34 PM EST
  • Toronto tunnel mystery solved, builders cite 'personal reasons'

    Toronto tunnel mystery solved, builders cite 'personal reasons'

    A mysterious tunnel discovered in Toronto near one of the venues for this summer's Pan American Games was build for "personal reasons" by two men who had no criminal intent, police said on Monday. Days after police ignited a firestorm of media … More »

    Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 9:30 AM EST
  • Nishikori breaks into world's top four, Murray out

    Nishikori breaks into world's top four, Murray out

    Japan's Kei Nishikori broke into the top four of the ATP world rankings on Monday as the Asian trailblazer continued to shake up the top echelon of men's tennis. His run to the final in Acapulco, where he was beaten by Spain's David Ferrer, … More »

    Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 6:38 AM EST
  • Nadal wants traditional clay events protected

    Nadal wants traditional clay events protected

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal wants tournament organisers to maintain the tradition of clay courts on the Tour and said the growing number of events switching to harder surfaces could increase the injury risk to players long … More »

    Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 3:35 AM EST
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 2:06 AM EST
  • Interview: Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

    Interview: Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing which remains one of his greatest joys, the 27-year old Serb told … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 11:00 PM EST
  • Nadal wins first title of year in Argentina

    Nadal wins first title of year in Argentina

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal won his first title of the year with a 6-4 6-1 victory over Juan Monaco in a rain-interrupted Argentine Open final on Sunday. Nadal, showing marked progress in his comeback from injury and other … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 10:50 PM EST
  • Interview: Nadal wants traditional clay events protected

    Interview: Nadal wants traditional clay events protected

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal wants tournament organisers to maintain the tradition of clay courts on the Tour and said the growing number of events switching to harder surfaces could increase the injury risk to players long … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 10:47 PM EST
  • Rafa wins first title in nearly 9 months

    Rafa wins first title in nearly 9 months

    Rafael Nadal won his first title in nearly nine months Sunday after defeating Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 at the Argentina Open. The top-seeded Spaniard hadn't reached a final since winning at Roland Garros last year. It was Nadal's 46th title on clay, … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 5:20 PM EST
  • Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

    Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing which remains one of his greatest joys, the 27-year old Serb told … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 2:05 PM EST
  • Ferrer downs Nishikori for fourth Mexico title

    David Ferrer won a record-equalling fourth Mexican Open title with a 6-3 7-5 victory over Kei Nishikori in the Acapulco hardcourt final.     The Spanish world number nine's triumph put him level with Austrian Thomas Muster with four Mexican titles … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 9:49 AM EST
  • Awesome Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

    Awesome Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer's enduring class shone through again as the Swiss maestro beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to win the Dubai Championships for a seventh time on Saturday. The 33-year-old's serve is the … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 3:08 AM EST
  • Nadal reaches first final of year in Argentine Open

    Nadal reaches first final of year in Argentine Open

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal, pushed to the limit in a high octane first set, made up for his semi-final defeat at the Rio Open a week ago by reaching the Argentine Open final with a 7-6(7) 6-2 victory over Carlos Berlocq on … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 12:32 AM EST
  • Federer lauds rivalry with Djokovic after 20th win

    Federer lauds rivalry with Djokovic after 20th win

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer rates his rivalry with Novak Djokovic as highly as his duels with Rafa Nadal, the Swiss said after beating the Serb to win a seventh Dubai title on Saturday. It was their 37th meeting and Federer's 6-3 … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 12:23 AM EST
  • Bacsinszky wins second WTA title

    Bacsinszky wins second WTA title

    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Second-seeded David Ferrer of Spain won his fourth Mexico Open title Saturday night, beating top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 7-5 in the hard-court event. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 12:12 AM EST
  • Nadal to face Monaco in Argentina final

    Nadal to face Monaco in Argentina final

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Rafael Nadal beat Carlos Berlocq 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Saturday, setting up a final against Juan Monaco at the Argentina Open. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 9:14 PM EST
  • Sports break - Sun 01 Mar

    Sports break - Sun 01 Mar

    Michael Clarke speaks out about World Cup clash; Sydney FC has beaten the Western Sydney Wanderers 4-3; The Brumbies remain on top of the Super Rugby ladder; Federer beats Djokovic in Dubai. … More »

    7News - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 3:32 PM EST
  • Federer defeats Djokovic for Dubai title

    Federer defeats Djokovic for Dubai title

    Defending champion Roger Federer won his seventh Dubai Championships title and second of the year in defeating top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday. This marked the seventh consecutive year - 11th time in 13 years - that Federer or … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 1:48 PM EST
  • Safarova tops Azarenka to win Qatar Open

    Safarova tops Azarenka to win Qatar Open

    Fed Cup winner Lucie Safarova beat Victoria Azarenka in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the Qatar Open on Saturday. The Czech snapped Azarenka's 14-match winning streak in Doha and also foiled the Belarusian's attempt to clinch a record third … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 1:44 PM EST
  • Safarova beats Azarenka to win Doha title

    Safarova beats Azarenka to win Doha title

    Czech player Lucie Safarova claimed the biggest title of her career when she beat former world number one Victoria Azarenka 6-4 6-3 at the Qatar Open on Saturday. The world number 15 reached the final with a string of impressive wins and continued … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 1:13 PM EST
  • Djokovic, Federer meet for Dubai title

    Djokovic, Federer meet for Dubai title

    Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will face defending champion Roger Federer in the final of the Dubai Championships after a three-set win over Tomas Berdych on Friday. ''You don't expect anything less than hard work against someone who has been a top 10 … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 11:49 AM EST
  • Nadal crushes Delbonis to reach Argentine Open semi-final

    Nadal crushes Delbonis to reach Argentine Open semi-final

    Nadal, who went down to a first defeat in 53 consecutive semi-finals on clay at the Rio Open last weekend, pumped his fist after winning a superb rally in the fifth game of the second set and again when the Argentine hit the ball wide on second … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 3:55 AM EST
  • Djokovic and Federer to renew rivalry in Dubai

    Djokovic and Federer to renew rivalry in Dubai

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer renew their great rivalry when they meet in the final of the Dubai Championships on Saturday with both players fighting fit and ready for battle. A few months ago they were had been … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 3:30 AM EST
  • Sharapova withdraws due to stomach virus

    Sharapova withdraws due to stomach virus

    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia withdrew Friday before her Mexico Open semifinal against Caroline Garcia of France because of a stomach virus. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 1:10 AM EST
  • Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from another tournament, this one in Monterrey, Mexico

    Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from another tournament, this one in Monterrey, Mexico

    This is the second consecutive tournament the 21-year-old Canadian has pulled out of at the last minute. She was to be the No. 2 seed in Monterrey. … More »

    Eh Game - Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 12:46 AM EST
  • Sharap-ova and out as bug forces top seed to withdraw

    Sharap-ova and out as bug forces top seed to withdraw

    A stomach virus caused world number two Maria Sharapova to pull out of the Acapulco International in Mexico just hours before her semi-final on Friday. "I want to thank the tournament for organising such a great event and most importantly the fans … More »

    Reuters - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 10:01 PM EST
  • Preview: Djokovic and Federer to renew rivalry in Dubai

    Preview: Djokovic and Federer to renew rivalry in Dubai

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer renew their great rivalry when they meet in the final of the Dubai Championships on Saturday with both players fighting fit and ready for battle. A few months ago they were had been … More »

    Reuters - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 9:58 PM EST
  • Agassi says would be happy for Serena if she usurps wife

    Agassi says would be happy for Serena if she usurps wife

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Andre Agassi says it would be a "beautiful thing to watch" if fellow American Serena Williams goes on to surpass his wife Steffi Graf's professional era record of 22 grand slam singles titles. Williams reached … More »

    Reuters - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 9:52 PM EST
  • Azarenka beats Venus, into Qatar final

    Azarenka beats Venus, into Qatar final

    Victoria Azarenka defeated Venus Williams for the first time on Friday, rallying for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory to reach the final at the Qatar Open. A two-time champion in Doha, Azarenka made adjustments in the second set and took a 5-1 lead in the … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 7:08 PM EST
  • Federer and Djokovic to meet in Dubai final

    Federer and Djokovic to meet in Dubai final

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic beat Tomas Berdych 6-0 5-7 6-4 at the Dubai Championships on Friday to set up a dream final with Roger Federer. The 27-year-old Djokovic entered Friday's contest with a 17-2 winning … More »

    Reuters - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 1:51 PM EST
  • Top-seeded Djokovic to face defending champ Federer in Dubai final

    Top-seeded Djokovic to face defending champ Federer in Dubai final

    Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will face defending champion Roger Federer in the final of the Dubai Championships after a three-set win over Tomas Berdych on Friday. "You don't expect anything less than hard work against someone who has been a top 10 … More »

    The Canadian Press - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 1:25 PM EST
  • Sharapova advances to Mexico Open semis

    Sharapova advances to Mexico Open semis

    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the Mexico Open semifinals. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 4:01 AM EST
  • World sports diary February 28 - March 7

    Feb 27 (Reuters) - World sports diary from February 28 - March 7 - - - - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28 SOCCER Premier League (1500 unless stated) West Ham United v Crystal Palace (1245) Burnley v Swansea City Manchester United v Sunderland Newcastle United … More »

    Reuters - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 9:00 PM EST
  • Robredo eases into Argentina quarters

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Second-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain defeated Renzo Olivo of Argentina 6-1, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Argentina Open on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 8:49 PM EST
  • Nevada gambling regulators sign off on Olympic betting

    Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green. Nevada gambling regulators voted Thursday to allow the state's sports books to … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 7:50 PM EST
  • Venus beats Radwanska in Qatar quarters

    Venus beats Radwanska in Qatar quarters

    Venus Williams beat Agnieszka Radwanska for the second time this year to line up two-time champion Victoria Azarenka in the Qatar Open semifinals on Thursday. Williams, who beat Radwanska to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals last month, won … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 3:39 PM EST
  • Kyrgios withdraws from Davis Cup

    Kyrgios withdraws from Davis Cup

    A huge blow for Australia ahead of next week's Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic, with number one ranked-player Nick Kyrgios withdrawing due to a back problem. … More »

    7News - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 2:21 PM EST
  • Murray woes deepen after Dubai defeat by teenager

    Murray woes deepen after Dubai defeat by teenager

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Andy Murray's February torment deepened on Thursday when he lost 6-1 6-3 to 18-year-old Croatian tyro Borna Coric in the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships. This month the world number three has lost the … More »

    Reuters - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 1:27 PM EST
  • Murray thumped by Croatian teen in Dubai

    Murray thumped by Croatian teen in Dubai

    Andy Murray was knocked out of the Dubai Championships on Thursday, losing to 18-year-old Borna Coric 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. ''But, yeah, I started the match not good.'' Coric, who never offered Murray a break-point opportunity, reached his … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 1:02 PM EST
  • Andy Murray loses to Croatian teenager Borna Coric in quarterfinals of Dubai Championships

    Andy Murray loses to Croatian teenager Borna Coric in quarterfinals of Dubai Championships

    Andy Murray was knocked out of the Dubai Championships on Thursday, losing to 18-year-old Borna Coric 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Murray, who reached the Australian Open final at the beginning of the month, had 55 unforced errors and only 15 … More »

    The Canadian Press - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 10:51 AM EST