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    Adriano: Russians sign Brazilian from Milan
    Jan16

    Adriano: Russians sign Brazilian from Milan

    No financial details of the deal were disclosed but Russian media reported a fee of one million euros ($1.06 million) for the 29-year-old striker. Russian Premier League table-toppers Spartak Moscow have signed Brazilian international forward Luiz Adriano from AC Milan, the Moscow club said on Monday.No financial details of the deal were...

    Joe Biden: US vice president visits Ukraine in show of support
    Jan16

    Joe Biden: US vice president visits Ukraine in show of support

    The deal brought fresh hope of an end to almost three years of a conflict that has killed nearly 10,000 people. Outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine on Monday to support the war-scarred country’s leaders amid concerns that ties could chill under Donald Trump.Biden’s one-day visit to meet President Petro Poroshenko...

    Australian Open: Top seed Kerber battles into second round
    Jan16

    Australian Open: Top seed Kerber battles into second round

    The top seed ultimately proved too much for Lesia Tsurenko, winning 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 on Rod Laver Arena. World number one Angelique Kerber battled past Lesia Tsurenko in a stuttering start to her first Grand Slam title defence at the Australian Open Monday.The top seed ultimately proved too much for the Ukrainian, winning 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 on Rod Laver...

    Andy Murray: I’ll never give up on Australian Open quest
    Jan16

    Andy Murray: I’ll never give up on Australian Open quest

    The world number one has lost five Australian finals, four of them to his key rival Novak Djokovic. Andy Murray said he’ll never give up in his quest for an elusive Australian Open title after grinding out a hard-earned win over Illya Marchenko in round one on Monday.The world number one, who has lost five Australian finals — four of...

    Australia Open: Heat is on as stars struggle
    Jan16

    Australia Open: Heat is on as stars struggle

    Players draped themselves with towels packed with ice on a sweltering afternoon with temperatures set to rise further on Tuesday. World number one Andy Murray fought his way into the second round as several top players struggled in hot conditions on day one at the Australian Open on Monday.As temperatures topped 32 Celsius (90 Fahrenheit), Murray...

    Australian Open: Newly-knighted Murray opens Aussie tilt
    Jan16

    Australian Open: Newly-knighted Murray opens Aussie tilt

    Murray holds the unwanted distinction of losing five Melbourne finals but he starts this year on top of the world rankings. Newly knighted Andy Murray will hope to gallop towards a maiden Australian Open title when the world number one kicks off his campaign against Illya Marchenko on Monday.Murray holds the unwanted distinction of losing five...

    Australian Open: Venus not in Melbourne for ‘kicks and giggles’
    Jan16

    Australian Open: Venus not in Melbourne for ‘kicks and giggles’

    The 36-year-old world number 17 said the desire to win was still burning. Veteran campaigner Venus Williams says is not at the Australian Open for “kicks and giggles” after grinding past Ukrainian youngster Kateryna Kozlova in two gruelling sets Monday.The American seven-time Grand Slam winner, who turns 37 this year, showed she is...

    Donald Trump: Outgoing CIA chief warns US President-elect to watch his words
    Jan16

    Donald Trump: Outgoing CIA chief warns US President-elect to watch his words

    Brennan's stern words — which sparked a quick Twitter retort from Trump — were the latest salvo in the ongoing feud between the incoming Trump and intelligence agencies. Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn’t...

    Donald Trump: NATO ‘obsolete,’ says US President-elect as he suggests Russia nuclear deal
    Jan16

    Donald Trump: NATO ‘obsolete,’ says US President-elect as he suggests Russia nuclear deal

    He also hailed Britain's exit from the EU and backed a speedy trade deal with the UK. President-elect Donald Trump, in remarks published on Sunday, described NATO as “obsolete” and suggested a deal with Russia that would reduce nuclear arsenals and ease sanctions on Moscow.He also hailed Britain’s exit from the EU and...

    Andy Murray: Athlete takes aim at Australian Open jinx
    Jan15

    Andy Murray: Athlete takes aim at Australian Open jinx

    World number one Murray is looking to avoid becoming the first man in the post-1968 Open era to lose six Grand Slam finals at the same major. Andy Murray sets out Monday to end a record run of Australian Open final defeats as his great rival Novak Djokovic vies to become the tournament’s greatest champion of all-time.World number one Murray...

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