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SWIMMING: Final as good as a medal

Tuesday, 22 July 2014.

THE 4x200m team may be the only swimmers in Glasgow on merit but a place in the final will be equivalent to winning a medal.

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Brazil appoint Dunga as Scolari successor

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 22:23

RIO DE JANEIRO : The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Tuesday appointed Dunga as coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, whose contract was not renewed after the hosts’ World Cup semi-final thrashing by Germany.

Real Madrid sign Rodriguez

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 20:42

MADRID : Real Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on a six season contract.

Kean closes in on first piece of silverware

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 14:27

SINGAPORE: Former Blackburn Rovers boss Steve Kean remains on course to win his first trophy as a manager after his Brunei DPMM side edged past Geylang International on penalties to reach Friday’s Singapore League Cup final.

Rodriguez goal consecrated as Real speculation mounts

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 11:11

MADRID: James Rodriguez’s spectacular volley against Uruguay was crowned the best goal of the World Cup on Monday as speculation mounted that he will soon be unveiled as Real Madrid’s latest big money signing.

Dhoni rejoices as demoralised England lose Prior

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 09:05

LONDON: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hailed his side’s determination in forcing the collapse of England who faced new trouble Tuesday when wicketkeeper Matt Prior withdrew for at least the rest of the season.

CYCLING / TOUR DE FRANCE: Bauer’s dream ends in tears

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 08:13

NIMES (FRANCE): NEW Zealander Jack Bauer came within 100 metres of winning Sunday’s 15th stage of the Tour de France after a 222km breakaway before Alexander Kristoff chased him down.

TENNIS: Tomic tantalises wary Australia

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 08:13

MELBOURNE: Australia’s frosty relationship with bad boy Bernard Tomic looks set to thaw after the 21-year-old displayed grit and passion to grind down big-serving Croatian Ivo Karlovic 7-6, 3-6, 7-6 in the Colombian Open final on Sunday.

TENNIS: Caroline lifts Istanbul Cup

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 08:13

ISTANBUL: Caroline Wozniacki overpowered second-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Istanbul Cup final and clinch her first WTA title of the year and 22nd overall.

Sharma shines

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 08:12

LONDON: ISHANT Sharma claimed seven wickets to bowl India to a 95-run victory over England in the Second Test at Lord’s yesterday, their first overseas win since 2011.

CYCLING: Aggression the only way

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 08:11

DON'T expect a mellowed Azizulhasni Awang in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, not even after the heartbreak suffered in New Delhi four years.