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Federer marches on in US Open
Five-time winner gets his campaign underway with a straight-sets win while being watched by Michael Jordan.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 08:37 GMT
Far from Sterling: Rebranding racism in sports
While the NBA is quick to ban Donald Sterling's for his explicit racism, more subtle issues of race are neglected.
Khaled A Beydoun
Last updated: 10 May 2014 20:49 GMT
Durant magic blows away the Lakers
Kevin Durant's 30th straight 25-plus-points game sees the Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 131-102 in the NBA.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 12:38 GMT
The Republican party's anger mismanagement
Judge Antonin Scalia sees "racial entitlement" in the basic right to vote in America, writes Schecter.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2013 12:24 GMT
Luke Donald samples the MJ approach
English golfer Luke Donald is being mentored by NBA great Michael Jordon to ensure he is mentally prepared for season.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 18:50 GMT
Kobe Bryant joins an exclusive club
LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant joins an elite few after becoming the youngest player to reach 30,000 NBA career points.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2012 14:44 GMT
Kobe ready to make history
LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant is chasing a sixth career NBA championship as his team bring in Dwight Howard and Steve Nash.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2012 19:27 GMT
Obama's sporting achievements
President and sports fan – how President Obama has embraced the strategic importance of sport.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2012 08:13 GMT
US basketball team favourites for gold
Koby Bryant among stars hoping to follow in footsteps of Michael Jordan's Olympic "Dream Team" of 1992.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2012 00:46 GMT
LeBron hopes for third time lucky
NBA's Most Valuable Player hunts for that elusive title with Heat but a star-studded Oklahoma stand in his way.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2012 15:19 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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