Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
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China Series stars tip caps to pioneer
Some of China's top pro golfers paid tribute to the late Mission Hills founder David Chu as they prepared to tee off in the inaugural China Series today.

US poolmates expected return of Olympic great Phelps
The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward possibly participating at the 2016 Rio Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.

Giroud looks reloaded for Arsenal push
Arsene Wenger believes Olivier Giroud's contribution to Arsenal's 3-1 win over West Ham is a sign the France striker is back to his best to help fire his side into the Champions League.

Manchester City players best-paid athletes in the world - study
Manchester City players are the most highly-paid athletes in global sport.

`Deplorable' flaws
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has blasted Jamaican anti-doping officials for the mishandling of a drug test by sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown that led to a successful appeal of the three-time Olympic gold medalist's two-year ban.

Zizou 'wanted' to coach France in 2012
Zinedine Zidane sought to become manager of the French national team two years ago when Laurent Blanc refused to extend his contract after Euro 2012.

Sydney chief seeing red over rival blue kit
Sydney FC are up in arms about the proposed rebranding of Melbourne Heart in line with club owners Manchester City, protesting that there is only room for one Australian A-League team playing in sky blue.

A high price to pay
Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain both face substantial punishment for failing to comply with Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules.

Tonga beat US for Trophy final place
Tough-tackling Tonga knocked out top seeds United States from the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy with a thrilling 28-22 victory in their final Pool A match at Hong Kong Football Club.

Weepy Weepu gets set for return after hole-in-heart shock
All Blacks scrum-half Piri Weepu was reduced to tears after discovering he had suffered a minor stroke while playing for the Auckland Blues.



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