Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
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Root not buying Warner's `ridiculous' excuse for hitting him in a bar
England's Joe Root labelled David Warner's reason for hitting him two years ago as "ridiculous" after the Australia batsman explained his actions just days before the start of the Ashes series.

Another inglorious failure leaves Messi in Maradona's shadow
Another tournament, another shattering defeat, and another round of unfavorable comparisons to Diego Maradona.

Happy homecoming for veteran Aldridge
Sought-after NBA forward LaMarcus Aldridge will return to his Texas roots and join the San Antonio Spurs.

Faldo says Woods not a contender
Nick Faldo has all but written off Tiger Woods as a contender at this month's British Open at St Andrews, concluding the 14-time major champion's swing is still faltering under pressure.

It's anything but easy as sisters face off again
Serena and Venus Williams clash in the Wimbledon round of 16 today, while Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki will fancy their title chances as two of the four top-10 players still standing.

Copa kings see testing time ahead
Chile have taken a great step forward by winning the Copa America for the first time but could still struggle to qualify for the next football World Cup, coach Jorge Sampaoli predicted.

Brit unfazed by death threats from `cowards'
Heather Watson insists she will never let the "cowards" who send her death threats damage her career after the British No1 equalled her best performance at Wimbledon.

Breeze for Murray
Former champion Andy Murray moved easily into Wimbledon's third round, but the women's draw saw the loss of a fourth top-10 seed in less than a week.

Lamplough replaces Barkat in HK squad for World T20 Qualifier
Giacomo Lamplough, 17, will join Hong Kong's squad ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, replacing batsman Waqas Barkat who was unable to travel due to visa complications.

Fallen Tiger linked to rival's ex-wife
Tiger Woods expects some improvements, however slight, in his game at the PGA Greenbrier Classic even as he is romantically linked to a rival's ex-wife.



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