Issue: February 11, 2009   (Archive)
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Injury-hit Li Na to sit out US Open
Li Na will miss next month's US Open as she is struggling with a longstanding injury to her right knee.

Glazers cash in
The Glazer family will make around US$150 million (HK$1.17 billion) by selling part of its stake in Manchester United although the deal will leave the Americans firmly in control of the English Premier League club.

Ali takes star turn as England win at last
Moeen Ali spun England to victory as they ended a streak of 10 Tests without a win by beating India by 266 runs in the third Test at Southampton.

Serena back on track after health scare
Serena Williams put a worrying Wimbledon behind her, launching her buildup to the US Open with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Karolina Pliskova at the Stanford Classic.

World's fastest man Bolt quick to deny thrashing Glasgow Games
Usain Bolt has denied reports that he called the Glasgow Commonwealth Games "a bit s---," ahead of his appearance in the 4x100 meters relay.

Worst 3 months of my life: Gerrard
Steven Gerrard says the slip that arguably ended Liverpool's title hopes and England being knocked out of the football World Cup in the group stages have contributed to what has been "probably the worst three months of my life".

Tevez dad freed by kidnappers after ransom paid
The father of Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was kidnapped in Buenos Aires before being released following the payment of a ransom.

Venus eclipsed as Germany's Lisicki hits fastest serve
Sabine Lisicki of Germany fired the fastest serve ever recorded at a WTA event - a 210.8-kilometer- per-hour rocket. But then she lost to Serbian Ana Ivanovic in the first round of the Stanford Classic.

Former Ranger primed to rouse feelings in Glasgow
Former Glasgow Rangers defender Henning Berg wants the scalp of Celtic when his Legia Warsaw entertain the Scottish champions in the first leg of a Champions League third-round qualifier tomorrow (HK time).

Last but not least
Chinese rider Ji Cheng says he wants to get away from cycling for a while after completing the Tour de France.

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