Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
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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.

US$110m for Love
Kevin Love is re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers to join LeBron James in pursuit of NBA titles with a five-year deal worth a reported US$110 million (HK$858 million).

Maximum effort vowed as `Spartacus' eyes ideal ending to Tour career
Fabian Cancellara admits that this could be his last Tour de France and he aims to go out with a bang.

Plea to prevent Copa America final from running too hot
Argentina star Javier Mascherano called for calm in the countdown to the Copa America final against Chile, with both nations desperate to succeed in Santiago on Sunday (HK time).

Injury fears temper excitement over `brutal' all-NZ Super final
The Super 15 final between the Wellington Hurricanes and Otago Highlanders tomorrow "is going to be brutal" and could damage New Zealand's strength for the Rugby World Cup, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said.

Sympathy for Lioness after cup blunder
Japanese fans celebrated reaching the Women's World Cup final but some shed tears of sympathy over the stoppage-time own goal which earned the side a 2-1 win over England.

Duan flies flag for China with win over Bouchar-d
China's Duan Yingying added to the misery of Eugenie Bouchard when she stunned the Canadian 12th seed 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 in the first round.

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