Three Lebanese football referees pleaded guilty on Monday to accepting free sex from a gambling-linked global syndicate in return for agreeing to rig a match, with a Singapore judge jailing two and deferring sentencing for the third.
Rafael Nadal became the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand Slam tournament when he beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the French Open final Sunday, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.
British rider Chris Froome reinforced his status as favourite for this year's Tour de France on Sunday when he won the testing warm-up race, the Criterium du Dauphine.
Tony Parker led a masterful fourth quarter performance from San Antonio as the Spurs beat the Heat 92-88 in the opening game of the NBA Finals in Miami on Thursday.
About 20 top US baseball players are facing long-term suspensions after the game's governing body secured the cooperation of a major witness who allegedly supplied them with steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs.
The NBA Finals matchup is finally set, and the Miami Heat will either win a second straight title or the San Antonio Spurs will deny LeBron James a championship ring for the second time.
The Indiana Pacers staggered Miami with one more big punch on Saturday, beating the Heat 91-77 to force a decisive Game 7 in their NBA Eastern Conference finals series and keep alive their hopes of a stunning upset.
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Live Blog: Turkey Protests
Protests at Taksim Square in Istanbul started after trees were torn up to make way for the redevelopment of Gezi Park. ( 16-Jun-2013 )
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