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U.S. F1 team to make track debut in Alabama
January 8, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on U.S. F1 team to make track debut in Alabama

The new U.S. F1 team will make their test debut in Alabama early next month before joining rivals in Europe, sporting director Peter Windsor said on Friday.

One dead, 9 hurt in gun attack on Togo football team
January 8, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on One dead, 9 hurt in gun attack on Togo football team

Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Togo’s national football squad to the top African tournament in Angola on Friday, killing the driver and wounding nine others, including two players, a Togo team official said.

Vieira completes move to Manchester City
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Manchester City have completed the signing of French midfielder Patrick Vieira from Inter Milan on a six-month contract with an option for a further year, the Premier League club said on Friday.

Davydenko beats Federer again to reach Qatar Open final
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Nikolay Davydenko proved his victory over Roger Federer last year was no fluke by beating the world number one 6-4 6-4 on Friday to reach the Qatar Open final.

Red Sox sign defensive wizard Beltre
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The Boston Red Sox signed free-agent third baseman Adrian Beltre on Friday to a one-year contract with an option for the 2011 season.

Pacquiao camp says fight with Clottey set for March
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WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will put his title on the line against Ghanaian Joshua Clottey in March after talks for a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. fizzled out this week, the Filipino’s promoter said on Friday.

Seahawks fire head coach Mora after losing season
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Jim Mora became the latest in a string of recent coaching casualties when he was fired on Friday after a 5-11 record in his only season with the Seattle Seahawks.

Woods could be back in March, says former coach Harmon
January 8, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Woods could be back in March, says former coach Harmon

Tiger Woods’ former coach Butch Harmon believes the world number one could return to golf in March.

Bookie refuses to pay out $11 million on snow bet
January 8, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Bookie refuses to pay out $11 million on snow bet

Bookmaker Ladbrokes is refusing to pay out more than 7 million pounds ($11 million) to a man who gambled on a white Christmas across the UK, as the bet was accepted by mistake.

Female acts tipped for top again in 2010 pop polls
January 8, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Female acts tipped for top again in 2010 pop polls

No two lists are the same, but as pop pundits gaze into their crystal balls at the start of a new decade it is single female acts who look destined for the top, at the expense of indie bands.

Elvis Presley feted in Memphis on 75th birthday
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The cold couldn’t keep them away from the “King.”

Official says no charge yet against Jackson doctor
January 8, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Official says no charge yet against Jackson doctor

The Los Angeles prosecutor’s office on Friday said it has not yet decided whether to charge Michael Jackson’s doctor with a crime in the pop singer’s sudden death by cardiac arrest last June.