BALTIMORE, May 19 — Oxbow, a 15-1 longshot ridden masterfully by 50-year-old Hall of Famer Gary Stevens, cruised to an easy, wire-to-wire victory in the Preakness Stakes yesterday, denying a Triple Crown bid for Kentucky Derby champion Orb.
The D. Wayne Lukas-trained bay bolted to the lead ... Read More
Paris Saint-Germain’s David Beckham raises the French Championship trophy in Paris May 19, 2013. His sons Brooklyn (left), 14, Romeo (right), 10, and Cruz, 8, stand beside him. — Reuters pic Read More
PARIS, May 19 — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice while David Beckham produced an emotional Parc des Princes farewell as Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain beat bottom club Stade Brest 3-1 on a memorable night yesterday.Sweden striker Ibrahimovic took his league tally this season to 29 goals, a ... Read More
ROME, May 19 — Roger Federer will meet great rival Rafa Nadal in the Italian Open final after the Swiss held off a spirited challenge by unseeded Frenchman Benoit Paire yesterday.The 7-6 6-4 scoreline suggested a routine victory for the world number three, but the 24-year-old Paire was a break up ... Read More
PARIS, May 19 — A tearful David Beckham left the pitch to a standing ovation as he bid an emotional farewell to French champions Paris St Germain following a fine performance in the 3-1 home win against Stade Brest yesterday.Beckham, who announced on Thursday he would retire at the end of the ... Read More
ROME, May 18 — Serena Williams crushed Romanian qualifier Simona Halep 6-3 6-0 to book her place in the Italian Open final and extend her winning streak to 23 matches on Saturday.World number one Williams, who is chasing a fourth consecutive tour title, will face Victoria Azarenka in Sunday's final ... Read More
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