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Australia's Hughes dies after being hit by ball

SYDNEY - Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, two days after being struck by a ball that led to a "catastrophic" injury which caused "massive" bleeding to his brain and ultimately proved fatal.

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Sporting tragedy puts Scott's poor day into perspective

SYDNEY - Adam Scott had a day to forget at the Australian Open on Thursday but his disappointment was put into perspective when the news of the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes reached him in the scorer's hut.

Australia 7:06am GMT

New Zealand vs. Pakistan suspended after Hughes dies

- Play was called off in the third test between Pakistan and New Zealand in Sharjah on Thursday following the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.

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Ronaldo strike sinks gallant Basel

BASEL - Cristiano Ronaldo renewed his personal battle with Lionel Messi by scoring his 71st Champions League goal, putting him three behind the Argentine's newly-set record, in Real Madrid's 1-0 win at FC Basel on Wednesday.

26 Nov 2014

Misfiring Liverpool stumble as Ludogorets earn draw

SOFIA - A late header from defender Georgi Terziev earned Ludogorets a 2-2 Champions League draw with an unimpressive Liverpool on Wednesday that left the English side facing a winner-takes-all final match with FC Basel.

26 Nov 2014

Former players urge Australia to reconsider India test

MELBOURNE - Phillip Hughes' fight for life will have hurt the Australian team's motivation to play cricket and organisers should consider postponing or abandoning next week's first test against India, according to former players.

Australia 4:29am GMT

Harvard vs. Yale

Harvard defeats Yale again in the Ivy League title.


Best of the Asian Games

Highlights from the 17th Asian Games.

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