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Odom out in public -- at Kanye West show in NY NEW YORK: Former NBA star Lamar Odom was back in the public eye on Thursday for the first time since his 2015 drug overdose made headlines, attending Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 fashion show at Madison Square Garden.Odom, a two-time NBA champion who gained wider fame as the star of a reality television series with wife Khloe Kardashian, was hospitalized in October after he was discovered unconscious at the Love Ranch brothel outside Las Vegas after reportedly consuming a cocktail of drugs and alcohol.He had since moved to a rehabilitation facility as he continued a recovery his family called "miraculous."On Thursday, Odom was cheered by the crowd as he walked to his seat with West, who was presenting his collection in conjunction with the worldwide release of his new album, "The Life of Pablo."West is married to Khloe's sister Kim.Khloe Kardashian, who filed for divorce from Odom in December 2013, ...


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ATP Memphis results LOS ANGELES: Results on Thursday from the ATP Memphis Open in Memphis, Tennessee (x denotes seeded player):2nd rdRicardas Berankis (LTU) bt Damir Dzumhur (BIH x8) 6-3, 6-4Donald Young (USA x3) bt Marcel Granollers (ESP) 6-1, 7-6 (7/2)Benjamin Becker (GER) bt John Millman (AUS) 6-2, 7-6 (8/6)Taylor Fritz (USA) bt Steve Johnson (USA x2) 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (9/7)Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016

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Untimely Lille clash hinders PSG's Euro hopes PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain head into Saturday's game at home to Lille with the spectre of next week's Champions League last-16 clash with Chelsea looming large over the runaway Ligue 1 leaders. PSG were frustrated in their attempts to rework a congested fixture list as league officials rejected the club's request to reschedule this weekend's encounter, leaving Laurent Blanc's men just two full days to prepare for Tuesday's first leg. "The calendar can't get any tighter ...

Sports - Cricket

De Villiers committed to South Africa future BRIDGETOWN: South Africa's Test and one-day international skipper AB de Villiers insisted Thursday that he remains committed to the national team as he signed up for the Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament.The 31-year-old has faced speculation over his future with the Proteas but his appointment last month as successor to Hashim Amla appeared to put an end to the talk.De Villiers said that he has already turned down an approach to play in Australia's wildly ...

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Bautista Agut keeps up early season surge ROTTERDAM: Roberto Bautista Agut reached his second straight quarter-final and third of the season on Thursday with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 defeat of Jiri Vesely at the Rotterdam World Tennis event.The sixth seed, who won the Sofia title last week after also triumphing in Auckland in January, claimed his sixth consecutive victory.The Spaniard had to recover as his Czech opponent seized the momentum by winning the opening set, only to find the tables turning as ...

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Richards backs West Indies stars in World Twenty20 dispute DUBAI: Viv Richards on Thursday threw his considerable support behind the West Indies squad who are locked in a bitter pay dispute which is threatening their participation in the World Twenty20.The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) could be forced to send a second string to the prestigious tournament in India next month if the 15-man squad refuse to sign contracts before Sunday's deadline."In these modern times individuals know exactly what is their worth and when ...

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Harding leads Tshwane Open after superb opening round PRETORIA: Justin Harding came up with a stunning seven-under-par 63 to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Tshwane Open on the European Tour on Thursday.South African Harding had eight birdies including five after the turn as he came home in 30. His only blip was a bogey at the par-four fourth hole and he sits a shot clear of fellow South African Anthony Michael."I have been struggling the last couple of ...