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Spurs remain unbeaten on the road WASHINGTON: LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points as the San Antonio Spurs kept their undefeated record on the road intact by beating the Washington Wizards 112-100 on Saturday.San Antonio also played Friday night but the back-to-back NBA games didn't faze them as they improved to 10-0 on the road and won their eighth straight overall.Asked for what has impressed him most during the winning streak, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said, "The fact that a lot of the new guys have caught on so quickly."Kyle Anderson and Jon Simmons haven't played much before. David Lee, Davis Bertans, and Dewayne Dedmon and Pau (Gasol) just all got here, so they've blended in very well pretty quickly. It was surprising."Tony Parker had 20 points and Kawhi Leonard scored 19 for the Spurs (14-3), who shot 53.3 percent from the field before a crowd of 17,066 at Verizon Center arena.Simmons scored 15 points and ...

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Canadian pair win NHK Trophy with record TOKYO: Olympic silver medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the NHK Trophy ice-dance title on Sunday, bagging a world record score with their dazzling performance.The duo skated to the crown with a combined 195.84 points, earning a standing ovation at the Makomanai Ice Arena in the northern Japan city of Sapporo.The score eclipsed the previous record of 195.52, which brought gold to the American duo of Meryl Davis and Charlie White in the 2014 ...

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World Cup fourth round scores MELBOURNE: Complete scores Sunday after the final round fourballs at World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath, Melbourne (Par 72):268 - Denmark (Soren Kjeldsen/Thorbjorn Olesen) 72-60-70-66272 - France (Victor Dubuisson/Romain Langasque) 70-67-72-63, China (Wu Ashun/Li Haotong) 70-65-72-65, USA (Rickie Fowler/Jimmy Walker) 70-67-69-66 273 - Sweden (Alex Noren/David Lingmerth) 72-66-73-62274 - Italy (Francesco Molinari/Matteo Manassero) 71-66-73-64, Japan (Hideki Matsuyama/Ryo Ishikawa) 73-65-71-65 275 - Spain (Rafa Cabrera Bello/Jon Rahm) 69-67-73-66277 - Australia (Adam Scott/Marc Leishman) 74-68-70-65, Ireland ...

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Signature win for Lomachenko after Walters quits LAS VEGAS: Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko retained his super featherweight title with a seven round demolition Saturday of Jamaican Nicholas Walters, whose corner threw in the towel in betweens rounds telling the referee "no mas."The two-time Olympic gold medal winner Lomachenko registered the biggest victory of his career in dynamic fashion as it was the second defense of his World Boxing Organization title and just his eighth professional fight."He just stood there in one place which ...

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Danish delight in World Cup triumph MELBOURNE: Thorbjorn Olesen and Soren Kjeldsen proved the perfect blend of flamboyant youth and wily experience as they completed a shock triumph for Denmark at the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne Sunday.The pair displayed tremendous poise under pressure to hold off their challengers by four strokes to accomplish the biggest feat in Denmark's golfing history in the strokeplay team competition.Denmark turned into the back nine at Kingston Heath with their four-shot overnight lead cut ...

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Alpine skiing: World Cup women's giant slalom results KILLINGTON: World Cup women's giant slalom results from Killington, Vermont on Saturday:1. Tessa Worley (FRA) one minute, 59.26 seconds (59.56 + 59.70); 2. Nina Loeseth (NOR) 2:00.06 (59.47 + 1:00.59); 3. Sofia Goggia (ITA) 2:00.37 (1:01.44 + 58.93); 4. Marta Bassino (ITA) 2:00.39 (1:00.50 + 59.89); 5. Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 2:00.50 (1:00.62 + 59.88); 6. Ana Drev (SLO) 2:00.66 (1:00.56 + 1:00.10); 7. Francesca Marsaglia (ITA) 2:01.00 (1:01.43 + 59.57); 8. Federica Brignone (ITA) 2:01.18 ...

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Tennis: Davis Cup final - Croatia 2 Argentina 1 ZAGREB: Results in the Davis Cup final between Croatia and Argentina in Zagreb on Saturday:Croatia 2 Argentina 1Marin Cilic/Ivan Dodig (CRO) bt Juan Martin del Potro/Leonardo Mayer (ARG) 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 FridayMarin Cilic (CRO) bt Federico Delbonis (ARG) 6-3, 7-5, 3-6, 1-6, 6-2Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) bt Ivo Karlovic (CRO) 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-3, 7-5Playing Sunday (from 1300)Marin Cilic (CRO) v Juan Martin del Potro (ARG)Ivo Karlovic (CRO) v Federico Delbonis (ARG)Copyright ...