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12:00    11 Jan 2019

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LA Lakers superstar James to miss one more week

The LA Lakers have confirmed LeBron James will be sidelined for at least another week with the groin injury he suffered against the Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day. The update came after the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player was evaluated by team medical staff and physicians earlier on Thursday.

Tennis icon Williams reveals how Oprah helped her

American superstar Serena Williams disclosed in an extensive profile with Allure magazine that Oprah Winfrey's advice played a pivotal role in how she juggles her personal life and professional tennis career, particularly when it comes to her marriage to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

MMA star McGregor facing European brand woes

Dutch company is seeking to hinder the plans of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) superstar Conor McGregor to expand his brand across Europe. McGregor IP BV has lodged three separate objections against planned trademarks sought by McGregor’s main business, McGregor Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

India's talisman Chhetri surpasses football icon Messi

India striker Sunil Chhetri displaced football icon Lionel Messi as the second-most prolific scorer in national team soccer by scoring two goals in his first match at this year’s Asian Cup. He now has scored 67 times for his country, trailing only Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo’s 85.

Miller awaits world champion Joshua's response

American boxer Jarrell Miller is awaiting champion Anthony Joshua's response on world heavyweight title clash in New York, USA. Joshua has a date at Wembley Stadium in April, 2019, but an opponent is yet to be decided with negotiations ongoing with WBC champion Deontay Wilder.

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