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Joel Embiid became the first Philadelphia player since 2006 to score 35-plus points in three straight games as the NBA Eastern Conference leading 76ers held on to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 on Friday.
World 400m freestyle champion Ariarne Titmus warmed up for the Olympics by claiming the Australian title Saturday in 4min 01.34sec as she eyes a Tokyo showdown with American great Katie Ledecky.
David Beckham's Inter Miami violated Major League Soccer roster and salary rules over the signing of French international Blaise Matuidi, the league confirmed in a statement on Friday.
Qatar is in talks with coronavirus vaccine makers to ensure all fans attending the 2022 World Cup in the country have been vaccinated, the foreign minister said Friday.
Alex Mitchell and Ollie Sleightholme scored two tries apiece as Northampton moved up to fourth in the English Premiership table with a 44-26 win at home to London Irish on Friday.
The Utah Jazz battled back from a 17-point deficit to defeat the Indiana Pacers on Friday in a victory overshadowed by an injury to star playmaker Donovan Mitchell.
US President Joe Biden on Friday gave his backing to Japan's efforts to hold a "safe and secure" Olympic Games this year after talk of cancelation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Leipzig had a last-minute goal ruled out and were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Hoffenheim on Friday to hand the Bundesliga title initiative back to Bayern Munich.
England forward Harry Kane suffered a worrying ankle injury ahead of next week's League Cup final after scoring twice in Tottenham Hotspur's 2-2 draw away to Everton in the Premier League on Friday.
French Ligue 1 leaders Lille needed a spectacular late strike from Luis Araujo to rescue a 1-1 draw at home to Montpellier on Friday with Paris Saint-Germain handed the chance to turn the screw in the title race.
Rafael Nadal's bid for a 12th Monte Carlo Masters title was shattered by Russia's Andrey Rublev, who swept to a 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 quarter-final win on Friday.
US soccer chiefs on Friday postponed the start of this year's US Open Cup from its planned kick-off in May due to Covid-19, but said the tournament may still be held later this year.
Mercedes drivers Valterri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton produced the quickest times in practice on Friday for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix but Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc both ran into trouble in the second session.
Ronnie O'Sullivan insisted Friday he had no interest in equalling Stephen Hendry's modern-day record of seven titles on the eve of defending his world snooker championship crown.
Pakistan completed a clean sweep of four trophies in four series against South Africa but had anxious moments before scrambling to a three-wicket win with one ball to spare in the fourth and final Twenty20 international at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.
Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez made a remarkable comeback Friday in his first competitive ride since crashing nine months ago and declared: "The speed is still there."
Pep Guardiola has backed Phil Foden to do his talking on the pitch after a contentious tweet was posted by his social media company aimed at Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe.
Stefanos Tsitsipas advanced to the last-four in Monte Carlo on Friday when his quarter-final opponent Alejandro Davidovich withdrew after losing the first set as 11-time champion Rafael Nadal sets his sights on reaching his 75th Masters semi-final.
Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic has forfeited a month's salary at AC Milan after he picked up an injury, with the club then offering the sum to a charity.
Time is running out for Atletico Madrid to reboot their La Liga title challenge, even as they still sit top of the table with eight games left to play.
Brendan Rodgers says shamed Leicester trio James Maddison, Ayoze Perez and Hamza Choudhury can earn redemption on the pitch after their coronavirus breach as he prepares his side for an FA Cup semi-final against Southampton.
Thomas Tuchel admits Chelsea still lag behind Manchester City as he prepares to face the runaway Premier League leaders in an FA Cup semi-final but vowed to hunt down Europe's "benchmark" club next season.
Stefanos Tsitsipas advanced to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday when his quarter-final opponent Alejandro Davidovich withdrew after losing the first set 7-5.
The president of the Spanish football federation Luis Rubiales said on Friday he will do "everything humanly possible" to ensure Spain hosts its four Euro 2021 games this summer.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says giving up on the Premier League title is "not in our DNA" even though their pursuit of runaway leaders Manchester City appears hopeless.