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Poulter routs Sergio in Match Play semis

Ian Poulter has reached the final of the Match Play Championship with an easy victory over Sergio Garcia in the nastiest weather of the week.

Venus beats Azarenka to retain Dubai title

Venus Williams successfully defended her Dubai Championships title on Saturday, beating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-3, 7-5 in the final.

McGrady to start in Knicks debut Saturday

Tracy McGrady will be in the starting lineup in his New York Knicks debut on Saturday night against Oklahoma City.

Georgians mourn luger who died in practice

A nation that had hoped to watch one of its most promising young athletes compete gathered instead Saturday to mourn him, more than a week after luger Nodar Kumaritashvili died in a practice run at the Vancouver Games.

Bode takes silver in Super-G as U.S. claims 2 more medals

Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway won the men's super-G title Friday, denying American Bode Miller his first Olympic gold medal. <