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The World of Sport

Last updated on: August 02, 2003 17:25 IST
  August 2, 2003 | 17:30 IST


Enter the dragon

David Beckham is under intense pressure to prove his footballing skills can justify the hype when he makes his Real Madrid debut.
[thesun.co.uk]



Hollywood buzz in China for Beckham's Real premiere

Beijing buzzed with a hint of Hollywood ahead of David Beckham's first match as autograph stalkers and tabloid paparazzi mingled with ticket touts and jersey hawkers.
[msnbc.com]



Ronaldinho slams Roy Keane

The Brazilian has launched a blistering attack on Manchester United skipper Roy Keane.
[thesun.co.uk]



Knee surgery sidelines Serena

Serena Williams will not defend her U.S. Open title this month after undergoing knee surgery on Friday.
[bayarea.com]



Federer showed me the way - Henman

Tim Henman will look to follow the example of Wimbledon champion Roger Federer to reach the final of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington.
[thisislondon.co.uk]



Women face long trek in shadows of Wimbledon

Retirements and injury add to woes of already struggling British game after only first-round whitewash in history of championships.
[independent.co.uk]



Paramedics summoned to Bryant's home

Just hours after Kobe Bryant returned from a trip to Colorado where he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman, the NBA star made an emergency 911 call from his home and paramedics treated a woman there.
[sportsillustrated.cnn.com]



Ex-nude model defends pusuit title

Leontien Zijlaard-Van Moorsel defeated Australian Katie Mactier to become the first woman to win three successive world titles in the event in almost three decades.
[foxsports.news.com.au]



How the Games lit up a bright and glorious future

Manchester said farewell to the Commonwealth Games a year ago. Duncan Mackay reports on how the city was left with rich rewards.
[guardian.co.uk]



'The vibes were positive every day'

Volunteer Simon King reflects on the experience of working in the media service at badminton, athletics and judo.
[guardian.co.uk]

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