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first_imgFisher robbed LOS ANGELES (AP): Los Angeles police say burglars got away with more than US$300,000 worth of jewellery from the home of former Lakers guard Derek Fisher. Officer Drake Madison says the burglary happened Monday morning at the house in the Tarzana neighbourhood. The home was unoccupied at the time. Madison says he doesn’t know if the suspects got away with any of Fisher’s NBA championship rings. Fisher won five titles with the Lakers. He coached the New York Knicks from 2014-2016. Russian bobsledder banned MOSCOW (AP): Russian bobsledder who won a gold medal at the 2014 Olympics has been banned for four years for doping. Dmitry Trunenkov, who won the four-man bobsled at the Sochi Games, tested positive last year and has been banned by the Russian Bobsled Federation, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency said. The ban won’t affect his Olympic gold medal. Trunenkov said the banned anabolic steroid stanozolol was found in his sample, but denied doping, and said he would consult lawyers about a possible appeal. He also suggested the test was faked to discredit Russian sports. Stars to miss Fed Cup first round WHITE PLAINS, NY (AP): Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Angelique Kerber will sit out the first-round Fed Cup matches between the United States and Germany. New US captain Kathy Rinaldi announced her roster yesterday for the best-of-five series on February 11-12 in Maui, Hawaii. The Williams sisters met in the Australian Open final, with Serena winning her 23rd Grand Slam title. Serena also replaced Kerber, who was the Australian Open defending champion, at No. 1 in the WTA rankings this week.last_img read more

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Sharks draw with Sofapaka to climb third

first_img0Shares0000Kariobangi Sharks Patillah Omoto shields the ball from Sofapaka players. Photo/ RAYMOND MAKHAYANAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 16 – Kariobangi Sharks climbed third in the Kenyan Premier League standings after playing to a goalless draw with Sofapaka in the only match played today at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.The result saw impressive Sharks accumulate 38 points, two behind Sofapaka who remained second to leaders Gor Mahia. Both sides created chances but failed to convert them with the first half ending in a cagy affair.Both sides created chances but failed to convert them withDuke Abuya, Mathew Odongo and Ebrimah Sanneh squandering a number of chances for Sharks while Umaru Kasumba and Meshack Karani came close to breaking the deadlock for the Sofapaka.There was no change in the second half in terms of the game rhythm as both teams one again fluffed chances with this time the culprits being Ovella Ochieng, Sanneh, Abuya and Francis Manoah for the hosts Sharks.Kasumba, Feni Ali and Mike Oduor came close for to handing Sofapaka victory but their efforts were thwarted to see the match end in a barren draw.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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