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October 22, 2017 8:34 PM Olympiakos beats Greek leader PAOK 1-0 to trail by 1 point

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Defending Greek champion Olympiakos beat league leader PAOK 1-0 Sunday to narrow the gap separating the two teams to one point. Bjorn Engels was credited with the goal, but all he did was to be in the right place for Carlos Zambrano's misjudged clearance. That sent the ball ricocheting from Engels's body and into the net in the 51st minute 25

October 22, 2017 7:56 PM English Open 2017: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Kyren Wilson 9-2 to claim title

Ronnie O'Sullivan produced a world-class performance to beat fellow Englishman Kyren Wilson 9-2 and win the English Open in Barnsley. Five-time world champion O'Sullivan led 6-2 after the first session and was relentless after the break, wrapping up a clinical victory with a break of 131. The 41-year-old made four 100-plus breaks in the final to clinch 46

October 19, 2017 10:25 AM Scientists discover mosquitoes' stealth secrets

Other insects push off from their landing surfaces, but mosquitoes minimise the force felt by their prey by using their wings. Unlike other insects, which push off from their landing surface and then start furiously beating their wings to take flight, mosquitoes minimise the force felt by their prey. "Mosquitoes take off mostly with their wings and push off with their 111

October 18, 2017 9:22 AM Stark image of dead black rhino with its horns hacked off by poachers beats stunning underwater shots to win Wildlife Photographer of Year award

A picture of a dead black rhino with its horns hacked off has won a photographer the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year award. Brent Stirton won the award for his image Memorial to a Species, which was taken at a game reserve in South Africa. He was revealed as the winner at a ceremony at the Natural History Museum in London, which runs the competition 53

October 13, 2017 7:55 PM Natasha Jonas beats Marianna Gulyas to win her third pro fight

Britain's Natasha Jonas maintained her perfect record as a professional with a third-round stoppage of Hungary's Marianna Gulyas at York Hall, London. Jonas knocked Gulyas down three times before the contest was stopped in the third round for her third win as a pro. "It was brilliant, I got a good reception from the London crowd," said Jonas, who has won all three 33

October 13, 2017 10:04 AM Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach semi-finals

World number one Rafael Nadal beat Grigor Dimitrov to register his 15th consecutive win and reach the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters. Nadal, who has never won the title in Shanghai, will face fourth seed Marin Cilic in the last four. Briton Jamie Murray and Brazil's Bruno Soares reached the doubles semi-finals with a 6-1 7-6 (8-6) victory over Raven 24

October 13, 2017 7:52 AM Tianjin Open: Maria Sharapova beats Stefanie Voegele to reach semi-final

Maria Sharapova beat Swiss qualifier Stefanie Voegele to reach the Tianjin Open semi-finals. The Russian took one hour and five minutes to beat Voegele, ranked 196th in the world, 6-3 6-1 in China. Sharapova was broken in the first game of the match but hit back straight away, using her forehand to break down her opponent. She will face either Sara Sorribes 27

October 8, 2017 12:54 AM Costa Rica clinches World Cup berth on Waston's late goal

Kendall Waston scored in the fifth minute of second-half stoppage time, giving Costa Rica a 1-1 tie against visiting Honduras on Saturday at San Jose and clinching the Ticos' second straight World Cup berth and fifth overall. The dramatic late goal means the United States likely needs at most a draw at Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday night to qualify 28

October 7, 2017 11:15 PM Anthony Crolla beats rival Ricky Burns by unanimous decision and takes aim at a world title shot

Anthony Crolla came away victorious as he edged out domestic rival Ricky Burns by unanimous decision in their lightweight bout. Both fighters came into the fight on the back of defeats, with Crolla losing back-to-back WBA title fights with Venezuela's Jorge Linares while Burns surrendered his WBA light-welterweight belt to Namibian Julius Indongo in April 25

October 1, 2017 1:42 PM Strictly Come Dancing beats X Factor for Saturday viewers

Strictly Come Dancing continues to outpace ITV rival The X Factor in the competition for Saturday night views. An average of 9.3 million people saw Saturday's episode, making it the day's most watched show with a 45% viewing share. The X Factor attracted 4.9 million viewers, slightly up on last week but its peak fell from 6m to 5.8m. The BBC and ITV shows 52