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February 22, 2018 10:10 am gmt |
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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday (February 22) that Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been found guilty of an anti-doping violation after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium. CAS said that the Olympic Athletes from Russia mixed doubles curling team, w...
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February 21, 2018 6:57 am gmt |
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Meg Lanning has returned to the Australia side and will captain the team during the tour of India next month. Lanning, who has been out of action since the World Cup semi-final against India – having had to undergo a shoulder surgery, features in both the ODI and T20I squads announced by the Au...
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February 20, 2018 6:24 am gmt |
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England coach Trevor Bayliss has urged the England and Wales Cricket Board to consider hiring a specialist coach for their Twenty20 side, after they failed to make the final of the trans-Tasman T20I tri-series. The England head coach has already confirmed he won’t seek an extension to his current con...
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February 19, 2018 8:39 am gmt |
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The United States women’s ice hockey team enjoyed a 5-0 win over Finland in the semi-finals to remain on target for their first gold medal in 20 years. Dani Camarensi scored twice, with Gigi Marvin, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Hilary Knight also finding the net. It will be a third successiv...
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February 15, 2018 6:25 pm gmt |
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Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by six wickets to go 1-0 up in the two-match T20 series. After opting to bat, the hosts rode on fifties from Soumya Sarkar and Mushfiqur Rahim to post 193/5. In reply, fiery knocks from Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera helped Sri Lanka seal the deal with 20...
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February 13, 2018 4:46 am gmt |
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Germany’s bronze luge medallist Johannes Ludwig on Monday (February 12) compared the race to a “crime story” which had it all – action, great runs and track records. A happy Ludwig also told a news conference his bronze medal was celebrated like he had never been celebrated be...
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February 10, 2018 3:26 am gmt |
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While athletes from South and North Korea marched into the Olympic Stadium together behind a Korean flag showing the whole peninsula in blue, representatives from USA, South Korea and North Korea were boxed together in the VIP grandstand as the Winter Games of Pyeongchang were opened on Friday (Febru...
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February 8, 2018 7:20 am gmt |
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A cricket club in Cape Town granted life time membership to Indian cricketers on Wednesday (February 07) to acknowledge their contribution to the sport. Former Indian cricketers Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble, Virender Sehwag, V.V.S Laxman and cricketer, Harbhajan Singh were honoured by the Western Province ...
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February 8, 2018 3:51 am gmt |
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Pyeongchang 2018 may not have started yet, but organisers of the next landmark Olympic Games are already learning the rigours of hosting a major sporting event. Tokyo will host the next summer games in 2020 and the organising committee has sent a large delegation to near-neighbours South Korea to lea...
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February 6, 2018 6:02 am gmt |
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A new Athletics World Cup will take place in London this summer, with eight top nations competing. The inaugural competition is scheduled for 14 and 15 July – the same weekend as football’s World Cup final in Russia and the Wimbledon tennis finals. Britain and the United States will take ...
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February 3, 2018 10:06 am gmt |
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Two-time world champion Adrian Lewis has been suspended by the Darts Regulation Authority following an incident at the UK Open Qualifiers. The 33-year-old had to be led away by security at the end of Friday’s quarter-final against Jose Justicia. Lewis remonstrated with and pushed the Spaniard o...
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February 1, 2018 11:03 am gmt |
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Mexico saw off its Winter Olympics team on Wednesday (January 31) hoping that its athletics will bring back a rare medal for the Latin American country at the Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The delegation of four athletes received the Mexican flag for the Opening Ceremony from Olegario Vazquez Ra...
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January 31, 2018 10:49 am gmt |
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South Korea will begin a joint Olympics training programme at the Masikryong ski resort in North Korea on Wednesday (January 31) as planned, with a 45-person delegation engaging in a two-day trip. The South Korean delegation, which includes roughly 30 athletes, flew in a chartered Asiana Airlines pla...
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January 29, 2018 3:53 am gmt |
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Roger Federer posed with his Australian Open trophy in Melbourne on Monday (January 29) after winning the title six times and clenching a very “special” 20th grand slam title. Federer, a nervous defending champion, survived a second set ‘freeze’ and a late rally by sixth seed ...
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January 29, 2018 3:53 am gmt |
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Caroline Wozniacki posed with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup in Melbourne’s Botanical Gardens on Sunday (January 28) after clinching her maiden grand slam title with a 7-6(2) 3-6 6-4 win over Simona Halep in the Australian Open final on Saturday (January 27). Following runner-up finishes at th...