Canada gets Pan Am Games off to golden start

Published : 11:23 am  July 13, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Canada got the Pan American Games off to a golden start topping the medal table after claiming four gold on Saturday and Toronto plenty of reason to come out and join the Pan Am party.

Froome in control despite Sky’s near miss

Published : 11:19 am  July 13, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chris Froome stayed firmly on track for the Tour de France title when he retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey after the ninth stage, a 28-kilometre team time trial won by the slimmest of margins by BMC Racing on Sunday.

Home joy for Vuillermoz with 8th stage win

Published : 3:58 pm  July 12, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Alexis Vuillermoz gave the hosts their first victory at the Tour de France this year with success on the eighth stage on Saturday.

Italian rider Paolini fails doping test for cocaine

Published : 12:15 pm  July 11, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Italian rider Luca Paolini has failed a doping test at the Tour de France, his Katusha team said Friday.

Farah wins 5,000 metres on Diamond League return

Published : 9:57 am  July 10, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Double Olympic champion Mo Farah won the 5,000 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday, his first competitive race since doping allegations were made against coach Alberto Salazar.

‘Blocked’ Greipel worried stage win had gone

Published : 1:24 am  July 9, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Andre Greipel said he feared he’d been boxed in before powering through to win the 189.5km Tour de France fifth stage on Wednesday.

Gatlin, Gay and Powell battle on in Bolt’s absence

Published : 3:35 pm  July 8, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Lovers of clean track and field will be cringing at Thursday’s Diamond League meet in Lausanne when doping cheats Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay come to face to face in what is sure to be an explosive 100m.

Farah to compete in London Anniversary Games

Published : 11:10 am  July 8, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Britain’s double Olympic champion Mo Farah will run in the 3,000 metres at this month’s London Anniversary Games as he prepares for the world championships in Beijing starting in August.

‘Pure happiness’ for Martin as he takes yellow

Published : 11:21 pm  July 7, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Tony Martin felt nothing but joy as he finally got his hands on the yellow jersey that had eluded him by a matter of seconds on the previous three days at the Tour de France.

Fury to meet world champion Klitschko in October

Published : 9:27 am  July 7, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Unbeaten British boxer Tyson Fury will get a shot at the world heavyweight title in October after agreeing terms for a meeting with champion Wladimir Klitschko.

Mayweather stripped of title he won in Pacquiao fight

Published : 8:27 am  July 7, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday.

Beijing looks fair bet for 2022 Winter Games, despite lack of enthusiasm

Published : 7:37 am  July 6, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Poorly attended news conferences, a meagre global social media footprint and lack of much obvious enthusiasm on the ground; Beijing looks like an improbable front-runner to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Froome and Contador back in control on Tour

Published : 7:31 am  July 6, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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One year after crashing out of the race, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador were back in control of the Tour de France, hurting their main rivals in a hectic second stage won by German Andre Greipel on Sunday.

Pakistan mourn Olympic exit

Published : 1:27 pm  July 5, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Former greats and fans Saturday mourned the failure of Pakistan’s hockey team to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games, describing it the blackest day in the sport once dominated by the country.

Dennis aiming to keep hold of yellow jersey

Published : 12:18 pm  July 5, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Rohan Dennis vowed to keep hold of the yellow jersey for as long as possible after winning the Tour de France’s opening stage.

Powell wins in Paris with his fastest 100 in four years

Published : 11:47 am  July 5, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Former world record holder Asafa Powell ran his fastest 100 metres in four years to win the sprint at the Paris Diamond League meeting in 9.81 seconds on Saturday.

Astana team controversy mars Tour de France start

Published : 6:23 pm  July 4, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A doping-related scandal involving the tainted Astana team of Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali marred the start of the Grand Boucle in Utrecht on Saturday.

Eritrean pair making history on Tour de France debut

Published : 12:06 pm  July 4, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A year after Ji Cheng captivated Tour de France fans it is the turn for Merhawi Kudus and Daniel Teklehaimanot to take their own place in the history books.

Felix may try 200-400m double at worlds, coach says

Published : 1:16 pm  July 3, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Olympic 200 meters gold medallist Allyson Felix surprisingly has not ruled out attempting to win both the 200 and 400 meters at August’s world championships in Beijing, her coach told Reuters on Thursday.

David’s reign extends to 9th year but Egyptian rival closes

Published : 3:15 pm  July 2, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Malaysia’s Nicol David celebrates her ninth year as world squash number one this week but her chances of making it a decade of dominance are under severe threat from Raneem El Welily.

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