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Three more Russians including Yulia Chermoshanskaya admit doping

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Three more Russians including Yulia Chermoshanskaya admit doping

Russia women’s team won gold at Beijing 2008 Olympics. Three more Russian athletes including a sprinter stripped of Olympic gold have admitted doping, the country’s tainted track and field body said on Wednesday. RusAF’s anti-doping coordinator said she hoped the athletes’ admission could help reinstate Russia, which has been barred from international track and field since…

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FBI’s James Comey defends Clinton email probe, but feels ‘nauseous’

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FBI’s James Comey defends Clinton email probe, but feels ‘nauseous’

Washington: FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday it would have been “catastrophic” to conceal his decision to reopen an investigation into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s emails just 11 days before the 2016 presidential election.In an appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Comey said it made him “nauseous” to think that his announcement on October 28…

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Long jump great Mike Powell slams record rewrite plans

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Long jump great Mike Powell slams record rewrite plans

Mike Powell said that proposals were “disrespectful, an injustice and a slap in the face”. Long jump world record-holder Mike Powell said plans to rewrite world records set before 2005 are “a slap in the face” and vowed today to fight the move. European Athletics has proposed that only world records that stand up to…

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Long jump great Mike Powell slams record rewrite plans

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Long jump great Mike Powell slams record rewrite plans

Mike Powell said that proposals were “disrespectful, an injustice and a slap in the face”. Long jump world record-holder Mike Powell said plans to rewrite world records set before 2005 are “a slap in the face” and vowed today to fight the move. European Athletics has proposed that only world records that stand up to…

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PCB send legal notice to BCCI for not honouring MOU

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PCB send legal notice to BCCI for not honouring MOU

PCB will now decide its next course of action after receiving an official response from the BCCI. The Pakistan Cricket Board sent a legal notice to the BCCI, initiating proceedings to seek compensation from the Indian board for not honouring the MOU to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023. An official source in…

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Brexit won’t be a success, but can be managed, senior EU official

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Brexit won’t be a success, but can be managed, senior EU official

Brussels: Britain’s exit from the European Union cannot be turned into a success, but it can be managed in a pragmatic way, a senior European Union official said in an interview with Politico on Wednesday.Martin Selmayr, who is the head of cabinet for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, also said British Prime Minister Theresa May was…

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Apoel and Apollon cruise into Cyprus Cup final

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Apoel and Apollon cruise into Cyprus Cup final

Apoel and Apollon booked heir tickets for the Cyprus Cup final on May 24 as the one-sided results of their first leg matches proved insurmountable for their opponents Doxa Katokopias and Anorthosis respectively. Apoel who had won the away leg 2-0 last Wednesday, hit five past Doxa with Aloneftis, Artymatas and Bertoglio getting on the…

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Apoel and Apollon cruise into Cyprus Cup final

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Apoel and Apollon cruise into Cyprus Cup final

Apoel and Apollon booked heir tickets for the Cyprus Cup final on May 24 as the one-sided results of their first leg matches proved insurmountable for their opponents Doxa Katokopias and Anorthosis respectively. Apoel who had won the away leg 2-0 last Wednesday, hit five past Doxa with Aloneftis, Artymatas and Bertoglio getting on the…

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Mohun Bagan’s woes continue, lose 2-5 to Maziya in AFC Cup

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Mohun Bagan’s woes continue, lose 2-5 to Maziya in AFC Cup

Mohun Bagan, who missed out on I-League title, now have just three points from four matches. After narrowly missing out on the I- League title recently, Mohun Bagan now find themselves on the verge of elimination in the AFC Cup following a shock 2-5 defeat against Maziya Sports and Recreation Club of Maldives. The crowd…

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Philippine lawmakers reject appointment of controversial figure

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Philippine lawmakers reject appointment of controversial figure

Philippine lawmakers have rejected the appointment of controversial environment and natural resources secretary Regina Lopez who had ordered the closure of half of their country’s mines, including one owned and operated by Australia’s OceanaGold.Ms Lopez angrily hit back over the decision, accusing business interests of destroying dreams for her island-nation to be free of mining. SHARE…

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