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  • Malaysian badminton star Lee gets backdated …

    Malaysian badminton star Lee gets backdated …

    Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei Monday was cleared to resume his career and pursuit of Olympic gold when he received an eight-month, backdated ban for … More »

    AFP News - 5 hours ago
  • Newsmaker: Lee's Olympic dream flickers …

    Newsmaker: Lee's Olympic dream flickers …

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lee Chong Wei's dream of winning Olympic gold is back on after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) gave him the benefit of … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Relieved Lee handed backdated doping …

    Relieved Lee handed backdated doping …

    By Ebrahim Harris KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei was a relieved man on Monday after being handed a backdated eight-month ban for doping … More »

    Reuters - 7 hours ago
  • IOC chief in India amid Games bid s …

    IOC chief in India amid Games bid s …

    IOC supremo Thomas Bach began a day-long visit to India on Monday where he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid expectations of the country bidding to host … More »

    AFP News - 7 hours ago
  • Crosby added to Canada's squad for …

    Crosby added to Canada's squad for …

    (Reuters) - Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby was added to Canada's world hockey championship squad on Sunday after his team was eliminated from the National … More »

    Reuters - 19 hours ago
  • OCA secretary says Bach visit is boost …

    OCA secretary says Bach visit is boost …

    NEW DELHI (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach's visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country regardless of … More »

    Associated Press - Sun, Apr 26, 2015 10:03 PM PHT
  • Nearly 17 million watch Jenner inte …

    Nearly 17 million watch Jenner inte …

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympian Bruce Jenner reached an audience of just under 17 million people for his declaration in an ABC News interview that he identifies as … More »

    Associated Press - Sun, Apr 26, 2015 3:20 AM PHT
  • Olympic sailing events may be moved …

    Olympic sailing events may be moved …

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The world governing body of sailing threatened Friday to move all of its events for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics out of the city's … More »

    Associated Press - Sat, Apr 25, 2015 8:58 AM PHT
  • Mutai eyes missing London Marathon title, …

    Mutai eyes missing London Marathon title, …

    Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai has vowed to finally add the London Marathon title to his honours on Sunday, while three-time winner Paula Radcliffe prepares to bid a … More »

    AFP News - Sat, Apr 25, 2015 8:35 AM PHT
  • Azerbaijan rights record 'not overshadowing …

    Azerbaijan rights record 'not overshadowing …

    Azerbaijan's record on human rights is not overshadowing the build-up to the inaugural European Games being hosted by Baku in June, its chief chief operating … More »

    AFP News - Fri, Apr 24, 2015 6:21 PM PHT
  • BALCO & Biogenesis may be over, but …

    BALCO & Biogenesis may be over, but …

    NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports. … More »

    Associated Press - Fri, Apr 24, 2015 9:33 AM PHT
  • Basketball diplomacy: NBA greats teach …

    Basketball diplomacy: NBA greats teach …

    HAVANA (AP) — Basketball great Dikembe Mutombo sank baskets from seemingly every position on the court Thursday as a half-dozen Cuban players watched admiringly on … More »

    Associated Press - Fri, Apr 24, 2015 8:04 AM PHT
  • NBA makes inroads to Cuba with first-ever …

    NBA makes inroads to Cuba with first-ever …

    By Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) - Retired NBA stars Steve Nash and Dikembe Mutombo turned into basketball ambassadors on Thursday in the first outreach by a U.S. … More »

    Reuters - Fri, Apr 24, 2015 7:05 AM PHT
  • Brazil aim for best ever medals haul …

    Brazil aim for best ever medals haul …

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brazilian Minister of Sports George Hilton says everything is on track for the 2016 Rio Games, including the host country's goal … More »

    Reuters - Fri, Apr 24, 2015 6:49 AM PHT
  • Manfred downplays possibility of big …

    Manfred downplays possibility of big …

    NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect to see big league baseball players at the 2020 Olympics, even if the IOC reinstates the sport for the Tokyo Games. And new Major League … More »

    Associated Press - Fri, Apr 24, 2015 5:54 AM PHT
  • Astana cycling team keeps top-tier status …

    Astana cycling team keeps top-tier status …

    AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The Astana team of 2014 Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali has survived a review of its top-tier racing status ordered after several … More »

    Associated Press - Fri, Apr 24, 2015 3:28 AM PHT
  • AP Interview: Rio 2016 CEO on corruption, …

    AP Interview: Rio 2016 CEO on corruption, …

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sidney Levy placed his thumb and forefinger about an inch apart to illustrate the size of a book he'd just been reading. … More »

    Associated Press - Fri, Apr 24, 2015 3:26 AM PHT
  • Olympic TV to be launched 'in April …

    Olympic TV to be launched 'in April …

    The new 24-hour Olympic television channel will be up and running "by April or May 2016", Yiannis Exarchos, chief executive of the Olympic Broadcasting Services, … More »

    AFP News - Thu, Apr 23, 2015 11:54 PM PHT
  • Sports feud reopens as Marius Vizer …

    Sports feud reopens as Marius Vizer …

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Marius Vizer reopened his feud with world sports leaders on Thursday by launching a personal attack on the president of track and field's … More »

    Associated Press - Thu, Apr 23, 2015 11:02 PM PHT
  • Pacquiao's Olympic dream dashed

    Pacquiao's Olympic dream dashed

    Superstar Manny Pacquiao's wanted to fight at the Rio Games next year but does not qualify to be among the first professionals to compete at an Olympics, the head … More »

    AFP News - Thu, Apr 23, 2015 10:56 PM PHT

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