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  • Doping widespread in Kenya, says investigative reporter

    2013-03-16 08:07

    German freelance journalist Hajo Seppelt said on Thursday an underground television investigation in Kenya had convinced him there was a widespread doping problem in the east African nation.

  • FIFA warns Guatemala on reprieve for match-fixers

    2013-03-15 11:44

    Guatemala have been warned they could be suspended by FIFA after three internationals, including two of the country's most-capped players, had life bans for match-fixing overturned.

  • Kim not perfect but good enough at worlds

    2013-03-15 11:03

    Kim Yuna felt her short program at the world figure skating championships on Thursday deserved a perfect score and while the judges did not agree they still gave the Olympic champion top marks.

  • Dropping wrestling unjustified - Putin

    2013-03-14 10:05

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that wrestling should not be excluded from the Olympics, suggesting its ancient roots made it an integral part of the programme.

  • Russian duo top German rivals

    2013-03-14 09:59

    Russia's Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov took a step towards ending the reign of four-time world champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy by grabbing the lead after the pairs short program on Wednesday.

  • Wrestling joins European Games

    2013-03-13 09:45

    Wrestling officially became part of the inaugural 2015 European Games on Tuesday despite being axed from the 2020 Olympic Games last month by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

  • CBA changing philosophy on recruits

    2013-03-13 07:33

    Fame doesn't necessarily translate into success on a basketball court.

  • Messi helps Barca to stunning victory

    2013-03-13 09:21

    A fired-up Lionel Messi answered his critics by inspiring Barcelona to a sensational Champions League comeback against AC Milan on Tuesday with two goals in a 4-0 home win to help them reach the quarter-finals.

  • Bolt, Ennis win top Laureus awards

    2013-03-12 11:53

    Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and British heptathlete Jessica Ennis won the Laureus World Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards on Monday following their success at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

  • Skaters chase world gold with eye on Sochi

    2013-03-12 09:57

    Precious medals, valuable momentum and coveted Olympic berths will all be on the line this week at the world figure skating championships with skaters looking to lay down their markers ahead next year's Sochi Winter Games.

  • FIFA bans executive member Fernando

    2013-03-12 09:44

    President Sepp Blatter's push to clean up FIFA flushed out another potentially corrupt official on Monday when executive committee member Vernon Manilal Fernando of Sri Lanka was banned from any football activity for three months.

  • Gerrard penalty gives Liverpool win

    2013-03-11 11:09

    Liverpool ended Tottenham Hotspur's 12-match unbeaten Premier League run when a late Steven Gerrard penalty sealed a 3-2 win at Anfield on Sunday after the visitors led 2-1 with little more than 20 minutes to play.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.