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'I have questions': Russian high-jump star slams officials

Moscow - One of Russia's top athletes, three-time world champion high jumper Mariya Lasitskene, on Tuesday called sports officials to ...

Lord's and Hove to stage inaugural Hundred finals

London - Lord's and Hove will stage next year's inaugural finals of English cricket's controversial new Hundred competition, the England ...

Ajax crash out of Champions League after defeat by Valencia

Amsterdam - Ajax's hopes of another fairy tale run in the Champions League were dashed on Tuesday as a 1-0 ...

Sri Lanka win toss, bat in first Test in Pakistan in a decade

Rawalpindi - Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and decided to bat on Wednesday in the first Test ...

Fit Johnson 'ready' for full part in Presidents Cup

Melbourne - Former world No 1 Dustin Johnson has fully recovered from left knee surgery and declared on Wednesday he ...

Lost in translation: Sun Yang's doping case hits interpretation snag

Geneva - Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang's anti-doping case, in which he is facing an eight-year ban for missing ...

Foster vows to restore All Blacks' aura after taking top job

Wellington - Ian Foster pledged to restore the All Blacks' aura of invincibility on Wednesday as the former assistant coach ...

Foster named new All Blacks coach

Wellington - Former assistant Ian Foster was named as the All Blacks' new head coach on Wednesday as the three-time ...

CSA announces U19 World Cup squad, Bryce Parsons to lead

Dubai [UAE], Dec 11 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC U-19 ...

Liverpool survive Salzburg test to reach Champions League last 16

Salzburg - Liverpool struck twice in two minutes through Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah to avoid an embarrassing early Champions ...

Mourinho to rest Spurs stars at Bayern Munich

Munich - Jose Mourinho will use Wednesday's Champions League clash at Bayern Munich to give a chance to fringe members ...

Stokes sees big future for England 'gem' Burns

London - Ben Stokes compared Rory Burns to England great Alastair Cook as he forecast a long international future for ...

Guardiola could sign a new City contract

Cape Town - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has reportedly told the powers that be he is willing to extend ...

Bayern hoping to boost flagging confidence against Spurs

Munich - Bayern Munich are already through to the Champions League last 16 as group winners, but interim coach Hansi ...

Pellegrini: Hammers will avoid a relegation battle

Cape Town - West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini insists the east London outfit will not be pulled into a ...

Springbok Women's Sevens side inspired by Kolisi

Cape Town -The Springbok Women's Sevens squad are grateful and honoured to be part of the World Rugby Women's Sevens ...

Steyn, Rossouw in the money at Pakistan Super League draft

Cape Town - Proteas fast bowler Dale Steyn has been bought by Islamabad United for next year's Pakistan Super League ...

WADA has sent the right message by banning Russia: Vijender Singh

New Delhi [India], Dec 10 (ANI): Boxer Vijender Singh on Tuesday hailed World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) decision to ban Russia ...

AIFF general body meeting to be held on Jan 13

New Delhi [India], Dec 10 (ANI): All India Football Federation's president Praful Patel on Tuesday chaired the Executive Committee meeting ...

5 pro tips for tourists looking to make friends in Russia

An American living in St. Petersburg talked to the locals about what irritated them about foreign tourists' behavior. They also ...

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Democrats formally charge Trump with abuse of office

WASHINGTON - Leading House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of ...

Intensive search underway for Chilean Air Force Hercules 130

SANTIAGO, Chile - There has been no sign of the Chilean Air Force C130 Hercules aircraft which went missing on ...

Rory McIlroy to join Tiger Woods in giving Saudi Arabia a miss

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Rory McIlroy is the latest top golfer to give Saudi Arabia a wide berth, despite being ...

FBI investigation into Trump campaign was intrusive, says Barr

WASHINGTON, DC - The FBI had little evidence to launch the investigation into the Trump presidential campaign, according to U.S. ...

Mounting alarm over treatment of protesters in Iran

GENEVA, Switzerland - In the wake of recent protests in Iran, the top United Nations human rights official expressed alarm ...

Scores perish in factory blaze in Indian capital

DELHI, India - Dozens of people have died in a fire in a large factory in Delhi.Fire engines streamed through ...

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