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Russian Olympic biathlete Alexander Loginov suspended after failing doping test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW — A Russian biathlete who competed at February’s Winter Olympics in Sochi has been... (more...)

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Russian Olympic biathlete Alexander Loginov suspended after failing doping test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW — A Russian biathlete who competed at February’s Winter Olympics in Sochi has been... (more...)

Sapporo to bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Tokyo, Nov 27 (IANS) — The Japanese city of Sapporo announced Thursday that it would bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. Sapporo... (more...)

After Walsh, women’s hockey coach Hawgood also exits

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) — After Hockey India (HI) decided not to continue Terry Walsh as the chief coach of the men’s... (more...)

Sebastian Coe to run for IAAF presidency

London, Nov 27 (IANS) — London Olympics chief and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) vice president... (more...)

Osborne-Paradis among fastest in in training run for World Cup in Lake Louise

By Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Going in with the philosophy that you perform how you practise,... (more...)

Jansrud fastest in Lake Louise downhill training, Osborne-Paradis second

THE CANADIAN PRESS LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Kjetil Jansrud of Norway was the fastest in training and Canada’s Manny... (more...)

Canadian skier Jan Hudec says Olympic medal mirrors the way he lives his life

By Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Jan Hudec’s Olympic ski medal is dented and scratched,... (more...)

Hockey India doesn’t need Walsh: Batra

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) — Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra Tuesday clearly stated that they do not require... (more...)

Does SAARC summit have sport on its agenda? (Comment)

By Veturi Srivatsa Wonder whether sport is all that important to be on the agenda of the two-day South Asian Association... (more...)

BWF, IOC sign deal to fight corruption in sports

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 25 (IANS) — The Badminton World Federation (BWF) Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to fighting illegal... (more...)

Hockey legend Pat Quinn remembered as a straight shooter with a heart of gold

HKN-OBIT-Pat-Quinn, 7th Writethru Correction By Stephen Whyno THE CANADIAN PRESS On the ice, behind the bench and behind... (more...)

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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

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