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Bale doubtful as Real Madrid face Liverpool

Madrid, Oct 20 (IANS) — Real Madrid footballer Gareth Bale is doubtful for Wednesday’s Champions League away... (more...)

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Indian hockey back in feel good zone (Comment: Special to IANS)

By Anand Philar Indian hockey could not have asked for a better Diwali gift than two gold medals in the space of three weeks... (more...)

Ski champ Svindal set to miss entire season after tearing Achilles tendon while playing soccer

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VIENNA – Downhill world champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway will likely miss... (more...)

Ski champ Svindal set to miss entire season after tearing Achilles tendon while playing soccer

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VIENNA – Downhill world champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway will likely miss... (more...)

Column: Rugby player’s hope and inspiration just what we need with all the ugliness in sports

By Paul Newberry THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jillion Potter thinks about it all the time. The Rio Olympics. The dream of climbing... (more...)

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth lose in Denmark Open quarters

Odense (Denmark), Oct 18 (IANS) — Indian shuttlers had a disappointing outing at the Denmark Open Super Series Premier... (more...)

Russia’s struggles on the field seem to coincide with Fabio Capello’s lack of paychecks

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW – If Fabio Capello took over as coach of Russia’s national soccer team for the money,... (more...)

Russia’s struggles on the field seem to coincide with Fabio Capello’s lack of paychecks

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW – If Fabio Capello took over as coach of Russia’s national soccer team for the money,... (more...)

ADT rising star Chan set sights on Rio Olympics

Singapore, Oct 17 (IANS) — Asian Development Tour (ADT) standout Chan Shih-chang hopes his journey on the less travelled... (more...)

Williams, Cunningham, Eberling win US bobsled national push titles

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – This time last year, Lauryn Williams was getting into a bobsled for the first... (more...)

Victim’s cousin demands prison for Oscar Pistorius

Pretoria, Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) — A cousin of murdered model Reeva Steenkamp demanded a stiff prison sentence for South... (more...)

After World Cup, American soccer players in top European leagues struggle for field time

By Ronald Blum THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Following the fortunes of U.S. players in Europe’s best leagues doesn’t take... (more...)

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