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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Athletics

Vintage Federer brushes off Nadal to claim title

Roger Federer picked up his third title of 2017, beating Rafael Nadal in straight sets to claim the Miami Open and continue his sensational...

Ethiopian Athletes sweep medals at Rome Marathon

Ethiopian runners dominated a rain-drenched Rome Marathon as they won both the men and women's event in the Italian capital on Sunday. Ethiopian Shura Kitala...

IOC President Bach tour Athletes Village in Pyeonchang

President of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, Thomas Bach, has praised the progress on the 2018 Winter Olympic Village as he toured the site...

Queen’s baton to arrive Nigeria on April 1

The Baton of the Queen of England for next year's Commonwealth Games holding in the Gold Coast, Australia is scheduled to arrive Nigeria on...

Queen launch Baton relay Gold Coast games

The Queen of England has officially launched the Baton Relay for next year's Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast. Joined by her husband, the Duke...

Kenya faces ban after IOC cuts off funding

The International Olympic Committee has frozen financial support to Kenya  after the country's Olympic Committee refused to make changes to its constitution - a...

Nigeria’s Dedewo sets new 300m record in USA

Nigerian athlete, Paul Dedewo set a new national indoor record in the men’s 300m at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships. Dedewo ran 31.92secs...

2016 Rio Olympics organisers deny vote-buying allegation

The organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics have denied that vote buying helped to secure the Games after a French newspaper reported that a...

Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut,who stunned the world at the 1972 Munich Olympics, has sold her medal haul and other trophies in a US auction. The...

Mo Farah insists he is clean following fresh doping allegations

British athlete Mo Farah has once again vowed he is "a clean athlete" after fresh allegations of doping against his coach Alberto Salazar. The Sunday...
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