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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Athletics

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kuchina welcomes Chance go compete under neutral flag

World high jump champion Mariya Kuchina has welcomed the IAAF's doping review board's decision to clear her, but remains puzzled over why she had...

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...

IOC begins La Olympic bid evaluation

Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have begun a three-day visit to Los Angeles for their evaluation of the city as host of...
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