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Taylor successfully defends Olympic triple jump title

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 23:02

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Christian Taylor of the United States successfully defended his Olympic triple jump title on Tuesday, defeating his rivals with the season's best leap at the Rio Games.

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Argentina end Germany's hockey reign, reach Olympic final

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 22:48

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Drag-flick dynamo Gonzalo Peillat fired a hat-trick as Argentina ended Germany's hopes of a third straight men's hockey title with a riveting 5-2 victory in the semi-final here on Tuesday.

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WADA keeps Narsingh hanging as India's medal drought continues

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 22:28

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) If the failure to open its account in the Rio Olympics medals tally wasn't enough, India's hopes were further dampened on Tuesday after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appealed in the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) against the clean chit to wrestler Narsingh Yadav.

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Mohun Bagan signs Afghan goalkeeper Haroon Amiri

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 21:52

Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) City soccer giant Mohun Bagan has roped in Afghan goalkeeper Haroon Amiri for the ongoing Calcutta Football League, the club announced on Tuesday.

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Chelsea playmaker Hazard back to his best: Terry

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 21:24

London, Aug 16 (IANS) English football club Chelsea captain John Terry has hailed Eden Hazard's return to form and believes the Belgian midfielder is back among "the very best in the world".

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Barcelona agree to loan Tello to Fiorentina

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 21:02

Barcelona, Aug 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona officially announced on Tuesday that striker Cristian Tello will be loaned to Serie A club Fiorentina for one football season.

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Purav Raja-Divij Sharan win Mexico tennis tourney

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 21:00

Los Cabos (Mexico), Aug 16 (IANS) India's tennis doubles pair of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan clinched the Abierto Mexicano Los Cabos title defeating Israel's Jonathan Erlich and England's Ken Skupski 7-6(4), 7-6(3) here on Tuesday.

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WADA appeals to CAS against clean chit to Narsingh

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 20:58

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav's participation in the Rio Olympics was in jeopardy on Tuesday with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appealing in the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) against the clean chit given to him.

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WADA appeals to CAS against clean chit to Narsingh

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 20:12

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav's participation at the Rio Olympics plunged into jeopardy on Tuesday with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appealing in the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) against the clean chit given to him.

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WADA recertifies Beijing anti-doping laboratory

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 20:10

Montreal, Aug 16 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has recertified an anti-doping laboratory in Beijing, China, after nearly four months of suspension due to a technical oversight.

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Hardeep loses his Greco-Roman first bout in Rio

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 20:00

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Wrestler Hardeep Singh crashed out of the men's Greco-Roman 98 kg 1/8 Final after losing to Turkey's Cenk Ildem 1-2 on points at the Rio Olympics here on Tuesday.

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CAS to hear Russian paralympians' appeal against ban on August 22

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 19:24

Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is due to hear an appeal filed by Russia's Paralympic Committee (RPC) to fight a ban preventing the team from competing at the Rio Paralympics on August 22, the committee's press service said on Tuesday.

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Srikanth faces twice Olympic champ Lin Dan in quarters (Preview)

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 18:52

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) India's shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will face an enormous task of beating two-time Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion Lin Dan of China in the quarter-finals of the men's singles event at the Rio Olympics here on Wednesday.

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