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Kenyan champ wants heavier penalty for dope cheats

ELDORET (Kenya) — Kenya’s three-time world 3,000m steeplechase champion Moses Kiptanui has called for tough sanctions on athletes who fail doping tests, saying “big money” was...

All in the family

All in the family

SINGAPORE — With the SEA Games returning to these shores after a 22-year absence, representing the nation has taken added significance, what with the Games designated as part of...

Drummond gets 8-year ban for doping

Drummond gets 8-year ban for doping

SALVO (NORTH CAROLINA) — American sprinter Tyson Gay’s former coach has been suspended for eight years for doping violations, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said...

Over 242,000 apply to work at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO — Organisers of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have closed recruitment for volunteers, registering 242,757 applicants for 70,000 unpaid...

Gallery: Keep Olympic athletics events intact, says Bolt

Keep Olympic athletics events intact, says Bolt

KINGSTON — Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt has urged the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to oppose any move to reduce the number of events in the...

Play me if you want to keep me: Falcao

Play me if you want to keep me: Falcao

LONDON — Radamel Falcao (picture) has warned he will sign for Manchester United permanently only if he is given a more prominent first-team role. The Colombian insists he wants...

Garcia’s resignation puts heat on FIFA

Garcia’s resignation puts heat on FIFA

MARRAKECH — FIFA’s credibility took another blow on Wednesday when its ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigned, complaining of a lack of leadership at football’s world...

Beijing ramping up bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing ramping up bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

BEIJING — Beijing is ramping up its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics with a series of international sports competitions and promotional events, seeking to stir public support...

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