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Germany wins second rifle gold in two days

Henri Junghaenel secured Germany's second gold medal in rifle shooting in as many days by winning the men's 50 meter rifle prone event on Friday in his Olympic debut. Having scraped into the finals in...

Rio Olympic 2016 – Judo: Egyptian booed for not shaking hands with Israeli

Egypt's Islam El Shehaby refused to shake hands with Israel's Or Sasson after their judo match at the Rio Games on Friday, drawing boos from the crowd at the Carioca Arena 2. El Shehaby, 32,...

Olympic: Swimming’ golden start for Australia on day of records

Hungary's Katinka Hosszu ended her long wait for Olympic victory and Australia captured two gold medals in an exhilarating first day of swimming competition that saw three world records smashed in Rio on Saturday. Hosszu,...

Mark Muñoz takes role of UFC’s Philippine ambassador.

MANILA, Philippines – After bringing his 8-year prizefighting career to a storybook close last year, retired Filipino-American fighter Mark Muñoz has a new role in the Ultimate Fighting Championship as he will serve as...

Morocco boxer held over alleged sex attacks in Olympic Village

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian police said they arrested a Moroccan boxer on Friday (Aug 5) for allegedly sexually assaulting two female cleaners in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro. Officers arrested Hassan Saada, 22, on...

IOC debates doping crisis as Russian swimmer appeals ban

RIO DE JANEIRO: International Olympic Committee leaders on Saturday (July 30) started talks dominated by fallout from the Russian doping crisis as a Russian swimmer appealed against his Rio Olympics ban just six days...

Barcelona unveil new signing Andre Gomes

BARCELONA: Barcelona paraded Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes at the Camp Nou on Wednesday after his €55-million capture from Valencia on a five-year deal. The 22-year-old, part of Portugal's European Championship-winning side, has a release clause...

Swansea sign Aussie goalkeeper Birighitti.

LONDON: Australian international goalkeeper Mark Birighitti signed for Premier League side Swansea on a free transfer on Monday (July 18) to become the fourth senior stopper on the club's books. The 25-year-old - capped once...

NBA Rockets Signed US$118 million extension with James Harden

LOS ANGELES: The Houston Rockets inked star guard James Harden to a four-year contract extension worth US$118 million dollars, the NBA team announced on Saturday (Jul 9). The deal was announced after the team's introduction...

Barcelona launch campaign backing Messi for tax Fraud Case

Barcelona have launched a campaign in support of Lionel Messi and his father Jorge after the Argentine pair were sentenced to prison terms this week over tax fraud. The campaign, under the hashtag #WeAreAllLeoMessi, asks...

Soccer-mad Germans declare sympathy for France before Euro clash

: Germans appear to be tempering characteristic ambition to win the day in a Euro 2016 clash against France with higher sympathies for a core European partner hit by economic travails and militant attacks. Thursday's...

England needs to develop leaders, says rugby coach Lancaster

The Football Association (FA) should follow the lead of their country's rugby counterparts by equipping young players with leadership skills, according to former England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster. England's lack of leadership in a young...

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