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Saudi Arabian Education Ministry grants access for girls to play sport in school

Saudi Arabia has said that it will grant girls in public schools access to physical education, a decision that comes after years of calls by women across the kingdom demanding greater rights and access..

West Ham wobble follows Arsenal and Man City trend while offering Chelsea and Spurs warning

west ham wobble follows arsenal and man city trend while offering chelsea and spurs warning
Having inherited the centrepiece of the 2012 Olympics, the Hammers have endured similar struggles to Premier League rivals in adapting to a new home

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt not thinking of retirement

*New Delhi:* In the twilight of his career and prone to injuries like never before, ace Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt is still eager to continue and insists that the thought of retirement has not even..

Athletics-Coe happy with security for London world championships

IAAF president Sebastian Coe said on Thursday he had every confidence in the security surrounding August's world athletics championships in London having had a close-up view of operations during the..

Double Olympic champ Rowsell Shand retires from cycling

double olympic champ rowsell shand retires from cycling
*London:* Two-time Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand has announced her retirement from professional cycling. The 28-year-old won team pursuit gold at the London 2012 Olympics with Dani King and..

France meet Spain in Fed Cup playoffs

france meet spain in fed cup playoffs
*Paris:* Last year's Fed Cup finalists France play Spain next month in a bid to keep their place in the World Group of the competition. France were beaten 4-1 in the quarter-finals at the weekend by..

Usain Bolt pips Cristiano Ronaldo, LeBron James to win Laureus 'Sportsman of the Year' award

World's "greatest" sprinter Usain Bolt pipped the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and LeBron James to win the 'Sportsman of the Year' trophy for a record-equalling fourth time, while gymnast Simone Biles..

Bolt, Biles win Laureus Sportsperson of the year award

*Sprint king Usain Bolt pipped the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and LeBron James to win the Sportsman of the Year trophy for the record-equalling fourth time while gymnast Simone Biles clinched the top..
Deccan Herald

Reuters Sports Schedule at 1410 GMT on Wednesday, Feb 1

Reuters sports schedule at 1410 GMT on Wednesday (times GMT): OLYMPICS Russia lose 4x400 women's relay Olympic medals over doping ZURICH - Russia was stripped of their women's 4x400 metres relay silver..

Russia stripped of relay silver from London Olympics 2012

Russia was on Wednesday stripped of the 4x400 metre relay silver medal from the London 2012 Olympics after sprinter Antonina Krivoshapka tested positive for banned steroid turinabol.

UPDATE 1-Russia lose London Games 4x400m women's relay medals over doping

Russia was stripped of their women's 4 x 400m relay silver medal from the London 2012 Olympics after Antonina Krivoshapka tested positive for drugs in the re-testing of her sample, the International..

Bolt loses relay gold after Jamaica's Carter tests positive

*Jamaicas Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals and his perfect triple treble of Games sprint victories after team mate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing..
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Two British sprinters seriously injured in Spain road accident

British sprinters James Ellington and Nigel Levine have been seriously injured in a road traffic accident in Tenerife, British Athletics said on Wednesday. The incident, which occurred on Tuesday..

Three Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold

*Three Chinese womens weightlifting gold medallists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics were disqualified for doping following a reanalysis of their drug tests, the International Olympic Committee..
Deccan Herald

Wrestler Amit Dahiya eyes comeback at PWL

wrestler amit dahiya eyes comeback at pwl
*New Delhi*: Out of action for several months in 2016 due to a knee injury, former Asian champion wrestler Amit Dahiya is aiming to use the ongoing second edition of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) as a..

Troubled life of pop icon George Michael

*Pop star George Michael enjoyed an impressive career, selling more than 100 million records, but led a turbulent life marked with drug battles, run-ins with the police and health problems.* In last..
Deccan Herald

Russia faces ban calls after damning doping revelations

*There were growing calls for Russia to be banned from the Winter Olympics and other major international events after the latest startling revelations of state-sponsored doping across Russian..
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'1,000 Russian athletes gained from plan to hide doping'

'1,000 russian athletes gained from plan to hide doping'
*London:* More than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were involved in or benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests, a WADA..

Over 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from doping conspiracy

More than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were involved in or benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests, an independent WADA..

Juniors to stick to old format

*Hockey has undergone a sea change in the past few years with the biggest one being the duration for which it's played. From the traditional format where a match was played for 70 minutes - in two..
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