Sport

RugbyU: Contepomi leads Toulon to crucial win - 03/26/2010

PARIS- Argentina superstar Felipe Contepomi scored all of his team's points as Toulon edged Bourgoin 13-9 on Friday to snatch pole position in the French Top 14. With teammate and fly-half rival...

Paralympics: Vancouver hopes to become top accessibility city - 03/17/2010

VANCOUVER, Deborah Jones - Civic leaders hope the 2010 Paralympics will make Vancouver a world leader in disabled accessibility, but experts are divided on whether the games help regular disabled...

Football: South Africa celebrates 100 day countdown to World Cup - 03/02/2010

DURBAN, Marine Veith- Schoolchildren will ditch their uniforms for football jerseys, while dancers will take to the streets on Tuesday as South Africa celebrates the 100-day countdown to the World...

Athletics: US relay medallist Cox suspended for doping - 01/30/2010

COLORADO SPRINGS - Crystal Cox, a member of the victorious US 4x400m women's relay squad at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has accepted a four-year ban after admitting doping from late 2001 through 2004....

NBA: Rondo, defense power Celtics over Magic - 12/26/2009

ORLANDO- Rajon Rondo scored 17 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and passed out eight assists while Boston's defense kept Orlando to a season-low for points in an 86-77 NBA victory Thursday. But a...

RugbyU: Munster edge Perpignan in titanic struggle - 12/12/2009

PARIS - Munster noved four points clear at the top of their pool with a gutsy 24-23 Group 1 win over French champions Perpignan at Thonond Park on Friday. The French looked to have snatched the...

Formula One: Briatore hearing starts in Paris - 11/25/2009

PARIS - Former Renault chief Flavio Briatore's appeal against a lifetime ban for ordering Nelson Piquet junior to crash at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix began in the High Court in Paris on Tuesday....

Longer toes give sprinters a leg up: study - 11/17/2009

OTTAWA- Longer toes and shorter lower legs allow sprinters to run faster than others, a new study suggests. Researchers from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver and Pennsylvania State University...

Football: Germany star Enke's suicide came after depression - 11/12/2009

BERLIN, Ryland James - Germany was in shock on Wednesday after football star Robert Enke, who was set to represent his country at the 2010 World Cup, committed suicide after battling with depression...

Pope a fan of sports -- but not doping athletes - 11/08/2009

VATICAN CITY- Pope Benedict XVI spoke out against drug-taking in sport on Saturday. The pope said the Catholic Church believed sport could be a force for good, particularly among young people, but...
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