Sport

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...

Lula vows Rio Olympics will be violence free - 10/28/2009

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva vowed Wednesday to give special attention to Rio de Janeiro to make sure the city will not see violence during its hosting of the 2016...

Baseball: Dodgers left to ponder another postseason flop - 10/23/2009

PHILADELPHIA - The Los Angeles Dodgers brought the National League's best record to the playoffs, but for the second year in a row it was Philadelphia heading to the World Series. As in 2008, the...

Gymnastics: Japan's Uchimura takes world title - 10/16/2009

LONDON, Steve Douglas - Japan's Olympic silver medallist Kohei Uchimura produced a performance of ruthless consistency to win the men's all-around title at the world gymnastics championships on...
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