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Jwala-Ashwini win Canada Open


             Indian ace-pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa added another feather in their caps when they won the $50,000 Canada Open Grand Prix Women’s Doubles title after notching up amazing victory over top-seeded Dutch combination of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek in the final at Markin MacPhail Center at Calgary. The third-seeded Indian pair ... Read More »

Wilder: I’m the new Mayweather


The American makes the first defence of his WBC title in his home state of Alabama – live on Sky Sports – in the early hours of Sunday against compatriot Eric Molina, in a fight expected to showcase the champion’s knockout power. Much of the boxing world, including IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko, earmarks Britain’s Olympic champion Anthony ... Read More »

Cotto and Canelo set to collide


The 34-year-old Cotto wowed New York with an emphatic fourth-round stoppage of Daniel Geale last weekend – albeit at a catchweight of 157lbs – to improve his record to 40-4-0 and further secure his legacy as Puerto Rico’s first and only four-division world champion. Mexico’s Alvarez, who is a former WBA and WBC super-welterweight champion and has only ever lost ... Read More »

Searching for Answers in the Canelo-Cotto-Golovkin Soap Opera


Once Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally consummated their union on May 2, it marked the end of the longest-running daytime drama in boxing—and, arguably, all of sports—history. But though Money and Pacman are no more, the show must go on. Which makes the burgeoning three-way soap opera that’s developed between aging middleweight patriarch Miguel Cotto, consensus 160-pound home-wrecker ... Read More »

Mo Farah coach Alberto Salazar calls on Mary Slaney to disprove doping slurs

Former distance runner Alberto Salazar yells out lap times to distance runner Mo Farah, from  Britain, during the 10,000-meter race in the Prefontaine Classic track and field meet in Eugene, Ore., Friday, May 29, 2015.  Farah, who is coached by Salazar, won the race with a time of 26:50.97. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Salazar is gathering evidence that he hopes will clear his name after he was accused of plying Galen Rupp with performance-enhancing drugs throughout the Olympic 10,000m silver medallist’s career. Telegraph Sport has learnt that one part of the public testimony he is expected to reveal this week will be to clarify the situation regarding his coaching of Slaney, who won ... Read More »

Archery is the art, practice

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Archery is the art, practice, or skill of releasing arrows with the use of a bow. The aim is to score the most points by accurately shooting the arrow into the centre of the target. For the 28th SEA Games, two types of bows will be used; Recurve and Compound. Recurve The only type of bow allowed in the Olympic ... Read More »

Denied US visa, AAI withdraws archers from World Youth Championships

NEW DELHI: The Archery Association of India on Friday pulled out of the World Youth Archery Championships in the US after 21 of its 31-member team were denied visas on apprehensions that they would not return to India. Livid over the US embassy’s decision, the AAI decided to withdraw from the event in Yankton, South Dakota as a mark of ... Read More »

FIFA to kick off Blatter succession process in July ZURICH

People read the local newspaper front pages showing pictures of FIFA's Joseph Blatter in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Scandal-hit FIFA will hold an extraordinary executive committee meeting in July to discuss dates for the election to replace president Sepp Blatter, who announced his resignation next week. Soccer’s governing body said in a statement that there were “various date options” for the extraordinary Congress and did not confirm a report by the BBC that the election would take place ... Read More »

India miffed at the No Entry Manoj, “The Delhi Daredevils given more chances’


Kolkata. Bengal’s Manoj Tiwary domestic players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the eighth session met occasions regret saying that his performance was not enough for a place in the Indian team. ” Manoj had the opportunity to play only two matches and both against Kolkata Knight Riders, which showed in 32 innings and 25 runs. T20 World Cup ... Read More »

नाइट क्रिकेट टूर्नामेंट शुरू, पहले मैच में जेके स्टूडियो इलेवन जीता


भोपाल. रेल कर्मचारी कल्याण समिति द्व‌ारा आयोजित डीआरएम ट्राफी नाइट क्रिकेट प्रतियोगिता की शुरुआत रविवार को रेलवे ग्राउंड पर हुई। पहले मैच में जेके स्टूडियो इलेवन ने माज इलेवन को 5 विकेट से हराया। वहीं दूसरे मैच में आरएस क्लब को हराकर डबराल क्लब ने 25 रनों से जीत दर्ज की। आनंद और इमरान को मैन ऑफ द मैच चुना ... Read More »

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