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Offbeat: Chaos as India marathon leaders miss turn, take the bus

Runners of the half marathon begin their run during the "Bengaluru Marathon" in Bangalore on October 19, 2014. AFP

A marathon ended in farce in India after the pilot car overshot a turn, forcing the top three runners to take a long detour before abandoning the race — and taking a bus to the finish line.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Indian sprinter fights ‘cruel’ gender rules

Indian athlete Dutee Chand

A teenage Indian sprinter who was banned from international competition for failing a “gender test” is hoping her fight against rules on sexual identity will spare others the same fate.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

South Korea downs North Korea for football gold

South Korea's team. AP Photo/Kin Cheung

South Korea got a late goal from Rim Chang-woo to beat North Korea, 1-0, in extra time on Thursday in the men’s football final at the Asian Games.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Asian Games: African-born athletes ‘unfair’

Qatar's Femi Ogunode stands by his race time after setting a games record in winning the men's 100 meters final at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. AP

Asian competitors are becoming increasingly desperate over African-born athletes running for wealthy Gulf states who have dominated the Asian Games track golds for the third contest in a row.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Nationals display true worth in PNG athletics

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Narcisa Atienza and Rosie Villarito ruled their pet events at the start of athletics competitions Saturday in the PSC-POC Philippine National Games.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Section | Read More »

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