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$1 a month: US coach to train Torres

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For $1 a month, Marestella Torres got herself a world-class foreign coach and a whole lot more.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Canada wins gold in women’s Olympic curling

Canada's skip Jennifer Jones celebrates after winning the women's curling gold medal game against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Her gold medal-clinching rock wasn’t even halfway to the house when Canada skip Jennifer Jones put her hands to her face, soaked in the moment, then jumped up with her broom hoisted in the air.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Maria Hoefl-Riesch wins Olympic super-combined

Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch reacts after finishing the slalom portion of the women's supercombined to win the gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. AP

Maria Hoefl-Riesch won her second straight Olympic super-combined title Monday, with downhill leader Julia Mancuso settling for bronze.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

China’s Zou Shiming improves to 3-0 in Pacquiao-Rios undercard

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Two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming outclassed Mexican Juan “Pollo” Toscano in the undercard of the Pacquiao-Rios main event Sunday at the CotaiArena at The Venetian in Macau, China. Zou (3-0, 0), who sparred for a few rounds with Manny Pacquiao, overwhelmed Toscano (4-1, 1 KO) getting the nod of the three judges who scored [...]

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Ashton Eaton wins decathlon world title

United States' Ashton Eaton gestures after his overall win following the men's 1500-meter decathlon at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. AP

With a world championship title to go along with his Olympic gold medal, Ashton Eaton has now won all there is to win in the decathlon.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Athletics: Farah and Bolt to blow away doping blues

Workers make final preparations on the eve of the World Athletics Championships start at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. AP

MOSCOW – The first day of the World Athletics Championships on Saturday could not have been better organized, with two of the biggest stars lined up for action after a doping-tainted run-up to competition. Britain’s Mo Farah is odds-on favorite to claim gold in the men’s 10,000m while Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt faces his [...]

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Carl Pistorius in court again, trial continues

Carl Pistorius, right, and Henke Pistorius, the brother and father of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. AP

Oscar Pistorius’ older brother Carl is back in court in South Africa for his culpable homicide trial, where he is charged with driving negligently and causing the death of a woman motorcyclist in a collision in 2008.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

OCA president backs Olympic wrestling

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EVEN the highest sports official in the continent doesn’t agree with the removal of wrestling from the Olympics.

Posted: March 10th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Pistorius arrives at courthouse for bail hearing

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Double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius has arrived early at a courthouse in South Africa’s capital for a bail hearing in the killing of his girlfriend.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

IOC threatens to suspend India and Kuwait

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The IOC is threatening to suspend the national Olympic committees of India and Kuwait because of government interference.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Ian Thorpe speaks about depression, gay rumors

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Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe says he has had to fend off rumors about his sexuality throughout his career because he doesn’t fit the typical stereotype of an Australian athlete.

Posted: October 31st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

NYC Marathon planning moves forward after Sandy

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The biggest challenge for this New York City Marathon could be getting to the start, not the finish.

Posted: October 31st, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Gay boxer set for 1st fight since coming out

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Featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz is eager to get back to work in his first bout since publicly declaring his homosexuality.

Posted: October 19th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

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