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September 21, 2017 10:52 am

Undefeated heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz will fight at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Nov. 4. He's already touting a potential matchup with Anthony Joshua after Ortiz.

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September 21, 2017 10:00 am

Conor McGregor could speak in the United States Congress to help with a campaign to extend the legal protections enjoyed by boxers to MMA fighters, according to Congressman Markwayne Mullin.

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September 21, 2017 7:50 am

Davinder, who shot to fame after becoming the first Indian to qualify for the javelin final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, is worried about his poor financial condition and subsequent worry of going bankrupt.

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September 21, 2017 1:45 am

In a release, the government said 20 universities across the country would be nominated as hubs of sporting excellence, which would help the athletes pursue education and competitive sports simultaneously.

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September 21, 2017 1:05 am

Froome, who claimed the Vuelta title 10 days ago, lacked freshness on the 31km course and settled for bronze a massive one minute 21.25 seconds behind winner Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands

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September 20, 2017 6:40 pm

Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 shock killed at least 226 people, nearly half of them in the capital and among them at least 22 school children, less than two weeks after a powerful tremor killed nearly 100 people in the south of the country.

September 20, 2017 4:02 pm

As per the revamped plan, the estimated outlay for the period of 2017-18 to 2019-20 is Rs 1756 crore. The program also aims at mainstreaming sport as a tool for individual development.

September 20, 2017 3:41 pm

France is willing to pay World Rugby 150 million pounds as a hosting fee to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the country's bid leader Claude Atcher has said. France has offered to pay $150 million to stage the tournament.

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September 20, 2017 2:05 pm

Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur and the Canadian city of Victoria are also in the running but both have sent mixed signals in recent months concerning their ability to pay for the event.

September 20, 2017 10:25 am

"My ambition is, and has always been, to compete at a Winter Olympic Games," Mica McNeill, a silver medallist at the 2012 youth Winter Olympics and 2017 world junior champion.

September 20, 2017 9:18 am

Michael Phelps said he has 'no desire' to return to competitive swimming, but he is eager to stay involved with the sport and cheer on those who follow in his enormous wake.

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September 20, 2017 2:55 am

Govindan Lakshmanan and PU Chitra clinched a gold each in men's 5000m and women's 1500m races while Dharmender won the bronze in men's freestyle 70kg belt wrestling as India's medal count swelled to 3 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze.

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September 20, 2017 2:46 am

Tour de France teams will be limited to eight riders next year as part of governing body the UCI's modernisation of the regulations which were announced on Tuesday.

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September 20, 2017 2:39 am

David Bey, 60, of Philadelphia, was struck by a piece of metal and killed while working on a mixed-use real estate development project in Camden, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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September 20, 2017 2:38 am

Nuzman, an honorary IOC member, was held for questioning earlier this month by Brazilian and French authorities in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land the Olympics for Brazil. He has denied any wrongdoing.

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September 20, 2017 2:33 am

Annemiek van Vleuten claimed an emotional world road title in the women's individual time trial on Tuesday, beating fellow Dutch rider Anna van der Breggen to the gold medal.

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September 20, 2017 8:47 am

With his contract with the Dallas Mavericks ending this year, Satnam Singh Bhamara is back in India and the lad from Ballo Ke village talks about his experience with the Mavericks in the Summer League and their affiliate team Texas Legends in the G League.

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September 20, 2017 12:08 am

NBA guard Goran Dragic has confirmed he is retiring from the Slovenia team that won the European basketball championship. Dragic says on Tuesday, ``I achieved what I wanted, the gold medal, and this is the right time to bid farewell.''

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September 19, 2017 4:56 pm

Oscar Pistorius was convicted of murder after a successful 2015 appeal by prosecutors against an initial manslaughter verdict. He shot Steenkamp multiple times through a toilet cubicle door at his Pretoria home early on Valentine's Day 2013.

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September 19, 2017 8:54 am

Athletes from the two countries took part in the Asian Winter Games as "guests" in Sapporo earlier this year and the Australian Olympic Committee said talks were being held about extending the invitation to the summer versions.

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September 19, 2017 12:39 am

New Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving says he doesn't care if anyone took it personally that he left Cleveland, even Cavaliers star LeBron James.

September 18, 2017 11:57 pm

Indian opened its medal account in style by grabbing one gold, two silver and one bronze through track and field athletes on the third day of fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, in Ashgabat on Monday.

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September 18, 2017 10:59 pm

Second seed Nagal, who has won four ITF Futures singles titles this season, crushed the challenge of Vanatau's Leniker Thomas 6-0 6-1 in a lop-sided opening round encounter. He will next take on Thailand's Palaphoom Kovapitukted.

September 18, 2017 9:04 pm

The Giro is one of cycling's top three stage races along with the Tour de France and the Spanish Vuelta. It's being labeled as the biggest and most prestigious sporting event ever held in Israel and is expected to draw tens of thousands of tourists and cycling enthusiasts.

September 18, 2017 8:31 pm

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has issued a show cause notice to its Haryana affiliate for attending a meeting of the de-recognised Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF), bringing to the fore dissensions in the national body.

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September 18, 2017 10:17 am

One could see construction material lying around on the premises, with participants sitting on the floor with their bags due to lack of sitting arrangement. The area around the boxing ring, too, was surrounded by mud and dirt.

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September 18, 2017 9:53 am

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's administration has spent $5 billion on arenas hosting the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in hope of turning his country - which has never won an Olympic medal - into a sports power.

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September 18, 2017 8:38 am

In July this year, Mihir broke a decade-old record of Veerdhawal Khade in 100m butterfly stroke at The Junior National Swimming Championship (Pune)

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September 18, 2017 9:13 am

Fan Zhendong was the crowd favourite and the higher-ranked player this time, but Lin Gaoyuan got his revenge — five years later — notching up a 7-11, 11-7, 11-4, 9-11, 11-5, 11-5 win.

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September 18, 2017 12:55 am

Three-belt champ Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez look set to rule the resurgent middleweight division for years to come after their 12-round slugfest which fittingly ended in a stalemate.

September 17, 2017 11:23 am

India signed off with a rich haul of one gold, four silver, and four bronze medals at the Ahmet Comert Boxing Championships for youth women in Istanbul. Soniya (48kg) gave India the lone gold medal by defeating Kazakhstan's Zhazira Urakabeva in her summit clash.

September 17, 2017 2:36 pm

Gennady Golovkin and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez fought to a controversial draw in their long-awaited middleweight world title bout in Las Vegas. Both boxers said they were keen to fight again.

September 17, 2017 10:32 am

Fan Zhendong of China moved a step closer to clinching his maiden gold medal at Asian Cup with an 11-5, 11-9, 11-8,11-7 win over South Korea's Lee Sang-su Lee. Fan joined compatriot Lin Gaoyuan in the men singles final.

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September 16, 2017 2:24 pm

Indian teenager Shapath Bhardawaj has now qualified for the prestigious ISSF World Cup Finals for shooting. Shapath will compete in men's double trap alongside Ankur Mittal and Sangram Dahiya.

South korea, Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, IOC, Thomas Bach
September 16, 2017 11:31 am

International Olympic Committee member Chang Ung said that the Pyeongchang winter Olympics will not be affected by the escalating crisis on the peninsula and North Korea will hopefully be able to send athletes.

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September 16, 2017 10:22 am

Russian doping scandal spilled onto the floor and into the hallways of the International Olympic Committee meetings Friday, with less than five months until the Winter Games.

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