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Kenya to bid for 2023 World Championships

No African nation has ever staged the sport's flagship event, but Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario said Kenya had shown its capability when it brought together athletes from 130 countries to compete in the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi in July.

Usain Bolt with a lot to prove on return from injury

Usain Bolt has been reported in the Jamaican press to have been "going well".


Lee Chong Wei qualifies for third straight Badminton World Championship finals

Lee, twice a runner-up at the tournament, brushed aside young Danish hopeful Viktor Axelsen 21-9, 21-7.

Dope cheats feel effect of full press

Encouraged by revelations of the new testing methods, the IOC is now potentially gunning for cheats who participated in Turin Winter Olympics of 2006.

Sushil Kumar weighs his options

With 66kg category ruled out,Sushil open to moving to 74kg class to accommodate Yogeshwar.

Manpreet,Manoj enter pre-quarters

Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Manpreet Singh (91kg) entered the pre-quarterfinals of the Boxing World Championship.


Vijender battles viral,batters Swedish rival to enter Round 2

Vijender out-punched his rival 3-0 to make the last 32 to round off a third successive winning day for India.

Boxers leave for World Championships minus headgear and medics

The removal of a safety feature makes the lack of the medical staff even more hazardous.

Sports bar

Campbell-Brown returned a positive test for banned diuretic.

Heavyweights,stuck in mud

The medals also ensured that Indian men’s team made the cut for the World Cup for the first time.

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Usain Bolt Beats Justin Gatlin But Gets Knocked Over By Cameraman

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt ran the fastest time of the year in 19.55 seconds to win a record fourth straight world 200 metres title and sweep the individual sprints at a major global championships for a fifth time on Thursday. Five days after beating Justin Gatlin to win the 100 metres, the 29-year-old Olympic champion and […]