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Nigerian weightlifter in doping shock
Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positive in a doping test taken after she won gold in the women's 53kg category, the Commonwealth Games Federation announced on Tuesday.The 16-year-old Amalaha provided an 'A' sample on July 25, which revealed traces of diuretics and masking agents. She will have a...
No more 'Save Gaza' wristbands for Ali   
England batsman Moeen Ali has been banned from wearing wristbands featuring the slogans "Save Gaza" and "Free Palestine", the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday. Moeen, who is Muslim and of Pakistani descent, helped raise funds for charities working with those affected by the three-week conflict with Israel.He wore the wristbands on Monday's second...
Bailey-Cole steps out of Bolt's shadow   
Usain Bolt's training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole took advantage of the Olympic champion's absence to coolly grab 100 metres gold at the Commonwealth Games on Monday but Veronica Campbell Brown failed to seal a Jamaican double.With the six-time Olympic champion and world record holder Bolt only competing in the 4x100 relay after an injury-hit season, the 22-year-old Bailey-Cole seized his...
Double swim gold for Eng, SA, Aus   
England, South Africa and Australia all claimed two gold medals in the pool at the Commonwealth Games as world champions Cate Campbell, Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos were victorious.Jazz Carlin also won Wales first female swimming Commonwealth gold medal for 40 years in the 800m freestyle, while Audrey Lacroix claimed gold for Canada in the women's 200m butterfly.Australia has now...
Fast forward   26 July, 2014
After bouncing out the English side and scripting India's historic win, Ishant Sharma is staking his claim as the team's bowling spearhead
Thakur bags silver in weightlifting   29 July, 2014
Debutant lifter Sivalingam strikes gold   28 July, 2014
Boxer Devendro enters quarters, Shiva ousted   28 July, 2014
India draws a blank in badminton mixed team   28 July, 2014
Asab clinches bronze in double trap   27 July, 2014
Cook back in form as Eng reaches 247/2   28 July, 2014
Don't undermine judicial process: ICC to Dhoni, Cook   27 July, 2014
Otari wins bronze in weightlifting   27 July, 2014
Rajwinder wins bronze in +78kg judo   27 July, 2014
Indian women's TT team enters semis   26 July, 2014
Ghosal, Pallikal enter singles quarters   26 July, 2014
Bell recaptures form as England punishes India   29 July, 2014
Canada's Bezzoubenko wins five golds   26 July, 2014
Training stint in Italy helped me: silver medallist Shreyasi   27 July, 2014
Shooters continue good run, Rai wins gold, Narang silver   28 July, 2014
Lifter Matsa wins bronze in 53kg   26 July, 2014
Shooting away to glory   27 July, 2014
Apurvi Chandela wins gold, silver for Ayonika   26 July, 2014
Braveheart-inspired Wallace roars to victory   26 July, 2014
India blanks Kenya 5-0 in badminton   25 July, 2014
Winning start for Indian men in hockey   25 July, 2014
Jadeja fined for Anderson fracas   25 July, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Nanjappa provides silver lining for India   26 July, 2014
Time was right to sell Suarez: Liverpool   25 July, 2014
England, Aussies begin gold rush early   25 July, 2014
Bindra clinches gold, Malaika wins silver   25 July, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Jewels of Manipur shine on day one   25 July, 2014
Abhinav Bindra, India's shooting star   25 July, 2014
Teenager Goel wins first medal in shooting   25 July, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Disappointing show by Indian cyclists   24 July, 2014
Navjot, Shushila win silver medals in judo   25 July, 2014
Glasgow Games to be Bindra's last CWG   24 July, 2014
Lifter Sanjita wins India's first gold   24 July, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
India's squash stars progress at Games   25 July, 2014
Stimpson wins women's triathlon   24 July, 2014
Sukhen Dey wins second gold for India   25 July, 2014
Gopichand, Dravid, Bindra to select medal hopes   25 July, 2014
Indian TT teams off to solid start   24 July, 2014
Indian shuttlers blow away Ghana 5-0   24 July, 2014
Mo Farah pulls out of CWG   24 July, 2014
WC will inspire Rio Olympics: Bach   24 July, 2014
Dunga names former teammates as assistants   24 July, 2014
Delhi, Glasgow is 'chalk and cheese': CGF   24 July, 2014
Indian shuttlers look to extend good run   23 July, 2014
Seniors Nandy, Climax, Dias picked   23 July, 2014
Judokas assure India of two medals   24 July, 2014
Dunga succeeds Scolari as Brazil coach   23 July, 2014
Games Village lacks facilities: Raj Singh   23 July, 2014
Commonwealth Games open in style   24 July, 2014
Great Scots throw weight behind Games   23 July, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Real Madrid signs Colombian Rodriguez   22 July, 2014
Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai   22 July, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Govt assures help to athlete Dutee Chand   22 July, 2014
Celebrated but unfulfilled, Gerrard quits   22 July, 2014
England's Prior to take break from game   22 July, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
Indian boxing coaches allowed at ringside   22 July, 2014
Bolt, Farah, Wiggins in quest for gold   22 July, 2014
India needs to overcome 'away' challenges: Dwyer   21 July, 2014
Magical McIlroy wins the British Open   21 July, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Gymnastics may fetch India three medals: Ashish   21 July, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Fit-again Danish wants to support Sardar   19 July, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
England takes 24-run first innings lead   19 July, 2014
N. Korea threatens to boycott Asiad   18 July, 2014
Ishant bowls India to victory in Lord's Test   21 July, 2014
Frustrating not to bowl India out: Stokes   18 July, 2014
WC winner Kroos joins Real Madrid   17 July, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
England battling to save Lord's Test   21 July, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
Rahane's century rescues India at Lord's   18 July, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Dutee cannot compete in female category: SAI   17 July, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
Lord's Test finely poised after Ballance ton   19 July, 2014
Boy next door   18 July, 2014
German captain Lahm announces shock retirement   18 July, 2014
CTL not launched to counter IPTL: Amritraj   16 July, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
'BCCI not sitting on pots of money'   16 July, 2014
Mahela announces Test retirement   14 July, 2014
Tension builds up ahead of Lord's Test   17 July, 2014
South Africa's Amla set for historic Test   14 July, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Good Test match for us: Dhoni   14 July, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
Draw on cards after records tumble   13 July, 2014
'Ashwin being treated like a wheelie bin'   12 July, 2014
Barcelona buys Suarez from Liverpool   11 July, 2014
Chile's Sanchez completes Arsenal move   11 July, 2014
BCCI should probe IPL fixing scandal: SC   16 April, 2014
Root leads fightback after England collapse   12 July, 2014
India opts to bat in first Test   09 July, 2014
Cook fails again after India frustrates England   11 July, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Centurion Vijay frustrates England in first Test   10 July, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
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