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Dopers' legacy

Dopers' legacy

Seoul airport was engulfed by frenzied camera crews, fans and private security personnel to mark the arrivals of Carl Lewis and Ben Johnson for the 1988 Olympics. Comparisons with the hype and hoopla accompanying Muhammad Ali’s arrival in various foreign capitals to defend his world heavyweight title in the two previous decades were inevitable. The […]

Dopers’ legacy

Dopers’ legacy

Seoul airport was engulfed by frenzied camera crews, fans and private security personnel to mark the arrivals of Carl Lewis and Ben Johnson for the 1988 Olympics. Comparisons with the hype and hoopla accompanying Muhammad Ali’s arrival in various foreign capitals to defend his world heavyweight title in the two previous decades were inevitable. The […]

Ye not in IOC’s drug sights

Ye not in IOC’s drug sights

The International Olympic Committee hinted today that gold medallist swimmer Ye Shiwen of China had not tested positive for any drugs as the doping controversy triggered by her sensational performances refused to abate. The 16-year-old Ye won the women’s 400 individual medley in world record time, with her final length of the freestyle faster than […]

Ye not in IOC's drug sights

Ye not in IOC's drug sights

The International Olympic Committee hinted today that gold medallist swimmer Ye Shiwen of China had not tested positive for any drugs as the doping controversy triggered by her sensational performances refused to abate. The 16-year-old Ye won the women’s 400 individual medley in world record time, with her final length of the freestyle faster than […]

Birthday gold for Jung

Birthday gold for Jung

Germany’s Michael Jung celebrated a golden 30th birthday today, taking home both team and individual gold in the close-fought Olympic eventing contest The world and European Champion produced two flawless and commanding rounds on mount Sam in the final phase of the multi-discipline competition that tests horse and rider across dressage, cross-country and jumping. Team […]

China continues diving dominance

China continues diving dominance

China claimed its third diving gold medal at the London Olympics today by winning the women’s 10-metres synchronised platform and taking them a step further in their aim to sweep all eight titles at the Games. Chinese pair Chen Ruolin and Wang Hao were practically in a league of their own, finishing on 368.40 points, […]

Bajans Under-15 champs

St Kitts – Barbados are the new champions of the West Indies Cricket Board regional two-day Under-15 championship.

Today, for the second consecutive day, not a ball was bowled due to rain in their fifth and final round match against Trinidad & Tobag

Masons host night cricket match

Special award for Shin A-Lam

Fencing’s world governing body (FIE) have offered South Korean Shin A-lam a special award following her controversial elimination from her Olympic epee semi-final, Korean Olympic Committee President Park Yong-sung said today.

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