5 key facts about sumo, a sport like no other

2019-12-12 10:21

The quintessentially Japanese sport of sumo stops the country during the six big tournaments per year, with millions glued to the live action on TV.

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Golden Gate Marathon (The National Park run)

2019-12-13 12:16

With boerewors for breakfast and incessant hills for brunch, the Golden Gate Marathon is run entirely within the confines of the only National Park in the Free State.

 
Cycling

Israel launches first Tour de France team

2019-12-11 12:30

Israel launched its first Tour de France team, the latest sporting initiative funded by a Canadian-Israeli billionaire who sees it as a potential bridge to the Arab world.

 
Athletics

'I have questions': Russian high-jump star slams officials

2019-12-11 06:47

One of Russia's top athletes, high jumper Mariya Lasitskene, hascalled sports officials to account after her country was banned for four years from international competition.

 
Water Sport

Little & Theron combining young and old for Dusi 2020

2019-12-10 13:50

As the contenders for the K2 Dusi Canoe Marathon title start to take shape, the combination of Jacques Theron and Stew Little has become the centre of attention.

 
Athletics

Russia banned from 2020 Olympics, 2022 Soccer World Cup

2019-12-09 12:57

The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

 
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Joshua tightlipped on future after reclaiming world titles

2019-12-08 07:49

Anthony Joshua would not be drawn on his future plans after regaining his world heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz on Saturday.

 
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What a 4-year doping ban would mean for Russia

2019-12-08 07:26

The World Anti-Doping Agency is set to punish Russia's complicity in a state-sponsored doping programme with a new four-year ban.

 
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Joshua, Ruiz ready for 'Clash on the Dunes'

2019-12-06 06:46

Anthony Joshua faces the biggest test of his boxing career on Saturday as he attempts to reclaim his world heavyweight crown from Andy Ruiz in a controversial rematch in Saudi Arabia.

 
Cycling

Cycling teams warn of 'mafia' doping controls, want more blood tests

2019-12-04 21:53

Cycling teams have demanded an increase in out of competition blood tests, insisting that they fear the "existence of mafia doping protocols outside of the teams' structures".

 
 
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Snooker star O'Sullivan refuses to shake hands over germ fears

2019-12-12 11:01

Snooker great Ronnie O'Sullivan has refused to shake hands with his opponent and the referee before a match at the Scottish Open on health grounds.

 
 
Water Sport

Lost in translation: Sun Yang's doping case hits interpretation snag

2019-12-11 06:35

Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang's anti-doping case won't be settled before mid-January because of translation problems.

 
 
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WARNING | UFC star's lip explodes in gruesome TKO

2019-12-09 12:53

Suriname's Jairzinho Rozenstruik claimed a shock TKO victory over Dutch star Alister Overeem in the dying seconds of their heavyweight UFC bout.

 
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Joshua defeats Ruiz to reclaim heavyweight crown

2019-12-08 07:03

Britain's Anthony Joshua reclaimed his world heavyweight crown from Andy Ruiz on Saturday, outclassing the Mexican-American to score a unanimous points victory.

 
Cycling

Rwanda cycling boss resigns over corruption, sexual assault allegations

2019-12-07 18:49

The president of the Rwanda Cycling Federation, Aimable Bayingana, has resigned following multiple allegations of corruption and sexually abusing female riders.

 
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Russia should get 'tougher' on doping: PM

2019-12-05 14:21

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday the authorities should get tougher on doping in sport.

 
 
Athletics

The Running Mann’s Guide to December Marathons

2019-12-04 09:58

For those that want to put a down payment on their festive food intake, there are just four marathons to choose from in December.

 
 
 
Cycling

Viviani's Cofidis given WorldTour status

2019-12-10 19:45

Sprinter Elia Viviani's Cofidis have been granted WorldTour status from next season, the team and the world cycling body UCI announced on Tuesday.

 
 
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Ruiz blames 3-month party for Joshua defeat

2019-12-08 07:49

Andy Ruiz blamed three months of partying for his one-sided world heavyweight championship defeat to Anthony Joshua.

 
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Charlo stops Hogan to retain WBC middleweight title

2019-12-08 08:17

Unbeaten American Jermall Charlo stopped Irish challenger Dennis Hogan in the seventh round to retain his World Boxing Council middleweight world title.

 
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Joshua sheds, Ruiz piles on weight before 'Clash on the Dunes'

2019-12-07 09:00

Anthony Joshua weighed in more than 20kg lighter than heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz jnr ahead of their controversial rematch.

 
Water Sport

Underberg local Little eyes Drak title

2019-12-05 11:17

Underberg resident Stew Little makes little secret of his desire to one day win the prized N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon title.

 
Water Sport

Mackenzie, Peek to create Dusi dream double

2019-12-04 14:16

2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon K2 boat winner Cana Peek and 2019 K1 winner Christie Mackenzie will join forces for the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon.

 
 

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