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Sebastian Coe ‘won’t accept’ Nestle split with scandal-hit IAAF

Sebastian Coe

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe on Wednesday angrily hit back at Nestle’s move to terminate its sponsorship of the scandal-hit IAAF, insisting he will not accept the decision.

Top Kenya athlete Francisca Koki alleges doping extortion

Top Kenyan athlete Francisca Koki, suspended for doping, said she and fellow runner Joyce Zakari were asked to pay nearly $50,000 in bribes to the national athletics federation chief to help the case.

Tennis clean sweep for hosts in South Asian Games


The men’s and women’s tennis teams pose after their clean sweep of gold and silver medals at the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati on Thursday. (Photo: PTI )

South Asian Games: Indian juggernaut rolls on


Shooter Sameresh Jung en route to the gold medal in the individual men’s 25m center fire pistol competition in Guwahati on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

South Asian Games: Track and field stars swell medal tally


Members of the 4x100m medley women’s team pose after claiming the top position ahead of Pakistan and Bangladesh in Guwahati on Wednesday. — PTI

Stephen Curry shines in Warriors victory


Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (left) jumps to shoot against Houston Rockets in their NBA game at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on Tuesday. The Warriors won 123-110. (Photo: AP)

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I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.