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Wada ‘very alarmed’ over dope claims

German television channel ARD and Britain’s Sunday Times leaked an IAAF database which revealed “extraordinary” levels of doping

The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Sunday it was “very alarmed” by new accusations of mass doping that have plunged athletics into a deep crisis.

Kenya Athletics Federation hits back at new allegations

Kenya’s marathon star Rita Jeptoo was banned for two years after being caught doping

Kenya’s athletics federation on Sunday hit back at renewed doping allegations levelled by a German broadcaster against it fabled distance runners, calling the claims “libellous”.

Indian Women's archery team settles for silver at World Championship

The Indian women’s recurve team squandered a two-set lead to go down to top seeds Russia in the shoot-off and settled for a silver medal at the World Archery Champion-ships in Copenhagen on Sunday.

Joshna Chinappa wins Melbourne meet for 10th professional crown

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Joshna Chinappa on Sunday upstaged second seed Line Hansen in straight games to win the $15,000 Victorian Open squash competition for her 10th WSA title.

Filthy Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics

Athletes train in the Rodrigo de Freitas lake in Rio de Janeiro

The analysis of water quality revealed dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria from sewage in venues where athletes will compete in water sports

Arab female bodybuilder looks abroad for recognition

Bahraini female bodybuilder and personal trainer Haifa al-Musawi trains at a gym in Dubai

Musawi began working out a decade ago after finding a personal trainer to help her overcome obesity, a widespread problem in the region

What often goes unnoticed is the fact that the genesis of Kashmir (commonly known as Jammu and Kashmir) is linked to 565 princely states, which became independent along with the birth of two sovereign

India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon,” says the BBC, “the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings.” It goes on to say that 257 people were killed in the Mumbai blasts.