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IOC to take a week to decide on Olympic ban

Russia’s Sergey Shubenkov, 2015 world champion, competes in the men’s 110m hurdles final at a national event in Zhukovsky on Wednesday. (Photo: AFP)

21 Jul 2016 2:37 AM

Semi-autonomous tech helps Land Rover Discover Sport pull 100-tonne train

Land Rover stopped people in their tracks as the Discovery Sport SUV towed three luxury train carriages weighing more than 100 tonnes along a railway track in a demonstration of towing capability.

20 Jun 2016 5:31 AM

Pro boxers get nod for Rio Olympics

Professional boxers can compete at the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the sport’s governing body ruled in a landmark decision on Wednesday.

01 Jun 2016 11:38 PM

IOC discovers 23 more dope cheats

The International Olympic Committee on Friday reported 23 new doping failures from retests on 265 samples from the 2012 London Games.

28 May 2016 3:47 AM

More shockers soon: IOC

The IOC will announce in one week how many new doping failures from the 2012 London Olympics have been found in retesting of samples, officials said Wednesday.

19 May 2016 2:53 AM


Defiant Sepp Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA

Blatter was banned from soccer activities for ethics violations in December along with Michel Platini.

16 Apr 2016 11:45 AM

Charlie Chaplin museum springs to life in Switzerland

Imagine moving along the cogs within giant machinery like Charlie Chaplin in Modern Times, or tumbling inside a cabin teetering on the edge of a cliff as he did in Gold Rush.

15 Apr 2016 3:28 AM

HS Prannoy pockets Swiss Open title

Up and coming shuttler H.S.

21 Mar 2016 5:51 AM

Saina and Company set sights on Swiss Open

Two-time winner Saina Nehwal and defending champion K.

15 Mar 2016 1:21 AM

Fifa still undecided on reform panel

Fifa is still considering setting up an independent panel to oversee its reform effort, a move requested by world football’s top corporate sponsors, the head of Fifa’s reform committee Francois Carrar

06 Mar 2016 5:38 AM


Michel Platini appeals 6-year ban

Uefa president Michel Platini has made a formal appeal against his six-year ban from football at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the tribunal said on Wednesday.

02 Mar 2016 11:27 PM

WHO says will know if Zika causes microcephaly in weeks

The virus is strongly suspected of being linked with microcephaly.

12 Feb 2016 6:00 PM

Cameron urges EU to relax Jordan trade to help refugees

Cameron said he would, together with Queen Rania of Jordan, discuss what steps could be taken to create economic opportunities in Jordan.

20 Jan 2016 12:21 PM

Watch out, robots are after your job!

Disruptive labour market changes, including the rise of robots and artificial intelligence, will result in a net loss of 5.1 million jobs over the next five years in 15 leading countries, according to

20 Jan 2016 12:01 AM

Yemen ceasefire to be extended by week: government negotiator

The decision was communicated to the United Nations.

21 Dec 2015 2:40 PM


Roger Federer ends long Nadal drought for seventh Basel title

Federer improved to 11-23 in the series which defined men's tennis for a decade

02 Nov 2015 10:08 AM