• Sharks pummel Knights for 15th straight win

    Omnisport - 2 hours 26 minutes ago

    The Cronulla Sharks punished a sorry Newcastle Knights side to keep up their winning streak, while Wests Tigers held off the Dragons in NRL. More »Sharks pummel Knights for 15th straight win

  • Jonas' agent confirms Barcelona approach

    Omnisport - 2 hours 29 minutes ago

    Barcelona have made a move for Benfica forward Jonas in their hunt for attacking reinforcements, the striker's agent has revealed. More »Jonas' agent confirms Barcelona approach

  • India's Rio-bound wrestler Yadav fails doping test

    Reuters - 3 hours ago

    Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who was set to compete in the 74kg freestyle category at the Rio Olympics, has tested positive for a banned steroid, the national anti-doping agency (NADA) told Reuters on Sunday. Both of the 26-year-old's samples from an out-of-competition test returned positive and the wrestler has attended a hearing to present his case before an anti-doping disciplinary panel on Saturday. The panel had asked NADA for further details and should return with a verdict within one week, NADA Director General Navin Agarwal said by telephone. More »India's Rio-bound wrestler Yadav fails doping test

  • After headguards, vests next on Olympic hit list

    Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Male boxers will step into the ring without headguards at the Rio Olympics for the first time since the 1980 Moscow Games, and their vests could be next on the hit list. "The removal of vests (from the ring) is a proposal we are looking at," a spokesman for governing body AIBA told Reuters in response to a query. "It has to be approved by the relevant AIBA commission and approved by the executive committee and then we will present this request to the IOC (International Olympic Committee)." Unlike professionals, who fight bare-chested, Olympic boxers have always worn tops -- possibly for reasons of decency in the early days although they also protected against rope burn and absorb sweat. More »After headguards, vests next on Olympic hit list


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