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Jeptoo targets history in Chicago Marathon

Sep 19 2014, 2:50am CDT | by IANS

Nairobi, Sep 19 (IANS) History will be beckoning for Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya when she lines up at the Chicago City course for the 42km race Oct 12. Read more Sep 19 2014, 2:50am CDT
 
 

Baek readies himself for Asia-Pacific Golf Championship

Sep 19 2014, 2:40am CDT | by IANS

Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) Korea's Baek Seuk-hyun is relishing the prospect of teeing up against some of the best players from the Asian Tour and Japan at next week's Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup. Read more Sep 19 2014, 2:40am CDT
 
 

Scotland's historic golf club to accept women members

Sep 19 2014, 2:10am CDT | by IANS

Edinburgh, Sep 19 (IANS) Scotland's Royal and Ancient (R&A) Golf Club has voted in favour of allowing women members for the first time in its 260-year history. Read more Sep 19 2014, 2:10am CDT
 
 

China's Li Na retires from tennis

Sep 19 2014, 1:06am CDT | by IANS

Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) China's first and only Grand Slam winner Li Na formally announced her retirement from tennis Friday. Read more Sep 19 2014, 1:06am CDT
 
 

Monchengladbach, Villarreal share the spoils in Europa League

Sep 19 2014, 1:04am CDT | by IANS

Berlin, Sep 19 (IANS) Monchengladbach and Villarreal shared the spoils following a 1-1 draw in the UEFA Europa League Group A opener. Read more Sep 19 2014, 1:04am CDT
 
 

Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Maradona

Sep 19 2014, 12:40am CDT | by IANS

Buenos Aires, Sep 19 (IANS) Argentine football great Diego Maradona has admitted his drug addiction stopped him from fulfilling his potential as a player. Read more Sep 19 2014, 12:40am CDT
 
 

Dozens apply for vacant Ghana coaching job

Sep 19 2014, 12:32am CDT | by IANS

Accra, Sep 19 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has so far received dozens of applications from seasoned coaches to be considered for the vacant national football team's coaching post. Read more Sep 19 2014, 12:32am CDT
 
 

WICB, WIPA ink new agreement

Sep 19 2014, 12:24am CDT | by IANS

Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) A new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and MoU, hailed as a critical turning point in the West Indies cricket, were inked between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and... Read more Sep 19 2014, 12:24am CDT
 
 

Real Madrid extend contract with Varene

Sep 19 2014, 12:22am CDT | by IANS

Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Spanish football club Real Madrid announced they had extended the contract of central defender Rafael Varene until the summer of 2020. Read more Sep 19 2014, 12:22am CDT
 
 

Lloyd pleased with new Windies players

Sep 19 2014, 12:12am CDT | by IANS

Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket legend Clive Lloyd says he is impressed with the new crop of young players on the regional cricket team following the series against Bangladesh. Read more Sep 19 2014, 12:12am CDT
 
 

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