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  • Farah runs year's fastest 5,000m in Oregon

    British double Olympic champion Mo Farah makes his last U.S. track race a special one, running the year's fastest 5,000 metres at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting.

  • Don’t count the days, make the days count

    The boxing icon who inspired many champions, in sports and life, Muhammad Ali is widely regarded as one of the most significant and renowned sports figures of the 20th century.

  • Dakar to push competitors to the max

    The 39th Dakar Rally revs into gear on Monday in the Paraguayan capital Asuncion, the start of a punishing route at often giddy altitudes that the competitors admit they are scared by.

  • Kvitova out indefinitely

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will need at least three months of rest after surgery to her left hand cut by a knife-wielding burglar on Tuesday, her spokesman said.

  • Pyongyang welcomes back women's soccer world champions

    North Korea's under-20 women's soccer team paraded through the streets of Pyongyang in a flower-covered vehicle on Tuesday, celebrating their World Cup win upon their return to the isolated nation's capital.

  • Carlsen wins 3rd World Chess Championship

    Norwegian Magnus Carlsen extended his dominance over the chess world by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time on Wednesday, beating his Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker.

  • Fury vacates world heavyweight titles

    Tyson Fury's troubled 11th month reign as world heavyweight champion comes to an end when the British boxer announces he would be vacating his WBO and WBA titles "to fully focus on his medical treatment and recovery".

  • Thakurgaon Sadar champs

    Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila Krira Shagnstha clinched the sixth DC Gold Cup football title with a 3-0 win over Haripur Upazila Krira Shagnstha in the final at Shaheed Mohammad Ali Stadium in Thakurgaon municipality yesterday.

  • Deepika dreaming DJ Bravo

    West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo is having a ball in Mumbai. After showing his skills as a cricketer, he is now slithering towards Bollywood with a sunny smile on his face.

  • Pacquiao confirms Vargas fight

    Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao confirms that he is coming out of retirement to fight World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Jessie Vargas in November.

  • Barca fire blanks in Copa del Rey

    Barcelona were held to a scoreless draw by third-tier Villanovense on Wednesday in a disappointing start to the Copa del Rey for the defending champion.

  • Fantastic Friday at US Open

    "Fantastic Friday" at the US Open sees Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in starring roles.

  • Serena beats sister Venus at US Open

    Serena Williams defeats her sister Venus at the US Open to move within two victories of her first calendar Grand Slam.

  • IndyCar driver Wilson dies after crash

    British driver Justin Wilson has died after being struck by flying debris and suffering a serious head injury in Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 500 race.

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