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Football Briefs: 'There is no one like Messi in the world'

Football Briefs: 'There is no one like Messi in the world'

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Lionel Messi scores the goal for Barcelona. Photograph: Alex Caparros/Getty Images Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said the brilliance of Lionel Messi was the only real difference between his side and Barcelona after the irrepressible Argentine's sublime free kick goal decided Sunday's top-of-the-table La Liga showdown.   Messi's stinging set-piece strike in the 26th minute gave Barca a 1-0 win in a tight game of few ..., 1 week ago

British athletics great Bannister dies

Roger Bannister, who died aged 88, will live forever in the annals of athletics history as the first man to run a mile in under four minutes. A statement from his family on Sunday said: "Sir Roger Bannister, died peacefully in Oxford on 3 March, aged 88, ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Russian athletes' request to join Winter Olympics declined

[Russia], Feb 5 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday declined a request to admit 13 more athletes and two coaches from Russia to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The IOC review panel chaired by Valerie Fourneyron, made the decision and ...
 Sify1 month ago Russia to field 30-35 athletes in Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics  Sify1 month ago

Sports Shorts: CAS overturns doping bans on 28 Russian athletes

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Thursday IMAGE: A technician walks down the hallway at the Doping Control Laboratory, at the National Institute of Scientific Research Centre (INRS) Institute Armand-Frappier in Laval, Quebec. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters. Twenty-eight Russian athletes have had their Olympic doping bans overturned and their results from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi reinstated after their appeals were upheld by sport's highest tribunal ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Melbourne is frying others but Federer's unapologetic about his sched

IMAGE: Roger Federer in action during his second round match at the Australian Open on Thursday. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Temperatures soared yet again on Friday with the mercury hitting the 40 degree Celsius (104F) mark at Melbourne Park. Players complained about the conditions, with France's Alize Cornet stating extreme the heat policy could be endangering the safety of players, this, after she suffered dizzy spells during her third round match against Elise Mertens on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

N Korea to participate in Winter Olympics

[South Korea], Jan 9 (ANI): North Korea has agreed to send athletes to February's Winter Olympics in South Korea after the two countries held their first official talks after more than two years. The talks were held at the border village of Panmunjom or ...
 Sify2 months ago Winter Olympics Sidelights: South Koreans furious after speed skaters hang team mate out to dry  Rediff.com3 weeks ago South's opposition protest against fielding unified team in Winter Games  Sify1 month ago N Korea delegates arrive in South for pre-Olympics inspection  Deccan Herald1 month ago

When Virat didn't need a mask

'What is difficult for one athlete is easy for another. Plus some adjust better than others.'Virat Kohli batted continuously for over a day in Delhi and showed no signs of fatigue caused by the pollution, marvels Dhruv Munjal. IMAGE: Virat Kohli stretches while play is held up as Sri Lankan players wear anti-pollution masks on Day 2 of the third Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI In early 2008, Diego Maradona -- surprisingly slim and yet to be named coach of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

What will the Meeting of the Century achieve?

'The coming two months could unfold unpredictable results or unpredictable consequences or both at the same time,' says Rajaram Panda.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Following the first-ever meeting in Pyongyang between a South Korean delegation led by national security office chief Chung Eui-yong and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and subsequent dinner diplomacy, the news of a summit meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Kim, possibly by April-end, provides further ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

Men should play three-set matches in Grand Slams: Billie Jean

The retired American ace said women were willing to play five-set matches but used the entertainment industry to highlight her stance that athletes will get paid the same regardless of the duration of the matches. IMAGE: Novak Djokovic after his epic battle against Rafael Nadal in the 2012 Australian Open final. Photograph: Getty Images Tennis great Billie Jean King believes men will benefit from playing three-set matches at Grand Slam tournaments.   Men currently play best-of-five sets ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Sports Shorts: India maul Malaysia to stay afloat in Azlan Shah Cup

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday IMAGE: India's Sardar Singh, left, congratulates Sumit Kumar. Photograph: Hockey India/Twitter Dishing out their best show, India mauled hosts Malaysia 5-1 to earn an outside chance of qualifying for the final of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, in Ipoh.   India scored through Shilanand Lakra (10th minute), Gurjant Singh (42nd, 57th), Sumit Kumar (48th) and Ramandeep Singh (51st) to register their first full ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Sports Shorts: India out of final race after loss to Australia  Rediff.com1 week ago
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