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US Open 2016, Men's Singles Preview: Man of the moment Andy Murray poised for greater things

US Open 2016, Men's Singles Preview: Man of the moment Andy Murray poised for greater things

Ahead of Monday`s start to the season`s final Grand Slam, the 29-year-old is the sport`s man of the moment.

Japan's Kohei Uchimura becomes first gymnast in 44-years to defend Olympic all around title

Japan's Kohei Uchimura becomes first gymnast in 44-years to defend Olympic all around title

Uchimura is only the fourth man, and the first since his compatriot Sawao Kato in 1972, to win successive golds in the event that tests skills across six apparatus.

"Big Four" out of my reach, says Stan Wawrinka

"Big Four" out of my reach, says Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka joined the elite band of players who have won more than one Grand Slam title in Paris on Sunday, but he still believes he does not belong in the current top bracket.

Heavyweight Audley Harrison retires from boxing

Heavyweight Audley Harrison retires from boxing

Former boxing golden boy Audley Harrison is to retire for the second time in his career due to problems associated with head injuries sustained in the ring.

Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski claims college win No. 1,000

Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski claims college win No. 1,000

Mike Krzyzewski, who coached the US national team to gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, became the first American college coach to record 1,000 victories on Sunday.

Legendary Haile Gebrselassie to flag off Bangalore Marathon

Legendary Haile Gebrselassie to flag off Bangalore Marathon

Haile Gebrselassie, one of the greatest long distance runners in the world, will flag off Bengaluru Marathon on October 19 at the Kanteerava Stadium here.

World class shuttlers set to light up Incheon Asian Games

World class shuttlers set to light up Incheon Asian Games

A quick look at the world rankings offers proof that the region`s players remain the dominant force in badminton today with the Asian Games tournament set to be one of the most keenly contested and highest class events at the Incheon gathering.

Cesar Cielo sets year's fastest 50m freestyle swimming time

Cesar Cielo sets year's fastest 50m freestyle swimming time

Olympic champion Cesar Cielo of Brazil has set the world's fastest 50-metre freestyle time of the year at a short course swimming event in Brazil.

Trial of proposed badminton scoring system wrong, says Olympian

Trial of proposed badminton scoring system wrong, says Olympian

The Badminton World Federation should have taken more time to trial their proposed scoring changes and given top shuttlers a better chance to experience it, Japan coach Park Joo-bong said.

Norwegian slopestyler crashes on `danger` course

Norwegian slopestyle snowboarder Torstein Horgmo, one of the Olympic gold medal favourites, was taken to hospital after crashing in training on Monday on a course widely condemned as too dangerous.

Owens` s 1936 Olympic gold fetches USD 1.4 million

An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold at auction for USD 1,466,574, the highest price ever paid for a piece of Olympic memorabilia.

Colombia honours Olympian Pajon, soccer star Falcao

Colombia honoured its top athletes, including Olympic gold medal winner Mariana Pajon and soccer star Radamel Falcao Garcia

Isinbayeva targets last Olympic gold before retirement

Russian pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva has said the only thing that can stop her winning a third straight Olympic gold medal in London this summer is herself.