Athletics: US sprinter Gabrielle Thomas cleared by AIU in whereabouts failure case

(REUTERS) – American sprinter Gabrielle Thomas’ provisional suspension for allegedly failing to make herself available for anti-doping tests has been lifted, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday (July 4). The two-time 200m winner at the Lausanne Diamond League had been banned in May by the AIU for allegedly missing three tests in a 12-month period, a violation of

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MMA: S'pore's Tiffany Teo fighting for a shot at One Championship world title

SINGAPORE – Three weeks before her One Championship flyweight bout against Maira Mazar last November, Tiffany Teo received news that she would not be able to compete because of a slight tear in her retina. While she did not feel any physical discomfort, the Singaporean fighter could not get medical clearance from the doctors, who recommended corrective surgery. The 29-year-old

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Mixed martial arts: 'Notorious' Conor McGregor announces UFC return on Jan 18 in Las Vegas

MOSCOW (REUTERS) – Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor plans to return to the UFC octagon in Las Vegas on Jan 18, he told a media conference in Moscow on Thursday, against an opponent he declined to name. McGregor said he wants three fights in 2020, including rematches with Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov, who defeated the Irishman in

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Super Rugby: Crusaders clinical under pressure, grind down Jaguares to win 10th title

WELLINGTON (REUTERS) – The Canterbury Crusaders soaked up the pressure from an enterprising Jaguares side to clinch their 10th Super Rugby title with a tight 19-3 victory in chilly conditions at Rugby League Park in Christchurch on Saturday (July 6). It was also their third successive title under Scott Robertson, who became the first coach to guide a Super Rugby

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