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Ex-world champion Magnini wins appeal against doping ban

Ex-world champion Magnini wins appeal against doping ban

Former two-time world 100m freestyle champion Filippo Magnini of Italy had his four-year doping ban overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday.The 38-year-old had been banned in November 2018 by Italy's anti-doping agency (Nado), after

Goodbye, tennis: Sharapova announces retirement

Goodbye, tennis: Sharapova announces retirement

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, one of the world's most recognisable and highest-paid sportswomen, on Wednesday announced her retirement at the age of 32."Tennis — I'm saying goodbye," Sharapova said in an article for Vogue and Vanity Fair m

Saudi Arabia announces sporting mega-event

Saudi Arabia announces sporting mega-event

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it will hold its biggest sporting event next month, with 6,000 athletes expected to participate, the latest extravaganza in a push to soften its ultra-conservative image.The "Saudi Games" will be held in Riyadh between March 23 an

Goodbye, tennis: Sharapova announces retirement

Goodbye, tennis: Sharapova announces retirement

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, one of the world's most recognisable and highest-paid sportswomen, on Wednesday announced her retirement at the age of 32, and was immediately hailed as "a legend" and "great champion.""Tennis — I'm saying

Virus forces Japan Davis Cup tie behind closed doors

Virus forces Japan Davis Cup tie behind closed doors

Japan's home Davis Cup tie against Ecuador next week will be played behind closed doors, organisers said Wednesday, the latest sporting event in the country to be affected by coronavirus fears, five months before the Tokyo Olympics.And Japan's sumo governing

Goodbye, tennis: Sharapova announces retirement

Goodbye, tennis: Sharapova announces retirement

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, one of the world's most recognisable sportswomen, on Wednesday announced her retirement at the age of 32."Tennis — I'm saying goodbye," Sharapova said in an article for Vogue and Vanity Fair magazines."After