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Disputed Western Sahara becomes kitesurfing hotspot

Disputed Western Sahara becomes kitesurfing hotspot

In the heart of disputed Western Sahara, a former garrison town has become an unlikely tourist magnet after kitesurfers discovered the windswept desert coast was perfect for their sport.In Dakhla, an Atlantic seaport town punctuated with military buildings in

China swim ace Sun faces CAS hearing over doping

China swim ace Sun faces CAS hearing over doping

China's swimming star Sun Yang, accused of smashing a blood vial with a hammer, faces an eight-year ban if charges against him are upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday.Triple Olympic champion Sun, winner of 11 world titles and a national her

Catapults, flaming arrows: Hong Kong protesters' medieval tech

Catapults, flaming arrows: Hong Kong protesters' medieval tech

With wooden catapults to launch petrol bombs and bows and arrows pilfered from sports departments, Hong Kong's democracy protesters are combining new tactics with medieval tech as they battle police.Roads in the financial hub have been blockaded with bamboo l

Saracens salary cap breach not as clear-cut as it seems: McCall

Saracens salary cap breach not as clear-cut as it seems: McCall

People may have to revise their opinion of Saracens once all the facts surrounding their breaching of the salary cap have emerged, their director of rugby Mark McCall told BT Sport on Wednesday.The English and European champions were docked 35 points and fined

US athletes slam World Athletics over Diamond League reform

US athletes slam World Athletics over Diamond League reform

USA Track and Field's athletes grouping on Tuesday lashed out at World Athletics plans to cut several events from next year's Diamond League series, accusing the sport's global governing body of being "out of touch".In an open letter to World Athletics ch