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SWIMMING: Final as good as a medal

Tuesday, 22 July 2014.

THE 4x200m team may be the only swimmers in Glasgow on merit but a place in the final will be equivalent to winning a medal.

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Real sign Golden Boot Rodriguez

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:07

MADRID: Real Madrid yesterday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on a six season contract.

Torres wage demands may scupper Atletico deal

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:07

LONDON: Atletico Madrid are struggling to finance a deal to bring Fernando Torres (pic) back to the club from Chelsea.

Ronaldo all set to rumble

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:07

TOKYO: PORTUGAL superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, putting a miserable World Cup behind him, yesterday declared himself fit and ready to go as he chases trophies at Real Madrid.

CYCLING / TOUR DE FRANCE: A flag-bearer against doping

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:06

CARCASSONNE: BARRING a disaster for him on French roads from now until Sunday, the man who looks set to win the Tour de France says he understands that cycling is still paying for its longtime doping plague.

New two-year deal for Tiago at Atletico

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:06

BARCELONA: Portuguese midfielder Tiago has signed a new two-year deal with Atletico Madrid, the La Liga champions confirmed yesterday, ruling out a possible return to former club Chelsea.

Dhoni rejoices as England lose Prior

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:05

LONDON: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hailed his side’s determination in forcing the collapse of England who faced new trouble yesterday when wicketkeeper Matt Prior withdrew for at least the rest of the season.

SA aim to end Sri Lanka series jinx

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:05

COLOMBO: An upbeat South Africa will look to carry their winning momentum in the Second Test against Sri Lanka beginning tomorrow, and break a 21-year-old jinx on the island.

GOLF: LPGA team showdown

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:05

BALTIMORE: AFTER two decades of watching US and European women golfers play for the Solheim Cup, top worldwide rivals have their chance at a team title in the LPGA International Crown.

Brazil appoint Dunga as Scolari successor

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 22:23

RIO DE JANEIRO : The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Tuesday appointed Dunga as coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, whose contract was not renewed after the hosts’ World Cup semi-final thrashing by Germany.

Real Madrid sign Rodriguez

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 20:42

MADRID : Real Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on a six season contract.