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Mount Everest: Nine dead, three missing in avalanche

Peak of Mount Everest

At least nine Nepalese climbing guides have been killed and three others are missing after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early today in one of the deadliest accidents on the world’s highest peak, officials said. “Rescuers have already retrieved four bodies and they are now trying to pull out two more bodies that are buried […]

Manchester City boys best paid team in the world

Manchester City boys: most  pampered players in the world

A Global Sports Salaries Survey for this year has thrown up Manchester City as the best paid team in global sport. The survey by Sportingintelligence was compiled in association with ESPN The Magazine and published this week to coincide with The Magazine’s ‘Money Issue‘ due to hit newsstands on 15 April. According to, the […]

Uganda MPs probe athletes’ sex abuse scandal

Moses Kipsiro- blew the whistle

Uganda’s parliament has opened a probe into the alleged sex abuse of elite female runners from the national team by a top coach, calling the affair a “national shame”. The east African nation, an emerging distance running power that has been trying to take on regional rivals Kenya and Ethiopia, has been gripped by the […]

Kenya’s Kipsang wins London Marathon

Wilson Kipsang of Kenya: London Marathon winner

African long distance runners dominated Sunday’s London Marathon, with Kenyan World record holder, Wilson Kipsang emerging tops after breasting the tape in a new record of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 29 seconds. Kipsang was closely followed by his compatriot, Stanley Biwott, who finished in second place, while Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Kebede was third, having edged […]

Asafa Powell calls doping ban unfair

asafa powell: banned for 18 months

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record holder, slammed the 18-month doping ban meted out to him on Thursday calling it “unfair” and “unjust”. “This ruling is not only unfair, it is patently unjust. Panels such as these, I understood, were assembled to allow athletes who, consciously or unconsciously come into conflict with […]

Another Nigerian wins gold in powerlifting in Dubai

Nigeria on Wednesday won its third gold medal at the ongoing International Powerlifting Committee (IPC) World Championships in Dubai, according to The Technical Director, Nigeria Para-powerlifting Federation (NPPF), Samuel Ekeoma. Ekeoma told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Dubai that Ijeoma Ihurobiem won the third gold for the country. He said that […]

Surfing and Sailing Pioneer Dead At 80

Hobie Alter Is Dead

Hobart Alter, the man who revolutionized surfing and sailing with the first polyurethane surf boards and the small catamaran known as the Hobie Cat, died over the weekend at his home in Palm Desert, California at age 80, his family said. Although the cause of his death was not given, the Los Angeles Times said […]

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