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WADA take Russian samples

Russian sports minister has revealed that a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) commission took samples from local athletes.

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How does Giancarlo Stanton's record contract compare to other US sports stars?

How does Giancarlo Stanton's record contract compare to other US sports stars?

In an era where elite-level sportspeople are the beneficiaries of colossal contracts and subject of eye-watering transfer fees, the richest contract in the history of sport is in the process of being signed.

Swimming: Fran Halsall sets sights on medals at 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Swimming: Fran Halsall sets sights on medals at 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Two-time Commonwealth champion Fran Halsall believes her gold-medal winning exploits at this summer’s Glasgow spectacle will guide her to more medals in the future.

World Series preview: Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants battle for title

World Series preview: Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants battle for title

October 21st marks a special day in the US sporting calendar – it’s the start of the World Series featuring two unlikely teams, Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants.