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Chris Froome wins prestigious Velo d’Or award

Britain's Tour de France champion Chris Froome

Britain’s Tour de France champion Chris Froome has won the prestigious Velo d’Or award as the best rider of 2013. The Team Sky rider is the second Briton to be given the award in as many years after team-mate Sir Bradley Wiggins earned the accolade 12 months ago. The award is decided by a poll of cycling journalists set […]

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Roger Federer through to ATP Tour Finals

Roger Federer

Roger Federer qualified for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals thanks to a convincing victory over Kevin Anderson in the second round of the Paris Masters. The Swiss, 32, needed to progress in Paris to book his place in London next week and did so with a 6-4 6-4 win. It ensures the world number […]

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HC Barys puts Neftekhimik to rout 5:1

Barys Astana

HC Barys Astana topped HC Neftekhimik based in Nizhnekamsk on home ice last night, Kazinform has learnt from Vesti.kz web portal. After two disappointing defeats from HC Metallurg Magnitogorsk and HC Traktor Chelyabinsk, the Astana club was determined to shine this time. Neftekhimik trained by former Barys’ coach Vladimir Krikunov fell 1:5 to the hosting […]

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Sochi 2014: 10 worldwide medal hopefuls for the Winter Olympics

Sochi 2014

With 100 days to go until the Games begin, BBC Sport profiles 10 of the leading global athletes expected to star at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Alpine skiing Lindsey Vonn (USA) — The high-profile American has set plenty of skiing records — now she is looking to overcome serious injury and clinch another […]

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David Beckham poised to set up MLS team in Miami

David Beckham

David Beckham has settled on his next move – starting a Major League Soccer team in Miami. Since leaving the Los Angeles Galaxy in December, and retiring from the game after a five-month stint at Paris Saint-Germain, Beckham has been mulling over the location for a prospective MLS franchise. The former England captain has now made up his mind […]

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Novak Djokovic wins to reach Paris Masters third round

Serbia's Novak Djokovic

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic overcame a challenging first set against qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert to reach the third round of the Paris Masters. The world number two beat the 22-year-old Frenchman 7-6 (7-3) 6-3. Djokovic saved two set points in the first set and saw off a rally from Herbert in the second before wrapping up victory […]

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Michel Platini’s World Cup expansion plan unlikely — Fifa

Uefa president Michel Platini with Fifa president Sepp Blatter

Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke has said it is unlikely that proposals to expand the World Cup from 32 to 40 teams will be implemented. Uefa president Michel Platini said on Monday that he wanted eight extra teams in the finals from 2018 onwards. 2014 World Cup qualification Africa — five automatic spots Asia — four automatic […]

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Gareth Bale in running for world player of the year award

Gareth Bale

World record signing Gareth Bale is on the 23-man shortlist for the Fifa men’s world footballer of the year award. Wales forward Bale, 24, scored 26 goals for Tottenham last season before an ?85m move to Real Madrid in the summer. Five Premier League players in Eden Hazard, Mesut Ozil, Luis Suarez, Yaya Toure and Robin van […]

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Lance Armstrong may help cycling’s doping inquiry

Lance Armstrong could play a key part in an independent inquiry into doping announced by new International Cycling Union (UCI) president Brian Cookson. Representatives of the disgraced cyclist have been contacted to gauge his willingness to speak to an inquiry. Cookson hopes to help to rid the sport of its doping image and restore trust. […]

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Kazakh figure skating wonder Denis Ten to perform at Grand Prix in Beijing amid back pains

Kazakh figure skating wonder Denis Ten

Silver medalist of the 2013 World Championships Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten is to perform at the Grand Prix in Beijing, Kazinform has learnt from Vesti.kz. «Denis still has back pains, but he has made a decision to perform in Beijing,» Kazakhstan’s figure skating coach Yuri Guskov confirmed the news. Ten missed the first Grand […]

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