Russia faces blanket international sports ban

Russia faces blanket international sports ban

Russia mounted a cloak-and-dagger operation to hide doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Now it faces a possible ban from next summer’s Games. A fan waves the Russian flag over the Olympic rings in Sochi, Russia, 18 February 2014 (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) It is...
Cricket outsider Afghanistan pursues an epic odyssey

Cricket outsider Afghanistan pursues an epic odyssey

By John Mehaffey The expression on Afghanistan cricket captain Gulbadin Naib’s face betrayed his dismay. A torrent of words detailed his deep unhappiness about his team’s performance at the World Cup in England. A side with a most romantic backstory had failed to win...
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