Hosszu's Olympic gold drought best thing ever: Coach Tusup
DOHA, December 3, 2014 - She had invested her time, energy and emotions, preparing
for her first ever Olympics in London, hoping to win a medal and realize her
long time ambition. However, all hell was to break lose for Hungary's darling Katinka ...
Young Peaty sounds a warning for the world
DOHA, December 3, 2014 - The 100m breaststroke will have a new
champion this year in Doha.
That promises to be the superb Adam Peaty
whose caught the competition rhythm in breaking the event record (56.43) ...
Korotyshkin already resigned to a record farewell
DOHA, December 3, 2014 - Evgeny Korotyshkin will be the least
surprised rival if Chad le Clos not only beats him in Doha but deprives him of
his world record in the men's 100m butterfly as well.
In the semi-finals ...
Metella's timing proves perfect for France
DOHA, December 3, 2014 - France improved on their event record
as Clement Mignon, Fabien Gilot, Florent Manaudou and Mehdy Metella claimed the
men's 4x100m freestyle title of the 12th FINA World Swimming ...
Ranomi switch pays off in record time
DOHA, December 3, 2014 - After the two world records for
Spain's Mireia Belmonte a third fell to the Dutch winners who wound up the
first day of the FINA World Swimming Championship (25m) in triumph.
Debut glory for le Clos in 200m freestyle
DOHA, December 3, 2014 - The smiles and wide grins dissolved
into a tearful medal ceremony as the South African National anthem rang out for
newly-crowned FINA Male Swimmer of the year Chad le Clos at the Hamad Aquatic
Centre in Qatar.Le Clos had ...
Meilutyte sure she can go even faster
DOHA, December 3, 2014 - Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte amazed the
crowd watching the 50m breaststroke semis on day one of the FINA World
The London Olympic medallist hit the wall at
Hosszu aims to make amends in backstroke
DOHA, December 3, 2014 - First she lost the gold medal in the 200m
butterfly to outstanding Mireia Belmonte then the story was repeated in the
But, inbetween, FINA Female Swimmer of the Year
Devon Smith recalled to the West Indies Team
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, December 2, 2014 – Grenada’s prolific opening batsman Devon Smith has been called up to join the West Indies cricket team for its tour of South Africa.Smith, who has been the leading batsman in the Regional Four-Day (R4Day) ...
Hangzhou to host 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m
DOHA, December 2, 2014 -
Hangzhou, buoyed by the success of hosting several major sporting events
already, has secured perhaps its greatest prize so far after being awarded host
rights to the 2018 FINA World ...
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Wrestling President Lalovic Named Among Top Innovators in International Sport
CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland, December 2, 2014 – United World Wrestling president Nenad
Lalovic has been named among the Top Innovators in International Sport by Sports Business
The Serbian leader ...
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Despair for Haitians over absent swimmers
DOHA, December 2, 2014 - The Haitian swimming association president Evenel Mervilus is a troubled and stressed man.Hours before the opening of the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha, his swimmers were ...
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Popov confident that Rio is back on track for 2016 Olympics
DOHA, December 2, 2014 - Alexander
Popov’s opinion has changed. In July last year the Olympic gold medallist
turned IOC member was highly critical of Rio de Janeiro's preparations for the 2016
Olympic Games; ...
Perfectionist Hosszu is aiming even higher
DOHA, December 2, 2014 - Katinka
Hosszu has been on a winning track for the whole season. Now she is closing up
2014 with 10 individual starts in the FINA World Championships here. "Ten
golds is a lot but it ...
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ICC announces schedule of warm-up matches for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
DUBAI, December 1, 2014 - The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the complete schedule of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, including match start times and warm-up matches.A total of 14 non-ODI warm-up matches will be played across Adelaide, ...
Nominees for the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014 awards revealed
Please scroll down for German, French and Spanish ZURICH, December 2, 2014 - The contenders for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the best
player of 2014 and for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year 2014
award were announced today on FIFA.com, ...
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Ramsamy calls for boycotts to step up fight against racism
DOHA, December 2, 2014 - Most sports fans remember how Barcelona’s Brazilian defender Dani Alves picked
up and ate a banana thrown to him by a Villarreal fan in a Spanish league match
in January last ...
FINA awards its Athletes of the Year 2014
LAUSANNE, December 2, 2014 - The FINA Athletes of the Year
2014 were unveiled on December 1, 2014 in Doha (QAT) in a memorable Gala
“Soirée des Etoiles” (Evening of the Stars), held after a successful
two-day FINA World Aquatics Convention and ...
Liu steps up to lead China's FINA award winners
DOHA, December 1, 2014 - Off with the gym shoes, bring out the new high-heels just bought that afternoon
- and 17-year-old Chinese diver Liu Huixia was ready to receive her award at FINA's
'Soirée des Etoiles'.