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Annie Power: 2016 Cheltenham Champion Hurdle winner retired

The 2016 Champion Hurdle winner Annie Power has been retired, says trainer Willie Mullins. The nine-year-old is in foal to 2012 Derby winner Camelot and had not raced since last year’s Aintree Hurdle win. Annie Power, ridden by Ruby Walsh, ...

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ICC reverse decision that would have handed power to India, England & Australia

Cricket’s bosses have reversed a decision which effectively handed control of the sport to India, England and Australia. The International Cricket Council (ICC) decided in 2014 that the ‘Big Three’ should have more powers over how the game is run ...

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Rio 2016: Peter Norman's role in Smith and Carlos' 1968 Black Power protest

Media playback is not supported on this device Australian Peter Norman is often the forgotten man in the iconic Black Power salute photograph from the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, but he had a big influence in Tommie Smith and ...

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Jon Rudd: Top swimming coach wants governing bodies to lose power to impose drugs bans

Jon Rudd, coach of champion swimmers Ruta Meilutyte and Ben Proud, says sport governing bodies should lose the power to impose bans on drugs cheats. Rudd believes the World Anti-Doping Agency or International Olympic Committee must impose bans. “That way ...

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Power cut frustrates Indians' Rio bid

Two Indian sprinters must still qualify for Rio 2016 after their new national records were not ratified as a result of being recorded on hand-held clocks. Race organisers at Sunday’s Indian Grand Prix could not use electronic timings due to ...

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England power into World T20 final

Media playback is not supported on this device ICC World Twenty20 semi-final, Delhi: New Zealand 153-8 (20 overs): Munro 46, Williamson 32, Stokes 3-26 England 159-3 (17.1 overs): Roy 78, Buttler 32, Sodhi 2-42 England won by seven wickets Scorecard ...

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Alonso to use new power unit in Bahrain

McLaren’s Fernando Alonso will use a spare chassis and new power unit at this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix following his huge crash in Australia. The 34-year-old avoided serious injury after colliding with the Haas of Esteban Gutierrez in Melbourne. Honda ...

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Rangers bounce back, beat Bruins behind power play, Henrik

J.T. Miller’s crushing hit on towering Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara didn’t even make the score sheet of the Rangers’ 5-2 win at the Garden on Wednesday night due to an offside whistle. But the 6-1, 205-pound Miller sent a message ...

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Annie Power wins Champion Hurdle

Favourite Annie Power, ridden by Ruby Walsh, powered to victory in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. The eight-year-old fell in the Mares’ Hurdle last year but led from start to finish, the second of three wins for Walsh, 36, on ...

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Black Power Olympian tried to mend rift with Jesse Owens

AP The iconic image of Tommie Smith (c.) John Carlos (r.) at the 1968 Olympics – a powerful political statement that Jesse Owens unsuccessfully tried to stop. Tommie Smith, the Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter who was part of one of ...

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