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Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold on his track cycling return this evening, with England facing off against favourites Australia in the team pursuit final at the Commonwealth Games.
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Stage winner Poland's Rafal Majka, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey, celebrates on the podium of the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 124.5 kilometers with start in Saint-Gaudens and finish in Saint-Lary, France, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested parties.
Bale spent six years at Tottenham before he moved to Real Madrid for a world-record fee of A 85.3million.
Jessica Varnish has warned there will be no 'face' of British cycling emerging from the Commonwealth Games, with the overall standard too high for one or two superstars to dominate.
Brazil hopes to nearly double its medal total for Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, following the pattern of recent Olympic host nations Britain and China.
Freed from the pressure of maintaining a remarkable podium streak, Jonny Brownlee has vowed to take the race to brother Alistair in Thursday's Commonwealth Games triathlon.
LeBron James put on a demonstration of his basketball skills in Hong Kong, the midway stop on his tour through China.
When Susan Nattrass walks into a competition venue these days, she pauses to take a good look around, and composes a mental picture.
A four-year target of raising A 11 billion for the UK economy from deals signed during the London Olympics has been surpassed two years early, the Prime Minister has announced.
Former 007 Roger Moore, a UNICEF ambassador, was on hand Tuesday to add a touch of James Bond to the occasion.
Michael Rogers of Australia led a breakaway to a downhill finish in winning the longest stage as the Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday.
Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco, the European champions have announced.
The Dorchester athlete will compete in both the T36 100m and 400m as he looks for his first ever gold medal at European level.
The Cleveland Cavaliers' star was greeted by pianist Lang Lang at the Wukesong Sports Center in Beijing in front of hundreds of basketball fans.
The 28-year-old Team GB Olympian, who trains in Bath, gave an inspirational talk on how perseverance was the key quality that helped her overcome setbacks and, in Rome in 2012, win the world title in the event that comprises pistol shooting, fencing, swimming, horseriding and running.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 08:22 am
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