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  • No headgear can help Thai boxers to two golds in Incheon

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand are optimistic of collecting at least two Asian Games boxing gold medals next month and believe the decision by the sport's governing body to ditch headguards will give them an edge in South Korea.
  • Ledecky breaks world record to overshadow Phelps

    (Reuters) - It's not often that Michael Phelps gets upstaged in the pool, especially when he wins. But that's exactly what happened at the Pan Pacific championships on Saturday. Phelps won his first individual gold medal at an international meet in two...

    European Games must be Olympics springboard - Baku 2015 chief

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Games, starting from the inaugural event in Azerbaijan next year, must become a springboard for the Olympics with athletes attracted by qualification opportunities, the head of the Baku 2015 European Games said on Friday....

    North Korea on major sports drive, says Pyongyang official

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea hopes to harness the power of sport to raise its image on the world stage through international competitions such as the Olympic Games, and to bolster labor output and national defense by improving its citizens' well-being,...

    Malaysia coach sidelined after poor Commonwealth Games

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia badminton coach Rashid Sidek has paid the price for a poor Commonwealth Games showing after he was excluded from the travelling party for the world championships in Denmark later this month and also looks set to miss...