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Fresh mud sticks to Qatar World Cup bid

New allegations of corruption have surfaced in the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

Arsene Wenger reaches 1 000th Arsenal game

The Arsenal manager was relativly unknown when he joined the club in 1996, but Wenger is widely credited with changing the face of English football.

Schleck pulls out of Tour after failing doping test

Frank Schleck of Luxembourg has pulled out of the Tour de France and spent several hours in a police station in France after failing a doping test.

Evans looks good at the Tour de France

With his self-confidence at a high and luck finally on his side, Australia's Cadel Evans could achieve something special at 2011's Tour de France.

Hushovd fights back to keep yellow jersey

Despite a struggle that almost cost him the overall lead in the Tour de France, Thor Hushovd has pushed hard to retain the coveted yellow jersey.

Federer goes back to the start — Wimbledon

After Rafael Nadal equalled Bjorn Borg's record of six French Open titles, Roger Federer is focusing on matching Pete Sampras's seven Wimbledon wins.

Llodra compares French Open match to a souk

French player Michael Llodra had likened the court at the French Open to an Arab marketplace after receiving a warning from a Moroccan chair umpire.

US investigation into Tour de France doping claims

US' investigators interviewed French anti-doping officials as part of a probe into allegations of drug use by cyclists, including Lance Armstrong.

Activists arrested over Cabinda bus attack

An Angolan human rights lawyer said that police are rounding up peaceful activists for the deadly attack on the Togo national soccer team's bus.

Calm day for Contador and Armstrong on Tour

The truce between Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador continued through the 11th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday.

Armstrong puts pressure on Contador

Lance Armstrong continued playing mind games with his rival Alberto Contador on Sunday, hinting that he might be the strongest rider on the Tour.

Armstrong battles heat as Cavendish claims second stage

Lance Armstrong could not tell right away how much weight he burnt off in the second stage of the Tour de France, won by Mark Cavendish.

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