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Other Sport 16 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

Thanou mulls legal action

Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou will consider legal action if the Sydney 2000 Olympics 100m gold medal, returned by disgraced US sprinter Marion Jones, is not awarded to her, her lawyer said on Friday.

Other Sport 17 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Will gold turn gymnast Liukin into the next ‘Mary Lou’?

AS the new queen of gymnastics, Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin can now retire at the age of 18, put her dainty feet up and wait for the money to roll in. Or will it?

Other Sport 16 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong's former manager denies accusations

(Reuters) - Lance Armstrong's former team manager, Johan Bruyneel, has denied doping accusations made against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

Other Sport 25 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong teammate Floyd Landis admits defrauding supporters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former professional cyclist Floyd Landis, who implicated teammate Lance Armstrong in a doping scheme, agreed to a plea deal in federal court in San Diego on Friday, admitting he defrauded supporters out of nearly $500,000 by claiming that he himself had not doped, prosecutors said.

Other Sport 25 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong teammate Floyd Landis admits defrauding supporters

LOS ANGELES: Former professional cyclist Floyd Landis, who implicated teammate Lance Armstrong in a doping scheme, agreed to a plea deal in federal court in San Diego on Friday, admitting he defrauded supporters out of nearly US$500,000 by claiming that he himself had not doped, prosecutors said.

Other Sport 11 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

What next for Armstrong after devastating report?

PARIS: A damning report placing Lance Armstrong at the heart of the biggest doping programme in sporting history has prompted questions about next steps, with the seven-time Tour de France winner's career and reputation in tatters.

Other Sport 23 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

UCI backs Armstrong ban

GENEVA (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life on Monday after the International Cycling Union (UCI) ratified the United States Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) sanctions against the American.

Other Sport 23 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

UCI backs Armstrong ban

GENEVA (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life on Monday after the International Cycling Union (UCI) ratified the United States Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) sanctions against the American.

Other Sport 13 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

BHP Billiton faces probe over Olympics hospitality

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - BHP Billiton Ltd, the world's largest miner, said it was cooperating with anti-corruption authorities following reports of a U.S.-Australian probe into its sponsorship of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Other Sport 13 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

BHP Billiton faces corruption probe over Beijing Olympics

MELBOURNE/BEIJING (Reuters) - The U.S. government is investigating top global miner BHP Billiton Ltd for possible corrupt practices, the company confirmed, after media reports said it was being probed for its sponsorship of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.