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Other Sport 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Villeneuve calls rival 'bunch of sissies'

Jacques Villeneuve branded his rivals #8220;a bunch of sissies#8221; on Friday after they attempted to force the cancellation of the opening qualifying session for today's Brazilian Grand Prix.

Other Sport 25 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Wasim in hot water over liquor advertisement

Pakistan's former cricket great Wasim Akram has denied allegations he appeared in an Indian liquor advertisement, a day after a court summoned him to explain his position over a private petition.

Other Sport 06 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Japanese taekwondo champ gets nod to compete in Athens

Japan's Olympic taekwondo bronze medallist Yoriko Okamoto got the go-ahead yesterday to represent her country in the Athens Games, despite a simmering feud over who governs the combat sport in Japan.

Other Sport 16 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Larsson repays fans and coaches with a brilliant brace

Two coaches, 120,000 petitioners and a young boy were rewarded when Henrik Larsson scored a pair of brilliant goals to lift Sweden over Bulgaria 5-0 in their opening European Championship match.

Other Sport 23 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Korean gymnast finally gets his ‘gold’

South Korean gymnast Yang Tae-young, who won a bronze medal instead of gold in the Olympic men's all-around event due to a scoring error, received a gold medal yesterday made by the Korea Olympic Committee (KOC).

Other Sport 12 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Life ban for US sprinter

United States sprinter Jerome Young was banned for life by the US Anti-Doping Agency on Wednesday following his second positive test for an illegal steroid in a case that could affect a US relay team's gold medal from Sydney.

Other Sport 18 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Wrexham seek voluntary administration to avoid liquidation

English Third Division club Wrexham are to seek a voluntary administration order in a bid to avoid the possibility of being forced into liquidation yesterday.

Other Sport 01 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Top Czech athletes join war against graft in FA

Top Czech athletes joined a petition drive on Monday, calling on the country's soccer association leadership to resign following a protracted corruption scandal.

Other Sport 01 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Captains back England's Olympic bid

David Beckham and other captains of Britain's national sports teams have joined together to support London's bid for the 2012 Olympics.

Other Sport 17 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

India sweat over Pakistan tour as time runs out

India's cricket chiefs meet in New Delhi Thursday hoping to find a magic formula to dismantle numerous obstacles standing in the way of Pakistan's first tour in six years set to start in 10 days.