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AZ Alkmaar sell striker Johannsson
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:37:55 GMT
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - American striker Aron Johannsson is poised to join Werder Bremen after the Bundesliga club reached an agreement with AZ Alkmaar, the Dutch club said on Tuesday.

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German journalist behind an explosive report suggesting widespread doping in world athletics traveled to rural Kenya, pursued dead-end leads and made a lot of fruitless trips before nailing the story that has rocked global sport.

Clean athletes let down by system: Tallent
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:50:01 GMT
SYDNEY (Reuters) - If you were ever looking for a victim of the scourge of blood doping in athletics, it would be hard to go past Australian race walker Jared Tallent.

Goodes returns to Swans, hopes to face Cats
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:55:47 GMT
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Adam Goodes has returned to the Sydney Swans and put his hand up for selection after taking leave from the Australian Rules club under stress from the incessant booing he faced during matches.

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh became the first male swimmer to set a world record at this year's world championships on Tuesday, lowering his own 50 meter breaststroke mark to secure a semi-final berth in style. The 26-year-old defending champion touched the wall in 26.62 seconds to join Sarah Sjostrum, Katie Ledecky and Katinka Hosszu's world record efforts during the first two days of competition in Russia.

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh set a world record for the men's 50 meters breaststroke in the qualifying heats at the world swimming championships on Tuesday.

(The Sports Xchange) - David Price provided everything the Blue Jays could have wanted on his Toronto debut on Monday as he allowed three hits, two walks, one run and struck out 11 in his first start since joining from the Detroit Tigers last week.

(The Sports Xchange) - Adrian Beltre hit for his third career cycle to inspire the Texas Rangers to a wild 12-9 victory over the Houston Astros at Globe Life Park on Monday.

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's main anti-corruption agency has begun an investigation into the country's volleyball chief, it said on Tuesday, the latest sports official to be caught up in the country's sweeping campaign against deep-seated graft.

KUALA LUMPUR/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Some of the readings from athletes' blood tests leaked by a whistleblower for a report exposing suspected doping were so extreme they were "downright dangerous", one of the experts cited in the report told Reuters on Monday.

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