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More 100m, less discus to boost sport, says Edwards

LONDON: Athletics’ proud position as the number one Olympic sport is far from secure, according to Britain’s triple jump champion-turned broadcaster Jonathan Edwards, who also says the Diamond League needs to focus more on big names and less on equality. Edwards has seen the sport from both sides, from a hugely successful competitive career that… Read More »

Slovakia's Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal

BRATISLAVA: Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk agreement, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday, stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. Fico said sanctions have been ineffective while harming European Union and member Slovakia’s economic interests. But added he would respect… Read More »