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German long jumper Prah banned after cocaine test

Darmstadt, Germany - German long jumper Kofi Amoah Prah, who was fifth at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, has been banned for two years after a positive test for cocaine.

The German Athletic Federation said Friday that Prah, who competed for LG Nike Berlin, tested positive for cocaine and Methylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, at the German championships on July 5.

The 33-year-old Ghana-born athlete, a silver medallist at the 1992 European indoor championships, announced his retirement on August 31 after receiving confirmation of the positive test. (dpa)


From goals to guns: Brazilian footballer to join army in Ukraine

Edmar-Halowski-de-LacerdaLondon, July 25 : A Brazilian footballer has been left to regret his decision to change his citizenship in order to play international football for Ukraine after the army called him up to fight with them.  Read more »

Lil Wayne's firm to manage Cristiano Ronaldo's career

Cristiano-RonaldoWashington, July 25 : Lil Wayne's co-founded firm Young Money Entertainment have been assigned to manage footie ace Cristiano Ronaldo's career.

According to TMZ.  Read more »

BCCI not satisfied with ICC's decision to find Jadeja guilty of Level 1 breach

Ravindra-JadejaDubai, July 25 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revealed that it is not satisfied with the ICC's decision to find Indian all rounder Ravindra Jadeja guilty of a Level 1 breach of  Read more »

Proteas get off to poor start after rounding up Lanka at 421 on day two of second Test

dean-elgarColombo, July 25 : South Africa has already lost a wicket as they went in to bat on the second day of the second Test after the visitors' bowlers knocked out Sri Lanka for an overall score of 421 in a  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »

Red Bull F1 reserve Felix da Costa to race in Formula E

Antonio-Felix-da-CostaLeicestershire, UK: Amlin Aguri have announced that Red Bull Racing Formula 1 reserve driver, Antonio Felix da Costa, will join the team for the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September.  Read more »