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South Korea Olympic star Park fails drug test SEOUL: South Korea's four-time Olympic swimming medallist Park Tae-hwan has failed a dope test, local media reported on Monday.But his management were quick to blame an injection given to the national pin-up by a local doctor.Park, one of South Korea's most decorated athletes, received chiropractic treatment at a local hospital prior to last year's Asian Games, when he was given an injection that contained a banned substance, news agency Yonhap reported his management agency as saying."At the time, the hospital offered to give Park an injection and he repeatedly asked if it contained any illegal substances," the management statement said. "The doctor said there would be no problem. And yet it turned out the injection contained a banned substance."He hasn't even taken cold medicine so that he wouldn't fail doping tests. Park is more shocked by this result than anyone else."The agency said they were planning to take legal action ...

Leekens celebrates as Tunisia reach last eight BATA: Tunisia coach Georges Leekens celebrated his side's qualification for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday after their 1-1 draw with DR Congo in Bata."We know we are not the best or the most beautiful but we have qualified and I am very happy," said Leekens after the game.The result, combined with a 0-0 draw in the day's other game between Cape Verde and Zambia, allowed Tunisia to progress as Group ...

Africa Cup of Nations - Tunisia 1 DR Congo 1 BATA: Africa Cup of Nations Group B result in Equatorial Guinea on Monday:At BataTunisia 1 (Akaichi 31) Democratic Republic of Congo 1 (Bokila 66)Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015

Africa Cup of Nations - Cape Verde 0 Zambia 0 EBEBIYIN: Africa Cup of Nations Group B result in Equatorial Guinea Monday:At EbebiyinCape Verde 0 Zambia 0Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015

New Zealand's Halai to join Wasps LONDON: All Blacks wing Frank Halai will join Wasps from the Auckland Blues for the next European season, the English Premiership side announced Monday. Tonga-born Halai, capped once by the All Blacks, scored a try in is lone Test against Japan in 2013.The 26-year-old made his Super Rugby debut for the Blues earlier that year, against the Hurricanes, and ended the season as the competition's leading try-scorer.Halai, who previously played for Waikato in the ITM ...

El Shaarawy out for six weeks: Milan MILAN: Versatile forward Stephan El Shaarawy's bid for a January move away from AC Milan has been scuppered after he was sidelined for at least six weeks on Monday with a fractured foot.Reports recently claimed El Shaarawy had been tipped for a move to England, and possibly Everton, in a bid to relaunch his career as the fallen Serie A giants continue to struggle in Italy's top flight.El Shaarawy, who only returned to the Milan ...

Lotus pin hopes on Mercedes-powered 2015 model PARIS: Lotus on Monday took the covers off their new car for the 2015 season, releasing an image of the Mercedes-powered E23 on the internet.Cloaked in the British marque's iconic black and gold livery, Lotus published an image of the car on their official website along with the caption: "Pleased to meet you - First look at the E23 hybrid".They are counting on the fresh design to reverse the fortunes of drivers Romain Grosjean and ...


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