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Athletics: Manangoi brings 1,500m joy for Kenya as Kiprop flops

Athletics: Manangoi brings 1,500m joy for Kenya as Kiprop flops

Published 13/08/2017

Asbel Kiprop failed in his bid for a fourth consecutive 1,500 meters gold medal at the World Championships on Sunday - but Kenya still celebrated a dazzling one-two with new champion Elijah Manangoi leading home his friend Timothy Cheruiyot. [more…]

Gatlin`s father flays London crowd for booing son

Gatlin`s father flays London crowd for booing son

Published 07/08/2017

Justin Gatlin's father has asked the fans to lay off his son after the 35-year-old was booed inside the London Stadium while accepting his 100 meters World Championships gold medal. [more…]

Former Phillies catcher Daulton dies at 55

Former Phillies catcher Daulton dies at 55

Published 07/08/2017

Former Philadelphia Phillies All Star catcher Darren Daulton has died at the age of 55 after battling brain cancer, the team said on Sunday. [more…]

Garcia confirms return to Singapore Open next year

Garcia confirms return to Singapore Open next year

Published 07/08/2017

U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will play in next year's Singapore Open at Sentosa Golf Club for the second consecutive time, the organizers said on Monday. [more…]

Keys wins all-American final to claim Stanford title

Keys wins all-American final to claim Stanford title

Published 07/08/2017

Madison Keys outdueled fellow American Vandeweghe 7-6(4) 6-4 on Sunday to win the Stanford Classic and capture her first title of the year.In an even [more…]

Golf: Stroud hooks first title at Barracuda Championship

Golf: Stroud hooks first title at Barracuda Championship

Published 07/08/2017

Chris Stroud grabbed a tournament-best 20 points in the final round to force his way into a playoff for the Barracuda Championship on Sunday before going on to capture his first PGA Tour victory. [more…]

Athletics: Kipyegon favorite for 1,500m title

Athletics: Kipyegon favorite for 1,500m title

Published 07/08/2017

All eyes will be on the women’s 1,500 meters final at the World Championships on Monday as Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya bids to add the gold medal to her Olympic title. [more…]

Tennis: Marathon magician Makarova downs Goerges to win Citi Open

Tennis: Marathon magician Makarova downs Goerges to win Citi Open

Published 07/08/2017

Russian Ekaterina Makarova turned on the marathon magic again to defeat Julia Goerges 3-6 7-6(2) 6-0 and win the Citi Open in Washington DC on Sunday. [more…]

Australia`s `Golden Girl` Betty Cuthbert dies

Australia`s `Golden Girl` Betty Cuthbert dies

Published 07/08/2017

Australian sprinter Betty Cuthbert, the only athlete to have won the Olympic 100, 200 and 400 metres titles, has died aged 79 after battling multiple sclerosis for nearly half a century, Athletics Australia said on Monday. [more…]

Golf: Nordqvist a `no-brainer` pick for European Solheim Cup team

Golf: Nordqvist a `no-brainer` pick for European Solheim Cup team

Published 07/08/2017

Annika Sorenstam has said using one of her captain’s picks on Anna Nordqvist is a 'no-brainer' for the European team's clash with the United States in this month's Solheim Cup. [more…]