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Athletics: Bannister’s words inspire captain’s innings from Pozzi

Athletics: Bannister’s words inspire captain’s innings from Pozzi

Published 04/03/2018

Athletics - IAAF World Indoor Championships 2018 - Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain - March 4, 2018 Andrew Pozzi of Britain wins the men's 60 metres [more…]

No Russian team but high jumpers strike indoor gold

No Russian team but high jumpers strike indoor gold

Published 01/03/2018

Athletics - IAAF World Indoor Championships 2018 - Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain - March 1, 2018 Neutral athlete Mariya Lasitskene celebrates with her gold medal [more…]

Squash: Eqypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy beats his brother to win world titl

Squash: Eqypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy beats his brother to win world titl

Published 17/12/2017

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Mohamed Elshorbagy of Egypt predicted a new era for squash after beating his younger brother Marwan on Sunday in the first [more…]

Weightlifting: Sport begins new chapter with hardline approach to doping

Weightlifting: Sport begins new chapter with hardline approach to doping

Published 27/11/2017

(Reuters) - Over half of the 377 weightlifters at the world championships that begin on Tuesday in the United States will be drug tested as [more…]

Alpine skiing: Vonn to start season on Saturday with giant slalom

Alpine skiing: Vonn to start season on Saturday with giant slalom

Published 27/10/2017

American skier Lindsey Vonn will compete in this weekend's season-opening World Cup giant slalom in Austria as she starts her competitive build-up to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, she said on Thursday. [more…]

Gymnastics: Japan`s Shirai uses narrow win for second gold in Montreal

Gymnastics: Japan`s Shirai uses narrow win for second gold in Montreal

Published 08/10/2017

Japan's Kenzo Shirai won his second gold medal at the world gymnastics championships when he claimed the men's vault title by a mere 0.001 in Montreal on Sunday. [more…]

Xiao leads China one-two in men`s all-around at worlds

Xiao leads China one-two in men`s all-around at worlds

Published 06/10/2017

Xiao Ruoteng became the first Chinese man to take gold in a major global individual all-around competition since Yang Wei at the 2008 Beijing Olympics when he claimed victory at the world championships in Montreal on Thursday. [more…]

Gymnastics: Uchimura pulls out of world all-around championships

Gymnastics: Uchimura pulls out of world all-around championships

Published 03/10/2017

Kohei Uchimura's remarkable tenure as world all-around champion ended on Monday as the Japanese pulled out of qualification at the gymnastics world championships in Montreal with an apparent lower left leg injury. [more…]

Denmark`s Axelsen sinks Lin for title, Japan`s Okuhara wins

Denmark`s Axelsen sinks Lin for title, Japan`s Okuhara wins

Published 27/08/2017

Viktor Axelsen blanked China's five-times winner Lin Dan 22-20 21-16 to become the third Danish man to win the world championship title and Japan's Nozomi Okuhara beat India's Pusarla Sindhu 21-19 20-22 22-20 in an epic women's final on Sunday. [more…]

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…]