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Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat makes history at World Athletics Championships

Edna Kiplagat has become the first woman to retain the marathon world title after she earned the first gold medal on the opening day of championships.

Champions League: Barca, United manage great escapes

Barcelona and fellow former Champions League winners Manchester United had to draw on all their class to come from behind and claim home wins.

SA men to run Olympics 4x400m relay final

South Africa's men's 4x400m relay team will run in the London Olympics final after a successful appeal for reinstatement following a dramatic crash.

Spirited Gunners’ slip out of Champions League race

Arsenal have been knocked out of the Champions League after AC Milan held on and prevented them from completing a memorable comeback.

Wales’ Gatland plans to keep it simple

Wales coach Warren Gatland says his team must keep things simple if they are to progress to being an outstanding team against Scotland.

Barca and Arsenal hit by late equalisers

Barcelona and Arsenal both missed victory in their opening matches of the Champions League group stages as late goals left them with draws.

United and Barca cruise into last four

Manchester United and Barcelona wrapped up their places in the Champions League semifinals on Tuesday by beating Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk.

Inter defeat adds to Italian misery, United held

Italian football's Champions League fortunes suffered a further blow on Wednesday as holders Inter Milan could not stem the tide of home defeats.

Chelsea win, Real held in Champions League

Jose Mourinho's dreams of landing the Champions League for a third time as a coach remained firmly alive after Real Madrid secured a 1-1 against Lyon.

Moment of truth for Monty

Colin Montgomerie insists that should Europe regain the Ryder Cup it will not mean anything on a personal level for him

Tiger likes to ‘chat while he plays’

American golfing greats Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson may be Ryder Cup teammates but they will never be friends.

Problems to sort out for Ryder Cup captains

Ryder Cup captains Corey Pavin of the US and his European counterpart, Colin Montgomerie face as tough a task now as they did as players.

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