Report: men’s long jump final – IAAF World Championships London 2017| News

An 8.48m leap in the second round was enough to secure South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga his first world title in an enthralling, high quality long jump competition. The 26-year-old had missed out on gold at the Rio Olympics last...

Report: women’s 10,000m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017| News

Despite the paucity of data-points in the build-up to this race, Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana still began as the consensus pick for this title but the world record-holder hadn’t raced at distance - or on any surface - in...

Old Trafford swings to Jimmy’s tune

On the stroke of midday at the Emirates Old Trafford, James Anderson took guard at the James Anderson End of the cricket ground that has been his second home since he emerged out of school and club cricket...

Report: men’s 100m final – IAAF World Championships London 2017| News

In 9.95 seconds, it was all over.  Usain Bolt had run the final individual race of his unprecedentedly distinguished career. The fastest man in history had not, however, run fast enough to finish with another gold. In a men’s 100m...

Bolt unable to end on a golden note as Gatlin earns shock 100m win...

A terrible start prevented Usain Bolt from providing a perfect finish to his stellar individual sprinting career on a night when his perennial rival Justin Gatlin, five years his senior at 35, came through to win. The 30-year-old Jamaican,...

Report: women’s 1500m semi-final – IAAF World Championships London 2017| News

The second round of the women's 1500m did not go entirely to the formbook, with defending champion and world record-holder Genzebe Dibaba only making it through to the final in one of the non-automatic qualifying spots. Added to...

CAF To Visit 2019 AFCON Hosts

A Confederation of African Football (Caf) inspection team will visit Cameroon for eight days from 20 August 2017 to assess the country's progress as it prepares to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary...

North Group, NatWest t20 Blast at Nottingham, Aug 5, 2017 | Match Report

Nottinghamshire 184 for 5 (Hales 94) beat Durham 183 for 7 (Richardson 53) by five wickets Alex Hales frees his arms over the off side Getty Images A brutal display of ball-striking from Alex Hales powered the Notts Outlaws to a convincing...

Report: men’s 400m heats – IAAF World Championships London 2017| News

South Africa’s world and Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk, who is seeking a 200m/400m double here, did the minimum required to move through to tomorrow’s 400m semifinals as he won his heat in 45.27 – but his...

Report: men’s 800m heats – IAAF World Championships London 2017| News

Reigning world and Olympic champion David Rudisha was a late withdrawal from the IAAF World Championships London 2017 due to a quad muscle strain but the Kenyan triumvirate on show were all comfortable heat winners. His winning time was...