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Farah wins final track race in Britain

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah signed off track racing in Britain by winning the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League meet in Birmingham on Sunday. The 34-year-old Farah, who is quitting track to focus on marathon running, won in 7 minutes, 38.64 seconds. "Emotions have been high coming into this event — ...

Muguruza downs Pliskova to move into final

/ Aug 20, 2017

Muguruza downs Pliskova to move into final

Garbine Muguruza reached her first Western and Southern Open final with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over defending champion Karolina Pliskova on Saturday. Muguraza, the Wimbledon champion, will meet Simona Halep, who defeated Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-1 in the later semifinal. Grigor Dimitrov will also be playing ...

Brady returns to Houston for preseason debut

/ Aug 20, 2017

Brady returns to Houston for preseason debut

Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots fell to the Houston Texans 27-23 in a preseason game on Saturday night. Brady, who sat out last week, was 6 ...

Narasaki, Noguchi miss out on titles in World Cup bouldering finale

Aug 20, 2017

Narasaki, Noguchi miss out on titles in World Cup bouldering finale

Tomoa Narasaki and Taisei Ishimatsu finished second and third, respectively, behind German winner Jan Hojer on Saturday in the last bouldering competition of the World Cup sport climbing tour's season. Narasaki was unable to defend his men's overall title, finishing second in the season standings ...

All Black legend Meads dies at 81

/ Aug 20, 2017

All Black legend Meads dies at 81

Colin Meads, a famously tough All Blacks lock hailed New Zealand's greatest rugby player of the twentieth century, has died after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 81. Verna Meads said her husband had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last August. Meads played 55 ...

/ Aug 20, 2017

Indy 500 champion Sato takes Pocono pole

Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato was the last driver waiting to make his qualifying run when teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay's car slammed into the wall. Hunter-Reay, the 2014 Indy 500 champ, needed assistance out of his car and was transported to a hospital. Sato was worried ...

Takanashi wins summer Grand Prix meet

/ Aug 20, 2017

Takanashi wins summer Grand Prix meet

Sara Takanashi won the women's ski jumping summer Grand Prix competition Saturday, making up for the disappointment of being disqualified for not weighing enough relative to her ski length in the previous day's event. Takanashi sat in second place behind fellow Japanese Yuki Ito after ...

Toshiba storms past NEC in weather-delayed match

/ Aug 19, 2017

Toshiba storms past NEC in weather-delayed match

The Toshiba Brave Lupus juggernaut took the first step toward getting back on track as they opened their new Japan Rugby Top League season Saturday with a 20-0 win over the NEC Green Rockets. To do so, however, Toshiba had to withstand a rare delay ...