Jamaica’s Yohan Blake (centre) in action during the men’s 100m final at the IAAF Birmingham Diamond League athletics meeting at Alexander Stadium on Sunday. Associated Press
The American athletics championships assumes added significance in Des Moines, Iowa this week when the US select a team for this year’s worlds which are being held in Doha. The year’s fastest at 100, 200 and 400 metres, as well as the 110 metres hurdles and women’s 400 metres hurdles leaders, will be starring
Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad shattered one of the longest standing records in women’s Athletics on Sunday with a superb display to clinch victory in the 400m hurdles at US Championships. The 29-year-old powered home to win in 52.20sec at rain-soaked Drake Stadium, obliterating the 16-year-old previous
South African sprinter Akani Simbine recorded a stunning win in the London Diamond League 100m on Saturday, posting a timing of 9.93 seconds to beat local hope Zharnel Hughes and former world champion Yohan Blake. Hughes had clocked an impressive 9.96 in the heats, despite easing up and running into a slight headwind
The second day of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy’s (FBMA) International Show Jumping Cup 9th edition kicked off with an astonishing performance from UAE riders, and witnessed riders battle it out at the fan-favourite ‘Six-Bars’ event.
Both Sasa Ivkovic and Nicholas Gimenez were on target as Bani Yas ended Ittihad Kalba’s run-up in the quarter-final of the President’s Cup with a 2-0 victory on Sunday.
England, set a target of 271 for victory, crashed to 124 all in the last session on the third day at Hobart, losing 10 wickets for 56 after Zak Crawley (36) and Rory Burns (26) combined in a 68-run opening stand.
A medical exemption that allowed the Serbian tennis world number one to enter the country without being vaccinated had sparked fury in Australia, and became a political issue for Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who has to call a federal election before May.