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Kipchoge, Desisa, Tadese attempt to run sub 2-hour marathon

Three elite runners will attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier on Saturday. Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will lead the attempt at the Formula One track in Monza....

Kenya loses hosting rights to African soccer tournament

Kenya has been stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship....

Olympic champion Kipchoge wins the 2017 Berlin Marathon

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has held off the challenge of debutant Guye Adola to win the Berlin Marathon. The Kenyan won in two hours, three minutes and 32 seconds, missing out...

Kenenisa Bekele wins Berlin Marathon, just misses world mark

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia pulled away late in the race to win the Berlin Marathon just outside the world record time on Sunday. Bekele's winning time of two hours, two minutes...

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge held off the challenge of debutant Guye Adola to win the Berlin Marathon on Sunday....

Kenya loses hosting rights to African soccer championship

Kenya has been stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship....

Little Caesars Arena's hockey debut steeped with anticipation

Red Wings season-ticket holder John Firu of Dearborn Heights thinks the sightlines, restaurants and amenities are like a new day....

For Ravens lineman Jermaine Eluemunor, London trip is a homecoming game

This Sunday, the rookie will complete an improbable fantasy when he walks into Wembley as a member of an NFL team....

Romario, soccer star turned senator, wants probe into Olympic vote-buying

Brazilian senator and former soccer star Romario de Souza Faria hopes to open a congressional investigation into Carlos Nuzman, who was held for questioning earlier this month in...

Bird’s memo to Wayne: ‘I want that jersey’

JACK Bird hopes the next stage of his NRL career will be at lock as he winds up at Cronulla and heads to Brisbane....

Isha Johansen to stand for re-election as president of Sierra Leone's Football Association

Sierra Leone's Football Association president Isha Johansen has announced she will stand for re-election despite admitting that her decision will "infuriate a lot of people."...

Johns: Expansion team NRL must add

MATTHEW Johns says the NRL is going down the wrong path in terms of expansion and the Papua New Guinea Hunters must be the next team to join the competition....

Red Rock Open offers serves up top tennis at a reasonable cost

The International Tennis Federation is to women’s tennis what the Pacific Coast League is to major league baseball, minus the peanuts and Cracker Jack....

Little Caesars Arena hosts open house

Over 20,000 attended the sold out public viewing event on Saturday...

Chasing the 4-minute mile: A timeline

A field of elite runners hopes to make history Wednesday at West High by recording the first sub-4:00 time on an outdoor track in Alaska. Here are some milestones in the history of...

U.S. Open: Nadal charges to 16th Grand Slam title

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 at Flushing Meadows for his 16th Grand Slam title and third U.S. Open championship....

Eight dead in Senegal football stadium stampede

A wall collapsed at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar as police fired tear gas at both sets of supporters after the game....

Mourinho-Hughes friction as Man United's perfect start ends

Jose Mourinho took aim at Stoke's apparently defensive tactics after Manchester United's perfect start to the English Premier League ended in a 2-2 draw in the...

The African basketball championship: Unique and entertaining

African basketball championship may lack star power _ even electrical power on occasion _ but it's almost always entertaining....

The Latest: Nadal says no in-match coaching little 'stupid'

Rafael Nadal thinks it's "a little bit stupid" that players can't talk to their coaches during matches....

Big-serving Kevin Anderson beats Pablo Carreno Busta, takes big step into U.S. Open final

South African Kevin Anderson got off to a slow start in his U.S. Open semifinal against Pablo Carreno Busta on Friday but gradually gained strength to earn a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4...

Sam Querrey's late-night show at the U.S. Open is a hit, despite loss to Kevin Anderson

Santa Monica's Sam Querrey loves the atmosphere despite his late-night loss....

UCLA running back Bolu Olorunfunmi draws inspiration from his late father

Bolu Olorunfunmi was surprised to find a voicemail from his dad on his phone after his father died in December 2015 because he usually deletes all his messages...

World Cup qualifier to be replayed after match-fixing by referee

FIFA has ordered that a World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal be replayed after the referee was found guilty of match manipulation and banned for life....

WCQ to be replayed after FIFA hand down life ban

FIFA on Wednesday ordered that a World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal be replayed after the referee was found guilty of match manipulation and banned for life....

Horses of Misfortune

The story of two Moroccan men and how their obsession with betting on horses split their families apart....

Latu replaces Moore ahead of Springboks Test

WALLABIES hooker Stephen Moore will miss next week’s Test against South Africa in Perth to remain at home in Brisbane for the birth of his third child....

Carreno Busta ends teenager Shapovalov's run at US Open

Pablo Carreno Busta ended Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov's run in the U.S. Open, winning three tiebreakers Sunday to advance to the quarterfinals. The No. 12 seed won 7-6 (2),...

Register to win free seats in a suite at a D-Backs game, hang with azcentral's Greg Moore

Free seats in a suite for a D-Backs game? This is your chance to win that and hang out with azcentral sports columnist Greg Moore...

Dikembe Mutombo donates $50,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief fund

"Even though I'm not playing basketball anymore, I can still do something. Houston has been so great to me. I always say I will not have finished my hospital if not for Houston ......

Barkley rejects Chelsea, Oxlade-Chamberlain joins Liverpool

Ross Barkley became the latest player to reject a move to Premier League champion Chelsea on Thursday, pulling out of a deal as the summer transfer window closed....

Will Jose Mourinho make one more signing today?

Riyad Mahrez could leave Leicester City today....

Ethiopian pharmacy shut down for selling banned substances to athletes

A drugstore in Ethiopia that was selling banned substances to athletes across the road from the country's main track stadium has been shut down while authorities investigate....

Pulver to face angry Force fans in Perth

AUSTRALIAN Rugby Union CEO Bill Pulver is prepared to face irate Western Force fans at next week’s Wallabies Test in Perth....

Best bets for Wagga

ALL Onemore For Mumma wanted to do when she arrived at Kerry Weir’s Tumut stables was buck and kick the stable wall....

World Cup qualifying in Africa: How it stands

The competition between Nigeria and Cameroon will draw the most attention when World Cup qualifying in Africa returns with two matches squeezed into six days....

Ethiopia shuts down drugstore selling banned substances

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - A drugstore in Ethiopia that was selling banned substances to athletes across the road from the country's main track stadium has been shut down pending...

Who is Liverpool's new signing Naby Keita?

Liverpool will activate Keita's release clause next summer....

Early exits from U.S. Open are lessons for SoCal natives Aragone, Escobedo

Two local men's players make early exits at US Open...