Team USA was on a mission to take down the powerhouse Canadian team who has won the last three gold medals – including wins over the U.S. in Salt Lake City and Vancouver. Unfortunately for the U.S., Canada continued that streak with a 3-2 overtime win. The stunned Americans could not hide their emotions during the medal ceremony.
Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang. The crowd were wonderful and lifted me for my sprint finish.'' In a tight finale, Kipchoge broke clear … More »AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago
By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - Suriname have pledged to support Michael van Praag in next month's FIFA presidential election, becoming the first national association to publicly promise their vote to the Dutchman. "I am delighted that John … More »Reuters - 17 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Ethopia's Tigist Tufa won the London Marathon's women's race in a provisional time of two hours, 23 minutes 22 seconds. Kenya's Mary Keitany finished second with Ethopia's Tirfi Tsegaye third. (Editing by Pritha Sarkar) … More »Reuters - 57 minutes ago
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge got the better of compatriot and defending champion Wilson Kipsang in a fierce battle over the closing miles to win the London Marathon by five seconds on Sunday with world record holder Dennis Kimetto third. Kipchoge, a … More »Reuters - 58 minutes ago
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - World heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko's next title defence is likely to be a mandatory WBA bout against Briton Tyson Fury, the Ukrainian said in the early hours of Sunday. "I just got the news that … More »Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago