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Kosgei Withdraws From London Marathon

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
World record holder and two-time London Marathon champion Brigid Kosgei has withdrawn from Sunday 39;s race due to a minor hamstring injury, organisers said on Monday. Kosgei had won the London Marathon in 2019 and 2020 and one of the favourites going into the event. She also won the Tokyo Marat ...

Rugby: Worcester Suspended For Funding Failure

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Rugby Football Union (RFU) have suspended Worcester from all competitions for failing to meet a funding ultimatum. The club is burdened by debts totalling more than pound;25 million ($26.5 million), including at least pound;6 million in unpaid tax. Statement from the RFU said the club owners ...

Sonego Takes Home ATP Title In Metz

Monday, September 26, 2022
Lorenzo Sonego defeated Alexander Bublik 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 to win the Moselle ATP Open in Metz on Sunday. Sonego had in the semifinal, beaten the defending champion and world number 10 Hubert Hurkacz 7-6 (7/5), 6-4. ldquo;I got better every day and I played my best tennis. Winning has been very ...

S’ Africa Erasmus Set To Springbok Return After Ban

Monday, September 26, 2022
South Africa rsquo;s Director of Rugby ,Rassie Erasmus will be back with the team on their end-of-year Northern hemisphere tour as his lengthy ban from attending matches comes to an end. Erasmus has not attended any match since he was handed a ban by World Rugby in November last year. However, th ...

Athletics: Van Der Poel Arrested By The Police

Sunday, September 25, 2022
Mathieu van der Poel was arrested on the eve of Sunday 39;s elite road race at the world championships after a late-night altercation with noisy neighbours. The 27-year-old was among the favourites for the rainbow jersey and started the 266.9km slog around the coastal city of Wollongong south of ...

Brook Place In England’s Xi Squad Secured– Hussain

Saturday, September 24, 2022
Harry Brook have ldquo;nailed on rdquo; his place in England rsquo;s Twenty20 World Cup XI, said former captain Nasser Hussain. The 23-year-old has been in superb form during the opening matches of a T20 series against Pakistan, scoring 154 runs in three innings at a blistering strike-rate of 19 ...

Athletics: Kenya’s Rengeruk hit with doping ban

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Sport rsquo;s Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has hit Kenyan athlete Lilian Kasait Rengeruk with a 10-month doping ban for using a prohibited hormone therapy drug. The development makes the 25-year-old become the eighth Kenyan athlete to be found guilty of doping since July. Rengeruk tested positi ...

Cricket: England Secure Record Victory Over Pakistan

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
England Alex Hales hit a superb half-century and Harry Brook made an unbeaten 42 as they beat Pakistan in front of their fans by six wickets in their Twenty20 meeting. The win is England rsquo;s first victory in the Asian country in 17 years. Luke Wood also claimed 3-24 as England took a 1-0 lead ...

S’ Africa FA to bid to host for 2027 Women’s World Cup

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
South Africa rsquo;s Football Association (SAFA) is planning a bid to host the 2027 Women rsquo;s World Cup, its top executive said on Tuesday. SAFA CEO Tebogo Motlanthe ldquo;We welcomed the world to South Africa when we hosted the men rsquo;s Fifa World Cup 12 years ago, and we would like to b ...

ICC Place Permanent Ban On Use Of Saliva To Shine Cricket Balls

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
International Cricket Council made the temporary ban on using saliva to shine cricket balls permanent, today, with the running out of the non-striker will no longer be classed under unfair play after a raft of rule changes from October 1 were endorsed by a meeting of the ICC chief executives 39; ...
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