Bolt leaves door open to 2017 sprint double at worlds

Published : 8:26 am  September 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Usain Bolt has left the door open to running in both the 100 and 200 metres at next year’s world championships where he said he will be more focussed on protecting his legacy than topping his world records.

World top middleweight Golovkin eyes Saunders after stopping Brook

Published : 10:29 am  September 11, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The world’s top-ranked middleweight Gennady Golovkin wants another fight in Britain after stopping Kell Brook and is targeting a unification bout with Billy Joe Saunders.

Veteran Cummings takes control of Tour of Britain

Published : 9:56 am  September 10, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Steve Cummings put himself in pole position to emulate Bradley Wiggins in 2013 and become only the second British rider to win the Tour of Britain after taking the overall lead on Friday.

Golovkin eyes Mayweather mantle in Brook bout

Published : 11:16 am  September 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Gennady Golovkin’s career has run a hypnotic and grimly relentless course for boxing fans worldwide and evidence suggests that will not change on Saturday.

I’m not the next Bolt, warns Thompson

Published : 11:04 am  September 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson insisted Thursday that she was not the female version of Jamaican teammate Usain Bolt, who sealed a treble-treble of Olympic golds in last month’s Rio Games.

Pacquiao reveals retirement anguish as comeback looms

Published : 10:52 am  September 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Manny Pacquiao says he knew almost as soon as his retirement began that he had made a mistake, revealing that loneliness and love for the sport had drawn him back into the ring.

Lochte banned for 10 months by USOC

Published : 8:18 am  September 9, 2016 |  2 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months and will miss next year’s world championships for his part in a scandal involving the U.S. athlete and three other swimmers at the Rio Olympics, the United States Olympic Committee said on Thursday.

Froome wins stage 11, Quintana retains Vuelta red jersey

Published : 7:37 am  September 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Britain’s Chris Froome won his first stage of this year’s Tour of Spain on Wednesday, edging out overall leader Nairo Quintana in an attack in the last 500 metres of the steep finish at Pena Cabarga.

Athletics: American Crouser wins shot gold with record throw

Published : 11:26 am  August 19, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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American Ryan Crouser hurled the longest throw of his life to win the men’s shot put final on Thursday, breaking the Olympic record and snatching gold.

American Eaton retains decathlon title

Published : 11:12 am  August 19, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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American Ashton Eaton won his second straight Olympic decathlon gold medal on Thursday, extending his reign in a sport whose champion earns the title of the world’s greatest athlete.

Rollins leads U.S. hurdles sweep

Published : 11:43 am  August 18, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Brianna Rollins gave the United States its first track medal of the Rio Olympics when she won the 100 metres hurdles final on Wednesday, leading Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin across the line for an American podium sweep.

Bolt through to 200m final, Gatlin out

Published : 11:24 am  August 18, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt and Canadian Andre de Grasse set up an Olympic 200 metres showdown after crossing the line laughing together in their semi-final on Wednesday, but 100m silver medallist Justin Gatlin missed out after easing up too soon.

Jamaican sprint power on show as Thompson completes double

Published : 11:19 am  August 18, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Elaine Thompson maintained Jamaica’s incredible stranglehold on Olympic sprinting on Wednesday when she added the 200 meters gold to the 100m title she collected earlier at the Rio Games, while Usain Bolt remains on course for a track ‘triple-triple’.

Soaring Da Silva is Brazil’s new darling

Published : 10:11 am  August 16, 2016 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Thiago da Silva won Brazil’s first athletics gold of their home Games on an extraordinary, unforgettable Sunday night in Rio, producing an Olympic record of 6.03 meters in the pole vault to beat hot favorite Renaud Lavillenie and send the fans into raptures.

Gymnastics: Coronation complete as Biles wins all around gold

Published : 10:25 am  August 12, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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As Simone Biles stood locked in a tight embrace with her team mate Aly Raisman, waiting for her final score to come up on the big screen, the concerned look in her eyes suggested she had no idea who would be crowned Olympic all around champion.

Pacquiao confirms Vargas fight

Published : 3:15 pm  August 10, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao confirmed on Wednesday that he is coming out of retirement to fight World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Jessie Vargas in November.

Malaysia overcome Sri Lanka in Asian Senior Netball Final

Published : 3:33 am  August 8, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Malaysia emerged champions at the 10th Asian Senior Netball Championship beating Sri Lanka by 41-31 at the final played in Thailand yesterday.

Sri Lanka ease to 68-14 win

Published : 12:22 am  August 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka beat Japan 68 points to 14 in their Group B game of the 10th Asian Senior Netball Championships, played at the National Stadium in Bangkok yesterday.

Interview: Kimiko hopes to reach new heights at Rio games

Published : 5:35 pm  July 29, 2016 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lankan swimmer Kimiko Raheem speaks to Mirror Sports ahead of her participation at the Rio Games

Lee unfazed by possible last-four clash with Lin

Published : 9:43 am  July 29, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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World number one Lee Chong Wei is not ready to dwell on the prospect of facing arch-rival Lin Dan of China in the Rio Olympics semi-finals, after both shuttlers were drawn in the same half for the Games.

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