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Ethiopian wins Beijing Marathon


Dejene Debela Gonfa of Ethiopia won the 2018 Beijing Marathon on Sunday with a time of 2 hours, 12 minutes and 8 seconds, but it was not fast enough to earn a $40,000 bonus from organizers for finishing below 2 hours 9 minutes.

George Weah plays against Nigeria at 51

Liberian president and former World Footballer of the Year George Weah made a surprise return to international competition in Monrovia, capital of Liberia, on Tuesday, playing in a 2-1 loss to Nigeria a few weeks short of his 52nd birthday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/12 22:23:41

France's World Cup goalkeeper Lloris avoids jail over drink-driving

France's World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris avoided jail but received a 20-month driving ban and a 50,000 ($65,000) fine on Wednesday for drink-driving in central London.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/12 22:23:40

Brazil thrash El Salvador 5-0

Richarlison capped his first full start for Brazil by scoring twice as the South American giants thrashed El Salvador 5-0 at FedExField in Landover, Maryland on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/12 22:13:40

Spain thrash Croatia

Spain showed their remarkable potential under new coach Luis Enrique by destroying World Cup runners-up Croatia 6-0 on Tuesday to hand the visitors their biggest-ever defeat and take control of their Nations League group.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/12 22:08:40

World Sailing 'disappointed' over Japan dolphin show

The world sailing federation voiced disappointment on Tuesday after a dolphin show was held at an Olympic test event near Tokyo, sparking criticism.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/11 22:03:39

Britain's Deng joins Timberwolves for 15th NBA campaign

Britain's Luol Deng has signed a one-year NBA deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, becoming the fourth former Chicago Bulls player to join ex-Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau's squad.
Source: Agencies | 2018/9/11 21:58:41

Leclerc brings youth to Ferrari

Young Monaco driver Charles Leclerc will replace Finnish veteran Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari next season with the former world champion returning to Sauber where he started his career, both Formula One teams announced Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/11 21:58:41

Double play

Shortstop Adalberto Mondesi (left) of the Kansas City Royals throws to first past Yoan Moncada of the Chicago White Sox to complete a double play in the fifth inning at Kauffman Stadium on Monday in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City won 4-3.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/11 21:58:40

'Green light' given for third UEFA club competition

European Club Association (ECA) Chairman Andrea Agnelli has confirmed that UEFA is clearing the way for the return of a third club competition, two decades after the disappearance of the Cup Winners' Cup.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/11 21:58:40

Maradona seeks rebirth in second-division Mexican club

Argentine legend Diego Maradona described his decision to coach second-division Mexican club Dorados as a rebirth after years battling addictions, as he officially became the team's new manager on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/11 21:58:40