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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.

Bolt takes break from soccer training with Australian club

Sprint legend Usain Bolt's ­soccer training has been put on hold after he flew out of Australia for a "previously planned commitment," his A-League club said.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 22:13:40

Villa's late goal helps NYCFC draw DC United

David Villa curled in a free kick from outside the top of the penalty box in the 86th minute to help New York City FC (NYCFC) rally for a 1-1 tie with DC United on Saturday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/9 22:13:40

Porter claims vacant WBC world title

Former champion Shawn Porter defeated Danny Garcia by a unanimous decision late Saturday to win the vacant WBC welterweight title.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 22:13:40

Spain start new era with victory

Spain began a new era under Luis Enrique in impressive fashion as they came from a goal down to outplay England in a 2-1 win in their Nations League opener at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 22:13:39

Sonny Bill a possible starter: coach

The battered and bruised All Blacks listed Sonny Bill Williams as a possible starter against South Africa this week after he spent three months sidelined by a shoulder injury.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 22:11:57

I am not a cheat, says Serena

Serena Williams insisted she was not cheating in the US Open final on Saturday before accusing the sport which has made her a global icon and multimillionaire of sexism.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 22:11:56

Maguire signs new 5-year deal

England defender Harry Maguire has signed a new five-year contract with Leicester City which will keep him at the King Power Stadium until 2023, the Premier League club said Sunday.
Source: Global Times - Agencies | 2018/9/9 22:08:40

Family sailing race kicks off in Tianjin

The maiden Chinese Family Sailing Championship kicked off on Saturday in Tianjin, with 40 families participating. It is the first in a series of sailing events under the Chinese Yachting Association (CYA) being staged for families, as the governing body aims to promote family sailing.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/9/9 22:08:39

Enrique to find Spain's 'sweet spot'

“This is my style and I don't care if you don't like it,” he said. It was April 2016 and Luis Enrique was asked if he felt sorry for berating a journalist, who had been critical of Barcelona's fitness levels.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/7 23:33:40

Keeping sharp

Kenyan national football team “Harambee Stars” French coach Sebastien Migne (center) leads a training session on Wednesday in Nairobi, ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification football between Kenya and Ghana held on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/7 23:28:40