• Siobhan-Marie O’Connor hopes to take down home favourite Katinka Hosszu at World Swimming Championships
    The Independent2 hours ago

    Siobhan-Marie O’Connor hopes to take down home favourite Katinka Hosszu at World Swimming Championships

    Siobhan-Marie O’Connor has enjoyed the feeling of being roared on by a home crowd at London 2012. O’Connor has been closing on Hosszu, finishing way behind her at the last world champs in 2015 but only 0.3 seconds off her pace at Rio 2016 as the pair took silver and gold. Now, in Budapest, O’Connor

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Flap hits Kenya's London-bound team over 800m line-up

    By Isaack Omulo NAIROBI (Reuters) - Controversy flared on Friday over the composition of the Kenyan men's 800m line-up for next month's World Championships in London after U.S.-based Michael Saruni, who was third at the trials, was dropped. Saruni was third behind winner Emmanuel Korir and

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Athletics-Flap hits Kenya’s London-bound team over 800m line-up

    Controversy flared on Friday over the composition of the Kenyan men's 800m line-up for next month's World Championships in London after U.S.-based Michael Saruni, who was third at the trials, was dropped. Saruni was third behind winner Emmanuel Korir and Kipyegon Bett. Saruni was relegated

  • Aiba ‘risks bankruptcy’ as civil war erupts at top of amateur boxing
    The Guardian4 hours ago

    Aiba ‘risks bankruptcy’ as civil war erupts at top of amateur boxing

    Amateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, faces the risk of bankruptcy after demands it immediately pays back millions of pounds in loans and investments it does not have, a senior figure in the organisation has claimed to the Guardian. The revelation comes amid an increasingly bitter civil war inside

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