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  • Olympic champion Jebet breaks steeplechase world record

    Olympic champion Jebet breaks steeplechase world record

    PARIS (Reuters) - Olympic champion Ruth Jebet smashed the world record for the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase by more than six seconds at the Paris Diamond League meeting on Saturday. The 19-year-old, who was born in Kenya and runs for Bahrain, clocked eight minutes 52.78 seconds, more than nine seconds ahead of Olympic silver medallist Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi of Kenya who finished second. The previous record of 8:58.81 was set by Russian Gulnara Galkina at the Beijing Olympics eight years ago. ... More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Olympic champion Jebet breaks steeplechase world record

    PARIS, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Olympic champion Ruth Jebet smashed the world record for the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase by more than six seconds at the Paris Diamond League meeting on Saturday. The 19-year-old, who was born in Kenya and runs for Bahrain, clocked eight minutes 52.78 seconds, more than nine seconds ahead of Olympic silver medallist Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi of Kenya who finished second. The previous record of 8:58.81 was set by Russian Gulnara Galkina at the Beijing Olympics eight years ago. ... More »

    Reuters - 11 minutes ago
  • Donald Trump tweets heartless message about Dwyane Wade's family tragedy

    Donald Trump tweets heartless message about Dwyane Wade's family tragedy

    Donald Trump's tweet about Dwyane Wade's family tragedy ended with a call for African-American voters to support him. More »

    Sporting News - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • Maybe more people should sit with Colin Kaepernick

    Maybe more people should sit with Colin Kaepernick

    Every American has the right to protest, something we all should celebrate. So why is Colin Kaepernick being pilloried for doing what is his right to do? More »

    Sporting News - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • Nadal aims to carry Olympic boost into U.S. Open

    Nadal aims to carry Olympic boost into U.S. Open

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal was exhausted yet exhilarated following his emotional return to action at this month's Rio Olympics after an injury-absence and is looking forward to gearing back up for the U.S. Open starting on Monday. "If you’re not excited about the U.S. Open, you’re not a tennis player," Nadal told reporters. Men's top seed Novak Djokovic, like Nadal, is also dealing with a wrist injury and women's number one Serena Williams is coping with a sore right shoulder. More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 50 minutes ago