TOKYO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Lamont Marcell Jacobs claimed a stunning upset victory in the Olympic men’s 100 metres final on Sunday, becoming the first Italian to take the most coveted title in athletics and doing it in a European record time of 9.80 seconds. In the first final of the post-Usain Bolt era, American Fred Kerley came up just […]

— Brilliant Thompson-Herah leads Jamaican sweep in 100m  TOKYO, July 31 (Reuters) – Defending champion Elaine Thompson-Herah led home a Jamaican clean sweep in the Olympic women’s 100 metres final on Saturday, posting an amazing 10.61 seconds to become the second-fastest woman in history.  Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who had been seeking a third gold in the event, took silver in 10.74 […]

(BBC SPORT) American Caeleb Dressel set a world record to win the men’s 100m butterfly as he gained his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics.  The 24-year-old touched home in 49.45 seconds – although was pushed late on by Kristof Milak of Hungary, who finished just 0.23secs behind. Noe Ponti of Switzerland took the bronze. Fellow American Katie Ledecky […]

(CRICINFO) Ben Stokes has pulled out of England’s Test series against India and will take “an indefinite break from all cricket” to focus on his mental wellbeing and continue his recovery from a finger injury. Stokes has spent the vast majority of the last year away from home, living in bio-secure environments with England’s Test and limited-overs squads and with Rajasthan Royals in […]

Guyana’s hope for an Olympics medal was shattered on Saturday when Keevin Allicock lost his first match and exit the games by unanimous decision against to Alexy Miguel de la Cruz of the Dominican Republic. All five judges scored the Round of 32 Men’s Featherweight (52-57kg) contest in favour of de la Cruz 29-28, 29-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27. The judges […]

(BBC SPORT) China’s Yang Qian won the first gold medal of the 2020 Olympics China won the first gold medal of the Games and hosts Japan claimed their first gold on a sweltering opening day of the Tokyo Olympics. Athletes complained about exhausting conditions given the combination of high temperatures and humidity, with several tennis players asking for matches to […]

China lead the way with four medals after the opening day of the Olympics, as Richard Carapaz doubled Ecuador’s all-time tally of golds in Tokyo. Yang Qian was the first athlete to strike gold in the Japanese capital, winning the women’s 10-metre air rifle competition for China. Sun Yiwen also claimed a gold medal for China in the women’s epee individual fencing event, […]

South Africa 189 for 2 (Bavuma 72, Hendricks 69) beat Ireland 140 for 9 (Balbirnie 27, Young 22, Mulder 2-10, Linde 2-21) by 49 runs South Africa swept the T20I series 3-0 to finish their winter tour with three out of a possible four trophies. They won both the Test and T20I series in West Indies and shared the ODI rubber in Ireland. […]

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