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Kenyan Abraham Kiptum set a world record of 58 minutes and 18 seconds in the men’s race at the Valencia half-marathon in Spain yesterday.
The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution.
Big-hitting Dominika Cibulkova will get her first crack at newly crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka after squeaking into the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday.
It was about 10:30 pm when Chrystia Freeland emerged from a meeting with Robert Lighthizer, saying she had but a few words with the US Trade Representative.
World number one Simona Halep crushed seven time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams in straight sets on Thursday at the WTA Montreal event just hours after a delivering a marathon three-hour victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Argentine senators on Thursday voted against legalizing abortion in the homeland of Pope Francis, dashing the hopes of women’s rights groups after the bill was approved by the legislature’s lower house in June.
Rescue workers in Greece continued to search charred homes and burned-out cars Wednesday as the toll from some of the worst wildfires this century is expected to rise from at least 74 dead and 187 injured.
Jurgen Klopp says Daniel Sturridge can be a "decisive player" for Liverpool after impressive displays from the injury-plagued striker in pre-season matches.
The grisly discovery of 26 bodies brought the death toll to 50 on Tuesday in the wildfires ravaging the seaside areas around Athens in Greece's deadliest blazes in more than a decade, with fears the death toll may yet rise further.
There is an ongoing investigation to locate a spectator at the London Marathon who stole a runner’s number, finished the race and claimed the medal.
Berlin authorities said they arrested six people Sunday over an alleged plot to carry out a "violent crime" at the German capital's half marathon which attracted 36,000 runners.
Hundreds of foreigners joined in the annual Pyongyang marathon on Sunday despite political tensions that have only recently begun to ease and a ban on U.S citizens traveling to the country that is still in effect.
Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak has admitted receiving $100,000 from the state spy agency while still in office, reports said Thursday, after he faced a marathon interrogation by prosecutors over corruption allegations.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, on Monday, received the first Nigerian male and female marathoners to reach the finish line at the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon which took place in Lagos at the weekend.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, said plans are afoot to invest in training of Nigerian athletes to compete with elite athletes all over the world for the grand prize of the annual Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
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Senate President Bukola Saraki has questioned the death of Michael Adikwu, the principal suspect in the deadly bank robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State, demanding an investigation.
Tennis star Venus Williams has reached a settlement with the family of a 78-year-old man killed in a Florida car crash last year, court records show.
An Indian baby who was dropped onto railway tracks moments before a train passed through the station has escaped unscathed.
Edo State Government will on November 27, host President Muhammadu Buhari, who will commission the Edo-Azura Power Plant and grace the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Annual Conference, which is billed to hold in Benin City.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has denied allegation by the National Assembly members that it received un-appropriated funds from the office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for the care of people in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps.
Officials have said that after a slow start ticket sales have picked up and at the last count at least 17,000 tickets for tomorrow’s 2019 AFCON qualifier between home team South Africa and the Super Eagles.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Garba Madami, has described the Ekiti/Isin/Oke-Ero and Irepodun federal constituency bye-election peaceful.
Hundreds of climate change protesters blocked London bridges on Saturday demanding a dramatic new environmental policy.
Workers and Traders in Enugu State have described as false, baseless and mischievous, the allegation by governorship candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze, that the Peoples Democratic Party was coercing them to submit details of their Permanent Voters’ Cards.
Gernot Rohr has predicted tomorrow’s AFCON qualifier will be the most difficult game against home team South Africa for his Super Eagles, who will be without several experienced stars.