Marie-Josee Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast and Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith flourished in the women’s 60 metres as double Olympic gold medallist Elaine Thompson and two-time world 200m champion Dafne Schippers fell off the pace at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow.
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New Zealand Paralympic team at Pyeongchang 2018 to receive letters and video message from Disability Minister
New Zealand athletes preparing for next month’s Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang will receive letters of support and a video message from Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Disability Issues.
Netball Australia has appointed Michelle Wilkins as the Netball Centre of Excellence head coach, a key role in the high-performance pathway.
Dickson Chumba of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Birhane Dibaba won the men’s and women’s titles in the Tokyo Marathon - but the main focus fell on Wilson Kipsang, supposedly hunting a world record, who dropped out after 15km, and home runner Yuta Shitara, who earned one of the sport’s largest paydays in claiming 100 million yen ($936,000/£670,000/€761,000) for a Japanese record.
China’s men, favourites to win a seventh consecutive title at the International Table Tennis Federation Team World Cup, duly reached tomorrow’s final at the Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London with a predictable 3-0 win over England.
Japan add two more golds but Iran and Slovenia also enjoy second day of first IJF Düsseldorf Grand Slam
Japan maintained their level of success on the second day of the inaugural International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam tournament in Düsseldorf as they added two golds to the three they had won yesterday - but Slovenia and Iran also got on top of the podium.
China dominated the second day of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving Grand Prix season in Rostock, winning gold medals in all four finals.
Defending champion Wilson Kipsang is favourite to retain his Tokyo Marathon title tomorrow - and has displayed his target time of 2 hours 02min 50sec, seven seconds inside the world record, at the pre-race press conference
Tim Hinchey, the new President and chief executive of USA Swimming, has responded to a report of widespread sexual abuse in the sport with a letter telling members the national governing body "does not tolerate" such misconduct.
Dafne Schippers and Elaine Thompson will meet for the first time this year in tomorrow’s Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow, sixth and final stop on the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Indoor Tour - and dress rehearsal for next week’s World Indoor Championships in Birmingham.
Australia’s Olympic gold medallist Nova Peris has insisted that her daughter Jessica, currently awaiting confirmation of a positive doping test, is a "clean athlete" and claimed she is being unfairly subjected to "a public ‘trial-by-media’".
Zak Hardaker has been dismissed by Castleford following his positive test for cocaine last September, it has emerged.
Damian Quintero produced the upset of the day at the Karate 1-Premier League in Dubai as he defeated Ryo Kiyuna of Japan, the man who beat him to the gold medal two years ago in the last World Championship final, to earn his third kata victory at this event.
Lidiia Soloviova was one of three Paralympic champions to win on the second day of competition at the Fazza 2018 World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Soufiane El Bakkali and Carla Salomé Rocha lived up to expectations at the Almond Blossom Cross Country, winning the senior races at the International Association of Athletics Federations Cross Country Permit Meeting in Albufeira.