Asli Cakir Alptekin from Turkey won the gold medal in the women's 1500m at the London Olympics on Friday in a time of four minutes 10.23 seconds.
Fellow Turk Gamze Bulut was second and Maryam Yusuf Jamal from Bahrain was third.
Versailles (France) (AFP) - French champions Racing 92 have been ordered to pay more than 750,000 euros in unpaid taxes on match revenues dating between 2008-13, a Versailles appeal court ruled …
Moscow (AFP) - FIFA chief Gianni Infantino told President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday he was satisfied with Russia's preparations ahead of hosting the Confederations Cup in June and the 2018 World Cup.
Berlin (AFP) - Arturo Vidal has urged Bayern Munich's bosses to sign his Chile international team-mate Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal after the Gunners missed out on a Champions League place next season.
Warren Whiteley has been named South Africa captain and coach Allister Coetzee included eight uncapped players for a three-test rugby series against France.
Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has been arrested as part of a money-laundering investigation.
Samantha Stosur has beaten Madison Brengle in straight sets to reach the WTA's Strasbourg International quarter-finals.