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Rudisha eases to 800m final at Kenyan trials

Nairobi (AFP) - Olympic and world 800 metres record holder David Rudisha began his bid to qualify for next month's world championships when he cruised to victory in the Kenya trials on Friday.

Ogier leads on Finland first day

Jyväskylä (Finland) (AFP) - World champion Sebastien Ogier won three of Friday morning's four stages to maintain his lead in the Rally of Finland, with 10 seconds covering the top three drivers.

Olympic champ has Campbell sisters in her sights

Kazan (Russia) (AFP) - Olympic 50m and 100m freestyle champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo says she has put her 'chaotic years' behind her and is ready to rival Australia's Campbell sisters at the world …

Russia claim fifth straight team synchro gold

Kazan (Russia) (AFP) - Hosts Russia remain unbeaten in the synchronised swimming team free event after winning a fifth straight gold at the world championships on Friday.

Bell sees England to Ashes series lead over Australia

BIRMINGHAM (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Ian Bell delighted a capacity crowd at his Edgbaston home ground with a sparkling unbeaten fifty as England defeated Australia by eight wickets to win the third …

Jovetic leaves City for Inter Milan on loan

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic has joined Inter Milan on an 18-month loan deal with a view to a permanent transfer, his Premier League parent club announced on Friday. …

Costa, Cahill fit for Chelsea's Wembley date

Cobham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho revealed on Friday that striker Diego Costa and centre-back Gary Cahill will be fit to face Arsenal in this weekend's Community Shield.

China sees justice in 'historic' Winter Olympics award

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - IOC president Thomas Bach hailed the award of the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing on Friday as a "safe" and "historic" decision while the Chinese capital's mayor indicated that …