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Ayana denies Dibaba with stunning 5,000m gold

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana put on a brilliant display of front-running to win the women's 5,000 metres at the world championships on Sunday and deprive compatriot Genzebe Dibaba of an …

Redding joins Pramac Ducati MotoGP team for 2016

LONDON (Reuters) - British rider Scott Redding will race for the Pramac Ducati MotoGP team next season, they announced at the British Grand Prix on Sunday. Redding, the youngest …

India lead Sri Lanka by 132 runs

Colombo (AFP) - India were 21-3 in their second innings at stumps on the third day of the final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday, an overall lead of 132 runs.

Angry Sherwood kicks bottle and snaps hamstring

LONDON (Reuters) - Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood snapped his hamstring during his side's 2-2 draw with Sunderland after kicking out at a water bottle in disgust at the referee denying a penalty. …

Cruz Azul woes worsen with Crosas knee injury

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A knee ligament injury to Spanish midfielder Marc Crosas was the worst setback of a dismal Mexican Apertura championship for Cruz Azul whose home loss to America was their …

Dockers to tackle fatigue in AFL

Minor premiers Fremantle are set to field a 'B' team for Saturday's AFL clash with the Power at Adelaide Oval.

Sagan withdraws as Vuelta casualty list grows

Madrid (AFP) - Slovakian rider Peter Sagan has become the latest high-profile withdrawal from Spain's Vuelta after being hit by an auxiliary motorcycle during Saturday's eighth stage.