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Athletics-Niyonsaba smashes women's 2,000m world record

Athletics-Niyonsaba smashes women's 2,000m world record

(Reuters) - Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba capped off her season by breaking the 2,000 metres world record on Tuesday, finishing with a time of 5 minutes and 21.56 seconds at a Continental Tour event in Zagreb.The 28-year-old, who won the 5,000 metres Diamond League...

Soccer-Poor discipline cost us, says Man United boss Solskjaer

Soccer-Poor discipline cost us, says Man United boss Solskjaer

BERN, Switzerland (Reuters) - Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said poor discipline cost his side in their 2-1 Champions League defeat to Young Boys on Tuesday, but insisted there was plenty of time left to turn things around. United had taken an early...

Cricket – Sri Lanka's Malinga retires from all forms of cricket

Cricket – Sri Lanka's Malinga retires from all forms of cricket

(Reuters) - Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, ending a 17-year career in which he became the highest wicket-taker in Twenty20 internationals.Malinga, known for his unorthodox bowling action and toe-crushing...

Tennis – Raducanu hits Met Gala red carpet in New York victory lap

Tennis – Raducanu hits Met Gala red carpet in New York victory lap

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion and overnight star Emma Raducanu's New York victory lap included a stroll across the Met Gala red carpet on Monday night, where the Briton took her place among sport, film and fashion's brightest stars.Twenty-three-time Grand...

Soccer – We're not even a team yet, says PSG coach Pochettino

Soccer – We're not even a team yet, says PSG coach Pochettino

(Reuters) - Paris St Germain have been labelled as the side to beat in the Champions League since Lionel Messi joined during the close season but coach Mauricio Pochettino warned that he had not yet turned his stellar cast of players into a team. PSG signed Messi as a...

Rugby-Six Nations will decide World 12s fate – Hansen

Rugby-Six Nations will decide World 12s fate – Hansen

(Reuters) - Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen believes the proposed World 12s tournament would revolutionise the sport and that the Six Nations rather than global governing body World Rugby will determine whether or not it happens.The new 12-a-side rugby union...

Rugby-England keen to bid for 2031 World Cup, says RFU chairman

Rugby-England keen to bid for 2031 World Cup, says RFU chairman

(Reuters) - England's Rugby Football Union (RFU) has set its sights on hosting the 2031 World Cup, chairman Tom Ilube told British media on Tuesday.England last staged the global showpiece event in 2015 when their team under coach Stuart Lancaster went out of the...

Soccer-Siebatcheu earns Young Boys late win over 10-man Man United

Soccer-Siebatcheu earns Young Boys late win over 10-man Man United

BERN, Switzerland (Reuters) - Substitute Jordan Siebatcheu scored a stoppage-time winner to earn Young Boys a 2-1 victory over 10-man Manchester United in their Champions League opener on Tuesday.Cristiano Ronaldo, who equalled the all-time Champions League appearance...