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Kenya's Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record in Berlin, winning the race in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds after setting a scintillating pace from the start to shave 26 seconds off the previous best
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Scottish tennis star Andy Murray broke his silence over the independence referendum on Thursday by appearing to lend last-minute support to the "Yes" campaign as polling began.
GOLD COAST, Australia- Agence France-Presse
Michael Phelps showed he could be on track for even more Olympic glory after making a winning return to international competition just a few months after coming out of retirement.
LOS ANGELES - Agence France-Presse
The NFL, which has built a multi-billion dollar empire out of its violent and quintessentially American game, is under attack as never before over its handling of off-field violence involving players.
PRETORIA - Reuters
A South African judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of all murder charges on Thursday, saying prosecutors had failed to prove the Olympic and Paralympic track star intended to kill his girlfriend or an imagined intruder on Valentine's Day last year.
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide Friday for shooting his lover Reeva Steenkamp, but walked free on bail ahead of what could still be a stiff prison sentence.
GOLD COAST - Reuters
Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition on Friday, qualifying for the final of the 100 metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia's Gold Coast.
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin will go for a 100-200m double at the Diamond League finale in Brussels tonight, up against a raft of track stars but not Jamaican Usain Bolt.
'We failed, but at least no one will be able to tell us ‘you cheated,’' Turkish Athletics Federation Fatih Çintimar says
KYOTO - Agence France-Presse
Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has thrown down the challenge to the world's fastest man Usain Bolt, telling him: "let's rumble!"
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
A host of Olympic and world champions will compete in the European championships from Monday looking to land crucial early blows just two years out from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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