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Ethiopia’s Kitata sprints to London Marathon win as Kipchoge suffers rare defeat

Ethiopian Shura Kitata outsprinted Kenya’s Vincent Kipchumba to win a thrilling London Marathon on Sunday as a stunned world record holder Eliud Kipchoge faded late in the race to suffer his first defeat since 2013. In cold, wet conditions, 24-year-old Kitata edged clear in the final metres to win by one second over Kipchumba in 

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New Black Leopards coach excited about SA gig

Newly-appointed Black Leopards FC coach, Patrick Aussems, has hailed the South Africa Premier Soccer League as the best in the continent. The 55-year-old Belgian tactician has been appointed as the head coach of the Limpopo outfit on a three-year contract. Aussems says he is excited to coach in South Africa. The much-travelled tactician is aware 

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Manqoba Mngqithi, Rhulani Mokwena appointed as Sundowns joint head coaches

Manqoba Mngqithi and Rhulani Mokwena have been appointed as  Mamelodi Sundowns joint head coaches. The appointments were announced on Sunday through an official statement. “Manqoba and Rhulani have been with Mamelodi Sundowns for many years and were part of the Technical Team that were crowned Champions of Africa in 2016 and have also won the 

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Slipper leaves Wallabies with no illusions about Bledisloe series

Wallabies prop James Slipper has left his young team mates with no illusions about their task over the next two weeks, saying their poor results of the past made the team the deserved underdogs in their Bledisloe Cup tests against the All Blacks. New Zealand won the symbol of trans-Tasman supremacy in 2003 and have 

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Confident Bradley rolls to the lead in Mississippi

American Keegan Bradley confidently sat atop the leaderboard after the second round of the Sanderson Farms Championship on Friday, carding a seven-under par 65 for a two-stroke lead. The 2011 PGA Championship winner said he felt right at home in Jackson, Mississippi, where he’s had just one bogey through 36 holes, with fellow Americans J.T. 

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Russians Rublev, Khachanov through to fourth round in Paris

Russian Andrey Rublev strolled into the French Open last-16 with a facile 6-3 6-2 6-3 win over South African Kevin Anderson on Saturday, extending his winning run on clay to eights matches. He was joined by compatriot Karen Khachanov after the 15th seed ousted Chile’s Cristian Garin 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-2 to reach the round 

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