Miscellany

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    ‘Chess god’ Kasparov returns to compete 12yrs later

    Agence France-Presse . St. Louis | Updated at 12:05am on August 14, 2017

    In a move electrifying the world of chess, former world champion Garry Kasparov is coming out of a 12-year retirement Monday to take on a...

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    Injury floors Bolt and ruins final farewell

    Reuters.London | Updated at 10:12am on August 13, 2017

    Usain Bolt's unparalleled career ended in extraordinary drama on Saturday as he pulled up with injury on the anchor leg of his very last race,...

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    Warholm screams to victory

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:15am on August 11, 2017

    Norway’s Karsten Warholm and Phyllis Francis produced sublime performances to stun the favourites and take gold at the athletics world championships on Wednesday...

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    Talks for one panel in hockey polls collapse

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on August 11, 2017

    The move for a consensus panel in Bangladesh Hockey Federation elections has apparently collapsed as many clubs were not prepared to accept former national player...

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    Van Niekerk coast to 400-metre title

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 10, 2017

    South African star Wayde van Niekerk is halfway to his target of the 400 metres and 200m world double after easing to victory in the...

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    Bolt to run in 400m qualifying

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2017

    Usain Bolt will run in the 4x100 metres relay heats for Jamaica at the World Athletics Championship on Saturday despite being a bit sore after...

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    McLeod dashes Merritt’s dream in hurdles

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2017

    Jamaica’s Omar McLeod added the world 110 metres hurdles title to his Olympic crown in London on Monday and jointly dedicated it to his mother...

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    Bowie scorches 100m, Walsh masters shot

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 08, 2017

    American Tori Bowie upset Jamaican favourite Elaine Thompson to win world 100m on Sunday, as New Zealander Tomas Walsh dominated the shot put with a...

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    Gatlin gatecrashes Bolt’s 100m party

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 07, 2017

    Usain Bolt was left ruing a disastrous start as his failure to fire saw American arch-rival Justin Gatlin poop what was supposed to be a...

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    Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on August 06, 2017

    Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt's farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 metres title on Saturday, beating the Jamaican superstar into third...

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