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Froome rivals should work on time trial skills – LeMond

Marseille - Chris Froome's rivals would be well advised to work on their time trialling abilities if they want to win the Tour de France while the Briton is still dominating, according to three-time champion Greg LeMond.The Team Sky...

O.J. Simpson will be on Hall of Fame invitation list

New York - Convicted felon O.J. Simpson, granted parole by the Nevada Board of Prisons and eligible for release on October 1, remains on the invitation list for the American Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremonies."All Hall of Famers...

‘Tired’ Bardet relieved to hold onto podium place

Marseille - Romain Bardet revealed he'd been suffering from "fragile" health as he fought bravely to hold onto a podium finish at the Tour de France on Saturday.Bardet, 26, was struggling from the word go in the 22.5km time-trial...

Froome honoured to be mentioned alongside Tour greats

Marseille - Chris Froome said on Saturday it was an "honour" to be mentioned in the same breath as five-time Tour de France winners Eddy Merckx and Miguel Indurain.The 32-year-old Briton all but wrapped up a fourth title in...

Wayde, Caster headline strong SA world champs squad

Cape Town - A 24-member national team has beenannounced by Athletics South Africa for the IAAF World Championships in London to be held from August 4-13, 2017.The final team includes all four trackand field medallists from last year's Rio...

McGregor meets community service for Vegas pre-bout fracas

Las Vegas - UFC star Conor McGregor has completed the 25 hours of community service imposed by Nevada officials following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference last year in Las Vegas.A document obtained...

Hosszu coach sued over poolside scuffle

Budapest - The US coach and husband of Hungarian Olympic swimming champion Katinka Hosszu has been sued days before the start of the world championships in Budapest by a former employee after a recent poolside scuffle.Hungarian media reported in...

Horton revives war of words with ‘cheat’ Sun

Budapest - Australia's Olympic champion Mack Horton sparked a renewed war of words with Chinese superstar Sun Yang ahead of Sunday's clash in the 400m freestyle at the world aquatics championships.Horton dethroned Sun over 400m at the 2016 Rio...

Matthews admits sleeping in green jersey

Salon-de-Provence - Michael Matthews was so happy to be holding the sprinters' green jersey at the Tour de France that he even slept in at.The Australian sewed up victory in the green jersey competition on Friday, although he had...

Wayde wins 400m event in Monaco

Monaco - South African Wayde van Niekerk fought off a late surge from Botswana rival Isaac Makwala to win the 400m at Friday's Diamond League at Monaco.The world and Olympic champion, also the world record holder in the event,...