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September 5, 2017 4:36 AM Amos Bags Diamond League Title

Amos, who now has three Diamond League titles, followed in the footsteps of Isaac Makwala who won his first gold in Zurich a fortnight ago. It marked a satisfying end to the season for Amos who had to nurse the heartache of failing to win a medal at the World Championships in London last month. Amos was back to his best when producing a strong run to win the 800m title 78

September 1, 2017 10:35 PM Miller-Uibo completes 200m/400m Diamond Trophy double in Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

Shaunae Miller-Uibo of The Bahamas added the 400m Diamond Trophy to the 200m version she had won a week earlier in Zurich at the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals, clocking a world-leading 49.46 at the AG Insurance Van Damme Memorial in Brussels on Friday (1). The Olympic 400m champion had appeared on the brink of adding a world title at her specialist 92

September 1, 2017 10:06 PM Kipyegon vs Hassan 1500m duel lights up Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

On a night when a major power cut in northern Brussels affected operations at the second IAAF Diamond League final of the season at the King Baudoin Stadium, world champion Faith Kipyegon and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands lit up the AG Memorial Van Damme with an all-out surge around the final lap of the 1500m which eventually saw the Kenyan edge ahead 77

August 29, 2017 3:03 PM Cuban top seed tames Pinoy pug

HAMBURG, Germany – Cuban top seed Yosbany Veitia ruined Filipino flyweight Dannel Maamo’s quest Monday in the 17th AIBA World Championship at the Sporthalle. Veitia hacked out a unanimous decision to earn a trip to the quarterfinals but not before being subjected to some hurt and pain by Maamo, a first-timer in the worlds. Maamo, though he lost on the scorecards 86

August 26, 2017 6:00 PM Maamo via split; Ladon faces Yerzhan

HAMBURG, Germany — Flyweight Dannel Maamo carved out a split decision over Mahomed Otukile of Botswana Saturday to secure a date with Cuban top favorite Ysovany Veitia in the round-of-16 in the 17th AIBA World Championship at the Sportshalle. Banking on his left hook and body punching, Maamo was visibly outgunned in the first round and even halfway into the second 97

August 19, 2017 3:56 PM Schooling 'really sorry' for Malaysia jibe

Kuala Lumpur - Singapore's Olympic swimming champion Joseph Schooling has apologised to Malaysians after he raised hackles by promising to "teach them a thing or two" at the Southeast Asian Games. The 22-year-old said he was "really sorry" for his unguarded comments, which made him a target for Malaysian fans. He had earlier insisted the remarks were taken 51

August 19, 2017 11:30 AM Ruth Pfau: State funeral for Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa'

A state funeral has been held in Pakistan for a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to battling leprosy. Ruth Pfau, who lived in Pakistan for more than 50 years, set up 150 leprosy clinics across the country. Her efforts meant that in 1996 the disease was declared to have been brought under control. A member of staff at Dr Pfau's national leprosy 97

August 19, 2017 7:55 AM Inspiring life of Ruth Pfau – the Savior of Leprosy Patients

A symbol of selfness Dr. Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau was a German nun who dedicated her life to eradicating Leprosy in Pakistan and has been called Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’. Dr. Ruth Pfau was born on 9 September 1929, in Leipzig Germany was fourth of five daughters. During World War II as a teenager she barely survived the Allied bombing which destroyed 101

August 15, 2017 7:07 PM Buffon joins Messi, Ronaldo on UEFA shortlist

Paris - Veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named as one of three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men's Player of the Year Award alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, European football's governing body announced on Tuesday. The 39-year-old Buffon was a key member of the Juventus side that reached last season's Champions League 56

August 13, 2017 9:00 AM Usain Bolt’s teammates blast organisers after legend has heartbreaking end to career

Yohan Blake, Julian Forte and Omar McLeod were desperate to give the Jamaican superstar a golden goodbye. But the eight-time Olympic champion was injured with 50m to go in the 4x100m relay. He pulled up with Great Britain taking gold just ahead of the USA and Japan. The race had started 10 minutes later than scheduled due to late-running medal ceremonies 53