Angelique Kerber put on a spirited performance to beat Karolina Pliskova and win her first US Open title.
Jamaicans in Rio, and there are lots of them, went bananas last night as Usain Bolt led their men’s 4X100 metres sprint team to victory again at the Olympics, for the third games in a row stealing the Gold from under America’s nose.
A Jamaican sprinter has once again shone on the track on Day 12 in Rio. Elaine Thompson stormed to victory in the women’s 200m in 21.78 seconds adding to the 100m gold she won on Sunday.
An emotional Faith Kipyegon for Kenya has won Olympic gold in the women’s 1500m final at Rio in a time of 4 minutes 8.92 seconds.
Rio de Janeiro (Brasile) - Usain Bolt wrote another chapter in his remarkable Olympic story by winning the 100m final for a record third straight summer Games.
There’s been another twist in the Russian doping saga, with long jumper Darya Klishina barred from competing at the Olympics.
Chris Froome will lead the Great Britain team as he bids to emulate the feat of compatriot Bradley Wiggins in the Olympic cycling road race on Saturday.
A legal challenge by a group of Russian track and field athletes against their exclusion from next month’s Summer Olympics in Rio has been rejected.
The ruling comes amid claims of widespread state-sponsored doping in Russia.