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  • German Vetter wins javelin, Rohler misses out on medals

    August 12, 2017 9:51 PM 6

    By Brian Homewood LONDON (Reuters) – Germany’s Johannes Vetter won the javelin at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday as his great rival and Olympic champion Thomas Rohler missed out on the podium. Vetter’s opening throw of 89.89 metres was enough to win the gold and the 24-year-old was overcome with emotion after clinching the title, mopping

  • Ruto, Ethiopians face Mo Farah

    August 12, 2017 1:58 PM 4

    Kenya’s Cyrus Ruto, the national trials winner, faces a battle of his life as he takes on a classy line up in the 5,000m final tonight. The move comes even as homeboy Mo Farah strives to win his 11th title at the worlds against strong challengers that include Ethiopia’s 2013 world youth 3000m champion Yomif Kejelcha. It is also about Kenya’s bid to end 12-year

  • Giroud header seals Arsenal win in season-opening thriller

    August 12, 2017 10:23 AM 7

    Arsenal had to come from behind twice to beat Leicester City 4-3 in a thriller as the Premier League season got off to a flying start on Friday with Arsene Wenger's substitutions turning the match around at The Emirates. Olivier Giroud came off the bench to head a late winner after Aaron Ramsey had brought Arsenal level at 3-3 following a Jamie Vardy

  • Premier League fixtures: TV schedule, live stream & guide to the opening weekend

    August 12, 2017 10:23 AM 3

    The 2017-18 Premier League season gets under way on August 11 as a host of clubs vie for the top prize in English football. Chelsea will attempt to defend their title from the challenge of teams such as Manchester City, Tottenham, Liverpool, and Manchester United, while Arsenal will be keen to at least ensure a return to the Champions League having missed

  • Arsenal's defensive problems exposed by Leicester

    August 12, 2017 8:40 AM 5

    Arsenal may have celebrated a sensational 4-3 comeback win over Leicester on Friday night - but familiar defensive concerns cannot be ignored if they have ambitions of returning to the top four and challenging for the Premier League, writes Peter Smith. Each year, the new season comes with a feeling of a fresh start. But for Arsenal the same old problems

  • Wenger: I'm relieved that Giroud stayed

    August 12, 2017 6:55 AM 3

    London — Arsene Wenger is relieved Olivier Giroud didn't take him up on the offer to leave Arsenal. Ever since France striker Alexandre Lacazette joined in July for a club-record 60 million euros ($68 million), the future of compatriot Giroud has been in doubt. But after deciding to stick it out for a sixth season at Arsenal, Giroud was the north London

  • Klopp has issues with 'timing' of Coutinho's Barca transfer request

    August 11, 2017 11:54 PM 2

    Jurgen Klopp has said that the "timing" of Philippe Coutinho's request to leave Liverpool makes it even more out of the question. Coutinho, 25, has been the subject of two Barcelona bids so far this summer -- both rejected by the club -- and according to an ESPN FC source, the Brazil international handed in a transfer request on Friday. "Some had clauses

  • Jamie Carragher still believes Liverpool won't sell Philippe Coutinho

    August 11, 2017 10:12 PM 2

    Jamie Carragher still insists there's no way Liverpool will let Philippe Coutinho leave this summer, even though he has handed in a transfer request. Carragher said earlier this week he expected Coutinho to stay for another year and there would be a riot among supporters if he left - and he stands by that statement despite Friday's events. "I didn't

  • Willian: I am sad to see Nemanja Matic and Diego Costa go… but Alvaro Morata can step up

    August 11, 2017 9:34 PM 1

    The Chelsea wide man has expressed his sadness at the impending departure of Diego Costa as well. Matic joined the Red Devils in a £40m move earlier this summer while Costa has been told he is surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge but is yet to leave. Alvaro Morata has been brought in to replace Costa and Willian is confident he can step up to fill the void soon to be left by the madcap

  • Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day victory

    August 11, 2017 9:01 PM 3

    LONDON (AP) - Arsene Wenger is relieved Olivier Giroud didn't take him up on the offer to leave Arsenal. Ever since France striker Alexandre Lacazette joined in July for a club-record 60 million euros ($68 million), the future of compatriot Giroud has been in doubt. But after deciding to stick it out for a sixth season at Arsenal, Giroud was the north