The Kenyan runner William Chebon Chebor took first place in the men's division of the 2016 Wan Jin Shi Marathon in New Taipei Sunday, while Ukraine runner Olha Kotovska won the women's event.
His gold medal was nice. His wife's meant even more. That is what Ashton Eaton told the hometown crowd on Saturday night, drawing quite a few "Ahhs." Then again, he did win by a very comfortable margin -- again.
There was no doubt Trayvon Bromell won. The American even ran backward down his lane in his exuberance.
France's Renaud Lavillenie attempted to break his world record in the pole vault, but settled for the gold medal in the event Thursday night at the world indoor track and field championships.
Olympic swimming medalist Yulia Efimova of Russia faces a possible lifetime ban after being provisionally suspended for a second doping violation. Her U.S.-based coach said Efimova has indicated she wants to fight the accusation.
Marathon runners who love jogging along the sea can look forward to the upcoming King Kong Marathon on May 15, the first coastline marathon organized by the East Coast National Scenic Area (ECNSA)) now open for registration.
Olympic champion Lin Dan scored a notable revenge over Jan Jorgensen, the third-seeded Dane, to reach the semifinals of the All-England Open with a 10-21, 21-9, 21-15 win on Friday but Indian star Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the women's event.
World number one Chen Long became the victim of a second seismic shock in less than 24 hours at the All-England Open when his title defense was upended in the second round.
Martin Fourcade of France earned his fourth gold medal at the biathlon world championships in the 20-kilometer individual race on Thursday.
Zdenek Stybar timed his attack to perfection to win the second stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico and move into the overall lead on Thursday.