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Noah Lyles breaks 200m world record — but then it transpires he only ran 185m

Noah Lyles breaks 200m world record — but then it transpires he only ran 185m

Former middle distance runner turned athletics commentator Steve Cram was flummoxed and flabbergasted as US sprinter Noah Lyles crossed the finishing line. “Here’s Lyles, he’s about to finish and the others are maybe a second …” gasped Cram as he tried to comprehend how Lyles had seemingly clocked 18.9 seconds for 200 meters while running…MORE

Champions League draw: European giants discover their fate

Champions League draw: European giants discover their fate

It has been four months since a ball was last kicked in the Champions League, but now finally all the fixtures are confirmed for the remainder of the competition. Football across the world was put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic and for some time it looked as though the rest of the current…MORE

Thierry Henry kneels during match to honor George Floyd

Thierry Henry kneels during match to honor George Floyd

As one of only two Black managers in Major League Soccer (MLS), Montreal Impact’s Thierry Henry used his platform to make a powerful statement by taking a knee for nearly nine minutes of last night’s game with the New England Revolution. Players, staff and officials from both sides knelt at the opening whistle to pay…MORE

‘There’s not enough Black people’ in golf, says Lee Westwood

‘There’s not enough Black people’ in golf, says Lee Westwood

Former world No. 1 golfer Lee Westwood says golf has some work to do in addressing issues of diversity within the sport and that it’s “dominated by White people.” While many other sportspeople and sports organizations like Formula 1, the NFL and Premier League soccer have been vocal in support of the Black Lives Matter…MORE