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Marathon man Brasher inspires London to get riding

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUKE MACGREGOR/FILES (Reuters) – As race director of the London Marathon Hugh Brasher was not exactly short of things to do with his time but when the invitations went out for bidders to organize and run a mass cycling event on a similar scale he jumped at the chance. His organization duly got […]

Gwen Jorgensen Wins Gold Medal in London

LONDON — Gwen Jorgensen and Sarah Groff secured the gold and silver medals at ITU World Triathlon London on Saturday, the first 1-2 finish by American women since the World Triathlon Series was launched in 2009. Jorgensen is now ranked No. 1 in the world, and Groff moves to third. This is the best finish […]

2014 World Triathlon Series: London Sprints: Bad Crash

As they were completing a lap American Chelsea Burns looses control of her bike a goes down hard, taking Anne Haug (GER) with her. We hope she recovers quickly.

2014 World Triathlon Series: London Sprints: Jorgensen wins

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) gets the win, after hanging tough in the Xkm swim, and the 20km ride, she took the lead early in the 5km run and held it for the win at 54:44 Fellow American Sarah Groff took 2nd, 28 seconds back.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: London: Men’s Triathlon

Mario Mola (ESP) barely pulls off a victory at the finish line of the World Triathlon in London with a total time of 49:36.

2014 WSA/PSA Finals British Open: London, UK

The ACTO PSA World Series Squash Finals is the end of season championship of the PSA World Tour of male professional squash players and of the WSA World Tour (since 2012) of female professional squash players.

Men’s Eagles Sevens Win Shield at London Sevens

LONDON, England – The Men’s Eagles Sevens rebounded from a fourth consecutive loss at Marriott London Sevens to take home the Shield Sunday at Twickenham Stadium. The Eagles gained three standings points in London to bring their 2013-14 IRB HSBC Sevens World Series total to 41, good for 13th place. Andrew Durutalo opened the scoring […]

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London, England: Day 2

The Marriott London Sevens is the ninth and final tournament and promises to be full of excitement, drama, great rugby and plenty of monster shenanigans.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London, England: Day 2 (Mobile)

The Marriott London Sevens is the ninth and final tournament and promises to be full of excitement, drama, great rugby and plenty of monster shenanigans.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London, England: Day 1

The 2014 HSBC Sevens World Series is well underway and tournaments have already taken place in Australia, Dubai, USA, New Zealand, Japan and Hong Kong. The Marriott London Sevens is the ninth and final tournament and promises to be full of excitement, drama, great rugby and plenty of monster shenanigans.

Mo Farah Vows to Return After Tough London Marathon Debut

April 13 (Reuters) – Mo Farah vowed not to abandon his marathon ambitions after a chastening transition from track to road on his competitive debut over 26.2 miles in London on Sunday. The Briton, who built up an aura of invincibility after winning 5,000 and 10,000 metre titles at the last Olympics and world championships, […]

2014 London Marathon: Wheelchair Race

Marcel Hug (SUI) manages to hold off David Weir (GBR) to win at 1:32:41. And Tatyana Mcfadden (USA) wins her second straight London Marathon by 1:32 at 1:45:12, breaking her old course record.

2014 London Marathon: Edna Kiplagat wins

Two time world champ (2011, 2013) Edna Kiplagat holds off her fellow Kenyan Florence Kiplagat, by two seconds, to get the win at 2:20:20.

2014 London Marathon: Kipsang wins

2012 winner Wilson Kipsang (KEN) wins again this time with a new course record at 2:04:29, beating the old record by 11 seconds. Home town fav Mo Farrah finished 8th.

2014 London Marathon

The London Marathon is a long-distance running event held in London, United Kingdom and part of the World Marathon Majors. In 2012 it was the world’s largest marathon with 36,748 finishing the race.

2014 Oxford-Cambridge Boat Rowing Race: London, UK

April 6th 2014 will see The 160th Boat Race between crews from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. First raced in 1829, The Boat Race is one of the oldest sporting events in the world.

2014 SQUASH: London, UK: PSA Canary Wharf Squash Classics

The world’s greatest squash players return to London for the 11th Canary Wharf Squash Classic. The event will be staged on the stunning Eventis Pro-Court in the spectacular East Wintergarden in Central London.

Mo Farah Prepares for London Marathon

  PHOTO CREDIT: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Mo Farah announced he will race in a half-marathon in New York City as he gets ready for his marathon debut. Farah will run in the NYC Half on March 16. He won the race in 2011. “I have been training hard in Kenya and hope to use the […]

2013 IRB Rugby Killik Cup: London: Top scores

Checkout the best 3 scores as Barbarians deeated Fiji 43-19 to earn the Killik Cup trophy.

2013 IRB Rugby Killik Cup: London: Barbarians vs. Fiji

The Barbarians dominated Fiji with a final score of 43-19. The Barbarians scored 36 unanswered points after Fiji scored first in the opening minutes of the game. The Killik Cup Celebrates 100 years of Fijian Rugby.

Rugby: London, England: Barbarians v. Fiji

The Barbarians return to Twickenham on Saturday, Novermber 30th to face Fiji.

Rugby: London, England: Barbarians v. Fiji

The Barbarians return to Twickenham on Saturday, Novermber 30th to face Fiji.

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 4x100m Relay: Bolt leads JAM to victory

Racing anchor, Usain Bolt took the JAM team to the finish with a time of 37.74, setting a new meet record.

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 3000m: Mo Farah wins

Mo Farah looked unstoppable today, finishing with a new personal best time of 7:36.85. Farah waited till there was 600m meters left in the race then made his move, beating 2nd place Hill (USA) by nearly 6 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: London: Women’s 100m: Blessing Okagbare wins

Blessing Okagbare (NGR) finished with a winning time of 10.79 over Barbara Pierre. Okagbare sits in 2nd place in the Diamond League standing behind Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce (JAM).

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 110 Hurdles: David Oliver wins after Merritt DQ

David Oliver (USA) finished with a winning time of 13.20, after race favorite and world record holder Aries Merritt (USA) crashed midway through the race..

2013 Diamond League: London: Women’s 400m: Christine Ohuruogu wins

In a non Diamond League event, former Olympic champ Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) finished with a winning time of 50.00 seconds, her season’s best. Americans McCorory and Hasting took 2nd and 3rd place.

2013 Diamond League: London: Women’s 200m: Allyson Felix wins

In a non Diamond League event, Allyson Felix (USA) finished with a time of 22.41 beating fellow American Shalonda Solomon by .09 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: London: Emsley Carr Mile: Choge wins

Augustine Kiprono Choge (KEN) won with a personal best time of 3:50.01. Choge waited to the last lap to take the lead over the field and held off a final push from Ayanleh Souleiman(DJI) at the finish.

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 400m Hurdles: Michael Tinsley wins

In a non Diamond league event, Michael Tinsley finished with one of the best times this year, finishing in a time of 47.98 over fellow Americans Johnny Dutch and Justin Gaymon.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: London: Day 2

Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, 2012 saw a host of British and international champions put in show-stopping performances.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: London: Day 2 (mobile)

Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, 2012 saw a host of British and international champions put in show-stopping performances. This event airs July 27 @10:00amET. 

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 100m: Usain Bolt wins

In the non-Diamond League event, Usain Bolt (JAM) runs down Michael Rodgers (USA) to claim the win at 9.85, winning by .13 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 200m: Weir wins

Warner Weir (JAM) matches Usain Bolt (JAM) now with his total of two Diamond League wins, posting a time of 19.89 in the 200m. Wallace Spearmon (USA) was .29 seconds behind in 3rd.

2013 Diamond League: London: Women’s 400m hurdles: Hejnova wins

Zuzana Hejnova (CZE) gets her 5th Diamond League win with a world leading time of 53.07, heading now on to the World Championship.

2013 Diamond League: London: Women’s 3000m: Rowbury wins

With African runners getting ready for the World Championships next month, Shannon Rowbury (USA) takes advantage and gets the win at 8:41.46 a world leading time.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: London

Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, 2012 saw a host of British and international champions put in show-stopping performances.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: London (mobile)

Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, 2012 saw a host of British and international champions put in show-stopping performances. This event airs July 26 @3:00pmET. 

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: Man of the Match: Zach Test

American Eagle hooker Zach Test talks about winning the Man of the Match award.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: Hardest Hits

The biggest bone crunching, brain rattling, hardest hits from this weekend’s IRB Rugby Sevens World Series event in London, England.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: Top 5 Tries

It pretty much all came down to speed as Dan Norton (ENG) and Tim Mikkelson (NZL) proved they could out match anyone else on the field.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: New Zealand wins Cup

New Zealand finishes in style beating Australia 47-12 to win their second Cup this season, but they never finished lower than 3rd, as they win their 11th World Series with a record 173 points.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: New Zealand: Interviews

New Zealand’s Coach, Gordon Tiet Jens, and Team Captain Tim Mikkelson talk about their London Cup and World Series win, and the World Cup yet to come.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: Plate Final: USA vs Fiji

After losing the Plate to team USA last time, Fiji gets the win today, after USA made too many mistakes. Though Carlin Isle scored a big one for the Eagles, the game ended with a score of 14-5.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: USA vs South Africa

In the Plate Semi-Final, Team USA does it again. For the second day in a row, USA defeated South Africa 22-5.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London: USA vs Australia

The American Eagle played a great game, but in the final play, Australia scored the final try to win the Cup Quarter Final 24-19.

2013 IRB Sevens World Series, Day 2: London, England

While the top 12 teams in the Series standings will contest the main Cup competition at Twickenham, eight other sides will compete in a crucial qualifier aiming to win core team status on the 2013/14 Series.

Crash with wheelchair ends Gelana’s London hopes

By Alison Wildey LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) – Olympic champion and pre-race favorite Tiki Gelana’s hopes of taking the London Marathon title on her debut came to an inglorious end after a collision with a wheelchair athlete on Sunday. Gelana, who on paper was the fastest woman in the field, cut across the wheelchair competitors […]

2013 London Marathon: Women’s race: Jeptoo wins

Priscah Jeptoo took advantage of a fall by Ethiopia’s Olympic champion Tiki Gelana to give Kenya their third successive victory in the women’s race at the London Marathon on Sunday.

2013 London Marathon: Men’s race: Kebede wins

Ethiopian Tsegaye Kebede made up for missing out on the Olympics and destroyed Kenyan hopes of retaining the men’s title by overhauling 2011 winner Emmanuel Mutai in the closing stages to win in two hours six minutes and four seconds.

2013 London Marathon: Wheelchair: Fearnley and McFadden win

American Tatyana McFadden won the women’s wheelchair race to add to the Boston Marathon title she won on Monday and Australia’s Kurt Fearnley took victory in the men’s race to end Briton David Weir’s hopes of a record seventh title.

2013 London Marathon: IPC race: Chentouf

T12 Visually Impaired El Amin Chentouf (MAR) wins the IPC World Cup race at 2:24:00.

2013 London Marathon: Wheelchair crash

Just as the wheelchair racers caught up with the women’s race, they entered a water zone and Joss Cassidy crashed into Tiki Gelana, taking him out of the race, while she was able to continue.

2013 London Marathon: Boston tribute

Before the start of the men’s race, the runners in London observed 30 seconds of silence in honor of their marathon brothers and sisters in Boston.

 
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