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Farah wins final track race in Britain – report & highlights

Farah wins final track race in Britain – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device British distance great Mo Farah sprinted clear to win the 3000m at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting in his final track meeting on home soil.The 34-year-old, who is switching to road racing in 2018, came home in seven minutes 38.64 seconds."This is it. All I dreamed of as a youngster was running for Britain," said the double Olympic champion. Elsewhere, Britain's Dina Asher-Smith came fifth in a 100m race won by Olympic champion Elaine Thompson.Relive Farah's final track race in BritainFarah took his sixth World Championship gold in London earlier this month - to go with two silvers - and also has four Olympic titles.Neither his narrow failure to complete another 5,000m and 10,000m world...
Bowie wins 100m gold in thrilling final – video & report

Bowie wins 100m gold in thrilling final – video & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device World Athletics Championships on the BBCVenue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 AugustCoverage: Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the BBC Sport website and app. Click for timesUSA's Tori Bowie stormed to World Championships 100m gold from Marie-Josee Ta Lou and Dafne Schippers as Olympic champion Elaine Thompson was left empty-handed.A night after American Justin Gatlin shocked Usain Bolt in the men's final, Bowie went one better than a year ago in Rio as her perfect dip on the line nicked the race from Ta Lou by one-hundredth of a second.Jamaican favourite Thompson, who had looked peerless in winning her semi-final earlier in the evening, had a start ev...
John Terry: Football Association to take no further action against Aston Villa defender following controversial substitution in final Chelsea match

John Terry: Football Association to take no further action against Aston Villa defender following controversial substitution in final Chelsea match

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The Football Association has decided to take no further action against John Terry or Chelsea after investigating the circumstances of his substitution in his final game at Stamford Bridge at the end of last season.Having worn the number 26 jersey during his 19-year career at the club, Terry left the field through a guard of honour formed by his teammates after 26 minutes of the champions' 5-1 win over Sunderland.The FA's Integrity Department said it would investigate the substitution after it emerged that several punters had won thousands of pounds for betting on the exact time of Terry's substitution at odds of 100-1.Shortly before the game, the editor of a Chelsea fanzine had tweeted that Terry would be withdrawn after 26 minutes.However, it is understood the FA has now decided there is ...
Will 'competitive, fit and focused' Konta reach Wimbledon final?

Will 'competitive, fit and focused' Konta reach Wimbledon final?

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Wimbledon 2017 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 JulyLive: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times.Johanna Konta must overcome five-time champion Venus Williams if she is to become the first British woman to reach a Wimbledon singles final for 40 years.Sixth seed Konta, 26, takes on the 37-year-old American in Thursday's second Centre Court match at about 15:00 BST.It is the first time since Virginia Wade in 1977 that Britain has had a woman in the Wimbledon semi-finals.Spain's Garbine Muguruza plays Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the first semi-final at 13:00.Konta's journey from quiet child to Grand Slam semi-finalWho is the real Johanna Konta?Injured Murray proud of runKonta...
Bolt labours to victory in one of his final 100m races – report & video

Bolt labours to victory in one of his final 100m races – report & video

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Media playback is not supported on this device Usain Bolt failed to run a sub-10 second time for the second race in succession as he edged to victory at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava.At a meeting where Great Britain's Mo Farah eased to a 10,000m win, Bolt started slowly before hitting the front and holding off Cuba's Yunier Perez.Farah ran a time of 27 minutes and 12 seconds to beat Kenya's Mathew Kimeli.South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk set a world best of 30.81 for 300m, bettering Michael Johnson's record set in 2000.Full results from Golden Spike meeting (external site)Van Niekerk's piece of history Media playback is not supported on this device Olympic 400m champion Van Niekerk...