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Kenyatta wins second term and calls for unity

Kenyatta wins second term and calls for unity

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Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta has won a second term, but opposition candidate Raila Odinga claims the vote was rigged.The country's election commission says Kenyatta won Tuesday's election with 54.27% of the vote, calling it "credible, fair and peaceful".Opposition leader Raila Odinga took 44.74%, said commission chairman Wafula Chebukati.Nearly 80% of the 19 million registered voters cast their ballots."Having fulfilled the requirement by law... I therefore wish to declare Uhuru Kenyatta... as President-elect," said Mr Chebukati.Kenyan police fired tear gas to contain protests which broke out minutes after the winner was declared.The protests erupted in Kisumu city, an opposition stronghold, and Mathare, a Nairobi slum, witnesses said.Image:Mr Odinga's opposition claims figures release...
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...
GB's Broom-Edwards wins high jump silver at World Para-athletics Championships

GB's Broom-Edwards wins high jump silver at World Para-athletics Championships

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Jonathan Broom-Edwards won silver in the T44 high jump to earn Britain's 31st medal at the World Para-athletics Championships in London.The 29-year-old, who has muscular and joint impairments in his legs, lost out to Poland's Maciej Lepiato at a major championships for the fourth time.Broom-Edwards now has silver medals from three World Championships as well as last year's Paralympics.Paralympic champion Lepiato has won gold at the last four Worlds.GB have now equalled their medal tally at Doha two years ago, with more medals expected across the final two days.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport - Sport
Britain's Thomas wins Tour de France opener

Britain's Thomas wins Tour de France opener

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Media playback is not supported on this device Tour de France, 1-23 JulyCoverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. Radio 5 live coverage on Sports Extra and/or website from 14:30 BST on every stageBritain's Geraint Thomas won his first Grand Tour stage with victory in the opening 14km time trial of the 2017 Tour de France in Dusseldorf, Germany.The Team Sky rider clocked 16 minutes four seconds to take the yellow jersey, with team-mate and defending champion Chris Froome 12 seconds back in sixth.Swiss Stefan Kung (BMC Racing) was second with Belarusian Vasil Kiryienka (Team Sky) third in wet conditions.Movistar's Alejandro Valverde is out of the race after crashing into a barrier.Thomas, the first Welshman to...
US Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins at Erin Hills to claim first major

US Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins at Erin Hills to claim first major

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American Brooks Koepka equalled the US Open's lowest winning score of 16 under to claim his first major at Erin Hills.Koepka had three successive birdies from the 14th to match the total set by Rory McIlroy when he won in 2011 on a par-71 layout compared to this par 72.His five-under 67 was only bettered by Japan's Hideki Matsuyama who posted 66 to tie for second on 12 under with overnight leader Brian Harman (72).England's Tommy Fleetwood, shot a level-par 72 to end fourth on 11 under.The 26-year-old from Southport, playing in just his second US Open, was unable to keep pace with playing partner Koepka on the front nine.The pair started Sunday's final round one off the lead but Koepka holed three birdies in his first eight holes, while Fleetwood followed a birdie on the second with three ...