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Five-time Open champion Thomson dies, aged 88

Peter Thomson, one of Australia’s greatest golfers and a five-time Open Championship winner, has died aged 88. Thomson had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease for more than four years and died at his home in Melbourne on Wednesday, Golf Australia ...

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Olympic champion Semenya to challenge 'unfair' testosterone ruling

World and Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is to challenge “unfair” rules affecting some female athletes. Athletics’ governing body the IAAF has ruled some female runners with naturally high testosterone levels will have to race against men, or change events, ...

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Mo Farah: Olympic and world champion to compete at the Chicago Marathon

Britain’s Mo Farah will compete at the Chicago Marathon in October, his third race over the distance and his first in the US. The four-time Olympic gold medallist finished third at the London Marathon in April, in a new British ...

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Asbel Kiprop: Former Olympic champion gives up fight to prove innocence

Former Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop says he has given up trying to prove there was tampering with his positive doping sample. Kenya’s three-time world champion was found to have traces of erythropoietin (EPO) after a test in November 2017. ...

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Mare Nostrum: Olympic champion Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke in France

Olympic champion Adam Peaty continued his dominance in the 100m breaststroke by winning at the Mare Nostrum meeting in France. The 23-year-old Briton took the victory in 59.31 seconds, ahead of Japan’s Yasuhiro Koseki. Chloe Golding claimed bronze for Britain ...

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Champion Halep thought Grand Slam chance had 'gone' again

French Open 2018 Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app. Simona Halep thought another chance to win her first Grand Slam ...

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Paralympic champion Simmonds critical of British Swimming after successful comeback

British Para-swimming International Meet Venue: Ponds Forge, Sheffield Date: 31 May-3 June Time: Heats from 09:30 BST, finals from 17:00 BST Coverage: Live on the BBC Sport website, connected TV and BBC Sport app Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds has criticised ...

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Rory McIlroy: Former champion seeks to spark season with PGA win

Rory McIlroy hopes a second win in the PGA Championship can inspire him to repeat the best season of his career. The world number eight’s victory at Wentworth in 2014 was followed by consecutive wins in the Open, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational ...

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Is Zverev a Grand Slam champion in the making?

2018 French Open Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website In Indian Wells as an 18-year-old in March 2016, Alexander Zverev had ...

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World champion Pozzi to face Merritt in Manchester

Great CityGames Venue: Deansgate, Manchester Date: Friday, 18 May Coverage: Live on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website, 18:00-19:30 BST World indoor hurdles champion Andrew Pozzi will face 2012 Olympic gold medallist Aries Merritt at the Great CityGames in ...

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