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Athletics: Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence

13 Aug 2019

LONDON South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month's world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya will not be joining him in Doha.

Same outcome but plenty of twists in defining women's World Cup

09 Jul 2019

LYON, France Although it ended in a familiar outcome with the United States retaining the trophy, the women's World Cup broke new ground in a tournament full of drama.

Ellis never in doubt U.S. would break through dogged Dutch

07 Jul 2019

LYON, France United States coach Jill Ellis was always confident her team would break down a defensive Netherlands side in the women's World Cup final on Sunday, despite the European champions holding off the usually quick-firing U.S. for an hour of play.

Ellis never in doubt U.S. would break through dogged Dutch

07 Jul 2019

LYON, France United States coach Jill Ellis was always confident her team would break down a defensive Netherlands side in the women's World Cup final on Sunday, despite the European champions holding off the usually quick-firing U.S. for an hour of play.

Soccer-Ellis never in doubt U.S. would break through dogged Dutch

07 Jul 2019

LYON, France, July 7 United States coach Jill Ellis was always confident her team would break down a defensive Netherlands side in the women's World Cup final on Sunday, despite the European champions holding off the usually quick-firing U.S. for an hour of play.

Martens starts for Netherlands while Rapinoe returns for U.S. in World Cup final

07 Jul 2019

LYON, France Forward Lieke Martens was named in the starting lineup for the Netherlands in their women's World Cup final on Sunday against holders the United States, who recalled winger Megan Rapinoe into the first team after she sat out the semi-final. | Video

UPDATE 2-Soccer-Martens starts for Netherlands while Rapinoe returns for U.S. in World Cup final

07 Jul 2019

LYON, France, July 7 Forward Lieke Martens was named in the starting lineup for the Netherlands in their women's World Cup final on Sunday against holders the United States, who recalled winger Megan Rapinoe into the first team after she sat out the semi-final.

Soccer-Martens starts for Netherlands in World Cup final against U.S.

07 Jul 2019

LYON, France, July 7 Forward Lieke Martens was named in the starting lineup for the Netherlands in their women's World Cup final against holders the United States on Sunday.

Sweden pounce on sloppy England to clinch third place at World Cup

06 Jul 2019

NICE, France Sweden benefited from poor defending and the video assistant referee to beat England 2-1 in the women's World Cup third place playoff match on Saturday.

Soccer-Sweden pounce on sloppy England to clinch third place at World Cup

06 Jul 2019

NICE, France, July 6 Sweden benefited from poor defending and the video assistant referee to beat England 2-1 in the women's World Cup third place playoff match on Saturday.

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EU rebuffs Johnson's Brexit gambit

The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.