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    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce seals fifth World Championships 100m title | Dina Asher-Smith ‘gutted’ to miss podium

    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce clocked the sixth-fastest time in history as she led a Jamaica 1-2-3 in Eugene; Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith equalled her national 100m record, but had to settle for fourth; Elsewhere, there was frustration for Katarina Johnson-Thompson in the heptathlon Last Updated: 18/07/22 8:20am Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates after her World Championships triumph Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wants to continue to inspire generations of women after securing a fifth 100m title at the World Championships. The 35-year-old defended her 2019 crown in Eugene, Oregon, on Sunday evening with a championship record of 10.67 seconds – the sixth fastest time in history. Fraser-Pryce came home ahead of Jamaica team-mates Shericka Jackson and Elaine…

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    Salford 32-6 Catalans Dragons: Ken Sio scores hat-trick to keep Red Devils’ Super League play-off hopes alive

    Catalans Dragons take an early lead, only for Salford to roar back at the AJ Bell Stadium; Red Devils now two points behind sixth-placed Hull FC in Super League Last Updated: 17/07/22 6:51pm Ken Sio ran in three tries at the AJ Bell Stadium Ken Sio scored a hat-trick to lead the Salford Red Devils to a 32-6 win over Catalans Dragons at the AJ Bell Stadium. The Red Devils’ impressive showing kept alive their prospects of a top-six finish in the Super League this season. Catalans took an early lead with Joe Chan scoring a try in the eighth minute, but that was as good as it got for…

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    World Matchplay Darts: Peter Wright and Dimitri Van den Bergh both win but Jonny Clayton is dumped out

    Peter Wright begins the defence of his World Matchplay title with victory over Madars Razma, as debutant Rowby-John Rodriguez dumps out eighth seed Jonny Clayton on a thrilling opening night at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool; watch every dart live on Sky Sports Last Updated: 17/07/22 12:23am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player A look back at the best checkouts from Day One of the World Matchplay Darts in Blackpool A look back at the best checkouts from Day One of the World Matchplay Darts in Blackpool Defending champion Peter Wright and Dimitri Van den Bergh eased through on opening night at the World Matchplay in…

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    World Matchplay: Michael van Gerwen to face Adrian Lewis with Peter Wright to open against Madars Razma

    Michael van Gerwen to face ‘Jackpot’ Adrian Lewis in a first-round blockbuster at the World Matchplay, while Peter Wright takes on Madars Razma the summer’s favourite event will be held from July 16-24 in Blackpool, as 32 players compete for the Phil Taylor Trophy By Raz Mirza Last Updated: 11/07/22 8:41pm Michael van Gerwen will take on Adrian Lewis in the opening round of the World Matchplay in Blackpool – live on Sky Sports Michael van Gerwen has been handed a blockbuster first-round clash with Adrian Lewis at the World Matchplay in Blackpool, while defending champion Peter Wright will face Madars Razma. Van Gerwen famously sealed his first Premier League…

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    Magic Weekend 2022: What the coaches said on Day 2 of Super League at Newcastle’s St James’ Park

    Daryl Powell’s delight at Warrington’s win was tempered by Gareth Widdop’s injury We round-up the best quotes from the coaches on Day 2 of the Betfred Super League’s Magic Weekend in Newcastle…. Rowley rues slow start from Salford Paul Rowley believes his Salford Red Devils side left themselves with too much to do after going down 30-18 to Huddersfield Giants in the opening game on Day 2 of Magic Weekend. Two tries from Jermaine McGillvary helped lay the foundations for the Giants to move up to third in the Super League table by claiming victory at St James’ Park. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Sam…

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    Caster Semenya listed to run in Women’s 5,000m at World Athletics Championships in Eugene

    Caster Semenya has not competed at a World Championships or Olympic Games since 2017; 31-year-old is banned from her favoured 800m due to intersex condition which causes naturally high testosterone; Semanya’s listing a surprise as she was not named in South Africa’s team earlier this week Last Updated: 08/07/22 11:19pm Caster Semenya is listed to run in the women’s 5,000m in the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon Caster Semenya is listed to compete in the women’s 5,000 metres at next week’s World Athletics Championships in Eugene. The South African has turned to this distance after being banned from her favoured 800 metres by rules affecting women with conditions causing…

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    Dutch Darts Masters: Michael van Gerwen, Gerwyn Price, Jonny Clayton and Fallon Sherrock all knocked out

    The inaugural staging of the PDC World Series of Darts event saw six of the eight Dutch representatives prevail at the Ziggo Dome, with UK Open champion Danny Noppert defeating Michael van Gerwen in the evening’s marquee match Last Updated: 25/06/22 12:54am Danny Noppert dumped out Michael van Gerwen at the Dutch Darts Masters in Amsterdam on Friday night Danny Noppert dumped out Michael van Gerwen on an incredible opening night at the Dutch Darts Masters, as six home stars progressed in Amsterdam on Friday. Van Gerwen, making his first appearance since undergoing wrist surgery last week, fell behind following an extraordinary start, which saw both players averaging over 110…