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Brigid Kosgei shatters 16-year-old marathon world record

Brigid Kosgei of Kenya has broken the world record for the women's marathon with a time of 2:14:04 hours. The previous record, by Great Britain's Paula Radcliffe, had been undisturbed for 16 years.

Manju Rani: Landing the right punches

Despite losing in the Worlds final, Manju's growth in and out of the ring makes her one to watch out for.

Michael learns to ruck & maul: Japan become first Asian nation to reach Rugby WC quarters

Captain Michael Leitch dedicated Japan's classy 28-21 win over Scotland to those affected by the super typhoon Hagibis which nearly forced the cancellation of the match.

Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das among national campers named till Tokyo Olympics

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, quarter-miler Hima Das and sprinter Dutee Chand figure among the list of national campers named by the Athletics Federation of India for the period up to the Tokyo Olympics next year.

Dutee Chand closes season with 200m gold at National Championships

Dutee Chand clocked the fastest time in 200m by an Indian this year with a 23.17 second burst on Sunday. Dutee was also adjudged the best female athlete while shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor was adjudged as the best male athlete from the National Open Athletics Championship.

Simone Biles wins record 25th World Championship medal

Simone Biles has become the most decorated gymnast in world championship history on Sunday when she won the beam and floor finals to take her career tally to 25 medals.

How Manju Rani’s pursuit of individual glory led her to ‘early birthday present’

After starting off as a kabaddi player, Manju Rani had shifted to boxing in pursuit of individual glory, which she received after winning the silver in the World Boxing Championships after losing to Russia's Ekaterina Paltceva in the 48kg final.

Manju Rani settles for silver, takes India’s tally to four in World Boxing Championships

Manju Rani won India's fourth medal at the World Boxing Championships, as she won the silver in the 48kg-category, after Mary Kom, Jamuna Boro, and Lovlina Borgohain's three bronzes.

Jan Frodeno wins Ironman World Championship, Anne Haug takes women’s race

Jan Frodeno, the 2008 Olympic champion, produced a good swim and then scorched the bike course to open a lead of more than two minutes starting the marathon run under a fierce sun on the Big Island.

Rugby World Cup: Japan to take on Scotland in wake of typhoon

Rugby World Cup organizers cancelled the last Pool B game between Canada and Namibia, soon gave the all-clear for the crucial Pool A game between Japan and Scotland, along with US/Tonga, and Wales/Uruguay games.

World Championship final: Manju a step away from 48-kilo gold

The 19-year-old’s fundamentals are strong, and the nothing-to-lose approach has now fuelled a finals run in her maiden Worlds appearance as well.

Controversy after Mary, Lovlina lose, AIBA rejects India’s review appeals

Rules tweaked on the fly and insufficient explanations are par for course for AIBA, boxing’s governing body which has been stripped of its right to host the Olympic boxing tournament in Tokyo next year.