Tag: Sport

Meek Mill, choppered to arena after prison release, rings bell at Sixers win

The newly freed rapper rung the ceremonial bell before Philadelphias series-clinching victory as the Celtics and Warriors also won Newly freed rapper Meek Mill, little more than one hour after his release from incarceration on a decade-old drug and guns conviction, rung the ceremonial bell amid a thunderous hometown ovation before the start of the Philadelphia …

FA Cup and Premier League: talking points from the weekend’s action

Harry Kane is out of sorts, Joe Hart soars before being floored, and Stoke must choose between youth and experience up front 1) Southampton look for positives While Southampton will take something from getting this far in the worlds most celebrated domestic cup competition there are other, more pressing priorities, such as making a late dash …

Arsne Wenger says hurtful supporters damaged Arsenals image

Arsne Wenger has admitted supporters campaigning for the managers removal had created a hurtful atmosphere that was damaging the clubs reputation on a worldwide scale Arsne Wenger has admitted that supporters campaigning for the managers removal had created a hurtful atmosphere that was damaging Arsenals reputation on a worldwide scale. Speaking for the first time about …

London Marathon: huge crowds spur on runners in hottest race ever

Mo Farah breaks British record but is two minutes behind leader in 23.2C heat Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of the capital on Sunday to cheer on friends, family and complete strangers who were running in the hottest London Marathon ever. As the mercury hit 23.2C, runners who had trained throughout Britains particularly …

Virtual unknown shakes up the Boston Marathon with a second-place finish

(CNN)Desiree Linden made history at this year’s Boston Marathon as the first American woman to win the storied race since 1985. In her second career marathon race, Sarah Sellers wasn’t listed as one of the elite runners. According to The Wall Street Journal, she doesn’t have any sponsors. Still, Sellers crossed the finish line in 2:44:04, …

Marathon experts condemn delay in treatment to collapsed Callum Hawkins

Former champions have criticised the lack of timely medical attention received by Scotlands Callum Hawkins after the marathon runner collapsed amid blistering conditions Commonwealth Games organisers were heavily criticised for not providing sufficient medical assistance to a Scottish marathon runner who collapsed but was not attended to by paramedics for several minutes. Callum Hawkins was leading …
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