Farah wins final track race in Britain – report & highlights

Farah wins final track race in Britain – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device British distance great Mo Farah sprinted clear to win the 3000m at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting in his final track meeting on home soil. The 34-year-old, who is switching to road racing in 2018, came home in seven minutes 38.64 seconds. “This is it. All I dreamed of as a youngster was running for Britain,” said the double Olympic champion. Elsewhere, Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith came fifth…

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Michael Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest

Michael Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest

The entertainer Michael Barrymore is to get “more than nominal damages” after claiming his wrongful arrest by police destroyed his career. The 65-year-old was detained 10 years ago on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock in Essex. Mr Barrymore, who was not present for the High Court decision, values his claim at more than £2.4m. Essex Police said there were still “unanswered” questions over Mr Lubbock’s death. Michael Barrymore: How the British…

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Taylor Swift wins assault case against DJ

Taylor Swift wins assault case against DJ

Pop star Taylor Swift has won a sexual assault case against ex-radio DJ David Mueller, who she said had groped her at a 2013 concert. He assaulted her by grabbing her bottom beneath her skirt during a photo shoot, a jury in Denver, Colorado, found. She was awarded a symbolic $ 1 (77p) in damages that she had sought. Mr Mueller had originally tried to sue the pop star, saying that her claims had cost…

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Makwala wins one-man race – and celebrates with press-ups

Makwala wins one-man race – and celebrates with press-ups

Botswana’s Isaac Makwala, who was barred from competing for 48 hours because of norovirus, reaches the 200m semi-finals by running a one-man time trial at the World Championships in London. READ MORE: Makwala qualifies with solo time trial Follow live coverage of the World Athletics Championships here. Available to UK users only. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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PKU funding battle: Family wins High Court challenge over drug

PKU funding battle: Family wins High Court challenge over drug

The family of a seven-year-old boy whose condition could cause brain damage have won a High Court challenge over an NHS decision not to fund a life-changing drug. The child, “S”, has a rare condition that means he cannot break down an amino acid, and he is autistic, which makes controlling his diet difficult. A judge quashed the funding decision and sent it for reconsideration. NHS England said it will reconsider but the ruling will…

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Bowie wins 100m gold in thrilling final

Bowie wins 100m gold in thrilling final

Media playback is not supported on this device World Athletics Championships on the BBC Venue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 August Coverage: Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the BBC Sport website and app. Click for times USA’s Tori Bowie stormed to World Championships 100m gold from Marie-Josee Ta Lou and Dafne Schippers as Olympic champion Elaine Thompson was left empty-handed. A night after American Justin…

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GB's Kinghorn wins second gold at World Para-athletics Championship

GB's Kinghorn wins second gold at World Para-athletics Championship

Sammi Kinghorn won her second gold at the World Para-athletics Championships as Britain collected four medals on the final morning. T53 wheelchair racer Kinghorn, 21, added the 100m title to her 200m gold and 400m bronze. The Scot can claim a fourth medal in the 800m later on Sunday. There were also British silver medals for Polly Maton in the T47 long jump, Jordan Howe in the T35 100m and Mickey Bushell in the T53…

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Froome extends Tour lead as Roglic wins stage & points leader Kittel quits

Froome extends Tour lead as Roglic wins stage & points leader Kittel quits

Tour de France: 1-23 July Coverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. BBC Radio coverage on 5 live sports extra and/or website from 14:30 BST on every stage Britain’s Chris Froome extended his lead in the Tour de France to 27 seconds at the end of a brilliant stage 17 won by Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic. Froome was third in a thrilling mountain stage during which Fabio Aru slipped from second…

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