Spartan Ultra World Championship: The $1m race designed to ‘break the world’s best’

Spartan Ultra World Championship: The $1m race designed to ‘break the world’s best’

It’s December in Iceland and 500 people are huddled together in a valley just off the Golden Circle tourist route.But they’re not here to go sightseeing, they’re about to tackle the toughest race of their lives, one “designed to break the world’s best athletes”.Over the next 24 hours they will run around a military-style obstacle…

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US Open 2019: Amanada Anisimova withdraws after death of her father Konstantin

US Open 2019: Amanada Anisimova withdraws after death of her father Konstantin

Amanda Anisimova made her debut at the US Open when only 16, losing in the first round to fellow American Taylor TownsendUS Open 2019Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug – 8 SepCoverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and appAmerican Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the…

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Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

Paul Pogba’s penalty was saved by Rui Patricio as Manchester United drew 1-1 with Wolves on MondayEngland women’s manager Phil Neville said footballers should “boycott” social media to send a “powerful message” that abuse is not acceptable.Neville’s comments come after Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba received racist abuse online having missed a penalty in his…

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Mark Robinson: England women’s head coach steps down after four years in role

Mark Robinson: England women’s head coach steps down after four years in role

Robinson’s England beat India at Lord’s in 2017 to win the World CupHead coach Mark Robinson, who steered England to victory in the Women’s World Cup two years ago, has stepped down after nearly four years in the role.Robinson, 52, departs following a 12-4 series defeat by Australia in the Women’s Ashes earlier this summer.The…

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Ashes 2019: Glenn McGrath on Jofra Archer, Steve Smith and how the series stands

Ashes 2019: Glenn McGrath on Jofra Archer, Steve Smith and how the series stands

Glenn McGrath, Australia’s most successful fast bowler in Test cricket, has joined the BBC for the 2019 Ashes series. He will be part of the Test Match Special commentary team and contribute a regular column to the BBC Sport website.England fans should be pretty happy to have Jofra Archer in their Test team – because…

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