Nike shuts down Oregon Project after Alberto Salazar ban
Nike Inc. shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group Thursday after the recent ban of founder and coach Alberto Salazar.
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Former Olympic and world champion Kenenisa Bekele staged a thrilling comeback to win the Berlin marathon on Sunday, dramatically missing the world record by two seconds as he recorded the second-fastest time in history.
Wales make 14 changes for Ireland clash
Rhys Carre and Owen Lane will make their debuts for Wales Saturday, when the Grand Slam winners host Ireland in their penultimate Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Cardiff.
All Blacks stars to snub rugby sevens in Tokyo
New Zealand's team bidding for a rugby sevens gold medal at next year's Tokyo Olympics will not include any All Blacks after several approached declined to be involved.
Archery World Championships: Indian men's recurve team claim silver medal
India won silver in the men's recurve team event at the Archery World Championships after losing to China in the final in Netherlands on Sunday.
- Date of birth
- 5 (1500m outdoor, 1500m, mile, 3000m and 5000m indoor)
World Championships (2 medals: 1 gold, 1 bronze)
- 1500m: 1st (2015)
- 5000m: 3rd (2015)
World Indoor Championships (3 medals: 3 gold)
- 1500m: 1st (2012)
- 3000m: 1st (2014, 2016)
Eyeing up an unprecedented double
Having lived for many years in the shadow of her older sister Tirunesh (a 3-time Olympic champion), Genzebe Dibaba is gunning for an unprecedented 1500-5000m double in Rio.
Reigning world champion and world record holder in the 1500m (3:50.07), the Ethiopian also took 5000m bronze at the Beijing worlds in 2015.
The 25-year-old is now keen to make up for the disappointment of London 2012, where she sustained an injury in the 1500m heats.
World Athlete of the Year in 2015, and the holder of 4 indoor world records (1500m, 3000m, mile, 5000m), Dibaba will be hoping to get her hands on one of the few medals missing from her collection: Olympic gold.
|22||Women's 1500m, Round 1||4:10.61 Q|
|1||Women's 1500m, Round 1, Heat 1||4:10.61 Q|
|1||Women's 1500m, Semifinal||4:03.06 Q|
|1||Women's 1500m, Semifinal, Semifinal 2||4:03.06 Q|
|2||Women's 1500m, Final||4:10.27|
GBR 27 CHN 26
GBR 23 CHN 18
CHN 26 JPN 21
Ledecky 4 Biles 4
Manuel 2 McKeon 2
Oleksiak 2 Chalmers 2