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UK woman celebrates after rowing solo from Japan to Alaska

In this image provided by James Sebright, Sarah Outen celebrates after arriving into Adek, Alaska on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. Outen, a 28-year-old British adventurer, became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska, arriving late Monday at a small town in the Aleutian Islands after 150 days and 3,750 miles at sea. Sarah Outen left Choshi, Japan, on April 27.  AP

A 28-year-old British adventurer became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska, arriving late Monday at a small town in the Aleutian Islands after 150 days at sea.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Andy Murray on the mend after back operation

Andy Murray. AP FILE PHOTO

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is on the mend after undergoing minor surgery on his back.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Athletics: Farah to lead British charge in Moscow

Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates winning the mens 3000 metres event during the London Anniversary Games International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League International Athletics championships at the Olympic Stadium in London on July 27, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ADRIAN DENNIS

Mo Farah will lead Britain’s bid for World Championships glory as the star of one of the strongest teams ever to represent the United Kingdom, according to UK Athletics performance director Neil Black.

Posted: August 7th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Britain’s Froome rides to victory in 100th Tour de France

Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, drinks a glass of champagne during the 21st and last stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 133.5 kilometers (83.4 miles) with start in Versailles and finish in Paris, France, Sunday, July 21, 2013.  AP PHOTO/LAURENT CIPRIANI

Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, having dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Don’t squander my success, Murray tells Britain

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic during the men's singles final on day thirteen of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All England Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 7, 2013. Murray won 6-4, 7-5, 6-4.  AFP PHOTO / POOL / ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS

Andy Murray has warned the country’s tennis establishment that if the millions of dollars generated by Wimbledon are squandered, Britain may wait another 77 years to celebrate a homegrown champion.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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