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28 Apr 2019 | 11:16 PM

Farah not distracted by Gebrselassie dispute despite marathon disappointment

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Mo Farah said his dispute with Ethiopian distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie did not act as a distraction ahead of Sunday's London Marathon in which he finished a disappointing fifth.

28 Apr 2019 | 11:15 PM

Imperious Kipchoge wins in London again as Kosgei upsets favourites

LONDON (Reuters) - Eliud Kipchoge ran the second fastest marathon time ever to clinch his fourth London Marathon title on Sunday, ahead of Britain's Mo Farah who struggled in fifth, while Kenya's Brigid Kosgei impressed to win the women's race.

28 Apr 2019 | 7:24 PM

Kosgei beats favourites to win first London Marathon title

(Reuters) - Kenya's Brigid Kosgei improved on last year's second place to win her first London Marathon title on Sunday, finishing ahead of reigning champion Vivian Cheruiyot, with fellow Kenyan and three-times winner Mary Keitany down in fifth.

14 Apr 2019 | 6:00 AM

Solskjaer admits Man Utd benefitted from good fortune in victory over West Ham

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters)- - Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his side "got away with it" as United warmed up for their Champions League clash with Barcelona with a laboured 2-1 win over West Ham United on Saturday.

14 Apr 2019 | 4:23 AM

Tottenham climb to third, Cardiff near drop

MANCHESTER (Reuters) - Lucas Moura's first Premer League hat-trick helped Tottenham Hotspur climb above Chelsea into third after a 4-0 victory over bottom side Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

14 Apr 2019 | 3:48 AM

Two Pogba penalties earn sluggish United win over West Ham

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Two Paul Pogba penalties earned lethargic Manchester United a 2-1 victory over West Ham United in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Saturday.

11 Mar 2019 | 6:09 AM

Arsenal steal march in top four race as tactics pay off

LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal manager Unai Emery praised his team after finding the winning formula against visitors Manchester United on Sunday, boosting the Gunners' Premier League top four chances and hopes of catching third-placed rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

3 Mar 2019 | 3:43 AM

Revitalised Lukaku excels on return as Manchester United's main man

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Trailing against Premier League strugglers Southampton, Manchester United needed inspiration and it came in the form of the often-criticised Romelu Lukaku, who drew praise from his manager as his and United's revival continued with a 3-2 win on Saturday.

11 Feb 2019 | 5:31 AM

Sarri unmoved as Chelsea capitulation harms top-four hopes

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri again vowed to stick with his style of football despite the Londoners suffering their worst defeat since 1991 in Sunday's hammering at Manchester City as woeful away form threatens to ruin their season.

10 Feb 2019 | 6:23 AM

Emery defiant as leaky Arsenal fail to convince again

HUDDERSFIELD, England (Reuters) - Arsenal’s 2-1 triumph at Huddersfield was their fifth away Premier League win of the season -- having won four in the whole of the last campaign -- but the manner of victory suggested much improvement is still needed.