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NGONG, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan runner Hellen Obiri was exhausted and discouraged five months ago, after placing a disappointing fifth in the 10,000 metres race in Doha. She was almost too dispirited to defend her 5,000 metres world championship title.
Only a fraction of people who run do so because they love it, and most are motivated by boosting their body image and improving their heart and mental health, according to a global survey by the fitness-tracking app Strava.
LIEVIN, France (Reuters) - Armand Duplantis cleared 6.07 metres with jaw-dropping ease to win an international indoor meeting in Lievin but the Swede could not break his own world record on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Cricket's reputation as a game of glorious uncertainty notwithstanding, the Thailand team making their debut at the Women's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia will undoubtedly be a big hit with fans.
LONDON (Reuters) - Only a fraction of people who run do so because they love it, and most are motivated by boosting their body image and improving their heart and mental health, according to a global survey by the fitness-tracking app Strava.
HANOI: Vietnam's inaugural Formula One Grand Prix will take place in Hanoi in April as planned, organisers said on Tuesday (Feb 18), avoiding the fate of the Chinese Grand Prix which was postponed over the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
(Reuters) - The following is a list of international sports events affected by a coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 1,800 people and infected more than 70,000 in China after emerging late last year in Wuhan, Hubei province.
(Reuters) - Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei shattered the 5km road world record in Monaco on Sunday, shaving 27 seconds off the mark set by Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto last month.
KUALA LUMPUR: Top woman sprinter Zaidatul Husniah Zulkifli will not let her impending marriage stop her from pursuing her athletics career.
(Reuters) - American-born Swede Armand "Mondo" Duplantis soared to another pole vault world record on Saturday as he easily cleared 6.18 metres at the World Athletics Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix.