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Canada's MacNeil stuns Sjostrom in women's 100 butterfly

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada's Margaret MacNeil won the women's 100 metres butterfly world crown in Gwangju on Monday to deny Sarah Sjostrom a fifth title in the event.

Peaty wins third consecutive 100m breaststroke world title

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - Briton Adam Peaty won his third consecutive 100 metres breaststroke world title on Monday.

Smith raring to go, Khawaja expected to be fit for Ashes opener

(Reuters) - Sixteen months after leaving test cricket in disgrace over the ball-tampering furore, Steve Smith's preparations for the Ashes have gone up to a manic level as the former skipper looks to return to red ball cricket in top form.

Swimming: Fellow swimmers hail Horton for podium protest

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - Mack Horton received a round of applause from fellow swimmers at the world championships after refusing to share the podium with China's Sun Yang, American breaststroker Lily King said on Monday.

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games

TOKYO (Reuters) - Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch javelins and hammers: pint-sized, self-driving A.I. robot cars.

Tennis: Rybakina beats Tig to seal maiden title in Bucharest

(Reuters) - Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina became the 10th player to collect a maiden WTA Tour title this year as she strolled past Patricia Maria Tig 6-2 6-0 in the Bucharest Open final on Sunday.

Australia retain women's Ashes after draw in only test

(Reuters) - Australia retained the women's Ashes after the only test match in the series played across multiple formats ended in a draw at Taunton on Sunday.

Netball: New Zealand dethrone Australia for first World Cup in 16 years

(Reuters) - New Zealand stunned Australia 52-51 in an exhilarating final on Sunday to dethrone the champions and claim their first netball World Cup title in 16 years.

Cycling - Ineos beaten again but still confident of Tour chances

FOIX, France (Reuters) - Team Ineos were dominated in the mountains again on Sunday, but the British outfit were confident time would play in their favour as the Tour de France heads into a gruelling third week.

Unstoppable Fraser-Pryce blazes to 100m glory in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce produced a superb display to outclass local favourite Dina Asher-Smith and Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou as she won the women's 100 metres in 10.78 seconds at the London Diamond League on Sunday.