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Caster claims bronze in first major 1500m final

Caster claims bronze in first major 1500m final

It was always going to be quick and competitive. Dibaba, the defending champion and world record-holder, had to bank on non-automatic qualifying spot to reach the final after she finished sixth in the semi-final that Chepng'etich won. South Africa's Semenya said: "I'm really happy with the bronze". "Obviously a lot cannot go your way in a final, so to come out with a bronze is awesome but I was hoping for a better time".


Knicks hire Craig Robinson, Bucks executive and Obama's brother-in-law, for front-office job

Knicks hire Craig Robinson, Bucks executive and Obama's brother-in-law, for front-office job

President Obama 's brother-in-law has found a new gig in the Big Apple.in the front office of the New York Knicks . Although the team's slew of front office changes have ultimately overshadowed the rest of their offseason, the once heralded franchise still has a major decision to make regarding superstar forward Carmelo Anthony, who now remains in limbo.


Barcelona's Gerard Deulofeu calls Chapecoense players 'heroes'

Barcelona's Gerard Deulofeu calls Chapecoense players 'heroes'

On an emotional night for the visitors, Chapecoense were captained by Alan Ruschel , one of only three players to survive the crash, on his return to action. Deulofeu, who returned to Barca from Everton for €12 million this summer, said it was a "pleasure" to be back and set his sights on a starting berth in Sunday's Super Cup clash with Real Madrid.


Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich splits from wife

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich splits from wife

They have a son, Aaron Alexander, and a daughter, Leah Lou together. Ms Zhukova, 36, is an art collector, who is on the board of New York's Metropolitan Museum. "We will also continue to work together as co-founders of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow and the New Holland Island cultural center in Saint Petersburg".


Dutch midfielder Sneijder joins Nice

Dutch midfielder Sneijder joins Nice

Sneijder, according to the French club, arrived at Nice shortly after midday on Sunday and will undergo his medical the same day prior to official confirmation of the deal. The 33-year-old, who trained with his new teammates today, will wear the number 10 shirt after Mickael Le Bihan agreed to vacate it for the Dutchman.


Premier League 'has made me better than before' - Antonio Conte

Premier League 'has made me better than before' - Antonio Conte

Additionally, the player knows he will not be as important to the first-team setup at either of the aforementioned clubs as he is now at Chelsea . "For sure, for me, it will be the most hard season of my career. Conte, whose side begin their Premier League title defence against Burnley on August 12, wants Chelsea to start the season with victory over Arsenal.