Mathews Mutai

Mathews Mutai

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  • World Cup 2022: Denmark's Delaney out with knee injury

    World Cup 2022: Denmark's Delaney out with knee injury

    Denmark midfielder Thomas Delaney is out of the World Cup after picking up a knee injury during his team's opening goalless draw with Tunisia, the country's FA announced on WednesdayDelaney, who plays his club football with Sevilla in Spain, will miss Denmark's remaining Group D fixtures against wor...

  • Mane leg injury 'not too bad' ahead of World Cup

    Mane leg injury 'not too bad' ahead of World Cup

    Mane was substituted early in Bayern's home match against Werder Bremen with an injury to his leg, replaced by former Manchester City winger Leroy Sane in the 20th minuteThe injury gave rise to fears that the two-time African Footballer of the Year may not be fit for the start of Senegal's World Cup...

  • Max Verstappen takes Mexico GP pole position

    Max Verstappen takes Mexico GP pole position

    The 25-year-old Dutchman clocked a best lap of 1min 17.775sec to finish 0.304 seconds ahead of George Russell and his Mercedes’ team-mate, seven-time champion Lewis HamiltonVerstappen took control on his first run in Q3 and then trimmed his time to resist the threat from the much-improved Mercedes t...

  • Guardiola 'sure' players have World Cup in mind

    Guardiola 'sure' players have World Cup in mind

    Manchester United's Raphael Varane left the field in tears when the France centre-back suffered a muscle injury against Chelsea last weekThe majority of Premier League clubs playing in Europe are in the middle of a run of 13 games in a maximum of 42 days

  • Rovanpera on verge of clinching World Rally Championship title

    Rovanpera on verge of clinching World Rally Championship title

    The 22-year-old Toyota driver thrived in wet conditions north of Auckland and will take a 29-second lead over French eight-time world champion Sebastien Ogier into the final four stages on SundayChampionship pacesetter Rovanpera is guaranteed to claim his maiden world title with two rounds remaining...

  • Kipchoge smashes world record at Berlin Marathon

    Kipchoge smashes world record at Berlin Marathon

    It cemented his status as the greatest marathon runner ever with the Kenyan having entered the race with an unbelievable streak of 14 victories in 16 marathon competitions. Eliud Kipchoge has already declared he will attempt to become the first runner to win three Olympic marathon titles in Par...

  • Qatar unmoved by 'sceptics', says top World Cup official

    Qatar unmoved by 'sceptics', says top World Cup official

    The tiny, gas-rich Gulf state is preparing for the biggest event in its history as it gets ready to welcome more than one million fans for the first winter World Cup in November and DecemberQatar has stressed that "everyone is welcome" at the World Cup and points to labour reforms including a minimu...

  • Ten Hag rues Manchester United's 'unacceptable' lapse in draw with Villa

    Ten Hag rues Manchester United's 'unacceptable' lapse in draw with Villa

    United let slip a two-goal advantage to end Ten Hag's winning run in the final game of their pre-season tour of Asia and AustraliaUnited wrapped up their tour with England national player Jadon Sancho a standout to claim his third goal from four friendlies

  • Nairobi Water, Ulinzi Shooters face tricky weekend tests

    Nairobi Water, Ulinzi Shooters face tricky weekend tests

    The national men’s champions Ulinzi Shooters have a date with the stubborn Buccaneers in what promises to be an enthralling encounterA win for Ulinzi will push champions NCPB, who are without a fixture this weekend, one place down the standings into third

  • Kip Keino Classic: Ferdinand Omanyala lights up Kasarani

    Kip Keino Classic: Ferdinand Omanyala lights up Kasarani

    The men's 100m had suffered from the star exit of Olympic champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs who withdrew from the line-up at the last minute because of intestinal problems.That meant there would no Olympic rematch between him and Fred Kerley, the American whom he denied gold in Tokyo last summer.Omanya...