Roger Federer shocked by Kevin Anderson in 5-set marathon match at Wimbledon

Kevin Anderson produced an astonishing fightback from two sets down to beat eight-time champion Roger Federer 2-6 6-7(5) 7-5 6-4 13-11 in a quarter-final cliffhanger at Wimbledon on Wednesday. The big South African's hopes looked forlorn as Federer skipped through the opening two sets on Court One with his usual panache but he turned the match on […]

Police have arrested a suspect after a shooting near a marathon in San Diego

Google Police say a suspect has been arrested following a shooting near the route of an annual marathon in downtown San Diego. There was a heavy police response following reports of a shooting not far from City Hall shortly before noon. Police say a suspect has been arrested following a shooting near the route of […]

Catching drug cheats a marathon — not a sprint

Are belief, advocacy and perseverance enough to save sport from cheaters or should Olympians be looking for alternative methods to be heard?  As athletes from around the world are set to overtake Calgary for the first-ever Global Athlete Forum beginning on Sunday, sport leaders will be unifying their voices, hoping to affect change. The forum, […]

What happens to the bottles from the London Marathon? — THE SATURDAY BRIEFING

GETTY Mo Farah and his competitors used lots of bottles at the London Marathon Q. Can you please tell me what happened to all the plastic bottles used during the London Marathon last weekend? Sue Bailey, by email A. It has been estimated that 760,000 bottles of water were consumed and seven tons of waste […]

AMC is Hosting a 31-Hour MCU Marathon Ahead of the Release of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

AMC’s MCU marathon is back. And it’s 31 hours long. The movie theater chain first introduced the insane endeavor in 2015 ahead of the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron. That Marvel marathon cost the lives of no one and the sanity of many, but it seems like a cake walk compared to the 31-hour monstrosity […]

Nippon Marathon parodies Japanese game shows with its wacky foot racing

Nippon Marathon has entered Early Access on Steam, and the full game will be coming out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC later this year. Nippon Marathon has one to four players racing through Japan in ridiculous outfits as they dodge Shiba Inu dogs, bicycles, and other weird obstacles. You can also impede your […]

Canada's sevens teams kick off rugby marathon in Sydney

The wait is over for Canadian rugby fans, with a full slate of men’s and women’s Sevens World Series events coming up after being teased with a few tournaments in December. It’s set to be an entertaining few months of sevens — with July’s World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in addition to a busy World […]