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Farah ready to take step into marathon unknown LONDON: Mo Farah is all set for the unusual experience of being a 'first-timer' in a major race when the British track star makes his marathon debut in London on Sunday.It was in London two years ago that Farah won gold in both the Olympic 5,000 metres and 10,000m, joining a select group of athletes to have triumphed in both long-distance races at the same Games.It was a double he repeated at last year's World Championships in Moscow but, while he is used to controlling the pace on the track, Farah now faces a field full of top-class marathon runners.His rivals on Sunday include Uganda's world and Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich, Kenya's Wilson Kipsang, the world record-holder, and double-defending London champion Tsegaye Kebede. "If you look at the field in terms of the athletes, which athletes in there are running their first marathon?" Farah said."Pretty much none. Hardly any of ...

Henderson hopes for Liverpool home advantage over City LONDON: Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson hopes the Premier League leaders can make their home advantage count when they face Manchester City in a title showdown on Sunday.The Reds will kick-off at Anfield with a two point lead over second-placed Chelsea and a four-point gap between themselves and City, currently third, although Sunday's visitors to Merseyside do have two games in hand on both their title rivals.Liverpool may have been beaten 2-1 by City at Eastlands ...
Vanmarcke struggling with Paris-Roubaix favourite tag COMPIEGNE: Belgian Sep Vanmarcke said he is still trying to get used to his favourite tag ahead of Sunday's Paris-Roubaix.The 25-year-old Belkin rider finished a shock second in this race last year and following a third place finish in the Tour of Flanders last Sunday, many have suggested he could be the man to end the Fabian Cancellara-Tom Boonen monopoly on success at the 'Hell of the North' race.But Vanmarcke himself, while feeling confident, says ...
English fixtures honour Hillsborough dead LONDON: Football grounds all across England fell silent on Saturday to mark the looming 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.The tragedy, which took place on April 15, 1989, saw 96 Liverpool fans die as a result of a crush at the Leppings Lane end of Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough ground, where the Merseyside club were playing in a FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest.Play was halted in the sixth minute as fans desperately climbed over barriers ...
Habana marks return with try in Toulon comeback win PARIS: South African star Bryan Habana scored a try on his return to action after a three-month absence because of a hamstring injury as Toulon beat Bordeaux-Begles 22-20 in a thrilling Top 14 encounter on Saturday.The 30-year-old -- a World Cup winner in 2007 -- touched down in the 66th minute as Toulon came from 20-9 down to prevail, largely thanks to 14 points from Frederic Michalak, and provisionally go top of the table ahead ...
Contador wins in Basque Country, Martin takes time-trial MADRID: Spaniard Alberto Contador won the Tour of the Basque Country for the third time on Saturday as Germany's Tony Martin claimed his second stage win of the race in the individual time trial.A two-time winner of the Tour de France, 31-year-old Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) had led the race from the first day and finished in style as he ended the 25.9km time trial around Markina-Xemein in second place just seven seconds behind Martin, a three ...
Sagan unbowed by Flanders failure COMPIEGNE: Much hyped Slovakian rider Peter Sagan insisted his confidence for Sunday's Paris-Roubaix race had not been knocked despite a poor 16th place finish at last week's Tour of Flanders.The 24-year-old Cannondale rider went into last week's cobbled classic as many people's second favourite behind eventual winner Fabian Cancellara, but failed to match the Swiss star's acceleration on the Kwaremont climb 17km from home and played no part in the race for victory.It was yet ...


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