Zersenay Tadese Sets World Half Marathon record in Lisbon

  Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea on his way to win the 20th Lisbon Half Marathon Zersenay Tadese fulfilled his pre-race promise and broke the world record at the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon. The 28-year-old Eritrean struck 11 seconds from Sammy Wanjiru’s three-year-old previous best mark with a time of 58 minutes 22 seconds. Tadese, a…

Dwain Chambers, Phillips Idowu, Jessica Ennis to lead Britain's World Indoor team

Charles van Commenee has named a 38-strong British team for next month’s World Indoor Championships in Doha. Although no medal target has been announced, two years ago Britain won five medals – one gold and four silvers – and the head coach is expected to demand a similar haul this year, depending on whether established…