Prague (AFP) Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei became the first woman ever to run 10 kilometres on the road in under half an hour after clocking 29min 43sec in Prague on Saturday. The 23-year-old Kenyan, who set the world half marathon record in the Czech capital in April, beat her own record of 30min 04sec she had set during that race. “I’m so happy, I thank God for making me the winner today and… (breaking) the world record,” Jepkosgei told Czech Television. “I was very confident and I was hoping for theRead More
Prague (AFP) South African Haydn Porteous claimed his first win in Europe on Sunday by beating England’s Lee Slattery in the final round of the Czech Masters by two shots. The world number 389 Porteous, whose only previous European Tour win came in Johannesburg last year, overhauled overnight leader Slattery to take the title with a three-under-par final round of 69 for a 13-under total. “It’s been a really torrid time through the last eight, nine months and I’ve really started doing the right things and slowly but surely theRead More