HEATH BEATS FARAH BY 2 SECONDS AT EDINBURGH CROSS COUNTRY
BRITAIN'S double Olympic champion Mo Farah lost out to American Garrett Heath at the Great Edinburgh International cross-country race on Saturday as he started 2016 with a runner-up finish.
The 32-year-old, who will defend his 5,000m and 10,000m titles at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro later this year, finished two seconds behind Heath, who completed the 8km course in 25min and 29sec.
On a bitterly cold afternoon in the Scottish capital, Farah was in contention for victory until the closing stages but Heath made light of muddy conditions to outpace him in a sprint finish.
HORFORD HELPS HAWKS HALT BULLS' VICTORY SPREE
AL HORFORD made sure the Chicago Bulls' six-game winning streak came to an end and that the Atlanta Hawks had a significant home victory.
The Atlanta centre scored 33 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, handed out six assists and blocked four shots as the Hawks led all the way in a 120-105 victory over the Bulls on Saturday.
SPIETH CAN SMELL 7TH PGA TOUR WIN AT FIVE CLEAR IN HAWAII
THIS year is looking good for Jordan Spieth.
The golfer closed in on his seventh PGA Tour victory as he seize a five-stroke lead after the third round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Saturday.
Spieth will match Tiger Woods with a seventh PGA win before the age of 23 should he triumph on the final day.