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Top Five Stories From Thursday You Must Read Today

Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel kisses his trophy after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 8, 2018. PHOTO/AFP
Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel kisses his trophy after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 8, 2018. PHOTO/AFP
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NAIROBI, Kenya- A late Antoine Griezmann equaliser means Arsenal FC have it all to do in the second leg after a frustrating draw in their Europa League semi-final with Atletico Madrid on Thursday.

Englishman Dylan Kerr is drooling at the prospect of testing his coaching abilities against countryman Nijel Adkins on May 13 if he can lead his Gor Mahia FC side to earn the right to play Hull City FC in Nairobi.

The days of South Africa superstar, Caster Semenya, ruling female middle distance running appear to be over following the issue of new Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification by world governing body, the IAAF. In a statement published on their website on Thursday, IAAF spelt out regulations for female athletes that cover events from 400m to the mile, including 400m, hurdles races, 800m, 1500m, one mile races and combined events over the same distances.

Shujaa captain, Oscar Ouma rallied his teammates to work for each other this weekend and deliver the nation a second Singapore 7s Main Cup title.

Lastly, Championship leader Sebastian Vettel returns to the scene of last year’s road rage conflict with Lewis Hamilton this weekend when the title challengers contest the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Here are the top five stories from Thursday by SportPesa News that you must read today:

Late Griezmann Strike Leaves Arsenal With All To Do

LONDON, England- A late Antoine Griezmann equaliser means Arsenal FC have it all to do in the second leg after a frustrating draw in their Europa League semi-final with Atletico Madrid on Thursday. Alex Lacazette gave the Gunners the lead in a match that Arsenal dominated against the 10-man LaLiga side, but the late goal put a different complexion on the tie. READ MORE

Gor Coach Kerr Keen On Hull Manager Adkins Showdown

NAIROBI, Kenya- Englishman Dylan Kerr is drooling at the prospect of testing his coaching abilities against countryman Nijel Adkins on May 13 if he can lead his Gor Mahia FC side to earn the right to play Hull City FC in Nairobi. Kerr (51) and Tigers boss Adkins who is only two years older, are connected through English sides Reading FC and Sheffield United FC where the former played and the latter has previously managed. READ MORE

New IAAF Rules Spell End To Semenya Mid Distance Reign

NAIROBI, Kenya- The days of South Africa superstar, Caster Semenya, ruling female middle distance running appear to be over following the issue of new Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification by world governing body, the IAAF. In a statement published on their website on Thursday, IAAF spelt out regulations for female athletes that cover events from 400m to the mile, including 400m, hurdles races, 800m, 1500m, one mile races and combined events over the same distances. READ MORE

Ouma Rallies Shujaa To Win Sentimental Singapore 7s

NAIROBI, Kenya- Shujaa captain, Oscar Ouma rallied his teammates to work for each other this weekend and deliver the nation a second Singapore 7s Main Cup title. Kenya, the top ranked amateur side at the HSCB World Sevens Series, made history in Singapore in 2016 when they stunned Fiji to lift their one and only cup title in the elite circuit. READ MORE

Charged Vettel, Hamilton Rev Up For Baku Street Scrap

BAKU, Azerbaijan- Championship leader Sebastian Vettel returns to the scene of last year’s road rage conflict with Lewis Hamilton this weekend when the title challengers contest the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. One year on from a fierce and defining on-track battle that saw the German Ferrari driver collide with the Briton’s Mercedes, after claiming he was ‘brake tested’, Vettel has a nine-point lead over Hamilton in this year’s title race. READ MORE


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