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    Sir Mo Farah has announced he's back on the track and will aim to compete in the 10,000 metres at next year's Olympic Games.

    The Brit has won double gold at each of the last two Olympics, taking the 5,000m and 10,000m crowns in London and Rio, but switched his focus to the marathon in 2017.

    Farah won the Chicago Marathon in 2018 but has decided to return to his old stomping ground.



    The New Zealand Breakers ended their 5-game losing streak last night, beating the Illawarra Hawks 91-78 in their ANBL game in Auckland.

    Next up the Breakers meet the Taipans on Friday at 9.30 our time.



    The International team has been forced into a change a week and a half out from the start of golf's President's Cup.

    Australian Jason Day has withdrawn with a back injury.

    Team captain Ernie Els has called in South Korean An Byeong-hun as a replacement.



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