Top Five Stories From Sunday You Must Read Today

Feb 11 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for SportPesa News

Saruni shatters African 800m Indoor record, Man City bury Chelsea in six goal avalanche in the EPL

Michael Saruni wins the 800m at the Millrose Games.PHOTO/IAAF

  • That man Cristiano Ronaldo continued his hot streak in front of goal, scoring one and setting up another as Serie A titleholders and leaders roared to an 11-point advantage in a 3-0 win at Sassuolo
  • To round off the top five stories on SportPesa News from Sunday you must read today, the LA Clippers shocked Boston Celtics as Oklahoma City Thunder prevailed over the Houston Rockets

NAIROBI, Kenya- US based two-lap sensation Kenya's Michael Saruni produced a stunning victory at the Melrose Games where he uncorked an African indoor record in the 800m as Tusker FC pulled level with SportPesa Premier League champions, Gor Mahia FC when they edged Zoo Kericho FC 1-0 on Sunday.

Further afield, attention was at the Etihad Stadium as the latest chapter in the enthralling race to win the 2018/19 English Premier League title saw champions Manchester City FC rip Chelsea FC to shreds in a 6-0 thrashing that saw the Citizens overhaul Liverpool FC at the summit on Sunday evening.

That man Cristiano Ronaldo continued his hot streak in front of goal, scoring one and setting up another as Serie A titleholders and leaders roared to an 11-point advantage in a 3-0 win at Sassuolo.

To round off the top five stories on SportPesa News from Sunday you must read today, the LA Clippers shocked Boston Celtics as Oklahoma City Thunder prevailed over the Houston Rockets.

Saruni Breaks African Indoor Record At Millrose Games

NEW YORK, United States- Michael Saruni pulled off a stunning victory in the men’s 800m at the Millrose Games in New York City, United States of America on Saturday.

The Kenyan had closely tracked USA’s Donavan Brazier through 200 metres (24.60) and 400 metres (49.89). READ MORE

Sergio Aguero Hat-Trick Inspires Man City's Demolition Of Chelsea

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom- Sergio Aguero grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City scored four times inside 25 minutes to thrash Chelsea 6-0 and leapfrog Liverpool again to top spot in the Premier League on goal difference on Sunday.

Aguero should have had even more than three as the Argentine missed a glorious early chance and hit the bar in the second-half in a humiliating afternoon for Maurizio Sarri's men. READ MORE

Tusker Edge Zoo To Go Level On Points With Second Placed Gor

KERICHO, Kenya- Tusker FC moved up to third on the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) standings after edging Zoo Kericho FC 1-0 on Sunday afternoon. 

Timothy Otieno’s 36th minute goal proved to be the defining moment of the game as Robert Matano’s charges went level on points (22) with second place Gor Mahia FC and fourth place Bandari FC. READ MORE

Ronaldo On Target Again As Juventus Go 11 Points Clear In Serie A

MILAN, Italy- Cristiano Ronaldo headed in his 18th league goal this season as Juventus bounced back from last week's stalemate to soar to an 11-point lead in Serie A on Sunday with a 3-0 win at Sassuolo.

Ronaldo proved decisive, scoring after 70 minutes as Sami Khedira found the net first in Modena with fellow German Emre Can slotting in the third four minutes from time. READ MORE

Thunder Rally To Beat Rockets, Clippers Shock Celtics. READ MORE

LOS ANGELES, United States - Russell Westbrook matched the NBA record with a ninth straight triple-double and Paul George scored 15 of his 45 points in the fourth quarter Saturday as the Oklahoma City Thunder roared back from a 26-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets.

Westbrook had 21 points, 11 assists and 12 rebounds. His ninth straight triple-double -- reaching double figures in three key statistical categories -- matched the record set by Wilt Chamberlain in 1968. READ MORE