September 17 was a Super Sporting Sunday for fans, who celebrated many incredible feats across various sporting disciplines. The Diamond League in Eugene, Oregon, saw Gudaf Tsegay and Armand Duplantis create world records in women's 5000 metres and pole vault events. While Real Madrid, AS Roma, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal produced some magical wins across the top footballing leagues. Similarly, the Rugby World Cup saw England and South Africa post dominant victories. 

A lot more happened across various sports disciplines and in this sports wrap, we will talk about all of it. Do read to know what. 


Ethiopia's Tsegay shatters women's 5000 metres world record

Gudaf Tsegay created a  new women’s 5,000-metre world record with an incredible performance at the Diamond League final in Eugene. Tsegay registered a time of 14 minutes 00.21 seconds, which is, roughly five seconds less than that Kenyan Faith Kipyegon’s previous world record as the Diamond League concluded.

Sweden's Duplantis breaks own pole vault world record

At the Diamond League in Eugene, Sweden’s Armand Duplantis completed a jump of 6.23 metres to break his world record in the men’s pole vault event. With this win, Armand Duplantis also won his second world championship title, in the recent past, with a win in Budapest weeks ago.


La Liga:

Real Madrid registered a comeback 2-1 win over Real Sociedad to continue their winning run in the La Liga. Ander Barrenetxea opened the scoring for Sociedad before Fede Valverde and Joselu scored for Madrid to seal the win.

Serie A:

AS Roma routed through Empoli with a massive 7-0 win to win the first of the Serie A 2023-24 season. Renato Sanches, Romelu Lukaku, Bryan Cristante and Gianluca Mancini found the back of the net, while Paulo Dybala hit a brace. Empoli’s Alberto Grasso also scored an own goal to take the score to 7-0 in Roma’s favour.

Premier League:

Tottenham Hotspur left it late to beat Sheffield United 2-1 in spectacular fashion. After conceding in the 74th minute from a Gustavo Hamer goal, Spurs scored twice in late extra-time thanks to Richarlison and Dejan Kulusevski to clinch the tie.

One of three accusers drops complaint against Manchester United’s Antony: Reports

Manchester United forward Antony reportedly got some relief as one of three accusers dropped complaints filed against him. Antony has been involved in police investigations in both Sao Paulo and Manchester after he was accused of violent behaviour. The 23-year-old who has repeatedly denied the allegations has neither been arrested nor charged as of now.

Formula One:

Scuderia Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz completed a stunning performance to win the Singapore Grand Prix. Sainz finished on the pole, while Mclaren’s Lando Norris continued his stunning form to finish second. Rounding off the podium, Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes took the third spot. 


England beat France to enter Davis Cup quarterfinals

British doubles pair Dan Evans and Neal Skupski saved four match points to register a thrilling 1-6 7-6(4) 7-6(6) victory over France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin and England’s spot in the Davis Cup Finals on Sunday. Evans, previously, defeated Arthur Fils 3-6 6-3 6-4 in the opening singles. England’s only loss came as Cameron Norrie lost to Ugo Humbert 7-6(5) 3-6 7-5.

Ashlyn Krueger wins maiden WTA title at Japan Open

USA’s Ashlyn Krueger won her first WTA Tour title with a 6-3, 7-6 (6) victory over top seed Zhu Lin on Sunday at the Japan Open in Osaka. Krueger completed a dominant performance through the event, as she completed the tournament without dropping a single set.