Ted Walsh: Grand National changes the next step in abolition of jump racing | Racing News

Grand National-winning trainer Ted Walsh says today’s changes to the Aintree showpiece race is just the next step in the abolition of jump racing. Racing’s most famous contest will be reduced from 40 runners to 34 from next year as part of a focus on horse welfare. Other safety changes include moving the first obstacle…

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Janry Ubas wins men’s long jump gold in Finland meet – rezal404

FILE–Philippines’ long jumper Janry Ubas. REUTERS/Jeremy Lee Janry Ubas boosted his stock for the World Athletics Championships by pocketing the gold medal in men’s long jump at the Motonet Grand Prix Lappeenranta in Finland. The Southeast Asian Games long jump king ruled the event after no other attempt from the field bettered his 7.86-meter jump…

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