Track and field

True finishes 22nd in the 5,000 at Prefontaine

North Yarmouth native and Greely High graduate Ben True finished 22nd in the 5,000 meters at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon.

True finished in 13:28.24 in the race, which Mo Farah of Great Britain won in 13:00.70. Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopia was second in 13:01.21 and Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya was third in 13:01.35.

On Friday night, Rachel Scheinder of Sanford finished seventh in the women’s 1,500 meters with a time of 4:09.80. Gabriele Stafford of Canada won the race in 4:07.43.


FA CUP: Arsene Wenger’s turbulent year ended with a third FA Cup success in four seasons after Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to deny the English Premier League champion a double.

Wenger became the competition’s most successful manager with a seventh title in his 21-year reign, triumphs that have papered over some of the cracks as Arsenal has repeatedly come up short in the Premier League and Champions League.

COP DEL REY: Barcelona won the title in Coach Luis Enrique’s final game with the club, defeating Alaves 3-1 in the final.

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco Alcacer scored as Barcelona won its third straight title and 29th all-time.

MLS: Daniel Royer finished a nice sequence in the 74th minute, Luis Robles made a diving save in the closing minutes and the New York Red Bulls rallied to beat the New England Revolution 2-1 at Harrison, New Jersey.

New England (4-5-4) had won two straight and lost just one of its previous six. It is 0-5-2 on the road.

Cristian Roldan scored on a header off a corner kick in the fourth minute and the Seattle Sounders held on to beat the Portland Timbers 1-0 in Seattle.

The first of three matchups in the regular season between the rivals landed on a sun-splashed afternoon where the quality of the weather exceeded the soccer.


NFL: The Detroit Lions agreed to a one-year deal with running back Matt Asiata.

The agreement doesn’t come as a huge surprise. Asiata rushed for 402 yards last season for Minnesota, more than any Detroit player managed.

In five NFL seasons, Asiata has rushed for 1,259 yards on 361 carries.


GENEVA OPEN: Stan Wawrinka warmed up for the French Open by retaining his home title, beating Mischa Zverev, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

The top-seeded Wawrinka clinched by breaking serve with a fierce forehand crosscourt pass to beat left-hander Zverev’s advance to the net.

STRASBOURG INTERNATIONAL: Sam Stosur rallied past fellow Australian Daria Gavrilova 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 to win and remain the top player in her country.

Gavrilova, who was chasing her first WTA title at the French Open warmup, would also have dethroned Stosur as the Australian No. 1 player with a win.


GIRO D’ITALIA: Nairo Quintana held on to the pink jersey in the penultimate stage in Asiago, Italy, but couldn’t be sure of victory.

The 100th race will be decided on the last stage.

Thibaut Pinot of France won the 20th stage in a sprint finish ahead of Ilnur Zakarin of Russia and defending champion Vincenzo Nibali.

Entering the concluding time trial Sunday, Quintana leads Nibali by 39 seconds, and Pinot sits in third, 43 seconds back.

– Staff and news service report

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