17 August 2017
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08/08/2017 22:10:15

Van Niekerk coasts in 400m, Frenchman Bosse's world 800m

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South African star Wayde van Niekerk is halfway to his target of the 400 metres and 200m world double after easing to victory in the former on Tuesday in London.

26/06/2017 14:55:50

Usain Bolt confirms he is in final season of «wonderful career»

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Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this «emotional» season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and field at a time of doping and corruption scandals.

23/06/2017 08:33:38

Usain Bolt's Jamaica perfects art of developing sprinters

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When Usain Bolt hangs up his running spikes after the World Championships in August, the athletics world will bid farewell to arguably the greatest sprinter the sport has ever seen.

09/05/2017 16:33:30

European athletics boss acknowledges record-plan critics

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European athletics president Svein Arne Hansen accepted Tuesday reaction to the radical plan to wipe out existing European and world records has been «mixed».

05/05/2017 12:15:03

Marathon runners target two-hour barrier

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Three elite runners backed by a small army of scientists will on Saturday attempt an audacious assault on the boundaries of the possible by trying to run a marathon in less than two hours.

24/04/2017 05:31:56

No hurry as India's inspirational centenarian wins gold

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With a jaunty victory dance, 101-year-old Man Kaur celebrated winning the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday, the 17th gold medal in the Indian athlete's remarkable late-blooming career.

23/04/2017 12:06:29

Kenyans Wanjiru, Keitany in London Marathon double

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Daniel Wanjiru and record-breaking Mary Keitany made it a memorable double for Kenya on Sunday as they stormed to victories in the London Marathon.

23/04/2017 04:41:23

Gatlin trumps De Grasse, Thompson shines at World Relays

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Evergreen American sprinter Justin Gatlin struck gold when he anchored his team to victory at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, while double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson shone for Jamaica.

22/04/2017 00:59:21

Former addict Manyonga eyes world long jump record

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Rio Olympic Games silver medalist and former drug addict Luvo Manyonga of South Africa has his sights set on smashing the 26-year-old long jump world record of American Mike Powell.

19/04/2017 01:37:09

Adidas sparks furor with Boston Marathon «survivor» email

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German sportswear giant Adidas sparked a social media outcry Tuesday after sending an email congratulating runners in the Boston Marathon for having «survived» the race.

18/04/2017 05:59:37

Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon

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Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat led a Kenyan clean sweep at the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, both timing late bursts to perfection to claim the men's and women's races of the prestigious event.

17/12/2016 06:16:39

Man charged with murder in death of Tyson Gay's daughter

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A man was indicted this week on a charge of wanton murder in the October death of US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter Trinity, police in Lexington, Kentucky, said Friday.

07/11/2016 09:12:32 Video

New York invaded by 50,000 Marathon

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The streets of the Big Apple have been invaded by athletes from around the world who have traveled 42,195 km run. They won the Eritrean Ghirmay Ghebresiassie and Kenyan Mary Keitany. The 19 year-old Eritrean, gold over the distance at the Beijing World Cup last year, thus became the youngest winner of the Big Apple marathon.

28/08/2016 07:38:18

Jebet record alights Paris meet, Schippers wins

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Kenyan-born Olympic champion Ruth Jebet obliterated the 3000m steeplechase world record Saturday as Dafne Schippers got back to winning ways in the 200m at the Paris Diamond League.

06/07/2016 22:47:38

Oscar Pistorius: from Olympic glory to six-year sentence

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Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee sprinter who shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013, was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in prison.

01/04/2016 16:01:58

Refugees run for Rio Olympic dream team

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High up in Kenya's rugged Ngong Hills, refugees sprint around an athletics track in intensive training they hope will see them selected for a unique team for the Rio Olympics.

20/10/2015 13:21:42

Pistorius under house arrest after release from jail

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Disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius spent his first day out of jail on Tuesday at his uncle's home in Pretoria where he will serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest for killing his girlfriend.

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