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Athletes fall ill at the official hotel A few athletes staying at an official World Athletics Championship hotel in England has reportedly fallen sick. The organising committee has issued a statement saying the athletes have been affected by gastroenteritis. The runner from Botswana Isaac ...Read More

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Any medal will do for Pearson Her return to the big stage is a feat in itself, and Australian hurdler Sally Pearson agrees. She stormed into the biggest time of the athletic scene when she won the World Championship in 100m hurdles in 2011 and ...Read More

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World champion out due to ankle injury Greg Rutherford, the reigning world long jump champion has pulled out from next month’s World Athletics Championships. The long jump champion was suffering from an ankle ligament injury. He picked up the injury last month in Italy ...Read More

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Ireland adds two more gold medals to their tally The two Irish athletes, Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop, won gold at the on-going World Para Athletics Championship in London. Jason Smyth won the T13 100 m in an ardent manner with a time of ...Read More

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Canada name new full-time athletics coach Canada has chosen Olympic relay winner, Glenroy Gilbert as their permanent head coach. Earlier he was only named as a coach for next month’s World Athletics Championships, but the offer has turned permanent. Also, a new high-performance director in ...Read More

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World Para Athletics Championship to share the stage with IAAF equivalent In a first, the Para Athletes will match the strides of Usain Bolt and Mo Farah after IAAF pairs with the World Para Athletics. The event will break many stereotypes, and UK athletes ...Read More

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Usain Bolt lights a flickering hope The talismanic Jamaican had announced that 2017 World Championships will be the last time the World will see him competing. However, just a few weeks prior to the event he said that he might continue after the event ...Read More

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Sport Singapore CEO makes some startling revelations WhatsApp conversation has revealed an internal strife within the Singapore Athletics. Vice-President Govindaswamy Balasekaran was accused to have instructed his staff to gather evidence against Margaret Oh, coach of local sprint team and David Yeo, coach of ...Read More

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Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in Jamaica It was an emotional farewell for the 30-year-old who plans to retire in August after the World Championships in London. In a sell-out stadium in Jamaica, Bolt bid farewell in some style as he won the ...Read More

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Greg Rutherford suffers ankle injury at Gavardo meeting It is bad news for Great Britain as Greg Rutherford; their long jumper suffers ankle injury at a meeting in Italy. The 30-year-old jumped 7.95 m in the third round in Gavardo to beat past Italian ...Read More