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Soh Rui Young to compete in the StanChart Marathon The SEA Games marathon champion Soh Rui Young will compete in the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon which will be held in December. The current title holder at the SEA games will attempt to become the ...Read More

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Mo Farah among the three finalists for IAAF World Athlete of the Year award The 34-year-old Briton who defended his 10000-metre title in London in August has been shortlisted as one of the three finalists set to receive the prestigious IAAF World Athlete of ...Read More

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Greg Rutherford’s fitness issues before Tokyo 2020 Long jump veteran and 2012 London Olympic gold medalist Greg Rutherford is not confident about his chances for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 30 year old secured a bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics but was unable ...Read More

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Sonia O’Sullivan victimised by Chinese doping claims 1980s to 1990s Chinese Athletes are being investigated by the World Anti Doping Agency following allegations that they were subjected to systematic doping by the officials. A former Chinese Athletics team doctor has come forward with these ...Read More

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Anna Chicherova fails to win doping appeal With doping retest ongoing for a number of athletes, Russian high jumper was tested positive for banned steroid turinabol when her samples were handed to be re-analysed. The 35-year-old Russian won the bronze medal in the 2008 Olympic, ...Read More

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Joanna Blair suspended in doping case It comes as a great shock as British javelin thrower was provisionally suspended as she failed an anti-doping test. Blair won the 2016 British javelin champion title as she achieved a personal best of 57.44m. Blair had the ...Read More

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CJ Ujah breaks silence on Diamond League success CJ Ujah had a disappointing result to his World Championship campaign when he failed to even qualify for the world event. But he has since made up for that by winning the Diamond League in the ...Read More

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Justin Gatlin apologises to fans and sports enthusiasts Justin Gatlin the 100m World Athletics Championship gold medallist who clinched the first position ahead of favourite Usain Bolt was booed throughout his heat at the London Stadium. The spectators went on a warpath against the ...Read More

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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