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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

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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