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World Athletics officials happy with Eugene stadium work

1 hour 27 min ago
World Athletics officials said they were excited by a visit to Eugene to study plans and new stadium construction ahead of the 2021 Championships.
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Anticipation of Nike 'miracle shoe' ban lifts commercial rivals

January 17, 2020 - 04:36
The suspicion that Nike's Vaporfly shoes could be banned over fears they give runners an unfair edge has boosted the performance of some of the sportswear giants' rivals.
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Top Trinidad & Tobago sprinter Ahye banned for 2 years

January 15, 2020 - 04:10
Trinidad and Tobago's Michelle-Lee Ahye, an Olympic sprint finalist, has been banned for two years after "whereabouts failures".
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Diack's Paris corruption trial linked to Russian doping delayed until June

January 14, 2020 - 03:50
The Paris trial of Lamine Diack, the former head of the IAAF who is accused of accepting millions of dollars to cover up positive Russian doping tests, has been adjourned till June.
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Kosgei to defend women's London Marathon title

January 14, 2020 - 03:50
Kenya's women's marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei is to join her compatriot Eliud Kipchoge in defending their respective London Marathon titles.
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Ex-athletics chief Diack on trial over corruption linked to Russian doping

January 14, 2020 - 03:50
Disgraced former head of athletics' world governing body, Lamine Diack, goes on trial in Paris for accepting millions of dollars to cover up tests showing Russian doping.
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Kenya's Kipruto shatters 10km WR in Valencia

January 13, 2020 - 03:40
Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto set a new 10km road world record in Valencia.
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Disgraced ex-athletics chief Diack to face Paris court over corruption

January 13, 2020 - 03:40
Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics' world governing body, is to go on trial in Paris over corruption charges.
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Rome Diamond League meet moved to Naples

January 12, 2020 - 03:35
The Rome Diamond League meet this year will take place in Naples, the Italian athletics federation announced.
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Kenya's former record holder Kipsang banned for doping

January 11, 2020 - 02:59
Former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang was handed a provisional ban for doping by the Athletics Integrity Unit.
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Farah 'would have quit Salazar sooner had he known about doping violations'

January 11, 2020 - 02:59
British Mo Farah says he would have been the first athlete to leave disgraced coach Alberto Salazar's camp had he known he was involved in doping.
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WADA better positioned to wipe out drug cheats, chief says

January 1, 2020 - 01:25
Outgoing WADA President Craig Reedie says the Russian doping scandal shows that clean sport is under attack.
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SA athletics rocked by alleged doping by top race-walker

December 28, 2019 - 00:37
SA athletics has been rocked by the news that race-walking star Lebogang Shange has allegedly failed a doping test, according to the Athletics Integrity Unit.
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Government wants to 'nationalise' all sport in SA - report

December 23, 2019 - 23:53
The South African government has reportedly published a bill that will 'nationalise' the country’s sports bodies.
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Russia to decide on appeal against doping ban

December 19, 2019 - 23:00
Russia's anti-doping agency will decide whether to launch an appeal against a four-year ban from major sporting events over systematic violations.
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Sport in 2019 | Best quotes

December 18, 2019 - 22:26
From rugby to horse racing... a compilation of the best sporting quotes of 2019.
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New Zealand running legend Peter Snell dies

December 18, 2019 - 22:26
New Zealand running great Peter Snell, a triple Olympic gold medallist, has died.
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French marathon runner to fight 4-year doping ban

December 18, 2019 - 22:26
French marathon runner Clemence Calvin says she has been suspended for four years for avoiding a random drugs test.
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British Olympic Association angered by athletes' legal action

December 18, 2019 - 22:26
The British Olympic Association is dismayed by the decision of a group of athletes to pursue legal action.
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'I have questions': Russian high-jump star slams officials

December 18, 2019 - 22:26
One of Russia's top athletes, high jumper Mariya Lasitskene, hascalled sports officials to account after her country was banned for four years from international competition.
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