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Duplantis sets new world record in pole vault

July 25, 2022 - 12:34
Armand Duplantis wrapped up the World Athletics Championships in Eugene in stunning fashion on Sunday, setting a new world record in the pole vault as the curtain came down on the 10-day global track and field extravaganza.
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'Motivated' Wayde van Niekerk hungry for gold after 5th place finish at World Athletics champs

July 24, 2022 - 12:31
Olympic medalist Wayde van Niekerk ?said he is as motivated as ever to get back to his best after his fifth place finish in the 400m final at the World Athletics Championship in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday?.
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American Norman wins world 400m gold, SA's Van Niekerk finishes 5th

July 23, 2022 - 12:16
American Michael Norman made up for a disappointing fifth-placed finish at the Tokyo Olympics by winning the world 400m gold in Eugene on Friday.
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Lyles defends 200m title, Jackson trumps Fraser-Pryce

July 22, 2022 - 12:05
Noah Lyles defended his world 200m title in electric fashion in a second US sprint cleansweep on Thursday, while Shericka Jackson thwarted Jamaican teammate Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's bid for a sprint double in the women's race.
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Wayde van Niekerk books first 400m final in 5 years at World Champs

July 21, 2022 - 11:35
South African Olympic medallist Wayde van Niekerk has qualified for his first final since 2017 as he eased into the 400m final at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon.
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Semenya falls well short in bold bid at world 5 000m: 'I am learning'

July 21, 2022 - 11:35
Caster Semenya's first appearance in a world championships in five years on Wednesday saw the controversy-mired South African fail to qualify for the women's 5000m finals.
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Semenya welcome at world champs, says World Athletics chief Coe

July 21, 2022 - 11:35
Caster Semenya, who will make her first appearance in a world championships in five years when she competes in the women's 5000m in Eugene, has every right to be there, World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said.
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History-making Fraser-Pryce bags fifth 100m title, US win four crowns

July 18, 2022 - 11:25
Jamaica's Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce made history Sunday as she bagged a fifth world 100m title on Sunday, as Team USA claimed four other crowns on offer in Eugene.
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Uganda's Cheptegei delivers masterclass to retain world 10 000m title

July 18, 2022 - 11:25
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei delivered a masterclass of unpanicked front running to retain the men's world 10,000m title in Oregon, on Sunday.
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Kerley wins world 100m gold in US clean sweep, SA's Simbine 6th

July 17, 2022 - 11:21
American Fred Kerley led a US cleansweep as he stormed to victory in the men's 100m at the World Championships in Oregon on Saturday.
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Felix wins 19th world medal, Kerley scorches 100m heats

July 16, 2022 - 11:13
American veteran Allyson Felix will hang up her spikes having sealed a remarkable 19th world medal on Friday, while Fred Kerley laid down an impressive marker in the heats for the 100m in Oregon.
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UK police open investigation into Farah trafficking revelations

July 15, 2022 - 11:05
London's Metropolitan Police have opened an investigation into British Olympic great Mo Farah's stunning revelations he was illegally trafficked into Britain as a child.
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Omanyala heads to world athletics as organisers cope with US visa issues

July 15, 2022 - 11:05
Africa's fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala on Thursday secured a last-minute visa to travel to the United States for the World Athletics Championships although he will have to start his 100m campaign just hours after arriving.
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Africa's fastest man Omanyala to miss Worlds over visa delay

July 14, 2022 - 11:02
Africa's fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala is on a mission to put sprinting on the map in Kenya, a country where the long-distance runner is king.
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Mo Farah relieved at UK govt support after shock revelation

July 14, 2022 - 11:02
Olympic great Mo Farah expressed relief Wednesday after receiving fulsome backing from the UK government despite his admission that he was illegally trafficked into Britain as a child.
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Olympian Mo Farah wins UK plaudits after revealing true past

July 13, 2022 - 10:48
Olympic great Mo Farah won praise from across Britain's political spectrum Tuesday after the shock revelation that he was illegally trafficked as a child to the country and forced to work in domestic servitude.
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Olympic great Mo Farah reveals he was trafficked to UK, forced to be child servant

July 12, 2022 - 10:38
Olympic great Mo Farah was illegally trafficked to Britain at the age of nine from Djibouti and forced to work as a child servant, he has revealed, saying his real name is Hussein Abdi Kahin.
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Semenya set to end 5-year world championship absence in Eugene

July 10, 2022 - 09:37
South Africa's double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya looks set to make her first appearance at a World Championships in five years.
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South African team for World Athletic Champs named by ASA

July 4, 2022 - 08:42
A 40-member team will represent South Africa at the World Athletics Championship between 15 and 24 July in Eugene, Oregon.
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Simbine storms to victory at Stockholm Diamond League meeting

July 2, 2022 - 08:17
South African speedster Akani Simbine won the men's 100m race at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, Sweden.
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