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Christian Coleman breaks 60m indoor world record with time of 6.37

American world 100m silver medallist Christian Coleman broke the 60m indoor world record, clocking 6.37 seconds at a meeting in Clemson, South Carolina. Coleman’s mark beat the previous record of 6.39 set twice by fellow American Maurice Greene, in 1998 ...

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Athletes flee regional event in Russia as drug testers arrive

More than 30 competitors withdrew from last weekend’s Siberian Indoor Championships in Irkutsk when drug testers arrived at the two-day event. Russia’s anti-doping agency Rusada will be given the names of the athletes who left the regional competition, according to ...

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Laureus Awards: Mo Farah, Chris Froome and Lewis Hamilton among nominees

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has been nominated for the 2017 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award. Farah, who was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year in December, is one of four British nominees. Four-time Tour de France ...

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Muir leads GB to cross-country relay victory in Edinburgh

Laura Muir anchored Great Britain to victory in the Great Edinburgh Cross Country mixed team relay as Leonard Korir and Yasemin Can retained the men’s and women’s titles respectively. Former European cross-country champion Muir took over from Adam Clarke for ...

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Muir leads GB to cross-country relay victory in Edinburgh

Laura Muir anchored Great Britain to victory in the Great Edinburgh Cross Country mixed team relay as Leonard Korir and Yasemin Can retained the men’s and women’s titles respectively. Former European cross-country champion Muir took over from Adam Clarke for ...

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Eilish McColgan wins 10k with personal best in Doha

Scottish athlete Eilish McColgan won the 10k at the Ooredoo event in Doha in a personal best time of 31.53 minutes. The 27-year-old finished more than eight minutes ahead of the field with fellow Brits Rosie Brookes, Michelle Grainger and ...

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Eilish McColgan wins 10k with personal best in Doha

Scottish athlete Eilish McColgan won the 10k at the Ooredoo event in Doha in a personal best time of 31.53 minutes. The 27-year-old finished more than eight minutes ahead of the field with fellow Brits Rosie Brookes, Michelle Grainger and ...

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Kelly Massey: Rio 4x400m relay bronze medallist retires on 33rd birthday

Rio Olympic bronze medal winning 400m relay runner Kelly Massey has marked her 33rd birthday – by retiring. Massey raced in the 4x400m heats at the Rio 2016 Games and therefore received a medal after her team-mates went on to ...

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Kelly Massey: Rio 4x400m relay bronze medallist retires on 33rd birthday

Rio Olympic bronze medal winning 400m relay runner Kelly Massey has marked her 33rd birthday – by retiring. Massey raced in the 4x400m heats at the Rio 2016 Games and therefore received a medal after her team-mates went on to ...

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Muir 'excited for the next few months' despite missing Commonwealths

Media playback is not supported on this device It may surprise some that Laura Muir will not be competing at the Commonwealth Games in April, when an obvious chance to boost her major medal collection beckons. But the Scot has ...

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