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'World-class' Muir still keen on London double – coach

Britain’s Laura Muir has recovered from a stress fracture in her foot and remains “keen” to compete in both the 1500m and 5,000m at August’s World Championships, says coach Andy Young. Muir missed two weeks of training this month because ...

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Bolt 'may carry on after World Championships'

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt says he may carry on running after the 2017 World Championships – but this will definitely be his final season. The 30-year-old Jamaican had previously said he would run his final race at the London ...

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European Team Championships: Great Britain fade to fourth

Great Britain were pipped to a European Team Championships podium finish as the men’s 4x400m relay team came ninth in the final event in Lille, France. Great Britain had been three clear of France in the standings, but, disrupted by ...

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I'm going after hurdles world record – McLeod

Olympic gold medallist Omar McLeod is focusing on the 110m hurdles world record after setting a Jamaican national record with a time of 12.90 seconds. American Aries Merritt’s world record stands at 12.80 and McLeod said he hopes to break ...

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European Team Championships: Great Britain third after day two with six victories

European Team Championships Venue: Lille Date: 23-25 June Coverage: Live on the BBC Red Button on Sunday (11:55-16:30 BST) Harry Aikines-Aryeetey won twice as Great Britain sit in third place after day two at the European Team Championships in Lille, ...

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Justin Gatlin: US sprinter could face a final duel with Usain Bolt

American Justin Gatlin has set up the prospect of a final showdown in London with Usain Bolt after winning the 100m in the US World Championship trials. Gatlin powered through in 9.95 seconds ahead of compatriot Christian Coleman, the fastest ...

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Athletes understand plans to erase records before 2005 – Warner

Outgoing UK Athletics chief Ed Warner has backed plans to erase world records set before 2005, adding that athletes affected understand “the greater good”. European Athletics wants historic records rewritten because of a lack of credibility following a doping scandal. ...

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Emma Wiltshire: Six gold medals with someone else's liver

In July 2014 Emma Wiltshire suffered acute liver failure while working with Welsh Athletics in Portugal. She went into a coma and woke up a week later to be told she’d had a liver transplant. A year later she won ...

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Rooney favours Anniversary Games medal ceremony

Britain’s Martyn Rooney says he would rather receive his Beijing Olympic bronze medal at the Anniversary Games than at the World Championships. GB’s 2008 men’s 4x400m relay team moved up from fourth to third after Russia’s Denis Alekseyev failed a ...

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Cameron Chalmers pulls out of Island Games to target World Championships spot

Guernsey sprinter Cameron Chalmers has pulled out of the Island Games to focus on securing a place at the World Championships in London in August. Trials for the event, between 30 June and 2 July, clash with the Games. The ...

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