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Wins for Chris Thompson and Gemma Steel at Great South Run

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Great Britain’s Chris Thompson and Gemma Steel win the men’s and women’s races at the Great South Run in Portsmouth and Southsea. BBC Sport – Athletics

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I still get a lot of pain after crash – Ellington

Media playback is not supported on this device British sprinter James Ellington says he still experiences “a lot of pain”, 10 months after the motorbike accident that nearly killed him. Ellington suffered a fractured tibia, fibula and pelvis when he ...

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How life improves if you hire record-breaking race walker Tom Bosworth

[unable to retrieve full-text content] BBC Sport imagines what life would be like if we could hire record-breaking race walker Tom Bosworth to get stuff done. BBC Sport – Athletics

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Couch to 5K: Teacher's story from 26 stone to Birmingham half marathon

Stuart Warner, a teacher from Birmingham, tells us how taking inspiration from the London Marathon has transformed his life, as he prepares for Sunday’s Great Birmingham Run. Missed out on Birmingham? Find out about running clubs and resources near you ...

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Pop-up tracks, city franchises & athlete auctions – Coe's ideas to boost the sport

Pop-up running tracks in football stadiums, city franchises and athlete auctions are among the “radical” moves athletics must consider to enhance its appeal, says IAAF president Lord Coe. Coe was addressing questions about how the sport can innovate and flourish, ...

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Chicherova loses appeal after being stripped of Olympic medal

Russian high jumper Anna Chicherova has lost an appeal against being stripped of her 2008 Olympic bronze medal after failing a doping retest. The 35-year-old finished third in Beijing, but tested positive for banned steroid turinabol when samples were re-analysed. ...

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Commonwealth Games 2022: Birmingham bid 'not fully compliant'

The deadline for bids to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been extended after Birmingham’s application was judged to be “not fully compliant”. Birmingham was the only bidder before the original 30 September deadline. Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Victoria in ...

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Commonwealth Games 2022: Birmingham bid 'not fully compliant'

The deadline for bids to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been extended after Birmingham’s application was judged to be “not fully compliant”. Birmingham was the only bidder before the original 30 September deadline. Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Victoria in ...

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Jepkosgei breaks 30-minute 10km road barrier

Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei became the first woman to run under 30 minutes for a road 10km to win the Prague Grand Prix. The 23-year-old’s 29 minutes 43 seconds beat her own record of 30:04, set in the Prague Half Marathon ...

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Peacock wins at Great North City Games before taking break

British sprinter Jonnie Peacock won at the Great North City Games before he takes a year off from the sport. The two-time para-athletics champion eased to victory in the T44 100m in Newcastle, after his rival American Richard Browne pulled ...

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