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Love blossoms as Lynsey Sharp and Andrew Butchart launch Scots' team tartan

Scottish athletes Lynsey Sharp and Andrew Butchart hope their new-found love will help as they bid for Commonwealth Games glory next year. The pair became a couple this year, now share the same coach and will travel to Australia as ...

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Archive: Gatlin stuns world by beating Bolt

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Watch as Justin Gatlin creates a major shock at the 2017 World Athletics Championships by beating Usain Bolt in the 100m final. BBC Sport – Athletics

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World and Para-athletics Championships bring in more than £107m to London

The city of London benefitted from £107m of extra income as a direct result of hosting the World and Para-athletics Championships. More than a million people bought tickets to visit London Stadium as the capital became the first city to ...

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Gatlin 'shocked and surprised' over coach allegations

World champion sprinter Justin Gatlin says he is “shocked and surprised” at doping allegations made against his coach and an agent. Athletics anti-doping officials have begun an investigation into what the president of the sport’s governing body called “serious allegations” ...

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill gets Lifetime Achievement award

Media playback is not supported on this device BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 Date: Sunday, 17 December Time: 18:45 GMT Venue: Echo Arena, Liverpool Coverage: BBC One, Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website Former heptathlon champion Dame Jessica ...

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'I can't stop staring at the trophy' – Farah shocked to win

Media playback is not supported on this device World 10,000m champion Sir Mo Farah said he was in shock and “can’t stop staring at the trophy” after being voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The 34-year-old had been considered ...

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: World 10,000m champion Mo Farah wins

Media playback is not supported on this device World 10,000m champion Sir Mo Farah has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017. The 34-year-old was presented the award on video link by daughter Rhianna. Farah won his third ...

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Muir to return for Edinburgh Cross Country

The Great Edinburgh International Cross Country Venue: Holyrood Park, Edinburgh Date: Saturday 13 January, 2018 Coverage: Live on BBC One TV, HD and online from 13:15 to 15:15 GMT Laura Muir will target a fourth straight relay victory at the ...

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Oscar Pistorius hurt in prison fight in South Africa

Former South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been hurt in a prison brawl, less than two weeks after his sentence for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was more than doubled. The disgraced Paralympian was allegedly involved in a fight ...

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'My body was giving up' – the 20-year-old GB runner with osteoporosis

[unable to retrieve full-text content] BBC Sport meets Bobby Clay – a middle-distance runner with osteoporosis, who is warning others of the dangers of over-training and under-eating. BBC Sport – Athletics

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