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Four-time Olympic medallist Fredericks suspended by IOC

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being charged with money laundering and corruption. Fredericks, 50, was charged by the French authorities last week. He was accused of accepting a bribe ...

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Jemima Sumgong: Four-year doping ban for Olympic marathon champion

Olympic marathon winner Jemima Sumgong has been banned for four years after her claim she was taking EPO for an ectopic pregnancy was rejected. Sumgong told a Kenyan law court she was given the banned substance in hospital, but her ...

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Mo Farah: Briton one of three finalists for IAAF athlete of the year award

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s Mo Farah is one of three male finalists for the IAAF 2017 World Athlete of the Year award. The 34-year-old, who defended his 10,000m world title in London in August, will ...

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Flanagan ends 40-year wait in New York Marathon

Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman for 40 years to win the New York Marathon as she captured her first major world title. The 36-year-old, runner-up in 2010 and sixth at last year’s Olympics, won in two hours 26 ...

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Frankie Fredericks charged with corruption by French court

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been charged with money laundering and corruption by the French authorities. The charges were brought by a judge who is investigating allegations of vote-buying in international sport. Fredericks, 50, was accused of accepting ...

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Wayde van Niekerk: Injured South African ruled out of 2018 Commonwealth Games

Media playback is not supported on this device South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk will miss the 2018 Commonwealth Games after suffering a knee ligament injury during a celebrity touch rugby game. Van Niekerk, the 400m world and Olympic champion, was ...

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Mo Farah splits from coach Alberto Salazar and will return to Britain

Media playback is not supported on this device Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has split from coach Alberto Salazar and will return to Britain. Farah, who won 5,000m and 10,000m gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016, said his decision ...

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Dewi Griffiths: Welshman sets quickest British marathon time for three years

Dewi Griffiths marked his debut marathon by running the fastest time by a British athlete over the distance since 2014. Welshman Griffiths, 26, finished fifth in the Frankfurt Marathon in 2:09’49. He is the quickest Briton over the 26.2-mile distance ...

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Why do some marathon runners fall ill and others don't?

Runners in one of Britain’s toughest marathons could help scientists answer why some will fall ill after the race – and others will not. The 35th Snowdonia Marathon on Saturday sees just under 3,000 following the route around the highest ...

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Greg Rutherford: Olympic gold medallist unsure about fitness for Tokyo 2020

London 2012 long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford says he is unsure whether he will be able to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Rutherford, 30, also won Olympic bronze when defending his title at Rio 2016, but injury ...

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