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New research to be used in IAAF's gender tests reinstatement bid

Gender tests for female athletes with high levels of testosterone could be reinstated after a new study found it gave them a “competitive advantage”. Athletics’ governing body the IAAF commissioned the research because it wants to prove it was right ...

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British Athletics 'killing the sport' – Campbell

Former Olympic champion Darren Campbell says British Athletics is “killing the sport”. Many high-profile athletes missed the weekend’s British trials, which formed part of the selection process for August’s World Championships in London. Campbell told the BBC: “It felt like ...

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Watch Mitchell-Blake wins tight 200m at British trials

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake wins the 200m at the British trials with Danny Talbot second – as both guarantee selection for the World Championships. BBC Sport – Athletics

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Mitchell-Blake wins British trials 200m to seal Worlds spot

Media playback is not supported on this device Olympic finalist Adam Gemili may miss August’s World Championships after Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake won the 200m at the British trials in Birmingham. Gemili, fourth at the Rio Olympics in 2016, was a distant ...

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Reece Prescod records a shock win in the men's 100m at the British Athletics trials in Birmingham.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] British Athletics selectors face a World Championship dilemma after 21-year old Reece Prescod and James Dasaolu secured 100m places at the team trials. BBC Sport – Athletics

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World Championships: Reece Prescod wins at British trials as Christine Ohuruogu exits

Media playback is not supported on this device World Championship Team Trials Date: 1-2 July Venue: Alexander Stadium, Birmingham Coverage: Live coverage on BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button and BBC Two. Full details. British Athletics selectors face a World ...

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A bobsleigher and the third fastest British 100m runner ever – can Fearon qualify for the Worlds?

Media playback is not supported on this device World Championship Team Trials Date: 31 June-1 July Venue: Alexander Stadium, Birmingham Coverage: Live coverage on BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button and BBC Two. Full details. For a few days last ...

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Steve Cram's six must-see events at the British trials

World Championship Team Trials Date: 31 June-1 July Venue: Alexander Stadium, Birmingham Coverage: Live coverage on BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button and BBC Two. Full details. A place on the World Championship start line is just a weekend away ...

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London 2017 drugs cheats 'will be found out'

Drugs cheats at this summer’s World Athletics Championships “will be found out”, says the head of a new unit set up to protect integrity in the sport. David Howman, who chairs the Athletics Integrity Unit, said he could not guarantee ...

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Usain Bolt: Sprinting great under pressure as he tries to retire in style

In the industrial heartland of the Czech Republic, it was fitting that Usain Bolt produced a workmanlike performance. His win here in Ostrava on Wednesday, in 10.06 seconds, left him in joint-31st place in the 100 metres rankings for the ...

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