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Ex-sprinter Campbell 'relieved to be alive' after bleed in brain

British former Olympic champion Darren Campbell says he is “relieved to be alive” as he recovers in hospital after suffering a bleed in the brain. The 44-year-old had to be resuscitated when he was rushed to hospital last Tuesday after ...

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Prescod beats Gatlin to win 100m at Diamond League

Diamond League 2018 Venue: Shanghai, China Date: 12 May Coverage details: Highlights show on BBC Two on Sunday, 13 May, from 12:00 BST Britain’s Reece Prescod beat world champion Justin Gatlin to seal a shock 100m victory at the Shanghai ...

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World champion Pozzi to face Merritt in Manchester

Great CityGames Venue: Deansgate, Manchester Date: Friday, 18 May Coverage: Live on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website, 18:00-19:30 BST World indoor hurdles champion Andrew Pozzi will face 2012 Olympic gold medallist Aries Merritt at the Great CityGames in ...

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Belfast Marathon death: Stephen Heaney named

A runner from Limavady who died after collapsing during the Belfast marathon has been named. Stephen Heaney, 50, collapsed at the Sydenham bypass, five miles into the race. The event’s organisers said two ambulances were quickly at the scene to ...

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'There's nothing left of my hip but I still won a medal' – Dry on his surgery funding battle

Scottish hammer thrower Mark Dry is hoping to find funding for a hip operation “as soon as possible”. Dry needs surgery for a complete new metal or ceramic hip, which would require a four to six-month recovery. The 30-year-old won ...

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'Achievements crumbling before my eyes' – 'traumatised' Kiprop vows to fight

Former Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop says he is “traumatised” after failing a drugs test and will “fight” to prove his innocence. Kenya’s three-time world champion, 28, tested positive for EPO after an out-of-competition test in November 2017. Kiprop was ...

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Diamond League: Caster Semenya claims 1500m victory in first event of season

Diamond League 2018 Venue: Doha, Qatar Date: 4 May Coverage details: Highlights show on BBC Two on Sunday 6 May from 18:00 South Africa’s Caster Semenya set a national record as she claimed victory in the women’s 1500m at the ...

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Doha Worlds to include mixed relay & midnight marathons

The 2019 World Championships in Doha will culminate in a 4x400m mixed relay, the International Association of Athletics Federations has announced. The event will make its global debut before its Olympic bow at Tokyo 2020. The IAAF also announced the ...

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Former Olympic champion Kiprop was tipped off about drugs test

Former Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop was tipped off by a doping control officer about a drugs test, but officials deny he was asked for money. The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) confirmed the Kenyan, 28, tested positive for EPO after ...

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Paula Radcliffe backs new IAAF testosterone rules, saying no solution fair to all

Former marathon world champion Paula Radcliffe says she supports new rules on the “minefield” issue of naturally high testosterone levels in women. Some athletes will have to take medication to race in track events from 400m up to the mile ...

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