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'I am just a bit broken' – Rutherford reflects on career before Anniversary Games

Muller Anniversary Games Venue: London Stadium Date: 21-22 July Coverage: Live coverage on BBC One and BBC Two, with text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. Full details The 2018 edition is a very different Greg Rutherford. Compared ...

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Great Britain's 2008 4x400m women's relay team to get Olympic bronzes on Saturday

The Great Britain women’s 4x400m relay team from the 2008 Beijing Olympics will receive their bronze medals at Saturday’s Anniversary Games. The quartet of Christine Ohuruogu, Kelly Sotherton, Marilyn Okoro and Nicola Sanders finished fifth in the final at the ...

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Beth Dobbin: 'I remember thinking I'm going to die'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Scottish sprinter Beth Dobbin explains how she overcame the after-effects of a severe epileptic seizure as a teenager to be crowned British 200m champion. BBC Sport – Athletics

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Gender tests: IAAF denies 'preventing' women from taking part in sport

Athletics’ governing body the IAAF says it “has not and will never” prevent women from participating in athletics. It comes in response to an open letter from the Women’s Sports Foundation and Athlete Ally calling for the scrapping of proposed ...

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'I thought I was going to die' – British champion Dobbin on seizure that left her unable to walk or talk

Media playback is not supported on this device “Slowly, the light started to go out. I remember thinking ‘I’m going to die’, so I just wanted to let it happen.” As a teenager, Beth Dobbin suffered an epileptic seizure so ...

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Athletics World Cup: Great Britain third in inaugural staging

Athletics World Cup Coverage: Highlights on Saturday 21 July, BBC One and Red Button Great Britain finished third in the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London Stadium, thanks in part to a surprise victory in the women’s 4x100m relay. British ...

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Lorraine Ugen wins but GB lie fifth in Athletics World Cup

Athletics World Cup Venue: London Stadium Dates: 14-15 July Time: 18:45 BST Coverage: Highlights on Saturday 21 July, BBC One and Red Button Great Britain lie fifth out of eight nations after the first day of the Athletics World Cup ...

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Leon Reid: Sprinter gets date for IAAF meeting on Ireland transfer

Leon Reid is set to learn if his application to represent Ireland is successful when the IAAF discuss the issue on 26 July. The 23-year-old, who won 200m bronze for Northern Ireland at Commonwealth Games in April, wants to switch ...

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Lorraine Ugen will lead Great Britain in inaugural Athletics World Cup

Athletics World Cup Venue: London Stadium Dates: 14-15 July Time: 18:45 BST Coverage: Highlights on Saturday 21 July, BBC One and Red Button Lorraine Ugen will lead the British team taking on world and Olympic champions from around the globe ...

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Steve Cram: 'Brilliant' teenager Heyward has every chance of success

Former 1500m world champion Steve Cram says Welsh teenager Jake Heyward has ‘every chance’ of success, but must be left to develop at his own pace. The 19-year-old recently moved above Cram in the all-time British Under-20s standings over 1500m. ...

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