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'He was one of my idols' – The Welsh Para-athletes inspired by Malcolm

Meet the three Welsh Para-athletes heading for the 2018 Commonwealth Games who are coached by Christian Malcolm. Rhys Jones, James Ledger and Morgan Jones have had their places confirmed for next year’s Games in Australia. Malcolm – who won two ...

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Russian doping: Russia athletes remain suspended by IAAF

Russian athletes will remain banned from international competition after the IAAF said the country had not yet done enough to clamp down on doping. Athletics’ governing body banned Russia in November 2015 over evidence of state-sponsored doping. The decision comes ...

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From drug addict to long jump world champion

[unable to retrieve full-text content] How South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga overcame drug addiction to become long jump world champion. BBC Sport – Athletics

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Barshim and Thiam are named athletes of the year

World champions Mutaz Essa Barshim and Nafissatou Thiam have been named IAAF athletes of the year in Monaco. Qatari high jumper Barshim, 26, went through the season unbeaten and won gold at the World Championships. Belgium’s Thiam, 23, won gold ...

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Pistorius jail sentence more than doubled

A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius’s jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months. Prosecutors had argued that the six-year term for murdering Reeva Steenkamp was “shockingly light”. Ms Steenkamp’s parents were ...

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British Virgin Islands: How territory's sports are recovering after Hurricane Irma

“One of the lads was five minutes late for training. When I asked him why, he said: ‘Because my roof caved in during the night’.” That was the reality for the coach of the national rugby team on the British ...

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Farah & Hawkins set for London half marathon showdown

Britain’s two fastest half marathon runners, Sir Mo Farah and Callum Hawkins, will race over the distance in a new event in London on 4 March. Farah set the record in March 2015 when he ran 13.1 miles in 59 ...

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Mo Farah retains UK Sport support after marathon switch

Distance great Mo Farah will continue to get UK Sport’s top level of support despite uncertainty as to whether he will represent Great Britain again. The 34-year-old four-time Olympic champion will concentrate on marathon full-time for the first time next ...

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David Parker: Javelin coach suspended by British Athletics

British Athletics has suspended javelin coach David Parker following allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a female athlete. Parker, 37, is the lead throws coach at Loughborough University and has a part-time contract with British Athletics. It has been reported ...

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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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