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Athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill announces second pregnancy

Former Olympic heptathlon champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced she is expecting a second child. In a post on her Twitter account, the Sheffield star said she was “so happy” at the news. Ennis-Hill, 31, who won a gold medal ...

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IAAF World Relays: Great Britain to send strong squad to Bahamas event

Great Britain are sending their “best possible teams” to the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas in April. There was criticism over Britain’s squad for the most recent edition in 2015, with Richard Kilty saying he felt “let down” by ...

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Runner jailed for stabbing UK Athletics staff

A fell-running champion has been jailed for 18 years for stabbing three UK Athletics staff at a major arena. Lauren Jeska, a transgender athlete, admitted trying to murder Ralph Knibbs at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium. The “cool, calculated attack” came amid ...

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Commonwealth Games: Durban, South Africa will not host Games in 2022

The 2022 Commonwealth Games will no longer be held in Durban, South Africa. David Grevemberg, chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation, said the city did not meet the criteria set by his organisation, and the search for a new ...

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Life ban for Russian doctor over doping athletes

A Russian doctor has been banned for life from any involvement in athletics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) said “clear evidence” showed Dr Sergei Portugalov doped athletes. A 2015 World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) report said he was “very ...

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Wada critical of Isinbayeva's anti-doping role

Yelena Isinbayeva’s election to a key role within Russia’s anti-doping agency (Rusada) has been criticised by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). Former Olympic champion pole-vaulter Isinbayeva, 34, had described Russia’s athletics team’s suspension from Rio 2016 as “a blatant political ...

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Jo Pavey: How does a busy mum and Olympic athlete train? It's a family affair!

Ever wondered how an elite athlete can combine training with a busy family life? British long-distance runner Jo Pavey, a five-time Olympian, tells us how she solves the problem – by bringing the whole family with her. Jo will be ...

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Russia doping reforms not happening quickly enough, says Wada chief

Russia’s anti-doping reforms are not happening quickly enough, says World Anti-Doping Agency director general Olivier Niggli. Last year’s Wada-commissioned McLaren report claimed more than 1,000 Russians benefited from a state-sponsored doping programme between 2011 and 2015. Russia’s sport leaders have ...

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Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce: Pregnant sprinter to miss World Athletics Championships

Jamaica’s reigning 100m world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will miss this summer’s World Athletics Championships in London because she is pregnant. The two-time 100m Olympic gold medallist and three-time world champion plans to return to action in 2018. The 30-year-old sprinter ...

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Mo Farah: Supplement infusion 'not recorded properly by UK Athletics'

UK Athletics staff may not have properly recorded an infusion of a controversial supplement for its star athlete Mo Farah, the BBC has learned. The infusion of the legal supplement L-carnitine, given to Farah in 2014 before a major race, ...

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