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'Don't be afraid – just get your shoes on'

From running to lose weight to taking part to help fight disease, the Great Manchester Run is full of runners with inspirational stories to tell. Olympic gold medallists Kenenisa Bekele and Tirunesh Dibaba will be taking part on Sunday – ...

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Olympic champ to host back garden event

Olympic champion Greg Rutherford is planning to host a long jump competition for some of the world’s top athletes – in his back garden. Rutherford has a long jump runway and pit at his home in Woburn Sands near Milton ...

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Olympic champ to host back garden event

Olympic champion Greg Rutherford is planning to host a long jump competition for some of the world’s top athletes – in his back garden. Rutherford has a long jump runway and pit at his home in Woburn Sands near Milton ...

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Bolt dips below 10 seconds in Ostrava

Media playback is not supported on this device Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran a season’s best 9.98 seconds in winning the men’s 100m at the Golden Spike meeting in the Czech Republic. In his first European outing of the ...

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Porter, Rutherford & Schippers win

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s Greg Rutherford continued his impressive start to the season with a Games record 8.20m to win the long jump at the Great CityGames in Manchester. In far from ideal conditions, the ...

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'I won't waste breath discussing doping'

British high jumper Isobel Pooley is working towards a place in Team GB’s squad for the 2016 Olympics and will be looking to secure her Rio place by winning the British trials next month. In her latest column for the ...

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Kenya agrees 'roadmap' to compliance

Kenya’s government has agreed a “roadmap” that increases the likelihood of the country’s athletes competing at the Olympic Games in Rio this summer. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) declared Kenya “non-compliant” on 12 May after it missed two deadlines to ...

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Kenya agrees 'roadmap' to compliance

Kenya’s government has agreed a “roadmap” that increases the likelihood of the country’s athletes competing at the Olympic Games in Rio this summer. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) declared Kenya “non-compliant” on 12 May after it missed two deadlines to ...

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Ennis-Hill to make injury return

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will begin the build-up to Rio 2016 by competing in the javelin at the Loughborough International Athletics match on Sunday. It will be the 30-year-old’s first competition of 2016 as she prepares to defend her ...

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Ennis-Hill to make injury return

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will begin the build-up to Rio 2016 by competing in the javelin at the Loughborough International Athletics match on Sunday. It will be the 30-year-old’s first competition of 2016 as she prepares to defend her ...

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