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Safo-Antwi switches from GB to Ghana

Sprinter Sean Safo-Antwi has been cleared to switch allegiance from Great Britain to Ghana. The 25-year-old won the 60m at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix and finished third at the British Indoor Championships in February. His application to the International ...

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Farah set for world half marathon debut

Mo Farah has been confirmed in Great Britain’s team to compete at the 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff. The double Olympic and five-time world track champion, 32, is European half marathon record holder and won the 2014 ...

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Bulut suspended after doping allegation

Olympic 1500m silver medallist Gamze Bulut has been provisionally suspended pending an IAAF investigation into a possible doping violation. Turkey’s NTV television reports that abnormalities were found in Bulut’s blood samples from 2011, 2012 and 2013. The 23-year-old is the ...

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Kilty sets second fastest 60m of 2016

Britain’s world indoor champion Richard Kilty set the second fastest time of the year for the 60m at the Jablonec Indoor Gala in the Czech Republic. The 26-year-old from Teesside won the race in 6.50 seconds, ahead of fellow Briton ...

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Diamond League gets African meeting

Rabat will become the first African city to host a Diamond League meeting later this year, but New York has been dropped from the calendar. The Moroccan capital will host this season’s third meeting on 22 May. IAAF president Lord ...

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Pistorius denied leave to appeal

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been denied leave to appeal against his conviction for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Constitutional Court has made the ruling, meaning Pistorius will now be sentenced in April. Pistorius killed Ms Steenkamp in ...

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Rutherford heads GB team for Worlds

World Indoor Championships Date: 17-20 March Venue: Portland, USA Coverage: Live across BBC TV, BBC Red Button, BBC Radio, online & the BBC Sport app. Schedule Reigning Olympic and world champion Greg Rutherford heads a 23-strong British team for this ...

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Aregawi not hiding anything, says agent

World indoor 1500m champion Abeba Aregawi has told her agent she is “not hiding anything” after being suspended for failing a drugs test. Aregawi, who won gold at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow and 2014 World Indoor Championships in ...

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Prosecutors widen corruption probe

French prosecutors have widened their investigation into corruption in athletics to include the bidding and voting processes for the hosting of the 2016 and 2020 Olympics. Lamine Diack, the former president of world governing body the IAAF, is already being ...

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Kilty chooses Rio over title defence

World indoor champion Richard Kilty will not defend his 60m title in Portland, Oregon next month after choosing to focus on the Rio Olympics. Despite disqualification for a false start at the British Championships, UK Athletics wanted to select Kilty, ...

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