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London 2012 gold medallist Rutherford to retire at end of season

Media playback is not supported on this device Greg Rutherford, who won long jump gold at the London 2012 Olympics, will retire at the end of the season. Rutherford, 31, went on to claim bronze at the Rio Games in ...

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I never wanted bowel condition to be an excuse – Commonwealth gold medallist O'Connor

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Siobhan-Marie O’Connor tells BBC Points West how she deals with having a chronic bowel condition. The 22-year-old was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis six years ago, a condition that undermines the immune system, leading to weight loss ...

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Robbie Grabarz: Olympic high jump bronze medallist retires

British high jumper Robbie Grabarz, who won a bronze medal the London 2012 Olympics, has retired. The 30-year-old won gold at the 2012 European Championships and silver at the World Indoors in 2016, and finished fourth at Rio 2016. He ...

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Jarrod Bannister: Commonwealth Games javelin gold medallist dies

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jarrod Bannister has died aged 33, Athletics Australia has confirmed. The javelin thrower, a two-time Olympian, had been living and training in the Netherlands. Australian media outlets reported there were believed to be no suspicious ...

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Jarrod Bannister: Commonwealth Games javelin gold medallist dies

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jarrod Bannister has died aged 33, Athletics Australia has confirmed. The javelin thrower, a two-time Olympian, had been living and training in the Netherlands. Australian media outlets reported there were believed to be no suspicious ...

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Jarrod Bannister: Commonwealth Games javelin gold medallist dies

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jarrod Bannister has died aged 33, Athletics Australia has confirmed. The javelin thrower, a two-time Olympian, had been living and training in the Netherlands. Australian media outlets reported there were believed to be no suspicious ...

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Owain Doull: Team Sky's Olympic gold medallist eyes 2018 Vuelta a Espana

Olympic gold medallist Owain Doull has targeted the Vuelta a Espana as his main goal for 2018. Doull is preparing his second full year on the World Tour with Team Sky and will start his season at the Tour Down ...

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Kelly Massey: Rio 4x400m relay bronze medallist retires on 33rd birthday

Rio Olympic bronze medal winning 400m relay runner Kelly Massey has marked her 33rd birthday – by retiring. Massey raced in the 4x400m heats at the Rio 2016 Games and therefore received a medal after her team-mates went on to ...

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Kelly Massey: Rio 4x400m relay bronze medallist retires on 33rd birthday

Rio Olympic bronze medal winning 400m relay runner Kelly Massey has marked her 33rd birthday – by retiring. Massey raced in the 4x400m heats at the Rio 2016 Games and therefore received a medal after her team-mates went on to ...

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Jelle van Gorkom: Dutch Olympic BMX silver medallist in coma after accident

Olympic BMX silver medallist Jelle van Gorkom is in a coma after a training accident on Tuesday. The Royal Dutch Cycling Union said the 27-year-old had “broken ribs, a fracture in the face, a tear in the skull and damage ...

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