Track and Field Articles

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  • Olympic Champion Could Face Eight Year Ban

    Olympic Champion Could Face Eight Year Ban

    The reigning Olympic 100 metres hurdles champion Brianna McNeal could be banned from the sport for up to eight years after an alleged anti-doping violation.

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  • New Olympic Doubts after Virus Surge

    New Olympic Doubts after Virus Surge

    There are fresh doubts as to whether the 2021 Tokyo Olympics will now be staged at all.

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  • CAS Cuts Russian Ban

    CAS Cuts Russian Ban

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) based in Lausanne, Switzerland, has cut the ban on Russian athletes competing at major sporting events from four years to two.

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  • New Olympic Sport Announced for 2024

    New Olympic Sport Announced for 2024

    Breaking will become an Olympic sport for the first time in 2024.

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  • US to Criminalise Sports Doping

    US to Criminalise Sports Doping

    The US government is in the process of introducing legislation which will make the use of doping in sport a criminal act.

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  • Will the Olympics Go On As Scheduled?

    Will the Olympics Go On As Scheduled?

    The Japanese people are ambiguous about the prospects of hosting the Olympic Games next year.

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  • World Sprint Champion Gets Two-Year Ban

    World Sprint Champion Gets Two-Year Ban

    The reigning 100 metres sprint champion Christian Coleman of the USA has been banned from the sport of athletics for two years after missing three drugs tests in a 12-month period.

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  • Japan Determined to Host Olympics

    Japan Determined to Host Olympics

    The new Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga has told the United Nations General Assembly that his country is determined to stage the Olympic Games next year, despite the continued threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Spanish Triathlete Sacrifices Medal

    Spanish Triathlete Sacrifices Medal

    A Spanish triathlete allowed a competitor who took the wrong turn on a course to finish ahead of him and take his place on the third-place podium, in a gesture that has been praised as an act of supreme sportsmanship.

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  • Lamine Diack Found Guilty of Corruption

    Lamine Diack Found Guilty of Corruption

    Lamine Diack, the former head of world athletics, has been found guilty on corruption charges by a court in Paris on Wednesday.

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