Track and Field Articles

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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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  • Farah and Hassan Break World Records

    Farah and Hassan Break World Records

    Britains four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah, and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands both broke the one-hour world record at the Diamond League meeting in Brussels on Friday night.

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    UK to Amend Anti-Doping Rules

    The UK is set to amend its anti-doping rules from next year.

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  • Former Marathon World Record Holder Given Drugs Ban

    Former Marathon World Record Holder Given Drugs Ban

    Wilson Kipsang, the 38-year old Kenyan former world record holder, has been given a four-year doping ban by WADA (the World Anti-Doping Agency).

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  • Russia Fails to Pay Anti-Doping Fine

    Russia Fails to Pay Anti-Doping Fine

    The Russian Athletics Federation (Rusaf) is in trouble after missing out on their fine and associated costs payment relating to the doping suspension applied to its sportsmen and women.

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  • Majority of Tokyo Residents Opposed to Olympics

    Majority of Tokyo Residents Opposed to Olympics

    A weekend poll conducted by Japanese news organisations suggest that the majority of Tokyo residents are now opposed to the Olympics taking place in the city next year, and, amidst continuing fears over the coronavirus, many believe that they should either be further postponed, or cancelled altogether.

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  • Athlete A Documentary Released

    Athlete A Documentary Released

    Athlete A is the title of a new Netflix documentary exploring the culture and the shortcomings of USA Gymnastics (USAG) which allowed a paedophile, Dr Larry Nasser to sexually abuse numerous young girls in his charge over a number of years.

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