Justin Gatlin Left Off Shortlist For Best Athlete
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Justin Gatlin Left Off Shortlist For Best Athlete

Justin Gatlin's omission is no surprise, though, as the IAAF changed its rules in 2015 to exclude from its list anyone who has ever been sanctioned for a serious doping offence.

Asian Games Gold Medallist Priyanka Panwar Banned For 8 Years
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Asian Games Gold Medallist Priyanka Panwar Banned For 8 Years

As per the NADA code, athletes caught for a second anti-doping rule violation get a maximum suspension of eight years.

Record Breaker Mo Farah Wins Fourth Successive Great North Run
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Record Breaker Mo Farah Wins Fourth Successive Great North Run

The 34-year-old is the first athlete to win the Great North Run four times in a row. He is now level in terms of most victories with Kenya's Benson Masya, who was champion four times in the 1990s.

Man Held Over World 800m Champion Assault
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Man Held Over World 800m Champion Assault

French police arrested a 24-year-old man Thursday in connection with an assault on French world 800 metres champion Pierre-Ambroise Bosse, sources close to the investigation said.

'Nobody Is irreplaceable': Carl Lewis Takes A Dig At Usain Bolt
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'Nobody Is irreplaceable': Carl Lewis Takes A Dig At Usain Bolt

Considered the greatest athlete of all time, Jamaican Bolt drew curtains on his illustrious career after a disappointing performance at the World Championship in London, where he could only win a bronze in the 100m.

Mo Farah Motors Home In Victorious Adieu To Home Crowd
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Mo Farah Motors Home In Victorious Adieu To Home Crowd

Mo Farah, who had agonisingly fallen just short of a third successive distance world double in London last Saturday taking silver in the 5,000 metres, cruised home in the 3,000m at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting.

Deepa Malik Appeals For Khel Ratna, Gets Haryana Chief Minister's Backing
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Deepa Malik Appeals For Khel Ratna, Gets Haryana Chief Minister's Backing

One of the selection committee members said it was not possible to include all medal winners of the Rio Paralympics.

IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017: Davinder Singh Kang Reveals AFI Asked Him To Pull Out
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IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017: Davinder Singh Kang Reveals AFI Asked Him To Pull Out

Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has claimed that Athletics Federation of India asked him to drop out of the recently-concluded World Championships as he was facing doping charges but the AFI dismissed it as a non issue, saying it had done so to save the country from shame.

Usain Bolt Set To Make Manchester United Debut Against Barcelona

Usain Bolt Set To Make Manchester United Debut Against Barcelona

The legendary sprinter retired from athletics at the World Championships.

How Manchester United Helped Ease Usain Bolt's Pain After A 'Rough Week'
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How Manchester United Helped Ease Usain Bolt's Pain After A 'Rough Week'

Usain Bolt found solace in Manchester United's win after a rough week at the World Athletics Championships.

Usain Bolt's Illustrious Career Ends In Tears After Cramp Downs Him In Final Race
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Usain Bolt's Illustrious Career Ends In Tears After Cramp Downs Him In Final Race

Slated to run the final leg of the men's 4x100 relay for Jamaica, Bolt tumbled to the track with an injury just after teammate Yohan Blake handed him the baton.

World Championships: Usain Bolt Wins Relay Heats In His Penultimate Race
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World Championships: Usain Bolt Wins Relay Heats In His Penultimate Race

Usian Bolt said his emotions were still in check at the thought of bowing out of track and field.

Davinder Singh Becomes 1st Indian To Qualify For Javelin Finals, Neeraj Chopra Out
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Davinder Singh Becomes 1st Indian To Qualify For Javelin Finals, Neeraj Chopra Out

Davinder Singh Kang's best effort of 84.22m put him in seventh position among the final round qualifiers

World Athletics Championships: Ramil Guliyev Ruins Wayde Van Niekerk's Double Dream
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World Athletics Championships: Ramil Guliyev Ruins Wayde Van Niekerk's Double Dream

Wayde an Niekerk, at just two-hundredths of a second, added silver to the 400m gold medal he won on Tuesday, unable to catch Ramil Guliyev in his strong finish and plunge for the line.

Athlete Runs Track Race With No Rivals In Sight
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Athlete Runs Track Race With No Rivals In Sight

Botswanan star Isaac Makwala didn't run like a sick man as he breezed into the 200 metres world championship semi-finals timing 20.20 seconds in a solo time-trial on Wednesday.

Boos, Then Applause For Justin Gatlin at Medal Ceremony
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Boos, Then Applause For Justin Gatlin at Medal Ceremony

Sebastian Coe, president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), admitted earlier Sunday he was nervous at how the crowd would respond when the 35-year-old two-time dope cheat, who had taken the title denying crowd favourite and Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt a final individual gold, in Saturday's final, stepped on top of t...

World Athletics Championships: Justin Gatlin Rains On Usain Bolt's 100m Parade
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World Athletics Championships: Justin Gatlin Rains On Usain Bolt's 100m Parade

Usain Bolt suffered a dreadful start and could only claim bronze in 9.95sec.

World Athletics Championships: Indians Disappoint As Dutee Chand Crashes Out
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World Athletics Championships: Indians Disappoint As Dutee Chand Crashes Out

Sprinter Dutee Chand and quartermiler Muhammed Anas Yahiya crash out in the first round heats in London.

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