30 Jul Rutherford confirmed for Moscow

British Athletics has today confirmed the final selection name to the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia 10-18 August. Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford was not named in the initial selection as Neil Black opted to...

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29 Jul Mo Farah challenges Usain Bolt over 600m

Mo Farah called out Usain Bolt yesterday and challenged him at a race over 600m. Speaking to Sky News at the Richmond Running Festival launch on Sunday. Farah suggested that people should vote in to decide what distance they should compete at, then set up...

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29 Jul Oliveira destroys own world record

He may not yet have taken over from Oscar Pistorius as the world’s best known Paralympian, but Alan Oliveira now looks likely to take disability athletics to even greater heights than the South African. Slicing a massive two tenths of a second from his own world...

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26 Jul How James Dasaolu’s ran his 9.91 over 100m

The man who coached James Dasaolu to his stunning 100 metres breakthrough in Birmingham 13 days ago says he knew the sprinter would break the 10-second barrier after the first stride of his race. Steve Fudge, who has helped transform Dasaolu from a promising but injury-prone...

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25 Jul ‘Shocked’ Asafa Powell vows to return

Asafa Powell emphasised his desire to return to athletics as he spoke for the first time about his failed drug test. The Jamaican sprinter, the former 100 metres world record holder, tested positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine at the national trials in June. The 30-year-old...

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25 Jul Bolt aims to restore reputation

Usain Bolt will aim to restore sprinting's battered reputation when the Jamaican star returns to London's Olympic Stadium for the Anniversary Games. Bolt, scheduled to appear on Friday and Saturday, returns to the arena where he retained his Olympics 100 metres crown, while also claiming gold...

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