2017 World-championships

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Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah withdraws from next month’s Big Half race in London
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Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah withdraws from next month’s Big Half race in London

Farah, who has won the previous two editions of the half marathon event, was set to go head-to-head with Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele - the second-fastest marathon runner of all-time - at this year’s race on 1 March.

Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang provisionally suspended after failing dope test, faces four-year ban
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Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang provisionally suspended after failing dope test, faces four-year ban

Kang's dope failure was intimated to the AFI by the IAAF and his name was removed from the starting line-up of men's javelin throw at the Indian Grand Prix.

How Luvo Manyonga overcame drug addiction to become an Olympic medallist and role model
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How Luvo Manyonga overcame drug addiction to become an Olympic medallist and role model

Luvo Manyonga is a Rio Olympics silver medal-winning long jumper. A 2017 World Championships gold medallist. An icon for South African youngsters. Back in another life, Manyonga used to be a drug abuser.

Saina Nehwal’s pragmatic move to Pullela Gopichand Academy can boost her game up a notch
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Saina Nehwal’s pragmatic move to Pullela Gopichand Academy can boost her game up a notch

Moving back to Gopichand Academy has been a wise and pragmatic move for Saina, and a pat on the back for Gopichand. However, it is by no means an affront to Vimal’s abilities as coach.

Vikas Gowda's poor showing at trials leaves Asian Athletics Championships participation in doubt
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Vikas Gowda's poor showing at trials leaves Asian Athletics Championships participation in doubt

Reigning champion discus thrower Vikas Gowda may not be able to defend his title in the Asian Athletics Championships beginning here on 6 July as he came up with a disappointing 57.79m effort in the trials held on Sunday.

Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt gunning for 'Triple triple' after overcoming injury scare
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Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt gunning for 'Triple triple' after overcoming injury scare

By his own charismatic admission, Usain Bolt is a living legend. But if the Jamaican sprint king pulls off only part of his stated goals in Rio de Janeiro, a whole new vocabulary of superlatives will be required.