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Anju Bobby George wins World Athletics' Woman of the Year Award
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Anju Bobby George wins World Athletics' Woman of the Year Award

The 44-year-old Anju, the only Indian to have won a medal in the World Championships with a long jump bronze in the 2003 edition, was named for the award in the world body's annual awards night.

Diamond League final: Cream of Olympic athletics crop rises in Zurich in front of 20,000 fans
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Diamond League final: Cream of Olympic athletics crop rises in Zurich in front of 20,000 fans

Hailed as an "Olympics in one night", the staging of 25 finals over the course of three hours on Thursday more than lived up to its billing, in front of a crowd of more than 20,000 at the Letzigrund Stadium.

Elaine Thompson-Herah headlines raft of stars for Diamond League finale in Zurich
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Elaine Thompson-Herah headlines raft of stars for Diamond League finale in Zurich

Thompson-Herah picked up three golds in the Japanese capital in the 100m, 200m and sprint relay, and will not have to face her compatriot and great rival Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in Zurich.

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah wins Paris Diamond League with meet record time of 10.72sec
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Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah wins Paris Diamond League with meet record time of 10.72sec

The Jamaican star clocked a meet record of 10.72sec to see off compatriot and Tokyo bronze medallist Shericka Jackson in 10.97sec.

'Flo-Jo's world record? Maybe next year,' says fatigued Elaine Thompson-Herah
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'Flo-Jo's world record? Maybe next year,' says fatigued Elaine Thompson-Herah

Thompson-Herah admitted that the toll of racing three times in seven days on two continents could be having an impact.

Jamaica's 100m Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah says Florence Griffith-Joyner's record 'in reach'
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Jamaica's 100m Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah says Florence Griffith-Joyner's record 'in reach'

Thompson-Herah, 29, defended her Olympic title in July with a time of 10.61sec and will run on Thursday in dry conditions with minimal wind in Switzerland.

Elaine Thompson-Herah 'on a mission' at golden Lausanne Diamond League
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Elaine Thompson-Herah 'on a mission' at golden Lausanne Diamond League

19 Olympic gold medallists had signed up for the 'Athletissima' meeting in Lausanne, the ninth leg of the Diamond League, the most eye-catching is sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah, who says she is on "a mission".

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah romps to victory in Sha'Carri Richardson's comeback
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Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah romps to victory in Sha'Carri Richardson's comeback

Jamaican star Thompson-Herah powered over the line at Hayward Field in 10.54sec - the second fastest time in history - as Richardson finished a distant last in 11.14sec.

Sha'Carri Richardson vows 'I'm here to stay' after ban for marijuana at Tokyo Olympics
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Sha'Carri Richardson vows 'I'm here to stay' after ban for marijuana at Tokyo Olympics

Sha'Carri Richardson, the US sprint star banned from the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for marijuana, returns to competition on Saturday at the Prefontaine Classic, a Diamond League meet in Eugene.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sifan Hassan begins treble quest on Day 4 of athletics, Kendra Harrison hunts for elusive gold
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sifan Hassan begins treble quest on Day 4 of athletics, Kendra Harrison hunts for elusive gold

In women's 200m, fresh from retaining her 100m crown, Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah will look to safely negotiate the semis in her bid to make it a double-double and repeat her feat of the 2016 Rio Olympics

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jamaica sweep women’s 100m podium; Simone Biles’s campaign teetering with further pullouts
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jamaica sweep women’s 100m podium; Simone Biles’s campaign teetering with further pullouts

Elaine Thompson-Herah blazed to an Olympic-record 10.61sec in the women's 100 metres event , well ahead of crestfallen two-time winner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, with Shericka Jackson completing an all-Jamaican podium.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky hunt more gold as Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce seeks 100m treble
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky hunt more gold as Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce seeks 100m treble

Katie Ledecky is the runaway favourite in the women's 800m free, winning gold at the last two Olympics and four straight world championships.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce eyes unique treble on Day 2 of athletics
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce eyes unique treble on Day 2 of athletics

Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce continues her bid to become the first woman to win a single individual Olympic athletics event three times.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'Wow! Wow!' Women get Olympic track off to a sizzling start
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'Wow! Wow!' Women get Olympic track off to a sizzling start

On opening day for Athletics at Olympics, 54 sprinters hit a personal best.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce bids for sprinting immortality
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce bids for sprinting immortality

The 34-year-old, who stands just 1.52 metres (5 feet) tall, is set for a mouthwatering clash in Tokyo with compatriot Elaine Thompson-Herah and Britain's 200m world champion Dina Asher-Smith.

Armand Duplantis, Sha'Carri Richardson head top-class field as Diamond League launches
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Armand Duplantis, Sha'Carri Richardson head top-class field as Diamond League launches

After a 2020 season turned on its head because of the coronavirus pandemic, there is no shortage of athletes in search of competition just 61 days before the Tokyo Olympics.

Armand Duplantis nails 16th straight pole vault win, Elaine Thompson-Herah dominates in Doha
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Armand Duplantis nails 16th straight pole vault win, Elaine Thompson-Herah dominates in Doha

Duplantis walked away with victory with a best vault of 5.82 metres, far off the world outdoor record of 6.15m he set in Rome last week.