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USADA chief accuses Alberto Salazar of using Nike Oregon Project athletes as 'guinea pigs'; athletics coach denies doping claims
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USADA chief accuses Alberto Salazar of using Nike Oregon Project athletes as 'guinea pigs'; athletics coach denies doping claims

Top coach Alberto Salazar, banned for four years following a doping probe, used athletes as "laboratory animals", the US Anti-Doping Agency's chief Travis Tygart said.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Haile Gebrselassie says marathon runners could have died from the heat at Doha
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Haile Gebrselassie says marathon runners could have died from the heat at Doha

Distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie said, "It was a mistake to conduct the championship in such hot weather in Doha, especially the marathon race. As someone who has been in the sport for many years, I've found it unacceptable."

World Athletics Championships 2019: Doha heat forces delayed start of women's 20km race walk 
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Doha heat forces delayed start of women's 20km race walk 

A day after dozens of exhausted runners failed to finish the women's marathon at Athletics World Championships, officials said the women's 20km would now get underway at 11.59pm instead.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Defending champion Caster Semenya sidelined by her fight against IAAF
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Defending champion Caster Semenya sidelined by her fight against IAAF

Caster Semenya is missing the World Championships as she fights the International Association of Athletics Federations' latest version of a regulation that forces XY DSD women to lower their level of natural testosterone.

World Athletics Championships 2019: India mixed 4x400m relay team enters final; Dutee Chand disappoints in 100m heats
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World Athletics Championships 2019: India mixed 4x400m relay team enters final; Dutee Chand disappoints in 100m heats

The Indian mixed 4x400m relay team qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after reaching the finals in the World Championships at Doha on Saturday.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Dutee Chand crashes out of 100 metres in first round
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Dutee Chand crashes out of 100 metres in first round

Running in the inside lane in heat number 3, Dutee Chand lagged behind in the final few metres to finish seventh and 37th overall among 47 competitors to crash out of the championships.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: India's long jumper M Sreeshankar fails to seal final spot after finishing 22nd in qualifying
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: India's long jumper M Sreeshankar fails to seal final spot after finishing 22nd in qualifying

The 20-year-old Sreeshankar could only produce a best jump of 7.62m from his three attempts in the qualification B. His effort was well below his season's best of 8.00m, which he had produced only last month in Patiala.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: Midnight marathon centre stage in Doha as Worlds open
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: Midnight marathon centre stage in Doha as Worlds open

A total of 1,972 athletes from 208 countries and territories will compete in the Athletics Championships, which are seen as an important staging post as Qatar prepares for the challenge of hosting football's World Cup in 2022.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: India's full schedule, TV broadcast and live streaming coverage
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: India's full schedule, TV broadcast and live streaming coverage

Without Neeraj Chopra and Hima Das, India have grim chances of winning a medal or reaching a final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019 in Doha, Qatar.

Commonwealth Games 2018 Athletics preview: Kenya expected to dominate; Neeraj Chopra to lead India's medal quest
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Commonwealth Games 2018 Athletics preview: Kenya expected to dominate; Neeraj Chopra to lead India's medal quest

There is reason to believe that India can win some medals in Gold Coast. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra can be expected to lead the quest of the nation’s track and field stars to win some metal.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: 'Heartbroken' Isaac Makwala slams world body after exclusion
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: 'Heartbroken' Isaac Makwala slams world body after exclusion

Just hours later after Makwala was denied entry, he revealed that he had felt fit to race both in the 200m heats on Monday and the 400m final.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Li Lingwei's silver medal a lesson in consistency for Annu Rani
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Li Lingwei's silver medal a lesson in consistency for Annu Rani

Li Lingwei credited her Asian Championships gold medal-winning performance for boosting her confidence ahead of the IAAF World Championships.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk cruises into 200 metres semi-final
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk cruises into 200 metres semi-final

Wayde van Niekerk is hoping to emulate American legend Michael Johnson in 1995 by winning 200m and 400m world gold.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde Van Niekerk, Laura Muir, Nirmala Sheoran in action on Day 4
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde Van Niekerk, Laura Muir, Nirmala Sheoran in action on Day 4

Here's all you need to know about the schedule of events to be held in IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017 on Day 4.

Usain Bolt misses out on perfect send-off: Twitterati heartbroken but celebrate the legend
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Usain Bolt misses out on perfect send-off: Twitterati heartbroken but celebrate the legend

Twitter reacts to Usain Bolt's loss in his final individual race of career

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt brought sanity and belief into a sport blighted by greed
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt brought sanity and belief into a sport blighted by greed

For more than a decade, Usain Bolt has been the soul and conscience of a sport that has been steadily murdered in broad daylight. The Jamaican brought credibility and joy of running uninhibitedly.

IAAF World Championship 2017: As Usain Bolt bids farewell, here's an interactive look at his top five races
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IAAF World Championship 2017: As Usain Bolt bids farewell, here's an interactive look at his top five races

As Bolt is preparing to grace the track for one final time, it is only fair we take a look at some of the unfathomable moments in his career

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: With federation suspended, 19 Russians to compete as neutrals
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: With federation suspended, 19 Russians to compete as neutrals

Nineteen Russians have been cleared to compete internationally after demonstrating to the IAAF that their training environment meets the required anti-doping standards.

IAAF World Championships 2017: 'Underdog' Usain Bolt confident ahead of swansong race
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IAAF World Championships 2017: 'Underdog' Usain Bolt confident ahead of swansong race

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt labelled himself the underdog as he seeks to round off his glittering individual track career with the defence of his world 100 metres title this week.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Strained diplomatic ties casts a dark shadow over hosts Qatar
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Strained diplomatic ties casts a dark shadow over hosts Qatar

Qatar's bid for the 2022 World Cup was based on a powerful vision that football could unite West Asia. However, that optimism is rapidly disintegrating after Arab neighbours severed ties with Qatar on Monday