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Laureus 2018-19: Latest edition of the 'Oscars of sports' to be held in Monaco in February
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Laureus 2018-19: Latest edition of the 'Oscars of sports' to be held in Monaco in February

The 19th edition of the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards will be held in Monaco on 18 February, 2018. Last year, tennis great Roger Federer won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year award for a record fifth time.

Indian boxers' training trip to US' Michael Johnson Centre called off due to visa trouble
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Indian boxers' training trip to US' Michael Johnson Centre called off due to visa trouble

The boxers were originally scheduled to travel in December to prepare for the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. However, that too did not work out because of visa issues.

Laureus World Sports Awards 2018: Kapil Dev, Yuvraj Singh and other stars to grace ceremony
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Laureus World Sports Awards 2018: Kapil Dev, Yuvraj Singh and other stars to grace ceremony

A glittering collection of the greatest sportsmen, sportswomen and teams have been nominated for this year's Laureus World Sports Awards, following a global vote by the world's media.

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk succesfully undergoes surgery on right knee
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Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk succesfully undergoes surgery on right knee

Van Niekerk suffered multiple knee tears last month playing in a celebrities' touch rugby match, one of the curtain-raisers to a South Africa-New Zealand Test in Cape Town.

Wayde van Niekerk may be No 1 attraction in world athletics but he'll never be Usain Bolt, says Michael Johnson
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Wayde van Niekerk may be No 1 attraction in world athletics but he'll never be Usain Bolt, says Michael Johnson

Van Niekerk is the current World and Olympic champion in the 400m and many feel that he will fill-up the void left by Bolt, who retired after the last World Championship in London.

Carl Lewis takes dig at Usain Bolt, says too much focus on one individual had hindered growth of athletics
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Carl Lewis takes dig at Usain Bolt, says too much focus on one individual had hindered growth of athletics

The last decade in world athletics belonged to Usain Bolt but the legendary Carl Lewis is not happy with the singular focus on the Jamaican showman.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk wants to be his own man, not Usain Bolt's successor
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk wants to be his own man, not Usain Bolt's successor

"I will never try and fill Usain's shoes, or Michael's," said van Niekerk. "I've shown enough dominance, hard work and performances to start building my own image and brand."

IAAF World Athletic Championships 2017: Ramil Guliyev stuns Wayde van Niekerk with shock 200m gold
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IAAF World Athletic Championships 2017: Ramil Guliyev stuns Wayde van Niekerk with shock 200m gold

Wayde van Niekerk's dreams of emulating legend Michael Johnson's 200m/400m world double lay in tatters on Thursday as Turkey's 9/1 outsider Ramil Guliyev edged the 200m final

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala strolls into 200m semis with successful solo run
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala strolls into 200m semis with successful solo run

Makwala had been barred from running in Tuesday's 400m final after being diagnosed with the stomach ailment on Monday — which under English health recommendations requires 48 hours' quarantine.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala allowed to compete at 200m event
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala allowed to compete at 200m event

Makwala, who has become a genuine medal contender on the world stage late in his career, had fallen victim to the virus which swept one of the hotels hosting athletes and their support staff.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Allyson Felix aims for her 10th gold medal
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Allyson Felix aims for her 10th gold medal

Here are the events and the athletes that you should watch out for on Day 6 of IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Mo Farah, Wayde van Niekerk, Lakshmanan Govindan in action on Day 6
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Mo Farah, Wayde van Niekerk, Lakshmanan Govindan in action on Day 6

Here's all you need to know about the schedule of events to be held in IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017 on Day 6.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk, Nijel Amos, Evan Jager in action on Day 5
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk, Nijel Amos, Evan Jager in action on Day 5

Here's all you need to know about the schedule of events to be held in IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017 on Day 5.

Highlights IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017, Results, Day 4 in London: Faith Kipyegon, Omar McLeod win gold
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Highlights IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017, Results, Day 4 in London: Faith Kipyegon, Omar McLeod win gold

Catch all the live updates and results from Day 3 of the much-anticipated IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 in London.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk faces tough task in star-studded 400m final
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk faces tough task in star-studded 400m final

South African Wayde van Niekerk will have his work cut out to defend his 400m title as a host of top rivals qualified on Sunday for a fully-stacked final.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk breezes through 400m heats on Day 2
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk breezes through 400m heats on Day 2

Much is expected of Van Niekerk, the world and Olympic champion who smashed American Michael Johnson's world 400m record when winning gold in Rio last summer in 43.03sec.

IAAF World Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk hopes to steal Usain Bolt's limelight in London
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IAAF World Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk hopes to steal Usain Bolt's limelight in London

Usain Bolt has dubbed the 25-year-old Van Niekerk as the sport's next superstar and that is likely to be reinforced at the global showpiece event in London which starts on Friday.

IAAF World Championships 2017: Usain Bolt to compete in 100m and 4x100m events in London next month
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IAAF World Championships 2017: Usain Bolt to compete in 100m and 4x100m events in London next month

Usain Bolt, an avid Manchester United fan, also admitted his dream of forging a professional football career after hanging up his spikes was no longer a priority.

Usain Bolt has 'redefined athletics', but Jesse Owens remains the 'greatest', says Michael Johnson
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Usain Bolt has 'redefined athletics', but Jesse Owens remains the 'greatest', says Michael Johnson

Athletics legend Michael Johnson says while Usain Bolt could be considered "greatest" sprinter in the world but his personal favourite remains Jesse Owens.