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Bobby Joe Morrow, sprinter who won three gold medals in 1956 Melbourne Olympics, passes away at 84
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Bobby Joe Morrow, sprinter who won three gold medals in 1956 Melbourne Olympics, passes away at 84

Bobby Joe Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student at Abilene Christian University, died on Saturday. He was 84.

Dutee Chand, M Sreeshankar set to compete in international events in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan next month
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Dutee Chand, M Sreeshankar set to compete in international events in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan next month

Sprinter Dutee Chand and long jumper M Sreeshankar figured among the athletes named on Wednesday to take part in the international competitions to be held in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan next month.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Tori Bowie's hunger for success key to her gold medal win
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Tori Bowie's hunger for success key to her gold medal win

The momentum of Bowie's dip sent her sprawling onto the track but she had done enough to edge past Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou by one hundredth of a second

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: USA sprinter Allyson Felix not focussing on medal tally
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: USA sprinter Allyson Felix not focussing on medal tally

Felix will look to defend her world 400m title in London, as well as lining up as part of both the US 4x100 and 4x400m relay teams in another display of her incredible versatility on the track.

Dutee Chand confident for Asian Athletics Championships, keen to exploit home advantange
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Dutee Chand confident for Asian Athletics Championships, keen to exploit home advantange

Dutee has qualified in three categories in the championship — 100 metres, 200 metres and 4x100 metres relay.

Road to Rio: Sprinter Srabani Nanda's Olympic hopes rest on a perfect performance
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Road to Rio: Sprinter Srabani Nanda's Olympic hopes rest on a perfect performance

26-year old Srabani Nanda from Orissa is a 100m, 200m and 4x100m Indian sprinter and qualified for the 200m and 4x100m relay for the Rio Olympics.

Road to Rio: Dutee Chand, the girl who fought hyperandrogenism laws to reach the Olympics
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Road to Rio: Dutee Chand, the girl who fought hyperandrogenism laws to reach the Olympics

Less than a year after the IAAF ordeal, Dutee Chand made it to the forthcoming Rio Olympics by breaking the national record twice.

Carl Lewis on the secret to running faster and better
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Carl Lewis on the secret to running faster and better

It’s the real conundrum, right? Whether you’re an athlete, footballer, cricketer, rugby player, tennis player or a basketball player — the one thing that sportspersons are always pushing themselves to get is fast.

Bolt had right people around him, Johnson didn't: Former 100m champ Bailey
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Bolt had right people around him, Johnson didn't: Former 100m champ Bailey

Bailey expects that if Bolt stays healthy, then the Jamaican legend can indeed improve upon the current world record time of 9.58 seconds.

25 years after Ben Johnson: A look at sprinting's biggest doping scandals
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25 years after Ben Johnson: A look at sprinting's biggest doping scandals

Here's looking back at sprinters who have been involved in doping scandals in the last quarter of a century.

Years of sprinting starting to take toll, says Usain Bolt
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Years of sprinting starting to take toll, says Usain Bolt

With no Olympics or world championships being held next year, Bolt has yet to make up his mind whether to participate at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.