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Marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge, hurdler Dalilah Muhammad named male and female athletes of the year
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Marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge, hurdler Dalilah Muhammad named male and female athletes of the year

Kipchoge became the first man to run a sub-two-hour marathon, though the feat wasn’t officially recognized as a world record

Alberto Salazar denies abuse, gender discrimination while in charge of Nike Oregon Project, admits to 'callous' language against athletes
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Alberto Salazar denies abuse, gender discrimination while in charge of Nike Oregon Project, admits to 'callous' language against athletes

Disgraced running coach Alberto Salazar denied subjecting former members of his Nike Oregon Project to abuse or gender discrimination on Tuesday but admitted using "callous" language against athletes in the training group.

Kenyan marathon stars Brigid Kosgei, Eliud Kipchoge earn nominations in World Athletics Awards 2019
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Kenyan marathon stars Brigid Kosgei, Eliud Kipchoge earn nominations in World Athletics Awards 2019

Kenya’s marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei is among five finalists for the Female Athlete of the Year award after the sport’s governing body, World Athletics, narrowed down the initial list of 11 nominees.

Eliud Kipchoge’s 1:59.40 run is as much a triumph of scientific endeavour as that of human endurance
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Eliud Kipchoge’s 1:59.40 run is as much a triumph of scientific endeavour as that of human endurance

Eliud Kipchoge's 1:59:40 run in Vienna should go down in history. But not without an asterisk mark. For, his timing on Saturday was as much of an ode to human endeavour in technology as a triumph of human spirit that everyone made it out to be.

Kenya President lauds Eliud Kipchoge as African nation celebrates marathon runner's historic feat in Vienna
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Kenya President lauds Eliud Kipchoge as African nation celebrates marathon runner's historic feat in Vienna

Eliud Kipchoge's historic marathon time on Saturday was greeted with joy and pride in his native Kenya.

Indian sprinter Nirmala Sheoran banned for four years for doping, stripped of twin titles won at 2017 Asian Championships
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Indian sprinter Nirmala Sheoran banned for four years for doping, stripped of twin titles won at 2017 Asian Championships

The 24-year-old Nirmala Sheoran's ban was backdated to take effect on 29 June 2018 and her results from August 2016 to November 2018 were disqualified

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: Ruth Chepngetich braves brutal conditions to win women's marathon
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Ruth Chepngetich braves brutal conditions to win women's marathon

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich powered through brutal heat and humidity to win gold in the women's marathon on Saturday, bringing the curtain down on a dramatic opening day at the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

Unfit Wayde van Niekerk to not defend 400m title at Doha World Athletics Championships, says he's 'not rushing himself'
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Unfit Wayde van Niekerk to not defend 400m title at Doha World Athletics Championships, says he's 'not rushing himself'

World record holder Wayde van Niekerk said he would not defend his 400-metres title at this month’s World Championships in Doha as he has yet to recover from a knee injury.

Jinson Johnson betters own record to win 1500m silver in ISTAF Berlin, qualifies for Doha World Championships
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Jinson Johnson betters own record to win 1500m silver in ISTAF Berlin, qualifies for Doha World Championships

Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson bettered his own 1500m national record while clinching a silver in the ISTAF Berlin event on Sunday.

Olympics 2020: India's middle-distance runner Jinson Johnson to train in US to improve timing and qualify for Tokyo
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Olympics 2020: India's middle-distance runner Jinson Johnson to train in US to improve timing and qualify for Tokyo

Indian middle-distance runner Jinson Johnson on Friday said that he will be training in the United States in a bid to improve his timings and seal a berth in next year's Olympics.

Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene lashes out at country's athletics body for lack of progress since doping scandal
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Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene lashes out at country's athletics body for lack of progress since doping scandal

Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene has taken the rare step of publicly criticising her country’s suspended athletics federation for what she says is a lack of progress toward reinstatement four years into a doping scandal.

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya reveals she did not feel supported by other women in sport
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Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya reveals she did not feel supported by other women in sport

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport.

Missing perspective on India's recent rich medal haul and raising of unreal hopes from track and field athletes
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Missing perspective on India's recent rich medal haul and raising of unreal hopes from track and field athletes

India must celebrate its sporting aces but its leaders, especially from the political and entertainment worlds, must acquire a better perspective rather than just compete to mark a sporting feat. The urge to celebrate one athlete's success — even if that is in the form of multiple gold medals won against mediocre competition — can be counter-productive.

Hima Das wins women's 200m gold at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix; shot-putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bags bronze
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Hima Das wins women's 200m gold at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix; shot-putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bags bronze

Star Indian sprinter Hima Das won the women's 200m gold, while national record holder shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bagged a bronze in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland

Caster Semenya, Wayde van Niekerk included in South Africa's preliminary team for 2019 World Athletics Championships
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Caster Semenya, Wayde van Niekerk included in South Africa's preliminary team for 2019 World Athletics Championships

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa’s preliminary team for this year’s world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

Ace sprinter Dutee Chand reveals she's in a same-sex relationship, says she has found her 'soulmate'
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Ace sprinter Dutee Chand reveals she's in a same-sex relationship, says she has found her 'soulmate'

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand revealed that she is in a same-sex relationship a woman from her hometown of Chaka Gopalpur in Odisha.

Asian Championships could be critical for Indian athletes in run up to World Championships, Tokyo Olympics
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Asian Championships could be critical for Indian athletes in run up to World Championships, Tokyo Olympics

Asian Championships could be critical for Indian athletes in run up to World Championships, Tokyo Olympics

Athletes' demand for more events vs eventual reluctance to compete: The glaring contradiction of Indian athletics
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Athletes' demand for more events vs eventual reluctance to compete: The glaring contradiction of Indian athletics

Poor turnout at Indian GP events highlights glaring contradiction between athletes’ demand for more competitions and eventual reluctance to compete.

After landmark 2018, triple jumper Arpinder Singh readies for giant leap at World Championships
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After landmark 2018, triple jumper Arpinder Singh readies for giant leap at World Championships

Currently being coached by Jeremy Fisher, one of the top jump coaches in the USA, Arpinder will return to India at the end of March for the Federation Cup.