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Olympic-bound Avinash Sable to use Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to assess his progress, hopes for more races
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Olympic-bound Avinash Sable to use Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to assess his progress, hopes for more races

The 3000m steeplechase runner Avinash Sable, who holds the national record in the event, last took part in a competitive race in October 2019.

World Athletics paves way for inclusion of 'innovative' formats at Olympics, World Championships
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World Athletics paves way for inclusion of 'innovative' formats at Olympics, World Championships

World Athletics Championships and Olympics have been precluded thus far in hosting an "innovative" format, such as the introduction of a decisive final test in the long jump.

World Athletics Championships in Oregon shifted to 2022 after postponement of Tokyo Olympics 2020
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World Athletics Championships in Oregon shifted to 2022 after postponement of Tokyo Olympics 2020

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe says 2022 will be a “bonanza for athletics fans around the world” with the Commonwealth Games beginning in Birmingham, England, only three days after the World Championships

Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement forces World Athletics to seek dates in 2022 for 2021 World Championships
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement forces World Athletics to seek dates in 2022 for 2021 World Championships

World Athletics said on Monday it was now seeking dates in 2022 for the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon that were scheduled for 2021.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Summer Games being postponed set to crowd out 2021 sporting calendar
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Summer Games being postponed set to crowd out 2021 sporting calendar

After weeks of speculation and mounting criticism at the delay in announcing a postponement, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC president Thomas Bach agreed Olympics would be rescheduled for the summer of 2021 at the latest.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: World Athletics ready to change dates for 2021 worlds to accommodate postponed Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: World Athletics ready to change dates for 2021 worlds to accommodate postponed Games

“World Athletics has already been in discussion with the Oregon 21 Organising Committee regarding the possibility the Olympic Games may move to next year,” athletics’ governing body said in a statement.

World Athletics boss Sebastian Coe says athletics on course to challenge traditionally popular sports after 'year of innovation'
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World Athletics boss Sebastian Coe says athletics on course to challenge traditionally popular sports after 'year of innovation'

Taking stock of the year, which saw the successful hosting of the World Championships in Doha and the re-branding of the IAAF as World Athletics, Coe promised to ring in more changes in the coming years

PSG chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi exercises right to silence during probe over Qatar's candidacy to host World Athletics Championships
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PSG chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi exercises right to silence during probe over Qatar's candidacy to host World Athletics Championships

French prosecutors are looking specifically at two payments of $3.5 million in 2011 by Oryx Qatar Sports Investment, a company run by Nasser's brother Khalid Al-Khelaifi

World Athletics Championships 2019: USA clinch gold in men's, women's 4x400 metre relay to end campaign on high
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World Athletics Championships 2019: USA clinch gold in men's, women's 4x400 metre relay to end campaign on high

The USA topped the medals table at the 10-day event with 14 golds followed by Kenya on five and Jamaica and China with three apiece.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Gopi Thonakal finishes 21st in men's marathon as India's campaign ends with mixed results
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Gopi Thonakal finishes 21st in men's marathon as India's campaign ends with mixed results

Asian champion Gopi Thonakal finished 21st in the men's marathon race as India ended their World Athletics Championships campaign with mixed results here on Sunday.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Sifan Hassan leads round of golden doubles, calls herself 'clean athlete'
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Sifan Hassan leads round of golden doubles, calls herself 'clean athlete'

Sifan Hassan made light of the doping ban handed to her coach Alberto Salazar to complete a historic 1,500/10,000 metres double at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday.

China Open 2019: Andy Murray disappointed with lack of huge crowds despite tournament featuring top players
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China Open 2019: Andy Murray disappointed with lack of huge crowds despite tournament featuring top players

At the ongoing China Open in Beijing, the biggest matches have played out to rows of unoccupied seats at the cavernous Diamond Court, the main arena.

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: Avinash Sable breaks own national record to qualify for 3000m steeplechase final
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Avinash Sable breaks own national record to qualify for 3000m steeplechase final

India's Avinash Sable broke his own national record, and qualified for the finals of the men's 3000m steeplechase in an eventful race in the World Championships.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Qatar showpiece event highlights track's multiple cases of nationality switches
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Qatar showpiece event highlights track's multiple cases of nationality switches

In a country where native Qataris are vastly outnumbered by migrant workers, relying on imported talent is nothing new. But sometimes Qatar and other nations seem to behave like professional football clubs rather than national teams.

World Athletics Championships 2019: World champion Sifan Hassan shocked by Alberto Salazar's doping ban
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World Athletics Championships 2019: World champion Sifan Hassan shocked by Alberto Salazar's doping ban

Talking after Alberto Salazar was banned for four years, newly crowned women's 10,000 metres champion Sifan Hassan said, "I was aware of the ongoing investigations when I joined the team and have always had a clean conscience"

World Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani breaks national record to become first Indian woman to reach javelin finals
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani breaks national record to become first Indian woman to reach javelin finals

Annu Rani sent the iron spear to a distance of 62.43m in her second round throw, bettering her earlier national record of 62.34m, which she achieved in March, to book a place for Tuesday's finals.

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: USA's triple jumper Christian Taylor survives elimination scare to complete golden treble
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World Athletics Championships 2019: USA's triple jumper Christian Taylor survives elimination scare to complete golden treble

Christian Taylor of the United States completed a superb hat-trick of World Championship triple jump titles on Sunday, surviving near elimination to take gold.

World Athletics Championships 2019: US sprinter Christian Coleman withdraws from men's 200m citing 'strain'
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World Athletics Championships 2019: US sprinter Christian Coleman withdraws from men's 200m citing 'strain'

American Christian Coleman’s dream of adding the 200 metres to the 100 metre world title he won on Saturday has ended after he pulled out of Sunday’s opening round because he was still “feeling the strain”.