Miscellany

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    Van Niekerk coast to 400-metre title

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 10, 2017

    South African star Wayde van Niekerk is halfway to his target of the 400 metres and 200m world double after easing to victory in the...

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    Bolt to run in 400m qualifying

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2017

    Usain Bolt will run in the 4x100 metres relay heats for Jamaica at the World Athletics Championship on Saturday despite being a bit sore after...

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    McLeod dashes Merritt’s dream in hurdles

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2017

    Jamaica’s Omar McLeod added the world 110 metres hurdles title to his Olympic crown in London on Monday and jointly dedicated it to his mother...

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    Bowie scorches 100m, Walsh masters shot

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 08, 2017

    American Tori Bowie upset Jamaican favourite Elaine Thompson to win world 100m on Sunday, as New Zealander Tomas Walsh dominated the shot put with a...

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    Gatlin gatecrashes Bolt’s 100m party

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 07, 2017

    Usain Bolt was left ruing a disastrous start as his failure to fire saw American arch-rival Justin Gatlin poop what was supposed to be a...

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    Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on August 06, 2017

    Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt's farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 metres title on Saturday, beating the Jamaican superstar into third...

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    Bolt made to work, Gatlin jeered

    Agence France-Press . London | Updated at 11:14pm on August 05, 2017

    Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt overcame a ‘very bad’ start to successfully kick off the defence of his world 100m title on Friday, but American...

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    Farah captures 10th global title

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:11pm on August 05, 2017

    British athletics legend Mo Farah won his 10th successive global title on Friday winning the 10,000 metres world crown at the London Stadium where he...

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    Bolt wants to go out ‘unbeatable’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2017

    Usain Bolt is confident he can produce one more magical Midas touch when he seeks to defend his 100m title at the IAAF World Championships...

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    Ailing chess player pleads for help

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2017

    Promising chess player Ekramul Haq Siam pleaded for help to county’s sports authorities and benevolent persons after he was diagnosed with rare Degenerative Disc disease...

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