Indian athlete Man Kaur, 101, has won the 100m sprint at the World Masters Games in New Zealand, and shows no signs of slowing down.
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Britain’s Kelly Sotherton is set to be upgraded to an Olympic bronze medal for the second time in five months after retrospective drug tests.
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• IOC disqualifies Tatyana Chernova over testing positive for steroid
• British heptathlete already promoted to bronze in 2008 4x400m relay
Britain’s Kelly Sotherton is set to be upgraded to her third Olympic bronze medal. The development comes as a result of the International Olympic Committee disqualifying the Russian hepathlete Tatyana Chernova for testing positive for a steroid at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Chernova’s positive is only the latest in a long line from the IOC’s reanalysis of stored anti-doping samples from the 2008 and 2012 Games.
So I’ve just this second found out I’m THREE TIMES OLYMPIC MEDALIST
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Ten months before Anyika Onuora won bronze with the GB 4x400m team in 2016 she was in hospital with life-threatening malaria. Here she tells of her survival and comeback for the first time
“Honestly, it feels like therapy,” Anyika Onuora says with a light laugh. Ninety minutes after she began her incredible and previously unknown story, the Olympic medal-winning 400m runner sounds relieved. “I’ve been hesitant to talk about this for such a long time because I don’t like sympathy or attention. I’ve always just got on with things.”
I wanted to cry but it was too painful. I started shaking uncontrollably. I honestly thought: ‘I’m going to die.’
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Club runner Josh Griffiths, who qualified for the World Championships at the London Marathon, will continue to coach himself.
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British long jumper Jazmin Sawyers reports on the Mini London Marathon races that took part on Sunday morning.
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David Wyeth and Matthew Rees recall their inspiring encounter at the London marathon finish line.
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Great Britain’s 4x400m women miss out on a medal by 0.23 seconds on the final night of the World Relays in the Bahamas.
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Runner Matthew Rees comes to the rescue of a fellow competitor just before the race finish.
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More than 40,000 runners take part in this year’s gruelling 26.2-mile run, which was given a royal send-off.
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Swansea Harriers club runner Josh Griffiths crosses the line in the London Marathon to claim World Championships place.
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Welsh club runner Josh Griffiths stuns Britain’s elite men at the London Marathon and qualifies for August’s World Championships.
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Club runner Josh Griffiths reacts to beating British elite athletes at the London Marathon to qualify for the World Championships.
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Swansea Harriers’ Matthew Rees helps fellow runner David Wyeth through a painful final 200 metres at the end of the 2017 London Marathon.
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Kenya’s Daniel Wanjiru holds off a strong challenge of Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele to win the London Marathon.
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Mary Keitany breaks Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon, while Daniel Wanjiru takes victory in the men’s race.
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