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Wada vice-president to oppose lifting of Rusada suspension
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
World Anti-Doping Agency vice-president Linda Helleland says she will vote against lifting the suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency this week.

Eliud Kipchoge: The stats behind his world record at the Berlin Marathon
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
How Eliud Kipchoge broke the marathon world record and rewrote the history books.

Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge takes more than a minute off the marathon world record in Berlin, as the decathlon record also falls.

Kenya's Kiprono hit by car while leading half marathon in Colombia
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
Kenyan runner Joseph Kiprono Kiptum hit by a car as he was leading a half marathon in Colombia.

'They want Russia back at any cost' - athletes' chair Vicki Aggar on Wada compromise
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
Former GB Paralympic rower and Wada athlete committee member Vicki Aggar says Russia's potential return to world sport is a "fudge".

Russia doping ban: Wada suggested compromise to bring end to Rusada ban
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
The World Anti-Doping Agency suggested a compromise to Russia that would allow a suspension of its anti-doping agency to be lifted.

UK Athletics chief executive Niels de Vos stepping down
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
Niels de Vos will step down as chief executive of UK Athletics (UKA) at the end of September after almost 12 years in the role.

Kelly Sotherton says cloud has lifted after receiving Beijing bronze medal
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
Kelly Sotherton says she always knew the bronze medal from the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008 was hers.

Farah wins Great North Run for record fifth time
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
Britain's Mo Farah wins a record fifth Great North Run in Newcastle on Sunday.

Americas defeat Europe to win Continental Cup
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:34:31 +0100
Team Americas win the IAAF Continental Cup in the Czech Republic, beating defending champions Europe by 29 points.