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Rio 2016 Olympics: Athletics

Maria Sharapova May Represent Russia At the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpishchev has revealed possible prospects of veteran women’s tennis player Maria Sharapova may play at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Though there has been..
Fab Newz

Kostadinova criticises proposals to wipe world records

kostadinova criticises proposals to wipe world records
Former Olympic high jump champion Stefka Kostadinova has criticised proposals to wipe out athletics world records in an attempt to regain public trust and clean up the sport's image.

Videos for Rio 2016 Olympics: Athletics

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Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah becomes a knight in a New Year Honours list which also sees Victoria Beckham and Anna Wintour being recognised for services to fashion.
Source: PA - Press Association STUDIO -

News video: Physical challenges overcome on volleyball day

Physical challenges overcome on volleyball day 02:00

Every month, students with disabilities in JeffCo schools get together to test their skills in a new sport.
Source: 7News - The Denver Channel -

News video: More than 1000 Russian athletes benefited from state-sponsored doping - report

More than 1000 Russian athletes benefited from state-sponsored doping - report 01:22

More than 1000 Russian athletes, including Olympic medalists, are implicated in the McLaren report on Russian state-sponsored doping. The report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)..
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News video: Isinbayeva withdraws candidacy for Russian athletics chief

Isinbayeva withdraws candidacy for Russian athletics chief 01:26

Twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva withdraws her name from the candidacy for the post of president of the All-Russian Athletics Federation, citing conflict of interest after becoming..
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Santhi to file case against authorities

*Ten years after she was stripped of a medal for failing a 'gender test' during the Doha Asian Games, former athlete Santhi Soundarrajan is set to file a human rights violation case against the..
Deccan Herald

A roller-coaster journey

*As Usain Bolt knelt on the track and planted a farewell kiss on the finish line at the Olympic Stadium, the athletics world pondered the imponderable.* With that touching gesture, the colossus of..
Deccan Herald

Sorry show on the track

*Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. The famous words ring alarmingly true when it comes to Indian athletics. The season of big achievements 2016 was supposed to be became..
Deccan Herald

Elaine Thompson: My golden moment in Rio

elaine thompson: my golden moment in rio
Jamiaca's Elaine Thompson talks to BBC Sport about her 100m and 200m wins at the Rio Olympic Games and describes what it means to be the 'Sprint Queen' of athletics.
BBC Sport

Disappointing 2016 for Indian athletics, marred with doping and a failed Rio Olympics campaign

Indian athletics yet again did little to shrug off the tag of country's most underachieving sport in the year gone by.

Farah's award flop mystifies fellow stars

farah's award flop mystifies fellow stars
Olympic gold medalists Alistair Brownlee and Nick Skelton expressed their surprise British athletics legend Mo Farah was again snubbed by the public for the prestigious BBC Sports Personality of the..

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