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BBC announce Diamond League coverage

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Highlights of the 2016 and 2017 Diamond League seasons will be available to watch on the BBC.

Athletics fans will be pleased to hear BBC Sport has announced it will increase its TV coverage of all 12 international events, which will also be covered on the BBC Sport website and BBC Radio 5 live. In a separate deal, the BBC will also show live coverage of the two ... 

Gatlin 'kicked out' by Beijing World Challenge

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Justin Gatlin flew home on the eve of the Beijing World Challenge, claiming the organisers of the event did not want him to compete.

The 33-year-old American, who has served two doping bans, was due to race in China on Wednesday. ‘They said “you better leave” and they kicked me out,' Gatlin told the press, as he left for the airport to fly home to Florida today. The news comes just days after Gatlin ran the ... 

Runner survives 24 hours lost in forest by drinking her own breast milk

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Susan O’Brien says she survived a night lost in the bush by drinking breast milk.

A woman who got lost during a trail race in New Zealand's Rimutaka Forest Park claims to have survived by covering herself in dirt and drinking her own breast milk, reports ITV.com. Susan O’Brien, 29, took a wrong turn during a 12.5 mile fun-run in Wellington, New Zealand and couldn't find ... 

Lagat breaks Masters World 10K record

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Bernard Lagat lowers Haile Gebrselassie's mark by 12 seconds.

Bernard Lagat continued to rewrite the masters record books on Sunday with a 27:48 10K at the Great Manchester Run, taking 12 seconds off Haile Gebrselassie's previous masters world 10K road mark, the IAAF reports. Lagat’s 27:48 also tied the American best for 10K on the roads, run by Mark Nenow ... 

Haile Gebrselassie retires from racing

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Ethiopian legend announces his retirement from competitive running.

The 42-year-old runner confirmed his decision to retire after Sunday’s Great Manchester Run. In his 25-year career Gebrselassie has claimed two Olympic gold medals, eight World Championship victories, set 27 world records and been one of the sport's greatest ambassadors. "I'm retiring from competitive running, not from running," Gebrselassie said in a ... 

Runner's World Personal Best Awards: the winners

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Roll out the red carpet, it's 'Running Oscars' time, where we pay tribute to the best in running over the past year, as decided by the nation's runners

The RW Personal Best Awards are powered by Monster and Technogym. This year the RW Personal Best Awards teamed up with the Running Awards to celebrate British running. The awards were presented at a gala evening at the the O2 in London on April 24. Our awards are based on votes cast ... 

London Marathon ballot lead up races

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With a 5-day window to register interest for the 2016 ballot, the odds are stacked against runners keen to enter the London Marathon. But fear not, there are still plenty of great races on offer over the next 12 months. Check out 10 great marathons for the lead up to London.

1. Fosters Law Kent Coastal Marathon  Sunday, 6 September 2015 - Margate, Kent This popular championship race returns to its new improved race HQ for the fourth year in a row but for the first time the race will have chip timing. Note that headphones are not permitted for the event. Enter ...  ... 

London Marathon ballot entry to open on bank holiday Monday

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Inspired by this year's London Marathon? The ballot for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2016 opens for entry this Monday 4 May. Open for five days, the ballot will close at 5pm on Friday 8 May. The race organisers say they have extended the entry window this year in order to ... 

34 World Records smashed at the Virgin Money London Marathon

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From the fastest superhero to the fastest leprechaun, the Virgin Money London Marathon saw 34 new World Records

From a speedy crustacean to Spider-Man, last Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon saw 34 official Guinness World Records titles broken from 49 listed attempts. The record for the fastest marathon dressed as a superhero was broken by Paul Martelletti, who dressed as Spider-Man and came in at a time of 2.30.12, ... 

The Runner's World Usain Bolt interview

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Our June issue features an exclusive chat with the world's fastest man

If you've clicked on the Sports News tab of any one of 146 major international news sites since Friday you'll probably have seen a piece on there about track legend Usain Bolt calling for his rival and former close friend Tyson Gay to be banned for life for doping offences. ... 

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