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Athletics will never be free of drug cheats and, without the Olympics, the sport would be dead, American four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson told a packed Doha Goals Forum here on Wednesday.
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East London Runners were out in force at the Bedford Half Marathon on Sunday, with six of the club's 18 competitors achieving personal best times.
Russia triggered angry criticism and even calls to boycott the Sochi Games when, in June, it banned spreading 'gay propaganda' to minors.
KINGSTON: Jamaica's double World Championships sprint gold medallists Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were on Monday named the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association's male and female athletes of 2013.
HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED: Christopher Chataway won the first ever SPOTY award in 1954 while Andy Murray is this year's hot favourite [GETTY/AFP] While Bannister is famous for running the first ever sub-four minute mile, not many people know his close friend Chataway was one of his pacemakers for that magnificent feat.
Canadian high jumper Derek Drouin, seen here competing at the world track and field championships in Moscow in August, is the recipient of three Athletics Canada awards as outstanding athlete of the year, athlete of the year in field events, and outstanding performance of the year.
The 17-year-old from Welshpool was recognised for a stunning 12 months which saw her represent Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the World Junior Championships in Ukraine Welsh Athletics rising star Adele Nicoll has been named the Carwyn James Young Sportswoman of the Year at the Welsh Sports Awards.
Olympic 400 metre hurdles semi-finalist Jack Green has announced he will not participate in the 2014 World Class Performance Programme due to the after-effects of depression.
Holmwood Technical's Yanique Thompson is presented with the Scotiabank Group/Howard Aris Scholarship Award by Sandra Aris, widow of the late Howard Aris, former JAAA president.
They ace basketball and bocce. They were shunted to individual athletics because they didn't make it to team camps for want of sponsors.
But International Olympic Committee boss Thomas Bach says athletes should avoid making any kind of statement during the Games.
The medal's historical significance cannot be overestimated. Owens famously won four gold medals while competing in front of Adolf Hitler in Berlin.
The Scot finished second behind Yelena Arzhakova in the 2012 European Championships final, but the Russian rival was then banned for doping.
For one weekend, Germany was not the dominant sliding nation in the world. Neither was Canada, Italy, Russia nor any other country with a penchant for getting down ice-covered mountainside chutes with blazing speed.
TOWNSVILLE thrower Bailey Tautau signed off from competition on home soil in the best possible way with a pair of gold medals at the Australian All Schools Championships on Saturday.
Dressed in drag, with clownish make-up and matted hair, Ratanapol Sowan, Thawat Kachin and Subenrat Insaeng are participating in the hazing day rituals organised by the National Amateur Athletics Association of Thailand a week before their departure for the much anticipated 27th Southeast Asian Games in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.