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Punishment for cocaine use while taking part in sport does not fit the crime | Sean Ingle

No one disputes the drug should be on the banned list but the current rules have many in anti-doping circles shaking their headsWarrior by name, warrior by nature but three weeks before the World Cup Peru’s all-time top scorer, Paolo Guerrero, is facin…

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Mo Farah insists he was tested for drugs at African training camps

• Briton denies witnessing practices exposed by Kiprop• Farah will run autumn marathon, probably in the USMo Farah has insisted he had frequent blood and urine tests during high?altitude camps in Kenya and Ethiopia – and has never seen any of the shady…

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Allyson Felix: ‘I never want to be satisfied with losing’

The American sprinter has the most medals in Olympic and world championship history and has her sights set on Tokyo 2020Women are definitely not seen in the same light as men, especially in the sporting world,” says Allyson Felix, with a clarity and di…

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UK Sport’s report suggests penny is dropping that kindness costs little | Sean Ingle

The health check was a long time in coming but a trend towards a softer approach to coaching, as seen in hockey, bodes promisingly for sport’s wellbeing“The truth will be uncovered,” promised Dame Katherine Grainger as she revealed UK Sport’s first cul…

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UK Sport’s report suggests penny is dropping that kindness costs little | Sean Ingle

The health check was a long time in coming but a trend towards a softer approach to coaching, as seen in hockey, bodes promisingly for sport’s wellbeing“The truth will be uncovered,” promised Dame Katherine Grainger as she revealed UK Sport’s first cul…

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Ben Ryan: ‘I’ve been more nervous than the Olympic final often’

Fiji’s gold-winning sevens coach at Rio 2016 reflects on the band of brothers he forged into a successful team and how they landed the country’s first ever Olympic medal“I much preferred Fiji – even with a dictator in charge, a boss who was convicted f…

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Net spend: Buffon, De Gea and why keepers are massively undervalued | Sean Ingle

Goalkeepers are transferred for less and paid less. Is it time football finally valued them relative to outfield players?So arrivederci then, Gianluigi Buffon. Assuming there is no careering handbrake turn away from retirement, the match against Verona…

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Asbel Kiprop was warned he was to have a drug test, admits AIU after EPO failure

• This is extremely disappointing, says Athletics Integrity Unit • AIU rejects Kenyan former Olympic champion’s claim of tamperingThe Athletics Integrity Unit has admitted the Kenyan 1500m runner Asbel Kiprop was warned he was to have a drug test in ad…

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Asbel Kiprop claims drug control officers tampered with ‘positive’ sample

• Olympic gold medallist issues statement denying doping• Athlete claims officers demanded money when taking sampleAsbel Kiprop has suggested he tested positive for EPO because drug control officers tampered with his sample, having also demanded money …

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Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop ‘tested positive’ for EPO

• Kenyan world champion is said to be aware of allegations• 28-year-old believes there is an error with his sampleAsbel Kiprop, a three-times world and Olympic 1500m gold medallist, is understood to have tested positive for the banned blood-boosting dr…

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Athletics pins hope on World Cup fever in post-Usain Bolt and Mo Farah era

• New July event in London hopes to give fans new stars• Adam Gemili: ‘We need new heroes and new people to get behind’For the past decade Usain Bolt has almost single-handedly carried casual fans’ interest in athletics on his 6ft 4in frame, with …

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UK Athletics chairman raises doubts over IAAF rule that targets Semenya

• There are ‘a lot of questions and challenges’ says Richard Bowker• Semenya will be welcomed to London World Cup event in JulyThe chairman of UK Athletics has warned that there are “a lot of questions and challenges” with the IAAF’s controversial new …

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A radical idea: hold an auction to decide the World Cup hosts to stop corruption | Sean Ingle

In six weeks’ time Fifa will decide the 2026 hosts. But the voting process is more transparent this time round, only an auction would truly end the risk of corruption You can bet on anything these days. Crossfit. Portuguese futsal. Even ByuL versus Rog…

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New IAAF testosterone rules could slow Caster Semenya by up to seven seconds

• IAAF set to introduce new limits for female athletes• Sports scientist: ‘She will go from a 1:54 to 2:01-2:03’ in 800mThe Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya could run up to seven seconds slower under new rules requiring her to lower her natural te…

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New IAAF testosterone rules could slow Caster Semenya by up to seven seconds

• IAAF set to introduce new limits for female athletes• Sports scientist: ‘She will go from a 1:54 to 2:01-2:03’ in 800mThe Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya could run up to seven seconds slower under new rules requiring her to lower her natural te…

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Tennis has ‘serious integrity problem’ with betting, says independent review

• Review recommends no sponsorship with betting companies• Problems of match-fixing are at lower levels of the sportProfessional tennis has a “serious integrity problem” and should immediately ban sponsorship from betting companies and gambling on lowe…

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London Marathon organisers hoping to secure Mo Farah return for next year

• Farah finished third in a race won by Eliud Kipchoge• Coach Gary Lough backs him to challenge winner in futureLondon Marathon organisers are already lining up Mo Farah to run in next year’s race while his coach, Gary Lough, believes he could yet reac…

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Greatest final ever? When Luton’s ‘plastic fantastics’ toppled Arsenal | Sean Ingle

The Hatters’ promotion from the fourth tier stirs memories of being a ballboy when they won the League Cup with an underdog comeback worthy of RockyTuesday marks the 30-year anniversary of one of the great Wembley cup finals – perhaps even the greatest…

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Eliud Kipchoge wins men’s London Marathon as Mo Farah comes third

• Kipchoge seals hat-trick of London Marathon victories• Farah beats British record after Shura Kitata finishes secondMo Farah added another British record to his long ledger of titles and achievements as he finished third in a brutally hot London Mara…

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London Marathon: from Mo Farah to the Weirwolf, via epic women’s duel

It’s Eliud Kipchoge versus Kenenisa Bekele, Mo Farah out to show he’s not on wrong track, Mary Keitany facing with Tirunesh Dibaba and David Weir seeking to ‘break’ Marcel HugEliud Kipchoge has a stronger claim than most to be the greatest marathon run…