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Dina Asher-Smith snatches victory for 4x100m relay team to claim third gold

• 22-year-old leads team home at European Championships• Laura Muir claims first outdoor gold in 1500mSometimes athletics is a simple game. A bunch of people run around a track, and at the end Dina Asher-Smith wins another gold medal. This time, howeve…

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Volha Mazuronak survives nosebleed and a wrong turn to win Euro marathon

• Bloodied Belarusian shakes off Clemence Calvin at finish• 29-year-old had nosebleed 30 minutes into 2hr, 26min raceVolha Mazuronak survived a horrendous nose bleed and a wrong turn at the finish to win a thrilling European Championship women’s marath…

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson says silver has given her confidence for future

• Briton believes working on shot put and javelin has paid off• ‘I feel like I’ve figured out the heptathlon’Katarina Johnson-Thompson has promised she will be even better in 2019 after smashing her heptathlon personal best to win European Championship…

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Jakob Ingebrigtsen, 17, beats brothers and Britons to claim 1500m gold

• Norwegian becomes youngest ever European champion• Matthew Hudson-Smith races to 400m win for BritainSeventeen-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen became the youngest European champion in history by claiming a shock gold on a night where Britain won four mor…

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson throws javelin personal best at Euros

• Briton lies in second at European Championship heptathlon• Johnson-Thompson could record her highest points tallyKatarina Johnson-Thompson looks certain to claim a heptathlon silver medal and a big personal best at the European Championships with onl…

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Laura Muir descends from St Moritz eager for 1500m Euro gold

• Muir back to her best after altitude training in Switzerland• No British woman has won European gold at 1500mLaura Muir has declared herself fit, confident and ready to make history after recovering from an achilles niggle that stopped her doubling u…

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Vision of sprint ‘golden generation’ after Asher-Smith and Hughes golds

Taking both 100m titles at European championships gives rise to talk of Britain overtaking Jamaica in sprinting stakesAfter a golden night, an emboldened morning. Zharnel Hughes was still groggy-eyed after storming to European 100m gold – a lack of sle…

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Dina Asher-Smith and Zharnel Hughes storm to 100m Euro gold

• GB’s Asher Smith becomes queen of Europe in 10.85sec• Zharnel Hughes sets championship record of 9.95secIn a stadium suffused with history, and on a night broiling with heat and expectation, Dina Asher-Smith produced a performance for the ages to win…

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Team GB’s Reece Prescod aims to follow in Usain Bolt’s 100m footsteps in Berlin

• Zharnel Hughes and CJ Ujah also confident of sprint victory• Asher-Smith, Miller and Yee primed for first-day medalsIf all goes to plan for Reece Prescod in Berlin tonight, he will follow in the footsteps of Jesse Owens and Usain Bolt by winning 100m…