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Athletics - Coleman ready for bright ending to rough season

(Reuters) - It's been a tough outdoor season for Christian Coleman with only one 100m win, but the world silver medallist says he is ready to turn things around against the "new wave of sprinters" in Saturday's Birmingham Diamond League meeting.

Doping - Kenya's Kipyegon suspended for failing to submit to doping test

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kipyegon Bett is the latest Kenyan athlete to be suspended for a doping-related offence, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Thursday.

Chinese sprinter Zhenye out with ankle injury

SHANGHAI: Chinese sprinter and medal hope Xie Zhenye said that he is not taking part in the Asian Games because of an ankle injury, just two days before they open.

Caribbean sprinters take 200 metres races as U.S. dominates meet

(Reuters) - Caribbean sprinters swept the 200 metres races as U.S. overall dominance continued on the final day of the North American Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) championships in Toronto on Sunday.

Golden teenager Duplantis soars to six-metre vault

BERLIN (Reuters) - Armand Duplantis, another of Scandinavia's phenomenal young athletics talents, brought down the curtain on a breakthrough European Championships with a record-breaking triumph in one of the all-time great pole vault competitions on Sunday.

Handsome rewards await MAF athletes if they win Asiad medals

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF) will reward their athletes handsomely if they win medals at the Asian Games in Indonesia.

Harrison's hurdles win leads American parade in Toronto

(Reuters) - World record holder Keni Harrison powered her way to victory in the women's 100 metres hurdles as U.S. athletes continued to dominate the North American Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) championships in Toronto on Saturday.

Athletics - Ingebrigtsen and Asher-Smith doubles light up Euros

BERLIN (Reuters) - Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Norway's new sporting sensation, completed a unique European Championships double when he won the 5,000 metres just 24 hours after taking 1500m gold as the youngest track champion in the history of the event at just 17.

Lomong claims 10,000m in Toronto

(Reuters) - Lopez Lomong surged to the lead with 450 metres to go and won a sluggish 10,000 metres in 29 minutes 49.03 seconds as the United States dominated the opening day of the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) championships on Friday.

High jumpers hopeful after world champion Mutaz pulls out of Asiad

KUALA LUMPUR: There is good news for national high jumpers Lee Hup Wei and Nauraj Singh Randhawa as world champion Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar will not defend his high jump gold in next week’s Asian Games due to an injury.

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