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Injured Coleman delays return until July

(Reuters) - World 100 metres silver medallist Christian Coleman will delay his return to competition until mid-July as he recovers from a hamstring injury, his manager said.

Triple jumper takes silver despite cold French weather

KUALA LUMPUR: Chilly conditions in France did not stop national triple jumper Muhd Hakimi Ismail from winning a silver medal in the Carquefou International Ath­letics Championships.

Good run: Muhd Hakimi Ismail picked up a triple jump silver medal in the Carquefou International Athletics Championships in France.

Semenya challenges IAAF ruling at Court of Arbitration for Sport

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African middle distance champion Caster Semenya has taken her challenge to a female classification ruling by the governing body of athletics to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the court said on Tuesday.

South Africa's Semenya to challenge IAAF 'female classification' rule

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya will challenge a female classification rule imposed by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), her lawyers said on Monday.

Second medal for Rayzam in USA

KUALA LUMPUR: Giving up the chance to celebrate Hari Raya with his family paid off for national hurdler Rayzam Shah Wan Sofian when he roamed to the men’s 110m hurdles bronze medal in the International Track and Field Event Soundtrack in Tubingen, Germany.

Up and over: Malaysia’s Rayzam Shah Wan Sofian bagged another bronze medal in the 110m hurdles event during his stint in the US.

Three boys qualify for worlds to make it a proud day for Poad

KUALA LUMPUR: Asian junior bronze medallist Muhd Zulfiqar Ismail has qualified for the World Junior Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland, from July 10-15 with two other Malaysians.

Gatlin, Coleman to miss U.S. championships, World Cup

(Reuters) - World sprint champions Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman will miss next week's U.S. championships and as a result will not be eligible for track and field's new premier event, the Athletics World Cup in London in July, officials tell Reuters.

'Abandoned' Kiprop says he's at AIU's mercy

ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's former Olympic and three-time world 1500-metres champion Asbel Kiprop said on Friday he will not fight doping charges against him and accused his country and management of abandoning him in his hour of need.

Britain's most successful long jumper Rutherford to retire in late 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic gold medallist and former world long jump champion Greg Rutherford is to retire from athletics later this year, the Briton announced on Tuesday.

Athletics - Echevarria produces huge leap in Stockholm

(Reuters) - Cuba's Juan Miguel Echevarria produced the furthest long jump in 23 years -- 8.83 metres -- in winning the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Sunday but a tailwind denied him a place in the record books.

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