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Hotel robbery takes edge off Farah's marathon preparation

LONDON (Reuters) - Briton Mo Farah was given an unwelcome birthday surprise when he was robbed at his hotel in Addis Ababa last month, putting a damper on what he said had been an otherwise perfect preparation for Sunday's London Marathon.

Lalu shows why he’s on the way to greatness

KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesia’s 18-year-old sprinter Lalu Muhammad Zohri of Indonesia is headed for greatness.

The accidental runner

MY journey as a sprinter started when I was a child playing cops and robbers in a field across my house in Kampar, Perak.

Doping - Lab director hits back at ex-WADA head over testing criticism

LONDON (Reuters) - The director of a top Belgian laboratory has criticised former World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) head David Howman for suggesting drug testing was stuck in the 1970s and needed to be more innovative.

Prabudass spends own money just to set personal best in the 5,000m race

KUALA LUMPUR: K. Prabudass has shown true grit and determination in his pursuit of a SEA Games spot.

Hakimi qualifies for triple jump final in Doha

KUALA LUMPUR: Muhd Hakimi Ismail has qualified for the triple jump final at the Asian Athletics Championships.

Athletics-Former Olympic champion Kiprop gets four-year doping ban

(Reuters) - Kenya's former Olympic 1500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop has been handed a four-year ban for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Saturday.

History motivates Hup Wei to set high target

KUALA LUMPUR: National high jumper Lee Hup Wei hopes history will repeat itself at the Asian Athletics Championships.

Soaring high: Lee Hup Wei is aiming for another golden feat at the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha starting today

No speed limit

KUALA LUMPUR: The pressure is on for Russel Nasir Taib.

Action time: The Malaysian Athletics Federation are banking on Malaysian sprinter Russel Nasir Taib to win a medal in the 200m at the Asian meet

Athletics - Radcliffe warns Semenya verdict could be death of women's sport

(Reuters) - British former marathon runner Paula Radcliffe believes the verdict of a legal case involving Olympic champion Caster Semenya could open the door for transgender athletes to claim an unfair advantage in women's sport.