athletics

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August 09, 2017

‘Athletics chiefs barred their golden boy’s rival from running’

It’s extraordinary how journalists unquestioningly accepted the shock barring of an African gold medal challenger from competing in the 400 metres final at the World Athletics Championships....

Rio Olympics: Africans triumph in surprising sports

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt was undoubtedly the star of the Rio Olympics, pulling off his unrivalled treble triple of sprint wins. But his three golds in Brazil (nine overall in three Olympics) were one less than African American teenager Simone Biles.Aged ...