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Two world records as Farah makes track return, Hassan sizzles

Two world records as Farah makes track return, Hassan sizzles

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – Mo Farah blitzed to a new world record in the rarely-run one-hour event on his return to the track on Friday at an empty Brussels stadium that also saw Sifan Hassan set a new best in the women’s equivalent race. Three years after having opted for road running, Farah showed […]

‘Childish’ Obiena falters in Poland tilt

By Kristel Satumbaga     Olympic-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena struggled in his fourth tournament for the month, finishing only fifth in the 66th Orlen Memorial Janusza Kusocinskiego in Poland on Tuesday. Obiena, who is gearing up for next year’s Tokyo Olympics, managed only 5.62 meters in his third attempt and failed to make it to […]

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COVID catches ‘sprint king’

  NEW YORK (AFP) – Usain Bolt was in quarantine on Monday as Jamaican media reported the sprint legend had tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after he celebrated his 34th birthday with a lavish party. The retired 100m and 200m world-record holder didn’t confirm his test result, but he urged anyone who had […]

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