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25,000 to run in Delhi marathon

Known as the world's richest half marathon, the event will attract 40 of the globe's top 100 runners. Your take?

Asafa Powell named Jamaica athlete of 2006

The world 100-meter sprinter equaled his record of 9.77 twice, and became the first man in history to run 12 sub-10-second times in a year.

Debutant Kastor faces uphill battle in Boston Marathon

Olympic bronze medallist Deena Kastor is expecting a tough challenge in her Boston Marathon debut.

Liu angles for Japan win but sidetracked by sponsors

World 110m hurdles record holder Liu Xiang is training hard for the IAAF but admits his plethora of sponsor obligations is taking its toll.

Toby Dawson's help offer for S Korean athletes

South Korea-born former US Olympic skier Toby Dawson wants to help Korean athletes get ready to compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Formula One fans lose ruling over 2005 tire fiasco

A US appeals court rejects an attempt by disappointed Formula One fans to get their money back for having to watch a 2005 race.

Austria bans 14 officials for life over doping scandal

The Austrian Olympic Committee (AOC) imposed lifetime bans on 14 officials due to the blood doping scandal at last year's Turin Winter Olympic Games.

Asafa headlines Bislett Golden League opener

The Jamaican world record-holder aims for another one win when he returns to one of athletics' most famous venues for the Golden League opener on Friday.

Ethiopia's Defar breaks women's 5,000 metres record

Meseret Defar broke the women's 5,000 metres world record with a time of 14 minutes 16.63 seconds at a Golden League meeting on Friday.

Gay plays it safe in 100m qualifying

Tyson Gay overcame a slow start and aching back to run 9.98 seconds in the 100 metres preliminaries at the US championships on Thursday.

Anju misses 6.60m mark again

Long jumper Anju Bobby George made another attempt at achieving the World Championship qualifying mark today but failed again.

Powell celebrates comeback with easy win in Rome

World record holder Asafa Powell made an impressive comeback from injury by winning the 100 metres in 9.90 seconds at a Golden League meeting on Friday.

Dibaba defends 10,000m title in thriller

Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba came from the back of the field to retain her world 10,000 metres title in a thrilling race in Osaka on Saturday.

Anju qualifies for final at World C'ships

India's long jumper Anju Bobby George manages a best effort of 6.60 m in the qualifying round and makes it to the medal round.

Negi gets India silver

India opened their account at the Special Olympics World Summer Games, on Thursday, claiming a silver and a bronze in bocce — a sport especially designed for athletes with lower abilities.
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