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Brave like Gabe: The everlasting legacy of runner Gabriele Grunewald

Brave like Gabe: The everlasting legacy of runner Gabriele Grunewald

"I know I will never be able to fill this gaping hole in my heart or fill the shoes you have left behind." These are words from Gabriele Grunewald's husband, who announced her death on Tuesday,...
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Kenyan runner banned for using strychnine or rat poison as PED

Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been banned for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a drug commonly known as rat poison.The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa has been banned...
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Queen's Birthday Honours: Yvette Corlett knew about dame honour before she died

Yvette Corlett received an important and long overdue letter before she died.She was going to be made a dame in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Her Majesty's approval of the award took effect on...
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Queen's Birthday Honours: Stars of sport and stage shine

Some of New Zealand's leading lights in show business and sport have taken centre-stage in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.The country's newest dames and knights include the late Olympic gold...
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Athletics: Olympic runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling

Athletics: Olympic runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling

Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field.The two-time Olympic 800-metre...
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Sprinter Edward Osei-Nketia commits to Athletics New Zealand

Sprinter Edward Osei-Nketia commits to Athletics New Zealand

Any potential switch from athletics to rugby will be put on hold for Edward Osei-Nketia, with the young sprinter committing to Athletics New Zealand. The 18 year old has been heavily courted by a...
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Triathlon: Andrea Hewitt's career in jeopardy after funding cut

Triathlon: Andrea Hewitt's career in jeopardy after funding cut

Kiwi Olympic veteran Andrea Hewitt's triathlon career is hanging by a thread after having her funding cut by the sport's governing body in New Zealand.The 37-year-old two-time Commonwealth Games...
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Teen nicknamed 'White Lightning' smashed 30-year 100m US record

Teen nicknamed 'White Lightning' smashed 30-year 100m US record

Matthew Boling, the Texas high school sprinter and viral sensation dubbed 'white lightning,' has broken a nearly 30-year-old national record in the 100-meter dash.The 18-year-old senior at Houston...
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Athletics: Hurdler makes incredible Superman dive to win gold

Athletics: Hurdler makes incredible Superman dive to win gold

Athletes are known for putting their bodies on the line and doing whatever it takes to win.But an American hurdler has taken that mantra to the next level.In the SEC Championships' 400m hurdles,...
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Rugby's gain? Eddie Osei-Nketia may get too big for Olympics reveals manager

Rugby's gain? Eddie Osei-Nketia may get too big for Olympics reveals manager

Fast Eddie Osei-Nketia may hurtle into rugby's arms because he gets too big to be a world class sprinter.That is one of the scenarios put forward by his manger Mark Keddell, the former New Zealand...
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