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Leon Reid: Sprinter's journey from years of foster care to Commonwealth medal

BBC Athletics - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:38
Northern Ireland's Commonwealth Games medallist Leon Reid hopes he can be an inspiration to young people in care after his difficult start in life.
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'Hopefully I'm an ambassador for young people in foster care' - Leon Reid

BBC Athletics - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:49
Commonwealth Games medallist Leon Reid says athletics has helped to keep him grounded after most of his childhood was spent in foster care.
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Zharnel Hughes beats Yohan Blake and Tyson Gay in Boston Games 100m

BBC Athletics - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 15:37
Britain's Zharnel Hughes beats Olympic gold medallist Yohan Blake and American Tyson Gay to win the Boston Games 100m.
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'Tired' Farah wins 10km Great Manchester Run - report & highlights

BBC Athletics - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 08:06
Britain's Mo Farah wins his first Great Manchester Run after outsprinting Ugandan Moses Kipsiro at the end of the 10km race.
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Great Manchester Run: Mo Farah wins first 10km Great Manchester Run

BBC Athletics - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 07:33
Britain's Olympic and world 10,000m champion Mo Farah wins his first 10km Great Manchester Run after outsprinting Kenyan Moses Kipsiro in an exciting finish.
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Great Manchester Run: Mo Farah leads Manchester bomb anniversary tribute

BBC Athletics - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:50
Competitors in the Great Manchester Run take part in a minute's silence on the start line as part of the commemorations for the first anniversary of the Manchester bomb attack.
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Ex-sprinter Campbell home after brain bleed

BBC Athletics - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 04:37
British former Olympic champion Darren Campbell returns home as he continues his recovery from a bleed in the brain.
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'I'm petrified but I am sure Manchester will be epic again'

BBC Athletics - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 23:59
In the second of a two-part blog, Dawn Nisbet reflects on finishing the 2017 Great Manchester Run and her challenge for 2018.
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Pozzi & Merritt beaten by Poland's Czykier in Great CityGames

BBC Athletics - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:08
Poland's Damian Czykier took victory in the Great CityGames 110m hurdles as favourites Aries Merritt and Andrew Pozzi both make mistakes.
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Andrew Pozzi opens up about mental health: 'You lose your identity'

BBC Athletics - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:43
Great Britain's 110m hurdler Andrew Pozzi, the 2018 world indoor 60m hurdles champion, tells Sportsday about dealing with mental health as an athlete.
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Live athletics on BBC TV and online - watch Farah, Felix and the Night of 10,000m PB's

BBC Athletics - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 07:09
Coverage times for BBC Sport's athletics coverage on TV and online.
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Street athletics shows off stars up close - Pozzi

BBC Athletics - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 05:53
Bringing athletics to the streets is a great way to show how good top athletes are, say hurdlers Andrew Pozzi and Aries Merritt.
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Robbie Grabarz: Olympic high jump bronze medallist retires

BBC Athletics - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 03:28
British high jumper Robbie Grabarz, who won a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics, retires at the age of 30.
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Mental Health Awareness Week: Dawn Nisbet on benefits of running to wellbeing

BBC Athletics - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 23:56
In the first of a two-part blog, Dawn Nisbet - whose parkrun picture went viral - explains how running helped her mental wellbeing.
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Prescod to run at Great CityGames against Aikines-Aryeetey

BBC Athletics - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:57
Britain's Reece Prescod, fresh from beating world champion Justin Gatlin, will compete against Harry Aikines-Aryeetey in Manchester.
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Mark Dry: 'This could be my last chance to represent Scotland'

BBC Athletics - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 04:27
Hammer thrower Mark Dry will compete in the Loughborough International event this weekend despite requiring hip surgery.
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Ex-sprinter Campbell 'relieved to be alive' after bleed in brain

BBC Athletics - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 14:12
British former Olympic champion Darren Campbell says he is "relieved to be alive" as he recovers in hospital after a bleed in the brain.
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Britain's Reece Prescod beats Gatlin to seal shock 100m win

BBC Athletics - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 06:00
Britain's Reece Prescod beats world champion Justin Gatlin to seal a shock 100m victory at the Shanghai Diamond League.
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Prescod beats Gatlin to win 100m at Diamond League

BBC Athletics - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 08:04
Britain's Reece Prescod beats world champion Justin Gatlin to seal a shock 100m victory at the Shanghai Diamond League.
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Six-time Olympic champion Felix will compete in Manchester

BBC Athletics - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 05:19
Six-time Olympic champion Allyson Felix will compete at the Great CityGames in Manchester next week
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