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Cheptegei nominated for 2019 World Athlete of Year award

✳ Nominees 2019 Male World Athlete of the Year  ✅ Joshua Cheptegei 🇺🇬 ✅ Donavan Brazier 🇺🇸 ✅ Christian Coleman 🇺🇸 ✅ Timothy Cheruyiot 🇰🇪 ✅ Steven Gardiner 🇧🇭 ✅ Sam Kendricks 🇺🇸 ✅ Eliud Kipchoge 🇰🇪 ✅ Noah Lyles 🇺🇸 ✅ Daniel Stahl 🇸🇪 ✅ Christian Taylor 🇺🇸 ✅ …

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Kenyan athletes back in the spotlight over doping claims

IAAF chief Coe confirms knowledge of German media’s Kenya doping claims Doha, Qatar | AFP | IAAF president Sebastian Coe confirmed on Monday reports in German media which said the governing body’s integrity unity had received claims of doping against Kenyan athletes ahead of the World Championships. Television channel ZDF …

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Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Lausanne, Switzerland | AFP | South African runner Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her court challenge against IAAF rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels, but judges voiced concern with the application of the “discriminatory” regulations. Semenya, a double Olympic champion, was fighting measures imposed by the International Association …

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Kiprop insists on innocence despite doping ban

Paris, France | AFP | Kenya’s former Olympic and world 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop has vowed to fight on to clear his name after being handed a four-year suspension on Saturday for using the banned blood-booster EPO. The 29-year-old failed an out of competition test in November 2017 and was provisionally suspended in 2018. On …

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Semenya says she is ‘unquestionably a woman’

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya on Thursday said she was “unquestionably a woman”, after the IAAF denied reports that it would argue that she should be classified as a biological male. Semenya, 28, issued the statement ahead of a landmark hearing at …

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Kenya’s Kipchoge, Colombian Ibarguen scoop IAAF awards

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Kenyan marathon master Eliud Kipchoge and Colombian jumper Caterine Ibarguen won the IAAF men and women’s 2018 awards on Tuesday. Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin in September, smashing the previous best by an incredible 78 seconds as he clocked …

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