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Ruiz says pressure all on Joshua ahead of Saudi rematch

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP |  Heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr said Monday that all the pressure will be on dethroned champion Anthony Joshua in their contentious showdown in Saudi Arabia. Ruiz, who was born in the United States but fights as a Mexican, caused one of boxing’s biggest upsets …

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Ethiopia’s Desisa wins marathon, Ugandans 13th and 18th

Desisa ends 18-year hiatus for Ethiopians to take marathon world gold RESULT 🇺🇬 Marathon ✳ Fred MUSOBO in 13th  2:13:42 ✳ Stephen KIPROTICH in 18th 2:15:04 ✳ Solomon MUTAI (DNF) ➡ Winner ✳ Lelisa DESISAETH Ethiopia 2:10:40 Sunday 8PM ➡ 10,000m F – Joshua CHEPTEGEI | Abdallah Kibet MANDE Doha, Qatar | AFP …

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COE: Salazar doping scandal won’t ‘derail’ championships

Doha, Qatar | AFP | World athletics chief Sebastian Coe insisted Wednesday the World Championships had not been “derailed” by the Alberto Salazar doping case after the high-profile coach was banned for four years. International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Coe said the governing body had reacted swiftly after …

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VIDEO: How Nakaayi won historic 800m gold for Uganda

Doha, Qatar | AFP |  Halimah Nakaayi of Uganda won the women’s 800m at the world championships here Monday, producing a sprint finish to claim the throne left vacant by the absent South African Caster Semenya. Nakaayi, 24, timed her race to perfection moving onto the shoulder of leader Ajee …

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Fastest man on earth 2019 is Coleman

Brilliant Coleman blasts to 100m world gold 💠100M final since 2009 2009 Berlin – Usain Bolt 🇯🇲 2011 Daegu – Yohan Blake 🇯🇲 2013 Moscow – Usain Bolt 🇯🇲 2015 Beijing – Usain Bolt 🇯🇲 2017 London – Justin Gatlin 🇺🇸 2019 Doha – Christian Coleman 🇺🇸 Doha, Qatar | …

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