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News23 Aug 2016

The final numbers of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games having come to an end, here’s a brief numerical summary of the athletics action.

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Feature22 Aug 2016

After gold in Rio, humble hero Kipchoge must be the greatest

This time, everything was perfect. This time, no one could get close to Eliud Kipchoge, much less attempt to prize the ultimate goal from his grasp.

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Report21 Aug 2016

Report: men's marathon – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Eliud Kipchoge confirmed his status as the most commanding marathon runner of the current generation when he produced a superb run over the final 15 kilometres to fulfil his status as many people’s favourite for the gold medal by winning in 2:08:44.

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News21 Aug 2016

D’Agostino and Hamblin receive Fair Play awards from CIFP

Distance runners Abbey D’Agostino from USA and Nikki Hamblin from New Zealand received Fair Play awards from the The International Fair Play Committee (CIFP), with the support of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), on Saturday (20).

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Report20 Aug 2016

The last few moments of stadium action at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The last day of in-stadium athletics competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games provided a short programme but intense action which included a surprise 1500m winner and a double title defence.

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Report20 Aug 2016

Report: men's 4x400m final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The USA regained the men’s 4x400m crown from The Bahamas in the first ever long relay in history in which six teams dipped below three minutes.

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Report20 Aug 2016

Report: women's 4x400m final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The women’s 4x400m at most recent major championships has come down to a USA vs Jamaica duel, and tonight’s final was no different.

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Report20 Aug 2016

Report: men's javelin final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Thomas Rohler bounced back from the back problems which left him down in fifth place at the European Championships last month and turned continental disappointment into a global gold with his fifth-round effort of 90.30m.

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Report20 Aug 2016

Report: men's 1500m final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The men’s 1500m final was one for the ages, although not in the way you might expect. The gold medal was won in a time of 3:50.00, the slowest time since 1932, and the last time there was a US winner at this distance in the Olympics was back in 1908.

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Report20 Aug 2016

Report: women's high jump final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Patience proved a virtue for Ruth Beitia, who became the oldest ever jumps champion in Olympic history as a flawless record up to and including 1.97m secured Spanish gold for the 37-year-old.

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Report20 Aug 2016

Report: women's 800m final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Caster Semenya dismantled the field in clinical fashion, fulfilling her role as prohibitive pre-race favourite, to clinch a history-making first women’s Olympic track gold for South Africa.

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Report20 Aug 2016

Report: men's 5000m final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Mo Farah completed his second consecutive Olympic double by successfully defending his 5000m gold on Saturday, winning in 13:03.30.

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