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Rural women promise upsurge for India

old discus thrower at a world junior championship and an unexpected weightlifting bronze at the Sydney Olympics has spurred hopes that rural women could answer the prayers of medal-starved India.... Read more

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Men's 1500m final

It took Cornelius Chirchir just 30 metres to get to the front of the men's 1500 and there the Kenyan stayed for the entire race.... Read more

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Men's pole vault final

Khanafin’s perfect record up to 5.30 proved superior to Ukraine’s Oleksandr Korchmyd, who needed three attempts to clear his opening height of 5.00 before eventually working through to 5.30 for silver.... Read more

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Women's 4x100m relay final

It had already been a good week for Katchi Habel, the German sprinter who disintegrated into tears of joy after winning an unheralded silver medal in the 100 metres earlier in the week.... Read more

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Men's javelin throw final

Gerhardus Pienaar underlined what a great championships these have been for South Africa, when he won his team’s fourth gold medal in the men’s javelin final... Read more