It was a photo that said so much about the changing face of a nation, one that triggered a wave of debate on social media and among the highest reaches of Italian politics: four athletes, standing proud in front of their country’s flag at the 2018 Mediterranean Games.
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Folorunso: 'Sport is a universal language that can be used for good'

It was a photo that said so much about the changing face of a nation, one that triggered a wave of debate on social media and among the highest reaches of Italian politics: four athletes, standing proud in front of their country’s flag at the 2018 Mediterranean Games.... Read More

Following detailed work by World Athletics’ Russia Taskforce, its independent experts, and RusAF, a final plan for the reinstatement of RusAF to membership of World Athletics was recommended to the World Athletics Council last week.
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Russian Athletics Federation reinstatement plan approved by World Athletics Council

Following detailed work by World Athletics’ Russia Taskforce, its independent experts, and RusAF, a final plan for the reinstatement of RusAF to membership of World Athletics was recommended to the World Athletics Council last week.... Read More

The 18-year-old clocked 1:58.40 at the Southeast Conference Championships to clip more than half a second from the previous mark.
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Mu breaks world U20 indoor 800m record in Fayetteville

The 18-year-old clocked 1:58.40 at the Southeast Conference Championships to clip more than half a second from the previous mark. ... Read More

“Being part of somebody’s success, being able to help someone who’s falling in love with their event, or the sport itself, helping them, it’s a great feeling. It’s very gratifying to be part of that.”
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As world record-setting son’s rise continues, Helena Duplantis relishing the joy in the art of coaching

“Being part of somebody’s success, being able to help someone who’s falling in love with their event, or the sport itself, helping them, it’s a great feeling. It’s very gratifying to be part of that.”... Read More

“Hurdlers are sprinters with attitudes,” says Grant Holloway.
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Record-breaker Holloway: ‘The sky is the limit’

“Hurdlers are sprinters with attitudes,” says Grant Holloway.... Read More

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