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GB women’s 4x100m team to miss IAAF World Relays

GB women’s 4x100m team to miss IAAF World Relays

A hotly tipped women’s 4x100m relay team, participating for Great Britain, has been ruled out of the IAAF World Relays due to injuries amongst the team. If they were to compete and win it would qualify them for the World Championships later in August. The country we live in today is renowned for top class runners […]

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Usain Bolt’s retirement will rattle athletics

Usain Bolt’s retirement will rattle athletics

 After eight memorable years, Usain Bolt’s Olympic career is officially at an end and what a stint it has been. From his burst onto the scene in 2008 to affirming his legendary status in 2012 to achieving sporting immortality in 2016, it’s been incredible. However, all good things must come to an end. Athletics is […]

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British Relay Shambles

British Relay Shambles

The aftermath of the British men’s 4x100m relay team’s catastrophic mistake on Saturday has left a bitter taste in the mouth as the curtain closes on Beijing.

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Bolt’s Greatest Miracle

Bolt’s Greatest Miracle

One hundredth of a second, that’s all that separated Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin in one of the most anticipated races in athletics history.

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Top 10 Fastest 200m Runners

Top 10 Fastest 200m Runners

After evaluating the top 10 100m runners of all time in May, YJA’s Senior Sports Correspondent Kobe turns his attention to the second shortest outdoor sprint event, the 200m.

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Top 10 Fastest 100m Runners

Top 10 Fastest 100m Runners

Here’s the list of the fastest ever 100m runners ranked by their personal bests by YJA’s Senior Sports Correspondent Kobe.

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Doping in Athletics

Doping in Athletics

  In recent months, the sport of athletics has come under fire due to its persistent entanglement in the world of doping. A number of Russian athletes have been prosecuted and punished for their cheating actions in the past weeks, one of which who had competed against national treasure, Jessica Ennis-Hill. It seems an infection […]

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Men’s Athletics World Records

Men’s Athletics World Records

Whether it is the glitz and glamour of the 100m sprint to the 3000m steeplechase, humans have strived to become the fastest of all time at their distance.

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When Harry met Usain

When Harry met Usain

Bolt challenged Harry to a rematch while he was in London later in the year (for the Olympics) but Harry replied by saying ‘I’m busy!’

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From the Dragons’ Den

From the Dragons’ Den

But if you really want something so badly, you have to have the commitment and courage to be able to tackle every hurdle that life throws in your way.