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Russian race walkers banned

Five Russian race walkers, including three Olympic champions, have been handed doping bans, the country's anti-doping agency has announced.

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Athletics: George Gandy backs Jessica Judd for bright future over 1500m

Athletics: George Gandy backs Jessica Judd for bright future over 1500m

After more than 50 years coaching athletics it takes a lot to impress George Gandy.

UFC: Conor McGregor's world title shot in Dublin is a 'done deal' ahead of Boston invasion

UFC: Conor McGregor's world title shot in Dublin is a 'done deal' ahead of Boston invasion

'Notorious' Conor McGregor says his world championship fight at a stadium in Dublin is "one contract signature away".

How does Giancarlo Stanton's record contract compare to other US sports stars?

How does Giancarlo Stanton's record contract compare to other US sports stars?

In an era where elite-level sportspeople are the beneficiaries of colossal contracts and subject of eye-watering transfer fees, the richest contract in the history of sport is in the process of being signed.