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Farah hits back at new drugs claims

"I am a clean athlete": Mo Farah.

Mo Farah and Alberto Salazar have hit back at a series of damning doping allegations as pressure builds on the four-time Olympic champion to ditch his coach amid claims of mistreating prescription medication and abusing drug infusions.

Farah bows out with European indoor record

Mo Farah celebrates as he crosses the line.

Mo Farah ended his indoor career with a new European record, winning the 5000 metres at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday in a time of 13 minutes 09.16 seconds.

The Bolt that holds the act together

Usain Bolt performs for fans during the 2017 Nitro Athletics Series at Lakeside Stadium.

Nitro Athletics took over Lakeside Stadium for three nights over the past week and a half, with some asking why people attended an event primarily made for television. One of the obvious answers was: "Here to see Bolt".

Nitro could shape Olympics and world champs: Coe

Usain Bolt of Jamaica

IAAF chief executive Olivier Gers met Cricket Australia counterpart James Sutherland in Melbourne on Friday as IAAF president Sebastian Coe said elements of the Nitro series could be incorporated into in world championships, and even Olympics.