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  •   Home > News > Sports > Athletics

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    Sir Mo Farah has announced he's back on the track and will aim to compete in the 10,000 metres at next year's Olympic Games.

    The Brit has won double gold at each of the last two Olympics, taking the 5,000m and 10,000m crowns in London and Rio, but switched his focus to the marathon in 2017.

    Farah won the Chicago Marathon in 2018 but has decided to return to his old stomping ground.



    The New Zealand Breakers ended their 5-game losing streak last night, beating the Illawarra Hawks 91-78 in their ANBL game in Auckland.

    Next up the Breakers meet the Taipans on Friday at 9.30 our time.



    The International team has been forced into a change a week and a half out from the start of golf's President's Cup.

    Australian Jason Day has withdrawn with a back injury.

    Team captain Ernie Els has called in South Korean An Byeong-hun as a replacement.



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     Other Athletics News
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     16 Feb: A couple of monster heaves has seen Julia Ratcliffe break New Zealand and Oceania records twice at the Porritt Classic athletics meet in Hamilton
     10 Feb: Alana Barber will have to break new boundaries if she's to be hot stepping it to Tokyo
     09 Feb: European champion Armand Duplantis has set a pole vault world record at a World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting in Poland
     31 Jan: Tom Walsh's mental game is set to be tested
     27 Jan: Nick Willis has finished second in the men's 1500 metres at the Indoor Grand Prix in Boston
     26 Jan: Dame Valerie Adams has no intention of just making up the numbers at this year's Olympics
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