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Tiffany Porter won silver at the Continental Cup

IAAF Continental Cup: Tiffany Porter breaks Jessica Ennis-Hill hurdles record

Tiffany Porter beat Jessica Ennis-Hill’s British record as she took silver in the women’s 100m hurdles at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech on Sunday.

Jo Pavey soaks up the acclaim after winning gold in the 10,000m at the European Championships in Zurich last month

Jo Pavey: The return of Supermum

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Great North Run: Mo Farah becomes first Brit to win since 1985

Farah won with a time of 1hr 1sec

Twelve months ago Farah was beaten in a sprint finish by the Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele

Mo Farah hopes for Great North Run glory

The last British winner of the men's race in the Great North Run, the world's biggest half marathon, was a Kenyon.

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Birmingham Grand Prix: Record-hungry Mo Farah takes big bite out of Steve Ovett’s mark

Runner shatters vett’s 36-year-old British record over two miles at the Birmingham Grand Prix

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Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix: David Rudisha eyes novel 600m world record to ease pain of Commonwealth defeat

It was a track version of beauty and the beast, David Rudisha, whose long, languid running was chased down by the more ragged, flailing style of Nijel Amos in the Commonwealth Games 800 metres final.

Britain’s 4x100m European gold medallists (left to right) Adam Gemili, Richard Kilty, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey and James Ellington celebrate in Zurich on Sunday

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Great Britain's Mohamed Farah, holding his national flag, celebrates after winning the Men's 5000m final

European Athletics Championships 2014: Mo Farah completes double gold with 5,000m victory to lead GB to the top

Mo’s golden double and Rutherford’s long jump win help Britain head table

Adam Gemili of Great Britain and Northern Ireland crosses the finish line to win gold in the Men's 4x100 metres relay final

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Great-great-grandmother becomes first in her age class to run race

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European Athletics Championships 2014: Eilidh Child comes of age with hurdles gold

Scot clings on to claim European title as she beats a bout of nerves and high-class field
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European Athletics Championships 2014: Rejuvenated Mo Farah aims for glorious double top

'Mr Invincible' aiming for 5,000m gold after 10,000m win
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Martyn Rooney delivers on promise with 400m gold in European Championships

Martyn Rooney finally delivers on his potential with gold in Zurich

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