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Farah digs in for 5,000m victory in London as Schippers lays down Rio marker over 200m

Farah digs in for 5,000m victory in London as Schippers lays down Rio marker over 200m

Mo Farah produced the expected winning home flourish at the end of the two-day International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting in London, earning victory the hard way in a 5,000 metres where he pushed the pace from the off before crossing the line a finishing straight clear of a top class field in 12min 59.29sec, the fastest run so far this year.



Bolt’s London victory at 200m overshadowed by Harrison’s eclipse of 1988 world 100m hurdles record

Bolt’s London victory at 200m overshadowed by Harrison’s eclipse of 1988 world 100m hurdles record

Usain Bolt put his recent hamstring problems behind him as he recorded 19.89sec to win over 200 metres in his last race before Rio 2016 at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ Diamond League meeting in London – but even Bolt had to give best on the night to the performance of US 100m hurdler Kendra Harrison, who lowered one of the longest standing world records, the 1988 mark of 12.21 set by Bulgaria’s Yordanka Donkova, with a time of 12.20.