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Farah and Ennis in short lists for IAAF World Athlete of the Year

By Mike Rowbottom

Mo Farah_of_Great_Britain_at_London_2012_mens_5000m_finalOctober 11 - Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis, Britain's European Athletes of 2012, are both on the shortlist for World Athlete of the Year along with last year's winners Jamaican Usain Bolt, who retained his Olympic 100 and 200 metres titles this year and Australia's Sally Pearson, who added Olympic gold to her world 100m hurdles title, winning 25 of her 26 races last season.

Moscow 2013 responds to Diack comment as IAAF World Championships tickets go on sale early

By Mike Rowbottom

Luzhniki Stadium_2013_IAAF_World_Championships_StadiumOctober 10 - Moscow 2013 – which earlier this week declined the services of Usain Bolt in its promotional video after he was reported to have asked for too high a fee – said today it will start selling tickets online on October 15, almost a year before the International Associations of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championships get underway in the Luzhniki Stadium on August 10-18.