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Mike Rowbottom, one of Britain's most talented sportswriters, covered the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics as chief feature writer for insidethegames, having covered the previous five summer Games, and four winter Games, for The Independent. He has worked for the Daily Mail, The Times, The Observer, The Sunday Correspondent and The Guardian.

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Kenyans shine in IAAF Diamond League opener that lifts Doha's 2019 World Championship hopes

By Mike Rowbottom at the Qatar SC Stadium in Doha

Asbel Kiprop heads for 1500m victory at the 2014 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha ©Getty ImagesKenya's former Olympic and double world 1500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop produced one of the finest runs of his career here in the opening 2014 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting on a night of outstanding performances and vibrant support which will have done little harm to lift the city's hopes of hosting the 2019 World Championships.