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Josh Kerr claims biggest win of his career so far

Capital middle-distance prospect Josh Kerr has scored his biggest victory to date by winning the US National Collegiate Indoor mile title at College Station, Texas.

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Allan Smith competes in the men's high jump at the 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade (Getty Images)

Allan Smith targets London after making European high jump final

Capital high jumper Allan Smith has vowed to use his European Indoor Championships experience to propel him towards raising the bar at this summer’s world championships in London after finishing eighth in his first major final last night.

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Denmark's Andreas Bube, Great Britain's Guy Learmonth, Poland's Adam Kszczot and France's Paul Renaudie finish the men's 800m (Getty Images)

Guy Learmonth devastated by defeat in Belgrade

Guy Learmonth today confessed a brief lapse in concentration wrecked his hopes for a medal at the European Indoor Championships after crashing out in the opening round in Belgrade.

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Eilidh Doyle

Eilidh Doyle wants no regrets from Euro Championships in Belgrade

Eilidh Doyle insists she’s still got the fire in her belly needed to overcome hurdles in her path as she prepares to ignite her chase for a tenth major championship medal in Belgrade tomorrow.

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Sarah Inglis

Sarah Inglis battles through the mud to secure bronze

On a day better suited for ducks Sarah Inglis (Lothian AC) made a brave bid for glory at the Scottish National Cross Country Championships at mud-strewn Callendar Park, Falkirk on Saturday.

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Allan Smith will compete at his second major championships

Capital high jumper Allan Smith wins spot at Euro indoors

Capital high jumper Allan Smith has been handed a place in the British team for next week’s European Indoor Championships among six Scots named in a 31-strong contingent for Belgrade.

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Guy Learmonth

Guy Learmonth smashes PB again but has more in the tank

Guy Learmonth claimed he has more left in reserve for next week’s European Indoor Championships despite smashing his personal best yet again.

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A man and woman who won last years Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run and went

on to get married have spoken about why running together makes a successful

partnership.

Picture; contributed

Couple marry after winning Great Edinburgh Run

A TRIUMPHANT couple who wed after making history as the first couple to win the Great Edinburgh Run last year will return to Edinburgh to defend their title.

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Allan Smith competes in the men's high jump during the British Athletics Indoor Team Trials in Sheffield. Picture: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Allan Smith aiming for three centimetres to make Euro squad

Allan Smith will make another bid this week to earn a place at next month’s European Indoor Championships in Belgrade after winning the British Trials in Sheffield yesterday.

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Laura Muir smashed the European indoor 3000m record at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Karlsruhe

Guy Learmonth beats personal best for second time in a week

Lasswade’s Guy Learmonth tuned up for next week’s UK Indoor Championships in Sheffield by coming third in the 800 metres at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Karlsruhe.

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Guy Learmonth

Leaner and fitter Guy Learmonth chases another personal best

Guy Learmonth wants to start punching above his weight after shedding the pounds in a bid to muscle into the middle-distance elite.

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Guy Learmonth

Guy Learmonth records career best with Vienna triumph

Guy Learmonth claims it’s full steam ahead after running the second-fastest 800 metres of the year so far in taking victory at the Indoor Classic in Vienna.

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Allan Hamilton

Edinburgh sprinters smash personal bests at Scottish Championships

Capital club trio Alisha Rees, Allan Hamilton and Cameron Tindle all ran faster than ever before at the Scottish Indoor Athletics Championships at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow on Saturday.

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Cameron Tindle

Edinburgh sprinters are star attraction at Indoor Championships

Capital sprinters Allan Hamilton and Cameron Tindle (both Edinburgh AC) will be among the top attractions of the Scottish Indoor Athletics Championships when they clash over 60 metres at the Emirates Arena later today.

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Guy Learmonth has returned to his roots

Guy Learmonth rips up Loughborough script to return north

Guy Learmonth reckons home is where the heart is but the Lasswade ace believes his decision to switch back north of the border is also where success will be spawned in 2017.

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5 fantastic runs that take in Edinburgh’s sights

THE best way to explore your surroundings is on the run.

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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Athletics, rugby, squash, cricket

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport in the Evening News, only at your newsagent on Tuesday.

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Callum Hawkins racing through water with eventual winner Leonard Korir chasing him down. The American beat the Scot on the run-in. Picture: Greg Macvean

Callum Hawkins takes no pleasure from seeing Farah struggle

Seven years had passed since Mo Farah was last defeated by a fellow British athlete but Callum Hawkins broke the spell in Holyrood Park on Saturday and then confessed his intention to retain the upper hand.

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Laura Muir is all set at Holyrood Park

Laura Muir to kick ahead after learning harsh lesson in Rio

Laura Muir claims she is ready to lead the coming generation of British athletes on a glory hunt after learning from the harsh lessons of coming up short at last summer’s Olympics.

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Knight Fever: Despite his insistence on just call me Mo, Farah has been given this special race bib

Mo Farah: I’ll end cross country career at Holyrood Park

Take a long look at Mo Farah as he skips around the muddy trails within Holyrood Park in today’s Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh International XC and maybe take a souvenir snap or two.

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