This was a crucial test for Sanya Richards’ confidence.

Not because she was racing against Olympic gold medallist Christine Ohuruogu, the sprinter who blazed right past Richards in Beijing.

No, the first round of the 400 at the World Championships yesterday was more of a health gauge.

Richards is in the midst of another flare-up from Behcet’s syndrome, a rare disorder that causes chronic inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body. She’s covered in lesions – on her legs, her stomach and inside her mouth….Read More

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