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Jamaican-Born Sanya Richards hangs on despite affliction

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.

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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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