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Wayde van Niek­erk re­ceived the As­so­ci­a­tion of Na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tees Best Male Ath­lete of the Games award in Doha, Qatar, on Tues­day. Van Niek­erk clocked 43.03 to win gold and set a 400m world record at the Rio Games. He is in line for the 2016 IAAF Ath­lete of the Year award, which will be an­nounced in Monaco on De­cem­ber 2. Just when you think things are calm­ing down, racism rears its ugly head again. Theo Jack­son and Willem Oosthuizen were filmed as­sault­ing Vic­tor Mlotshwa and then forc­ing him into a cof­fin. They have aban­doned their bid to stay in po­lice cus­tody be­cause they fear for their lives. This coun­try has no place for peo­ple like th­ese two.

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