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As Mo Ahmed lines up for the men's 5,000-metre race at Thursday's Diamond League track and field meet in Zurich (CBCSports.ca, 2 p.m. ET), redemption will probably be on his mind following the events that led to Canadian's missed podium finish at the recent Rio Olympics. more »