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Shkurenyov and Fyodorova lead after day one of the European Cup Combined Events Super League

July 4, 2015 - 23:51
Russia’s Ilya Shkurenyov and Ukraine’s Alina Fodorova lead the way at the halfway point of the European Cup Combined Events Super League on Saturday (4), part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, this year being held in the French town of Aubagne.
Categories: World Athletics News

Wayde van Niekerk makes history in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

July 4, 2015 - 22:32
Wayde Van Niekerk made a little bit of history at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris when he became the first African to dip below 44 seconds for one lap of the track, when he ran 43.96 on Saturday (4).
Categories: World Athletics News

Near miss for Dibaba in Paris, but Lavillenie loses on home soil – IAAF Diamond League

July 4, 2015 - 21:45
In the end it wasn’t even a world-leading time for the year, but the Ethiopian pair of Genzebe Dibaba and Almaz Ayana threw almost everything they had at their assault on the 5000m world record in Paris on Saturday (4).
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Adams loses her gamble, and her winning streak in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

July 4, 2015 - 19:52
Valerie Adams may have described her competitive comeback at the Meeting Areva in Paris today as something of “a lottery” yesterday, but even the 2014 World Athlete of the Year cannot have imagined the numbers would fall so hard against her at her first IAAF Diamond League outing of 2015 on Saturday (4).
Categories: World Athletics News

Ayana: ‘I’m ready for the world record’ – IAAF Diamond League

July 3, 2015 - 20:28
Almaz Ayana says she is primed and ready to break the 5000m world record at the Meeting Areva in Paris on Saturday (4), and she will do it alone if necessary, despite the presence of her compatriot Genzebe Dibaba at the IAAF Diamond League meeting.
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Paris press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

July 3, 2015 - 20:03
An array of world stars lined up to meet the media in Paris on Friday (3) ahead of the Meeting Areva Diamond League event at the Stade de France as the IAAF Diamond League continues after a three-week break.
Categories: World Athletics News

Adams in fighting mood on eve of return in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

July 3, 2015 - 12:51
The IAAF’s female athlete of 2014 Valerie Adams laid down the gauntlet to her shot put rivals on Friday (3), just 24 hours before she makes her first appearance of 2015 at the Meeting Areva IAAF Diamond League event in Paris on Saturday (4).
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Tight battles predicted at Gold Coast Marathon

July 3, 2015 - 12:12
After waiting more than 30 years to see Robert de Castella’s Australian all-comers record taken down, the Gold Coast Airport marathon on Sunday (5) could see the fastest men’s time ever run on Australian soil for the second successive year.
Categories: World Athletics News

Lavillenie and Adams look to maintain dominance in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

July 3, 2015 - 11:28
Two of the biggest names in world athletics are set to capture the crowd’s attention at the Meeting Areva in Paris on Saturday (4) when the IAAF Diamond League resumes after a two-week lay-off for various national championships and European team contests.
Categories: World Athletics News

Barshim and Bondarenko to meet again in London – IAAF Diamond League

July 2, 2015 - 13:21
Mutaz Essa Barshim and Bogdan Bondarenko will challenge the high jump world record when they compete at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on Friday 24 July, the London leg of the IAAF Diamond League series.
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Oliver set to return to Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

July 2, 2015 - 11:52
World 110m hurdles champion David Oliver will compete at the Stockholm Bauhaus Athletics meeting on 30 July where he hopes to notch up his second victory at the IAAF Diamond League meeting.
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USA names team of 49 for IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

July 2, 2015 - 10:23
The USA will be represented by 49 athletes – including three world youth leaders – at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 later this month.
Categories: World Athletics News

McLaughlin, Hill and Lyles impress at US Youth Championships

July 2, 2015 - 00:19
Last year, Sydney McLaughlin clocked 55.63 in the 400m hurdles at the US Junior Championships but at 14 years old was too young to compete at the IAAF World Junior Championships.
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39 athletes will represent Colombia at IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

July 1, 2015 - 13:36
Host nation Colombia will field 39 athletes at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015, its largest ever contingent for the global under-18 competition.
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How grassroots athletics has developed in the 'Town of Runners'

July 1, 2015 - 12:56
The Ethiopian town of Bekoji has produced countless champions but grassroots athletics has been sorely underdeveloped until Running Across Borders initiated a project in 2008 to support local coaches and runners.
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World champions Perkovic, Aregawi and Holzdeppe head to Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

June 30, 2015 - 16:35
A handful of world champions and Diamond Race winners will head to the Herculis meeting at the Stade Louis II on 17 July to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco.
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British team of 27 set for IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

June 30, 2015 - 15:24
Great Britain and Northern Ireland will be represented by 27 athletes at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 in Colombia on 15-19 July.
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IAAF Inside Athletics episode 11 – Bogdan Bondarenko

June 30, 2015 - 14:26
The 11th episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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Paris provisional entry lists, as at 30 June – IAAF Diamond League

June 30, 2015 - 13:55
The provisional entry lists are now available for the eigth meeting of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League in Paris on 4 July.
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Tufa takes on Steel at Great North Run

June 30, 2015 - 13:48
London Marathon champion Tigist Tufa will face European cross-country champion Gemma Steel at the Morrisons Great North Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday 13 September.
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