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The last few moments of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 30, 2015 - 15:58
It's all over now. As the last medals are being distributed, here are a few last moments from day nine at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.
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Seb Coe excited to start a new race

August 30, 2015 - 15:33
Today is my first day of office as President of the IAAF. I am very excited and proud to have been given an opportunity to lead our great sport into the new era that lies ahead. I am looking forward to working closely with my colleagues on the IAAF Council, who yesterday accepted my recommendation to appoint Sergey Bubka as our Senior Vice President.
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Report: women’s 4x400m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 30, 2015 - 15:08
Novlene Williams-Mills overtook Francena McCorory in the closing metres to lead Jamaica to victory in the 4x400m on the closing night of the IAAF World championships, Beijing 2015.
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Report: men's high jump final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 30, 2015 - 15:00
There was no records set in the high jump on Sunday as the bar never go higher than 2.36m, but the medals were decided in an unprecedented, as far as the world championships were concerned, three-way jump off won by Canada’s Derek Drouin.
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Report: men's 4x400m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 30, 2015 - 14:52
Once again, the closing event of the IAAF World Championships, the men’s 4x400m relay, did not disappoint as this time around it produced a battle that kept spectators on the edge of their seats until the very last few seconds.
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Report: women’s javelin final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 30, 2015 - 14:49
Only four of the medallists from the 2013 World Championships made it to the final here, so there was a good chance for new faces on the podium.
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Report: men's 1500m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 30, 2015 - 14:47
Asbel Kiprop reaffirmed his status as the greatest middle-distance runner of the current generation by clinching an exhilarating come-from-behind victory to secure a hat-trick of world 1500m titles on Sunday night.
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Report: women’s 5000m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 30, 2015 - 14:05
How do you solve a problem like beating Genzebe Dibaba in the 5000m?
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Report: women’s marathon – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 30, 2015 - 05:04
Unlike the men’s event last week, the women’s marathon went to the form book.
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What we learned on day eight – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 16:13
With seven finals and a decathlon, it was a busy Saturday, and that makes it all the more important to review and consider what we've learned today.
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Report: men's 4x100m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 15:54
Usain Bolt brought the curtain down on a spine-tingling evening of athletics by anchoring Jamaica to a fourth successive men’s 4x100m title and extended his record-breaking personal haul of IAAF World Championships gold medals to 11 on Saturday night.
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Report: men's discus final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 15:35
The world leader Piotr Malachowski was the man to beat in the final on Saturday night, but the Pole didn’t leave his fellow competitors a chance, earning his first world title after two silver medal performances in 2009 and 2013.
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Six expected highlights on day 9 – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 15:12
The IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 reaches its climax on Sunday (30) with seven titles to be decided. Here we preview the final day of action inside the Bird’s Nest stadium.
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Report: women’s 4x100m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 14:59
If you start well enough in the 4x100m relay, you only have to avoid disaster the rest of the way.
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Report: men's 5000m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 14:40
Once again the question has to be posed, just how do you beat Mo Farah?
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Report: women's high jump final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 14:08
Youth beat experience on Saturday night as Maria Kuchina defeated her more senior rivals in a high-class final to deliver a third successive Russian success in this event at the IAAF World Championships.
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Report: men’s decathlon 1500m – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 13:29
It was never going to be easy – world records never are – but Ashton Eaton had decided that three years and two months was long enough for his mark of 9039 to stand.
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Report: women's 800m final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 13:25
Kenya’s defending champion Euince Sum ended up having to settle for the bronze medal on this occasion after a tense and enthralling three-way battle down to home straight as Marina Arzamasova returned the world 800m title to Europe on Saturday.
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Report: men’s decathlon javelin – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 12:25
Defending champion Ashton Eaton kept alive his dreams of breaking the decathlon world record after throwing 63.63m in the penultimate event, the javelin.
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Report: men’s decathlon pole vault – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

August 29, 2015 - 09:26
Event leader Ashton Eaton produced the second-best clearance in the decathlon pole vault, his 5.20m keeping him well on course to retain his title.
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