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Lavillenie flies high again in London – IAAF Diamond League

July 25, 2015 - 19:01
After instigating a postponement of the men’s pole vault during Friday night’s lashing rain, Renaud Lavillenie made the most of the warm, still conditions to set a stadium and meeting record of 6.03m early on day two of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on Saturday (25).
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National 100m records for Schippers and Asher-Smith in London – IAAF Diamond League

July 25, 2015 - 17:58
Dafne Schippers brought day two of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London to a record-breaking conclusion at the Olympic Stadium when she sliced 0.02 from her Dutch record to win the women’s 100m in 10.92 at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on Saturday (25).
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Death of IAAF athletes' representative Zane Branson

July 25, 2015 - 16:25
The IAAF has received the sad news of the death of IAAF athletes' representative Zane Branson on Saturday (25).
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Oliver wins re-run 110m hurdles final in Pan American Games record

July 25, 2015 - 11:07
World champion David Oliver led a stellar performance by US athletes on Friday at the Pan American Games at York University, winning the 110m hurdles in Games record 0f 13.07 on Friday (24).
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Bolt lights up London as Farah flies to world-leading win – IAAF Diamond League

July 24, 2015 - 23:33
“Bolt is back,” was the message from the stadium announcer after the men’s 100m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on Friday evening (24).
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Hughes provides London’s sparkle – IAAF Diamond League

July 24, 2015 - 23:15
Usain Bolt may have been the star of the non-Diamond Race action, but it was his stable-mate Zharnel Hughes who produced the sparkle in the men’s 200m, the best of the six events with points at stake on day one of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on Friday (24).
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Schneider and Kuhar the favourites for the Gorski tek na Grintovec WMRA World Cup race

July 24, 2015 - 17:45
More than 200 runners from 15 countries have entered the 17th edition of Gorski tek na Grintovec mountain running race, the third stage of 2015 Mountain Running World Cup, in the Slovenian town of Kamnik on Sunday (26).
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World leader Biwott tops Bogota Half Marathon fields

July 24, 2015 - 13:08
Kenya’s Stanley Biwott and Ethiopia’s Birhane Dibaba are set to be the headline acts on Sunday (26) at the Bogota International Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
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Warner sets Canadian decathlon record at Pan American Games

July 24, 2015 - 10:26
The host crowd had to wait until the final race on the track to celebrate their only gold medal of the day at the Pan American Games in Toronto on Thursday (23).
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Silva soars to world-leading 4.85m at Pan American Games

July 24, 2015 - 10:14
Cuba’s Yarisley Silva produced her best performance in two years with a world-leading 4.85m to successfully defend her pole vault title on Thursday (23) at the Pan American Games in Toronto.
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London press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

July 23, 2015 - 15:47
Usain Bolt believes his performance at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London this weekend will be a crucial indicator of his readiness to defend his World Championships sprint titles in Beijing next month.
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World youth 400m champ Taylor is learning to enjoy his event

July 23, 2015 - 13:34
Anytime someone supplants Usain Bolt, it’s newsworthy. Even if it’s in an event the double sprint world record-holder doesn’t particularly enjoy, like the 400m. It’s not one that Christopher Taylor, the freshly-minted world youth champion over the distance, is exactly fond of either.
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Bolt ready for crucial test in London – IAAF Diamond League

July 23, 2015 - 11:55
Of the dozens of global champions gathering at London’s Olympic Stadium this weekend for the two-day IAAF Diamond League meeting, there’s little doubt which one will attract the most attention.
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Henderson jumps world-leading 8.52m at Pan American Games

July 23, 2015 - 09:23
Jeffrey Henderson produced a world-leading 8.52m in the long jump while Melissa Bishop and Andre de Grasse bagged more gold medals for hosts Canada on Wednesday (22) at the Pan American Games in Toronto’s York University stadium.
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No longer an unknown, Caicedo looks to the future

July 23, 2015 - 00:39
The afternoon after Maribel Vanessa Caicedo claimed her surprise victory in the 100m hurdles, the freshly minted world youth champion made her future athletics ambitions perfectly clear.
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Nazarov takes last-round hammer win in Karlstad

July 22, 2015 - 20:50
Asian champion Dilshod Nazarov notched up his second successive IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge victory of the season, taking a last-gasp win at the Karlstad Grand Prix on Wednesday (22).
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Ortega, Merritt and Martinot-Lagarde added to Stockholm’s 110m hurdles field – IAAF Diamond League

July 22, 2015 - 14:40
Stockholm Bauhaus Athletics had already announced the participation of USA’s world champion David Oliver in the 110m hurdles. Now four more sprint hurdlers have been added to the field for the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 30 July.
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Beijing marks 30-day countdown to IAAF World Championships

July 22, 2015 - 14:05
The local organising committee for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 marked the 30-day countdown to the event with a special celebration at the Beijing National Stadium on Wednesday (22).
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Cali hosts successful 2nd IAAF World Youth Coaches Conference

July 22, 2015 - 13:30
The 2nd IAAF World Youth Coaches Conference was a resounding success with more than 190 coaches from 40 IAAF Member Federations attending the one-day seminar in in the Colombian city of Cali on Monday (20).
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Hosts Canada enjoy strong start at Pan American Games

July 22, 2015 - 11:42
Canadian athletes had an impressive showing in front of their home crowd in the start of the athletics tournament of the Pan American Games at York University in Toronto, picking up five gold medals.
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