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Double Olympic champion Felix Sanchez retires

April 26, 2016 - 23:02
Two-time Olympic 400m hurdles champion Felix Sanchez announced his retirement on Tuesday (26) in a video press conference.
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Christian Taylor teleconference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

April 26, 2016 - 19:34
With just 10 days to go until the beginning of the 2016 IAAF Diamond League, world and Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor spoke to the media via teleconference on Tuesday (26).
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Bolt to line up against Eaton over 100m in Ostrava

April 26, 2016 - 14:41
Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt will make his eighth appearance at the Golden Spike in Ostrava on 20 May, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting announced on Tuesday (26).
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Malachowski, Schwanitz and Molitor lead Doha’s throws fields – IAAF Diamond League

April 26, 2016 - 11:18
World champions Piotr Malachowski, Christina Schwanitz and Katharina Molitor will lead their respective fields at the Doha 2016 Meeting on Friday 6 May, the opening meeting the seventh season of the IAAF Diamond League.
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Felix takes on Richards-Ross over 400m in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

April 25, 2016 - 21:02
Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards-Ross are among USA’s most decorated athletes and their road to more Olympic gold begins at the Prefontaine Classic when they contest the 400m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 28 May.
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Home stars Schippers and Hassan to star in Hengelo

April 25, 2016 - 20:08
Organisers of the AA Drink FBK Games have confirmed that world 200m champion Dafne Schippers and world indoor 1500m champion Sifan Hassan will compete in front of their home crowd at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Hengelo on 22 May.
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Tamire, Sado and Hadise among the winners at Ethiopian Championships

April 25, 2016 - 18:56
African Games champion Getaneh Tamire, world junior cross-country silver medallist Dera Dida and 2012 world indoor 1500m silver medallist Aman Wote were among the winners at the Ethiopian Championships in Addis Ababa, which drew to a close on Sunday (24).
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IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 set to be Poland’s biggest ever athletics event

April 25, 2016 - 17:32
With the deadline for preliminary entries now closed, the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 on 19-24 July could be the biggest athletics championships ever held in Poland.
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Five more Diamond Race winners confirmed for Rabat – IAAF Diamond League

April 25, 2016 - 15:25
Organisers of the Meeting International Mohammed VI have confirmed that five more Diamond Race winners from last year will be in action at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat on 22 May.
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First impressions – Novlene Williams-Mills

April 25, 2016 - 10:48
World 4x400m champion Novlene Williams-Mills is a hugely experienced 400m runner. The Jamaican sprinter delves into her memory bank to answer our first impressions questions.
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Kaya and Jepchumba cruise to Istanbul Half Marathon titles

April 24, 2016 - 13:41
Local star Ali Kaya and Kenya’s Violah Jepchumba cruised to dominating victories at the third edition of the Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (24).
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Kipchoge runs 2:03:05 to win the London Marathon, second fastest time ever

April 24, 2016 - 12:15
A second consecutive victory at the London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the second-fastest time in history of 2:03:05 further endorsed Eliud Kipchoge’s credentials as one of the greatest marathon runners in history on Sunday (24).
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Kozlowski and Sichala take Warsaw Marathon titles

April 24, 2016 - 11:09
The fourth edition of Orlen Warsaw Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, saw a welcome surprise as local athlete Artur Kozlowski won the men’s race in 2:11:56 while Ethiopia’s Kumesci Sichala took the women’s title in 2:28:43 on Sunday (24).
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Kiplagat and Alemayehu victorious at the Madrid Marathon

April 24, 2016 - 10:56
Kenya’s Peter Kiplagat and Ethiopia’s Askale Alemayehu won the men’s and women’s titles at 39th Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, crossing the line in 2:11:44 and 2:33:08 respectively on Sunday (24).
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Hurdler McLeod makes history as a barrier breaker after 9.99 100m win

April 24, 2016 - 09:43
World indoor 60m hurdles champion Omar McLeod wrote himself into the history books at the John McDonnell Invitational in Fayetteville, USA, when he took advantage of a 2.0m/s breeze on his back to win the 100m in 9.99 on Saturday (23).
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World champion Jepchirchir sets course record at Yangzhou Half Marathon

April 24, 2016 - 08:24
World half marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir shattered the women’s course record at the 2016 Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, improving it by almost a minute when winning in 1:07:21 on Sunday (24).
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Cuba's Suarez eager to continue achieving great things in the decathlon

April 23, 2016 - 16:09
With two Olympic Games and two World Championships decathlon medals to his name, Leonel Suarez wants to continue achieving great things as he prepares for his third Olympic Games in Rio.
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Gomez and Wang get surprise wins in Taicang

April 23, 2016 - 09:51
Mexico’s Pedro Daniel Gomez and local walker Wang Yingliu claimed surprise victories in the men’s and women’s 20km events at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting in Taicang, China, on Saturday (23).
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Schippers starts her summer quickly with 22.25 200m in Gainesville

April 23, 2016 - 09:14
World 200m champion Dafne Schippers opened up her 2016 outdoor season with a world-leading 200m run of 22.25 at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational in Gainesville, USA on Friday night (22).
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Terfa and Hasen in Pole position ahead of Warsaw Marathon

April 22, 2016 - 15:30
The Orlen Warsaw Marathon may be only in its fourth running this year, but the event has already established itself as an important stop on the road racing circuit. An IAAF Silver Label Road Race since last year, the most recent edition was one of the deepest marathons of 2015, with six men under 2:08:30. This year’s race takes place on Sunday (24), and once again features a high-quality international field pitted against many of Poland’s top marathoners.
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