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Muller, Kupper and Pars impress at the European Cup Winter Throwing

IAAF News - March 15, 2015 - 20:10
The 15th European Cup Winter Throwing in the Portuguese city of Leiria saw a host of good performances as many of the people who might be expected to be medal contenders at the IAAF World Championships this summer had their first serious outdoor competition over the weekend (14-15).
Categories: World Athletics News

Lavillenie to open 2015 IAAF Diamond League campaign in Doha

IAAF News - March 15, 2015 - 19:36
Pole vault world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie will start his 2015 IAAF Diamond League campaign at the Doha 2015 meeting on Friday 15 May, organisers announced on Sunday (15).
Categories: World Athletics News

Patterson shows the way for Australia's World Youth Championships aspirants

IAAF News - March 15, 2015 - 17:35
If the aspirants for the forthcoming IAAF World Youth Championships who competed at the Australian Junior Championships, which concluded after four days of competition on Sunday (15), were looking for inspiration as they strove to make the team for Cali this year, they needed to look no further than the high jump apron where world youth champion Eleanor Patterson was competing.
Categories: World Athletics News

Diack backs Paris bid for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

Inside the Games - March 15, 2015 - 14:17
By Liam Morgan at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali

Lamine Diack, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has given his backing to Paris' increasingly-likely bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 
Categories: Olympics News

Promise Sport for Tomorrow programme will reach 10 million people before Tokyo 2020

Inside the Games - March 15, 2015 - 13:14
By Liam Morgan at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali

The Japan Sport Council (JSC) have outlined their ambitions here to help aid the development of some of the world's poorest countries as part of their Sport For Tomorrow programme.
Categories: Olympics News

Diniz comes up short in world record bid in Lugano

IAAF News - March 15, 2015 - 12:49
Just a few hours after losing his 20km race walk world record he set just a week ago, although both marks are subject to ratification, Yohann Diniz attempted to claim it back at the famous Lugano race walking meeting – the 13th Memorial Morio Albisetti – but came up just short when clocking 1:17:24 on Sunday (15).
Categories: World Athletics News

Loyanae wins 2015 Seoul International Marathon

IAAF News - March 15, 2015 - 10:41
Kenya's Wilson Loyanae won the Seoul International Marathon in 2:06:11, the second fastest winning time in the history of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (15).
Categories: World Athletics News

Zambia: Damaged Tartan Track Saddens ZAAA

All-Africa News - March 15, 2015 - 09:06
[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) has expressed disappointment over the damaged tartan track at the new Heroes National Stadium in Lusaka.
Categories: Africa News

World leads for Bromell, Dendy and McLeod at NCAA Indoor Champs

IAAF News - March 15, 2015 - 07:47
World-leading marks by sprinter Trayvon Bromell, long jumper Marquis Dendy and hurdler Omar McLeod, as well as a 5.91m vault by Shawn Barber, provided the highlight of the two days of competition at the NCAA Indoor Championships, which finished in Fayetteville on Saturday night (14).
Categories: World Athletics News


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