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Global long jump medallists take on home stars in Stockholm

IAAF News - February 4, 2016 - 11:57
Four medallists from last year’s IAAF World Championships will compete in the long jump at the Globen Galan, part of the IAAF World Indoor Tour, in Stockholm on 17 February.
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Five world-leading marks in Dusseldorf, Ortega wins 60m hurdles in 7.49

IAAF News - February 3, 2016 - 20:53
There were no fewer than five world-leading marks at the PSD Bank Indoor Meeting in Dusseldorf, but there is no doubt that the pick of the crop was Orlando Ortega’s brace in the 60m hurdles on Wednesday night (3).
Categories: World Athletics News

Stockholm set for two more world indoor record attempts

IAAF News - February 3, 2016 - 16:24
Along with the previously announced attack on the women’s mile world indoor record at the Globen Galan, there will be two other world indoor record attempts at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Stockholm on 17 February.
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Logo unveiled for IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

IAAF News - February 3, 2016 - 15:28
The official emblem for the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 was launched at the City Hall in Bydgoszcz on Wednesday (3).
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Gemili added to Glasgow 60m field

IAAF News - February 3, 2016 - 12:28
European 200m champion Adam Gemili will face some of the fastest men on the planet at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix, the final meeting in the IAAF World Indoor Tour, on 20 February.
Categories: World Athletics News

5.07m 'didn't feel that high' by Suhr's new standards

IAAF News - February 3, 2016 - 07:04
Jenn Suhr broke her own world indoor record in the pole vault on Saturday, clearing 5.03m on her third attempt at that height to add one centimetre to her previous mark from 2013.
Categories: World Athletics News

Portland and Rio will be Lagat’s final championships

IAAF News - February 2, 2016 - 22:32
All good things must come to an end. A month after turning 41, Bernard Lagat knows that his racing days are numbered.
Categories: World Athletics News

Ghebreslassie looking to prove he's no 'flash in the pan' in Barcelona

IAAF News - February 2, 2016 - 17:00
Eritrea’s world marathon champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie will try to take his personal best for the half marathon under one hour at the eDreams Mitja Marató de Barcelona on Sunday 14 February.
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Aregawi to take on Dibaba in Stockholm world indoor record attempt

IAAF News - February 2, 2016 - 13:48
It was first revealed late last year that IAAF world athlete of the year Genzebe Dibaba would try to break the world indoor mile record at the Globen Galan meeting in Stockholm. But Swedish star Abeba Aregawi has now been added to the field at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on 17 February.
Categories: World Athletics News

"Zero risk" from Zika virus unless you're pregnant, says Brazilian President's chief of staff

Inside the Games - February 2, 2016 - 11:34

Jaques Wagner, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff, says it must be explained to

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Bach praises "strong foundation" of Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid

Inside the Games - February 2, 2016 - 11:07

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has encouraged Los Angeles 2024 to b

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New Zealand top World Rugby's first women's rankings

Inside the Games - February 2, 2016 - 10:55

World Rugby has introduced rankings for the international women's XVs game for the first time - w

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IAAF Inside Athletics – Angelo Taylor

IAAF News - February 2, 2016 - 10:35
The first episode of the fourth season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with two-time Olympic 400m hurdles champion Angelo Taylor of the USA.
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British businesses offered IPC Academy Campus at Rio 2016

Inside the Games - February 2, 2016 - 10:24

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Academy are offe

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Key PASO meeting to coincide with start of Olympic torch relay in Brasilia

Inside the Games - February 2, 2016 - 09:58

The Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) has fixed the date of a key Extraordinary General A

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Commonwealth Youth Games will help rebuild peaceful communities in Northern Ireland, CGF President claims

Inside the Games - February 1, 2016 - 23:06

Northern Ireland hosting the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games will help rebuild a peaceful communit

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Zika virus declared as a "public health emergency" ahead of Rio 2016

Inside the Games - February 1, 2016 - 21:52

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that the Zika virus, which is spreading through

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Exclusive: Athletes could commute down Danube to events and spectators could use bikes at Budapest 2024

Inside the Games - February 1, 2016 - 20:48

Athletes competing at the Budapest 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics would travel to many eve

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IAAF and European Athletics delegations visit Albania

IAAF News - February 1, 2016 - 17:23
IAAF President Sebastian Coe held meetings with the Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and the country’s Minister of Education and Sports Lindita Nikolla on Monday (1), at the start of a two-day visit to the Albanian capital Tirana.
Categories: World Athletics News

FIFA Presidential candidate Infantino joined by star names at unveiling of 90-day plan

Inside the Games - February 1, 2016 - 16:21

FIFA Presidential candidate Gianni Infantino has unveiled a 90-day plan here which the Swiss ai

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