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Legends of athletics, signature edition – Aries Merritt

IAAF News - May 12, 2016 - 16:18
The latest episode in the Legends of athletics, signature edition series is now online and features Olympic 110m hurdles champion Aries Merritt.
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Dibaba targets world records in Oslo and Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - May 12, 2016 - 12:33
Genzebe Dibaba will attempt to break two world records in a week when she competes at the two Scandinavia-based IAAF Diamond League meetings in June.
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Trinidadian sprint legend Agostini dies

IAAF News - May 12, 2016 - 12:17
The IAAF is saddened to learn of the death of former sprinter Mike Agostini, who died on Thursday (12) at the age of 81 after suffering from pancreatic cancer.
Categories: World Athletics News

After Rome success, Canada’s race-walking trio looks ahead to Rio

IAAF News - May 11, 2016 - 21:44
The perceived wisdom is that athletics is an individual sport. But there are three amigos from Canada who would beg to differ.
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400m meeting record under threat in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - May 11, 2016 - 20:34
The men’s 400m rivalry between Kirani James and LaShawn Merritt will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a fifth time on 28 May; after sub-44 races in the past two years, it is possible that one of the oldest meeting records at the IAAF Diamond League competition could take a tumble.
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Pool allocation draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup set for May next year

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 16:15

The pool allocation draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup will take place in host nation Japan in M

Categories: Olympics News

Tomic labelled disrespectful by Tennis Australia chief as debate over Rio 2016 nominations rumbles on

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 16:06

Bernard Tomic has been branded "disrespectful" by Tennis Australia President Steve Healy as doub

Categories: Olympics News

Paralympics New Zealand strengthen high performance team with two appointments

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 15:32

Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) have announced the appointments of Melissa Wilson and Kieran Wall

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United States record second victory at FINA Men's Water Polo World League Intercontinental Tournament

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 15:14

The United States picked up their second victory at the International Swimming Federation (FINA)

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FIFA threatens to step in to deal with issues at All Nepal Football Association following sacking of four officials

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 14:26

FIFA has called for the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) to reinstate four sacked officials

Categories: Olympics News

Broersen, Thiam and Van Alphen among latest additions to Gotzis fields

IAAF News - May 11, 2016 - 14:23
Organisers of the Hypo Meeting have added a host of leading European combined events athletes to the list of confirmed names for IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Gotzis on 28-29 May.
Categories: World Athletics News

Nineteen nations to contest 2016 Women's World Team Squash Championship after entries close

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 14:08

Nineteen teams will contest the 2016 World Squash Federation (WSF) Women's World Team Squash Cha

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Bill Beaumont calls for compromise on global calendar after being elected World Rugby chairman

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 12:29

Bill Beaumont said he believes a compromise needs to be reached between the northern and souther

Categories: Olympics News

Zika risk is minimal, says Australian Olympic team's medical director

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 12:00

The medical director of the 2016 Australian Olympic team (AOT) insists the country’s athletes c

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Indonesian Minister reassures OCA construction for 2018 Asian Games will be completed on time

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 11:27

Indonesia’s Minister of Public Works and Housing, Basuki Hadimoeljono, has insisted that constru

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Two-time Olympic javelin champion Thorkildsen retires

IAAF News - May 11, 2016 - 09:54
Norway’s 2004 and 2008 Olympic javelin champion Andreas Thorkildsen announced his retirement on Wednesday (11).
Categories: World Athletics News

Solomon Islands awarded 2023 Pacific Games

Inside the Games - May 11, 2016 - 01:59

The Solomon Islands have beaten off competition from Tahiti to secure the hosting rights for the

Categories: Olympics News

Kenya names Olympic marathon team

IAAF News - May 10, 2016 - 21:57
The names of the six athletes who will represent Kenya in the marathon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were confirmed by Athletics Kenya on Tuesday (10).
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Host country for 2026 FIFA World Cup to be decided in May 2020

Inside the Games - May 10, 2016 - 19:48

The host nation for the 2026 FIFA World Cup will be decided in May 2020 following the conclusion

Categories: Olympics News

Beaumont poised to take up World Rugby chairmanship

Inside the Games - May 10, 2016 - 19:19

Bill Beaumont is set to be officially elected the new chairman of World Rugby here tomorrow in

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