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French stars poised to host the world’s best in Paris - IAAF Diamond League

May 23, 2017 - 16:23
This year, there is a change of scene for the Meeting de Paris, the French leg of the IAAF Diamond League on 1 July, but it is continuing with the same bluish tint of meeting’s homeland.
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IAAF Inside Athletics - Elaine Thompson

May 23, 2017 - 10:57
The eighth episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson.
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De Grasse leads field of eight sub-10 men in Eugene 100m - IAAF Diamond League

May 23, 2017 - 09:55
Eight men with sub-10 second lifetime bests will line up for the start of the 100m at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 27 May, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.
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Job position available - Director of Development

May 22, 2017 - 17:10
The IAAF is looking for a Director of Development who will work under the guidance and direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in our Monaco office.
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Eugene provisional entry lists, as at 22 May - IAAF Diamond League

May 22, 2017 - 15:55
The provisional entry lists for the third meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League in Eugene on 26-27 May are now available.
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My greatest challenge – Hirooki Arai

May 22, 2017 - 12:18
Japan’s Olympic 50km Race Walk bronze medallist Hirooki Arai has emerged as a world-class performer over the past few seasons. Here the 28-year-old explains the challenge he faced after missing out on qualification for the 2012 London Olympic Games.
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Teferi impresses, Belehu shocks at Ethiopian Championships

May 22, 2017 - 12:17
An impressive championship record by world 5000m silver medallist Senbere Teferi and a shock victory for newbie Anduamlak Belehu in the men’s 10,000m were the highlights of the 46th Ethiopian Athletics Championships which ended Sunday (21) at the Addis Ababa stadium.
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Palmisano shines in Podebrady

May 21, 2017 - 19:32
The latest IAAF Race Walking Challenge race saw Europe’s finest return to Podebrady, Czech Republic, on Sunday (21) for the second time in just over a month.
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Liu breaks Asian javelin throw record in Kawasaki

May 21, 2017 - 15:10
Liu Shiying of China broke the Asian record in the javelin to highlight the Golden Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in Kawasaki, Japan on Sunday (21).
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IAAF World Championships London 2017 medals unveiled

May 21, 2017 - 13:22
Organisers today unveiled the official medals for the IAAF World Championships London 2017.
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Thompson and McMaster impress in Kingston

May 21, 2017 - 10:59
Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson further underlined her imperious early season form with a strong run in the women’s 200m at the Jamaica International Invitational, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, on Saturday (20) in Kingston.
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Fajdek spins to 82.31m hammer throw world lead in Halle

May 21, 2017 - 10:00
Pawel Fajdek extended his own world lead in the hammer throw at the 43rd edition of the Hallesche Werfertag, the annual two-day throws meeting in Halle, Germany, on Saturday (20). 
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Potter secures World Championships berth with British 10,000m win

May 21, 2017 - 09:28
Olympic finalist Beth Potter landed her first British title on Saturday (20), winning the national 10,000m trial race for the IAAF World Championships London 2017.
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Korio and Cheptai post impressive Kenyan double victory at Bengaluru 10km

May 21, 2017 - 08:41
Alex Korio and Irene Cheptai made it a Kenyan double at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017 race, winning at the 10th edition of this IAAF Bronze Label Road Race in 28:12 and 31:51 respectively, on Sunday (20).
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Chemutai eclipses course record at Gothenburg Half Marathon

May 20, 2017 - 23:56
Fancy Chemutai enhanced her reputation as one of the rising stars of the road racing circuit with a course record on a warm and blustery day in the Gothenburg Half Marathon on Saturday (20) in 1:07:58.
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Kimitei and Jelagat break course records in Karlovy Vary

May 20, 2017 - 23:27
Both course records fell at the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon as Kenyan duo Wilfred Kimitei and Yvonne Jelagat triumphed at the IAAF Gold Label Race on Saturday (20).
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That moment when… Clement finally became Olympic champion

May 20, 2017 - 09:01
US 400m hurdler Kerron Clement talks about the moment he won a long-awaited gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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Röhler ready to rebound in Kawasaki

May 20, 2017 - 00:10
When Olympic champion Thomas Röhler takes to the javelin runway at the Golden Grand Prix on Sunday (21), he’ll be hoping that his performance at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Kawasaki will be more in line with his season-opening performance in Doha earlier this month.
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Geremew, Komon and Robertson confident ahead of World 10K Bengaluru

May 19, 2017 - 21:30
Defending champion Mosinet Geremew will contest the TCS World 10K Bengaluru with several ambitions in mind when he stands on the start line at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Sunday (21).
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Close contests expected in Podebrady

May 19, 2017 - 21:08
Last weekend the Americas got a chance to show their worth in Lima; this weekend the focus of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge is the European Race Walking Cup in Podebrady on Sunday (21).
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