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Birmingham’s top three moments – IAAF Diamond League

August 15, 2018 - 14:21
Later this week, the IAAF Diamond League heads to Birmingham for the 12th meeting in the 2018 series. Here we look back at three of the more memorable moments from the British city.
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High and low – Natoya Goule

August 15, 2018 - 10:03
Jamaican 800m record-holder Natoya Goule outlines a landmark run from this season’s IAAF Diamond League circuit for her high moment and a gloomy memory from the 2017 campaign for her low moment.
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Kamworor and Flanagan will defend their New York City Marathon titles

August 14, 2018 - 22:03
Reigning TCS New York City Marathon champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Shalane Flanagan will defend their titles at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday 4 November.
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Richard Heathcote’s story behind the picture – capturing heartbreak and exhaustion in London

August 14, 2018 - 19:11
Experienced Getty Images photographer Richard Heathcote offers his take on his overhead shot of the end of the 5000m heats at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.
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Ten memorable moments from the NACAC Championships

August 14, 2018 - 16:51
Dozens of records fell at last week’s NACAC Championships in Toronto in what was the third edition of the event.
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Birmingham provisional entry lists, as at 14 August – IAAF Diamond League

August 14, 2018 - 12:14
The provisional entry lists for the 12th meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League in Birmingham on 18 August are now available.
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Ten memorable moments from the European Championships

August 13, 2018 - 17:14
The European Championships drew to a close less than 24 hours ago, but it has already been hailed by many as one of the most memorable and exciting editions in living memory.
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Dacres and Little the standout performers on final day of NACAC Championships

August 13, 2018 - 10:42
Jamaica’s Fedrick Dacres and USA’s Shamier Little produced superlative performances on Sunday (12), the final day of the third NACAC Championships, a competition that saw 27 records set or broken during the three-day event at Varsity Stadium in Toronto.
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Jornet and Murigi triumph at WMRA World Cup race in Sierre-Zinal

August 13, 2018 - 00:43
Spain’s Kilian Jornet and Kenya’s Lucy Wambui Murigi lived up to expectations in the third WMRA World Cup race of 2018, winning at the Sierre-Zinal race in the Valais village of Zinal, Switzerland, on Sunday (12).
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Duplantis vaults 6.05m while Asher-Smith completes sprint triple as European Championships conclude

August 12, 2018 - 23:04
They must have known this day was coming, even if the hurried nature of its arrival took them by surprise.
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Teen prodigy Ingebrigtsen’s tale comes of age in Berlin

August 12, 2018 - 16:37
It was the golden double that rippled around the world, a feat of athletic mastery most could only dream of at any stage of their careers, never mind at the tender age of 17.
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USA’s Harrison, Wilson and Prandini shine on second day of NACAC Championships

August 12, 2018 - 11:05
Two countries dominated the second day of the third NACAC Championships as USA’s Kendra Harrison, Ajee Wilson and Jenna Prandini all set championship records, while Jamaican athletes collected four gold medals at Toronto’s Varsity Stadium on Saturday (11).
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Hudson-Smith takes on tough 400m field in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League

August 12, 2018 - 00:54
Britain’s newly crowned European 400m champion Matt Hudson-Smith is the next world-class athlete to have confirmed his attendance in Birmingham at next Saturday’s Muller Grand Prix, the next stop in the IAAF Diamond League.
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Ingebrigtsen, 17, completes distance double at European Championships

August 11, 2018 - 22:42
First there was fear, then there was deference, and in the end there was nothing but absolute resignation from Europe’s best distance runners.
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Mayer targets redemption in Talence

August 11, 2018 - 13:08
Just days after crashing out of the decathlon at the European Championships, world champion Kevin Mayer announced he would compete at the Decastar meeting, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, in Talence on 15-16 September.
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Kirui, Chumba and Kosgei headline Chicago Marathon field

August 11, 2018 - 12:34
Organisers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon have revealed the full elite field for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 7 October.
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Spencer completes hat-trick as eight records are set on first day of NACAC Championships

August 11, 2018 - 09:31
Levern Spencer cemented herself as Saint Lucia’s most decorated athlete ever as she claimed a third consecutive high jump gold at the NACAC (North American, Central American and Caribbean) Championships, which opened on Friday (10) at University of Toronto’s Varsity Stadium with eight records set.
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Teenage Ingebrigtsen kicks to 1500m gold at European Championships

August 10, 2018 - 22:29
Seventeen years, 324 days. Jakob Ingebrigtsen may not be old enough to drive in his native Norway, and nor can he walk into a store and purchase cigarettes or alcohol, but he is, at precisely that age, the European 1500m champion.
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Stefanidi and Bradshaw join Morris in Birmingham’s pole vault field – IAAF Diamond League

August 10, 2018 - 15:42
World, Olympic and European pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi will face fellow European medallists Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou and Holly Bradshaw at the Muller Grand Prix on 18 August, the last of the ‘qualifying’ IAAF Diamond League meetings ahead of the two finals.
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WMRA World Cup resumes in Zinal

August 10, 2018 - 08:00
The mini tour of the WMRA World Cup 2018 goes on, and after the emotions of the 'ice giant' Grossglockner in Austria and the brand new Vertical K in Malonno, Italy, it is already time for the third round with the Sierre-Zinal race in the Valais village of Zinal, Switzerland, on Sunday (12).
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