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Germany leads European Team Championships after day 2

June 24, 2017 - 18:47
Germany leads the European Team Championships after the second day of competition in Lille, France.
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Kwemoi scorches 3:30.89 1500m Kenyan all-comers record in Nairobi - Kenyan World Championships Trials, day 2

June 24, 2017 - 17:34
Ronald Kwemoi clocked an impressive 3:30.89 Kenyan all-comers record in the 1500m to highlight the second and final day of the Kenyan World Championships Trials in Nairobi on Saturday (24).
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That Moment When... Crouser smashed through the 60ft barrier for the first time 

June 24, 2017 - 12:52
Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser emerged as a world-class senior athlete during an outstanding 2016. Here the 24-year-old American talks about the circumstances surrounding how he first achieved his maiden 60ft (18.28m) throw.
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Claye sails 17.91m in Sacramento - US Championships day 2

June 24, 2017 - 09:54
Will Claye climbed to the No. 9 spot on the all-time triple jump list to highlight the second day of the US Championships in Sacramento on Friday (23).
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Thompson storms to 10.71 world lead in Kingston - Jamaican championships day 2

June 24, 2017 - 08:49
Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson secured her second domestic 100m title in a world leading 10.71 (0.8 m/s) on Friday (23) to highlight a tension filled second day of the four-day JAAA National Senior Championships in Kingston.
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Tirop and Rutto nab hard-fought victories in Nairobi - Kenyan world championships trials, day 1

June 23, 2017 - 15:51
Kenya’s crème de la crème of distance-running talents were in action on the first of the two-day Kenyan World Championships Trials in Nairobi on Friday (23).
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World Championships wonders - Irving Saladino

June 23, 2017 - 10:52
From the captivating duel between Mike Powell and Carl Lewis in Tokyo in 1991 to Dwight Phillips’ unexpected but thrilling fourth world title success 20 years later in Daegu, the men’s long jump has served up many great memories in the 34-year history of the IAAF World Championships.
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Spotlight on Abele and Schafer in Ratingen

June 22, 2017 - 21:46
Germany’s formidable combined events corps will be on full display at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on Saturday and Sunday (24-25).
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Keter and Degefa the favourites in Olomouc

June 22, 2017 - 12:36
Kenneth Keter of Kenya and Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa will start as favourites at the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (24). 
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Langat and Tsegaye lead the fields for the Vidovdan 10km in Brcko 

June 22, 2017 - 12:00
Kenya's Peter Langat and Belaynesh Tsegaye of Ethiopia will lead their respective fields at the Vidovdan Road Race 10km, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in Brcko, Bosnia and Hercegovina, on Saturday (24) evening.
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World U18 memories - Hakim Sani Brown

June 22, 2017 - 09:47
Ahead of the forthcoming IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 we focus on the memories of athletes who have competed in past editions of the event. In the latest in our series we catch up Japan’s Abdul Hakim Sani Brown, who stormed to the 100m-200m sprint double at the 2015 edition in Cali, Colombia.
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Bolt to race in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

June 21, 2017 - 16:02
Organisers of the Herculis EBS meeting have confirmed that Usain Bolt will compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 21 July as part of his farewell tour.
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World stars face Britain’s best in London – IAAF Diamond League

June 21, 2017 - 11:13
Thirty-five podium finishers from Rio, including 11 gold medallists, and 10 world champions will compete at the Müller Anniversary Games on 9 July in what could be their final IAAF Diamond League appearance before the IAAF World Championships London 2017 in the same stadium one month later.
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Van Niekerk clocks 9.94 personal best in Velenje

June 20, 2017 - 22:11
Olympic champions Wayde van Niekerk and Sandra Perkovic produced the key performances at the 22nd edition of the International Athletics Meeting in Velenje, Slovenia, on Tuesday (20).
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Giant hopes growing for Dacres after first Diamond League win in Stockholm

June 20, 2017 - 09:49
At the press conference held in Stockholm’s Olympic Stadium a day before it hosted the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season, Jamaica’s affable giant of a discus thrower, Fedrick Dacres, was asked:  “Were you just a skinny kid when you started?"
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My greatest challenge – Ashley Spencer

June 19, 2017 - 12:01
USA’s Olympic 400m hurdles bronze medallist and 2012 world U20 400m champion Ashley Spencer is an emerging force with a hugely exciting career ahead of her. Here the 23-year-old talks about the huge sacrifice of being away for much of the year from her close-knit family.
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Cachova and Bourrada victorious at TNT Express meeting in Kladno

June 18, 2017 - 19:38
Local star Katerina Cachova produced a strong second day on Sunday (18) to successfully defend her title at the TNT Express meeting in Kladno, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, while pre-event favourite Larbi Bourrada of Algeria dominated the decathlon with a score of 8120.
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De Grasse flies to windy 9.69 100m win in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

June 18, 2017 - 18:22
Andre De Grasse took advantage of a huge following wind in Stockholm at the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season to run a faster 100m than he has ever previously managed, his 9.69 comfortably topping this year’s world list, albeit annulled for record purposes by the 4.8m/s of wind assistance at his back, way in excess of the allowable limit of 2.00m/s.
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Lasitskene extends winning streak in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

June 18, 2017 - 17:45
Maria Lasitskene underlined her position as overwhelming favourite to retain the world high jump title this summer as she produced her fifth jump this season of 2.00m or higher – easily enough to earn maximum IAAF Diamond League points in Stockholm at the Bauhaus Galan on Sunday (18).
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Karsten Warholm – an ordinary, everyday, extraordinary athlete

June 18, 2017 - 01:17
Norway’s 21-year-old man of the match at Thursday’s Bislett Games, 400m hurdles winner Karsten Warholm, will put everything on the line again in the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season at Stockholm’s 1912 Olympic Stadium.
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