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Diamond Race update after London – IAAF Diamond League

July 27, 2016 - 13:20
The 2016 IAAF Diamond League is heading into the decisive final stage. With ten of 14 meetings completed, the competition will take a short break for the next month during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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After a silver in Bydgoszcz, Tarbei's future seems paved with gold

July 27, 2016 - 11:58
It’s 3pm in Bydgoszcz, a sunny Wednesday afternoon, and one of the world’s most exciting middle distance prospects is fast asleep.
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Young athlete development covered at 2nd IAAF World U20 Coaches Conference in Bydgoszcz

July 26, 2016 - 16:36
The critical youth age group in athletics was the key focus of the 2nd IAAF World U20 Coaches Conference which involved more than 80 coaches from 40 IAAF member federations attending the one-day seminar in the Polish city of Bydgoszcz on Monday (25).
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IAAF Inside Athletics – Morgan Lake

July 26, 2016 - 15:09
The eighth episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with Britain’s 2014 world U20 high jump and heptathlon champion Morgan Lake.
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Hurdlers McLeod, Ortega and Clement confirmed for Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

July 26, 2016 - 12:49
Jamaica’s world indoor champion Omar McLeod is one of several top hurdlers confirmed for Lausanne’s Athletissima meeting on 25 August, the 11th stop of this year’s IAAF Diamond League.
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How Harrison made hurdles history

July 26, 2016 - 12:01
There aren’t many athletes who can upstage Usain Bolt in all his pomp. Think David Rudisha and his audacious 800m world record on the night of the 200m at the London 2012 Olympics. And … no, that’s about it.
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First impressions – Melissa Bishop

July 25, 2016 - 15:37
Melissa Bishop is among the world’s top 800m runners. Here the Canadian, who last year claimed World Championship silver and Pan American Games gold in her speciality event, thinks long and hard about our First Impressions questions.
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After Bydgoszcz triumph, Krah setting out to follow in Merritt and Johnson’s footsteps

July 25, 2016 - 15:12
Entering a competition as a favourite is one thing, but leaving with the title of world champion is another. Just ask Marcus Krah, who admirably shouldered that pressure en route to a convincing victory in the 110m hurdles at the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016.
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Mamu and Confortola dominate at Grintovec mountain race in Kamnik

July 25, 2016 - 11:30
Italy’s Antonella Confortola and Eritrea’s Petro Mamu were the winners at the Grintovec Mountain Running race, the second stage of the Mountain Running World Cup 2016, in the Slovenian town of Kamnik on Sunday (24).
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Lopez and Beitia sharpen up for Rio at Spanish Championships

July 25, 2016 - 10:54
Some fine performances by Miguel Ángel López in the 10,000m race walk and Orlando Ortega in the 110m hurdles capped the Spanish Championships in Gijón on 23-24 July.
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Report: women’s 4x400m – IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

July 24, 2016 - 18:10
With a terrific leg from individual 400m hurdles champion Anna Cockerell, the United States closed up a sizeable gap on the Jamaicans at the halfway point of the 4x400m final.
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USA steals the show on climactic final day in Bydgoszcz

July 24, 2016 - 17:57
After six thrilling days of action, perhaps this was the only appropriate climax.
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Report: men’s 3000m steeplechase - IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

July 24, 2016 - 17:38
Amos Kirui kept Kenya’s perfect U20 World Championships streak in the 3000m Steeplechase alive for the 15th consecutive edition, but his victory didn’t come until after one of the week’s most ferociously entertaining contests on the track.
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Report: men’s 4x400m relay - IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

July 24, 2016 - 17:30
The USA won an eighth successive 4x400m relay title after a thrilling homestretch battle with Botswana to drop the curtain on the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016.
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Report: women's high jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

July 24, 2016 - 17:27
Ukraine’s Yuliya Levchenko led the 2016 world outdoor U20 list with a 1.95m clearance but world U18 champion Michaela Hruba, who already boasts sizeable experience at senior level, produced one of her best jumps of the summer campaign to claim her second global title in as many years.
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Report: women's 1500m – IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

July 24, 2016 - 17:22
Ethiopia claimed gold and silver for the second championships in a row with Adanech Anbesa and Fantu Worku outpacing the six runners who remained in title contention with 200 metres remaining.
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Report: women's 100m hurdles – IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

July 24, 2016 - 17:08
It was predicted to be one of the highest-quality races of the championships, and so it proved.
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Report: men's 800m - IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

July 24, 2016 - 16:51
As expected, Kenya produced a second consecutive 1-2 finish in the 800m, with Kipyegon Bett prevailing over Willy Tarbei in 1:44.95.
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Report: men’s discus – IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016

July 24, 2016 - 16:38
In his very first throw of the competition, Mohamed Ibrahim Moaaz of Qatar effectively ended the men’s discus final as a contest, unleashing a whopping throw of 63.63m to take command of the lead, a position he never relinquished.
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Triple jump still the favoured event for long jump champion David

July 24, 2016 - 13:25
Youth Olympic champion Yanis David went to Bydgoszcz as one of the favourites for the triple jump title. She will leave the Polish city as the world U20 long jump champion.
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