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Decathlon victory for Thierry on home soil in Reduit

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 23:26
Mauritian record-holder Guillaume Thierry came from behind to win the decathlon at the African Combined Events, part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on his home track at the Maryse Justin Stadium in Reduit on 2-3 April.
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Chocho and de Sena shine at South American Race Walking Cup in Guayaquil

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 20:50
Ecuador’s Andres Chocho produced the best result of the 2016 edition of the South American Race Walking Cup, which took place on the streets of Guayaquil on Sunday (3).
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Kwambai and Kilel sprint to victory in Daegu Marathon

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 20:45
Kwambai and Kilel sprint to victory in Daegu Marathon
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Mengich dips under 60 minutes in Berlin Half Marathon triumph

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 16:53
Kenya’s Richard Mengich made a resounding return to form at the Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday, taking victory in a personal best of 59:58.
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Ngeno and Kosgei show their class in Milan

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 16:19
Ernest Kiprono Ngeno and Brigid Kosgei scored a Kenyan double at the 16th edition of the Suissegas Milan City Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday morning (3).
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Jepkesho and Kotut reign supreme at the Paris Marathon

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 14:08
Kenya’s Visiline Jepkesho and Cyprian Kotut were dominant winners at the 40th edition of the Paris Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday morning (3).
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Lapierre soars to Australian title as Stratton books Rio spot

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 12:39
Fabrice Lapierre said he felt a little rusty on the runway at the Australian Championships in Sydney, but the world silver medallist took only one jump to iron out any kinks.
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Scott leads the way at Stanford Invitational

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 12:12
As is traditional, distance events were the focus of the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, California, which concluded on Saturday night (2).
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Ali floats to world lead, De Grasse goes sub-10 in Florida

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 11:13
The sprint and hurdle fields at the Florida Relays were filled with various Olympic and World Championship medalists starting their outdoor seasons, but it was an unheralded 22-year-old who stole the show, Ahmed Ali of Sudan running a national record of 20.16 (2.0m/s) to win the college invitational 200 metres.
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Barber flies high at Texas Relays

IAAF News - April 3, 2016 - 11:03
World champion Shawn Barber set a world lead of 5.91m when winning the pole vault at the Texas Relays, which came to a conclusion on Saturday (2). His clearance was a stadium and meeting record, though just like at the IAAF World Indoor Championships two weeks ago, the Canadian's path to upper heights wasn’t without setbacks.
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Jepchumba joins the greats at Prague Half Marathon

IAAF News - April 2, 2016 - 12:33
Kenya’s Violah Jepchumba carved almost four minutes off her personal best when taking victory at the Sportismo Prague Half Marathon on Sunday morning (2) in 1:05:51, the fourth fastest time in history on a record-eligible course.
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Kenya's Kilel and Kwambai looking to end Ethiopian reign at Daegu Marathon

IAAF News - April 1, 2016 - 22:40
Following Ethiopian doubles at the past two editions of the Daegu International Marathon, there’s a fair chance that Kenyan athletes will come out on top at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (3).
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Souleiman ushers new era of athletics in Djibouti

IAAF News - April 1, 2016 - 19:51
From the outset, it looks like another typical day in Djibouti City.
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Mengistu and Korir aiming to retain Paris Marathon titles

IAAF News - April 1, 2016 - 15:04
For the first time at the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris, both reigning champions will attempt to retain their crowns at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (3).
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Dubler makes decathlon breakthrough in Sydney

IAAF News - April 1, 2016 - 12:08
Australians Cedric Dubler and Sophie Stanwell were crowned the combined events winners on Friday (1) at the Australian Championships in Sydney, which also served as the opening round of the 2016 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
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Battle of the marathon masters between Lel and Mungara in Milan

IAAF News - April 1, 2016 - 11:44
Three-time London Marathon champion Martin Lel will line up against defending champion Kenneth Mungara at the 16th edition of the Suisse Gas Milano City Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (3).
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Wanjiru and Degefa seek rare back-to-back wins at the Prague Half Marathon

IAAF News - March 31, 2016 - 12:35
Kenya’s Daniel Wanjiru and Ethiopia’s Worknesh Degefa will defend their Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon titles at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in the Czech capital on Saturday (2).
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World champions Fajdek and Wlodarczyk to head the hammer fields in Ostrava

IAAF News - March 31, 2016 - 10:48
Poland’s world hammer champions Pawel Fajdek and Anita Wlodarczyk will compete at the 55th Ostrava Golden Spike meeting on 19 May, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting announced.
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110m hurdles again to be a highlight in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - March 31, 2016 - 08:46
Eight world champions and seven Olympic champions are among the galaxy of international stars heading for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on 14 May, organisers announced on Thursday (31).
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IAAF World Lists 2015 now available

IAAF News - March 31, 2016 - 02:30
The IAAF World Lists 2015 are now available.
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