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Brussels provisional entry lists, as at 5 September – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - September 5, 2016 - 12:44
The provisional entry lists for the 14th and last meeting of the 2016 IAAF Diamond League, to be staged in Brussels on 9 September, are now available.
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First impressions – Nafissatou Thiam

IAAF News - September 5, 2016 - 04:30
Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam was one of the new stars of the sport to emerge at last month's Olympic Games. Here, the 22-year-old Belgian reveals more about herself by answering our first impressions questions.
Categories: World Athletics News

Shi Yuhao prevails in street long jump in Xi'an

IAAF News - September 4, 2016 - 14:35
Shi Yuhao prevailed in a street athletics long jump competition in Xi’an, China
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Spotlight on Perkovic and Kolak in Zagreb

IAAF News - September 4, 2016 - 13:40
Eight freshly minted individual Olympic medallists will be the key attraction at the 66th edition of the Boris Hanzekovic Memorial in Zagreb, Croatia on Tuesday (6), the final meeting of the 2016 IAAF World Challenge series.
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Vetter takes victory in javelin as legends bid farewell in Berlin

IAAF News - September 3, 2016 - 20:10
German javelin throwers impressed with personal bests in front of the home crowd at the 75th edition of ISTAF Berlin on Sunday (3).
Categories: World Athletics News

Olympic legacy passed on to youth in Rio during Ekiden Project

IAAF News - September 3, 2016 - 16:52
Hundreds of aspiring sports stars gathered in Rio de Janeiro earlier this week to participate in the Ekiden Project, a series of events aimed at passing the Olympic and Paralympic legacy to the next generation.
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Jumping stress-free is the secret to Spanovic's consistency

IAAF News - September 3, 2016 - 03:10
Major championships may determine the top athlete on any given day, but the IAAF Diamond League rewards the athletes with the best season-long consistency.
Categories: World Athletics News

Six Rio Olympic champions in action in Berlin

IAAF News - September 2, 2016 - 13:34
Six Rio 2016 Olympic Games champions headline the 75th edition of the ISTAF Berlin on Saturday (3).
Categories: World Athletics News

More than one million tickets applied for at IAAF World Championships London 2017

IAAF News - September 2, 2016 - 08:56
London 2017 Ltd announced on Friday (2) that 1,047,000 tickets have been applied for at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 with five of 14 sessions oversubscribed across all four price categories.
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Thompson wins thrilling 200m contest in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - September 1, 2016 - 23:37
The much-hyped battle of the global champions in the women’s 200m at Zurich’s Weltklasse meeting more than lived up to expectations on Thursday (1) as Elaine Thompson set an IAAF Diamond League record of 21.85.
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Rowbury wins 1500m in Zurich but Muir takes series title – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - September 1, 2016 - 22:32
It might not have been the fastest time of this year’s IAAF Diamond League, but a dramatic turn of events down the home straight in the women’s 1500m at Zurich’s Weltklasse meeting had Laura Muir wondering if she had done enough to win the Diamond Race on Thursday (1).
Categories: World Athletics News

Walsh sends shot flying to 22.20m in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - September 1, 2016 - 20:54
Tom Walsh went into Zurich’s Weltklasse meeting knowing that he had to stay ahead of world champion Joe Kovacs to win the Diamond Race. The New Zealander comfortably achieved his goal, winning the shot put with an Oceanian record of 22.20m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on Thursday (1).
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Infantino's salary set at CHF1.5 million per year by FIFA Compensation Sub-Committee

Inside the Games - August 31, 2016 - 22:10

FIFA President Gianni Infantino's salary has finally been set at CHF1.5 million (£1.2 million/$1.

Categories: Olympics News

Bradshaw takes surprise pole vault victory in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - August 31, 2016 - 20:36
It may not have been one of the Diamond Race disciplines at the Weltklasse meeting, but the women’s pole vault captivated a crowd of about 2000 people at Zurich Main Station on the eve of the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals on Wednesday (31).
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Rousseff removed from office after Senate votes for impeachment

Inside the Games - August 31, 2016 - 18:36

Dilma Rousseff has been officially removed as Brazil’s President a week before the Paralympic Gam

Categories: Olympics News

Froome narrows Quintana's lead after winning 11th stage of Vuelta a España

Inside the Games - August 31, 2016 - 18:12

Team Sky's Chris Froome won the 11th stage of the 2016 Vuelta a España today to move himself into

Categories: Olympics News

Syria left searching for venue for home 2018 World Cup qualifiers after agreement with Macau withdrawn

Inside the Games - August 31, 2016 - 17:49

Syria are searching for a new venue for their home 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers after a deal wh

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Zurich press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - August 31, 2016 - 17:49
Olympic medallists, world champions and Diamond Race leaders were among the speakers at the press conference on Wednesday (21) ahead of Zurich’s Weltklasse meeting, the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals.
Categories: World Athletics News

Weightlifter ordered to return Beijing 2008 silver medal as IOC disqualify six more athletes following sample re-analysis

Inside the Games - August 31, 2016 - 16:15

Russian weightlifter Marina Shainova has been ordered to return her Beijing 2008 silver medal aft

Categories: Olympics News

Legendary Czech gymnast Caslavska dies aged 74

Inside the Games - August 31, 2016 - 16:10

Legendary Czech gymnast Vera Caslavska, who won seven Olympic gold medals during her glittering c

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