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Dazzling line-up of global medallists set to shine in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
Ten Olympic champions and a further 25 Olympic medallists are poised to compete at the IAAF Diamond League kick-off meeting in Doha on May 9.
Categories: World

Solomon and Frizell smash meeting records at Mt SAC, Eaton makes 400m hurdles debut

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
World and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton made his highly anticipated debut in the 400m hurdles at the Mt SAC Relays on Saturday (19). Although he finished more than half a second behind winner Jeshua Anderson, Eaton gained a lot of confidence from his 50.01 clocking.
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Lebid and Prokopeva score European double in Nagano

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
For the first time ever at the Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon, both races were won by European athletes as nine-time European cross-country champion Serhiy Lebid of Ukraine won the men’s race and Russia’s Alina Prokopeva smashed her PB to take the women’s title at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Sunday (20).
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Close finishes and broken records as Gebremeskel and Huddle win Boston 5km

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
The 2014 BAA 5km on Saturday (19) was one for the ages, as thousands of runners took to the streets of Boston two days prior to the Boston Marathon.
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Former champions set to clash in Boston

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
The 2014 Boston Marathon, the 118th running of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will start in the semi-rural town of Hopkinton on Monday (21) and arrive with both triumph and some sense of relief at downtown Boston’s Boylston Street some two hours and a few minutes later.
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Kipsang and Kiplagat to run Olomouc Half Marathon

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
Fresh from winning the men’s and women’s races respectively at the London Marathon, world record-holder Wilson Kipsang and two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat have signed up to compete at the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on June 21.
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Chelimo returns to Nagano looking for second victory

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
The Nagano Olympic Memorial Marathon is a race unlike any other marathon in Japan. It has both an elite and a mass field, but what makes the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race unique is that it also invites several retired special guests to compete.
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Giorgi hopes to keep Italian race walking tradition alive in Taicang

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
It has been 12 years since an Italian woman won a senior medal at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup, but young talent Eleonora Giorgi could be the athlete to end that drought.
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1932 Olympic champion Evelyn Furtsch reaches historic milestone

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
Evelyn Furtsch, part of the gold-medal-winning US 4x100m team at the 1932 Olympics, turned 100 years old on Thursday (17), becoming the first female Olympic champion in athletics to live for a century and the oldest living track and field Olympic gold medallist.
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Defending champions Theisen-Eaton and Warner return to Gotzis

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
Canada’s world silver medallists Damian Warner and Brianne Theisen-Eaton will defend their Hypo Meeting titles on 31 May on the 40th edition of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Gotzis.
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Fraser-Pryce tops the star-studded billing in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
Nine world champions and four Olympic gold medallists are among the galaxy of international track and field stars announced on Wednesday (16) for the 2014 Shanghai IAAF Diamond League on 18 May, the 10th anniversary of China’s leading international athletics meeting.
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2016 IAAF World Junior Championships in Kazan: IAAF Council Meeting, Dakar, 15 April – NOTES

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
In its second and last day of business in the Senegalese Capital of Dakar, the IAAF Council decided that the Russian city of Kazan will be the host of the 2016 edition of the IAAF World Junior Championships on Tuesday (15).
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IAAF Council Meeting, Dakar, 14 April – NOTES

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
The IAAF Council is meeting for the third time in its history in Dakar, Senegal, with IAAF President Lamine Diack taking the opportunity to say farewell to his fellow Council Members in his home city on Monday (14).
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IAAF Inside Athletics – episode 2

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
The second episode of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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Women high jumpers seeking high notes in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
Every medallist from the major international championships of the past three years is confirmed for the star-studded women’s high jump contest at the 2014 Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on 31 May, organisers announced on Monday (14).
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Work, rest and play – Fabiana Murer

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
Brazil’s 2011 IAAF World Championships pole vault gold medallist Fabiana Murer, who also won the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships title and is the South American record holder both indoors and out, offers an insight into her life by answering our Work, Rest, Play questions.
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Kipsang and Kiplagat reign supreme in London

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
It was another day of Kenyan dominance in the British capital on Sunday (13) as world record holder Wilson Kipsang broke the course record to regain the Virgin Money London Marathon men’s title, while two-times world champion Edna Kiplagat finally claimed the women’s crown after finishing runner-up for the last two years.
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Kipchoge clocks impressive 2:05:00 in Rotterdam despite windy conditions

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
Eliud Kipchoge was an impressive winner of the 2014 ABN AMRO Rotterdam Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in 2:05:00 but the windy conditions and poor pacemaking didn’t bring him the personal best he was looking for on Sunday (13).
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Shegumo and Jarzynska provide popular wins in Lodz

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
There were home wins at the 2014 Lodz Marathon Dbam o Zdrowie, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, as Yared Shegumo and Karolina Jarzynska were victorious in 2:10:41 and 2:28:12 respectively in the 10th edition of the Polish race on Sunday (13).
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Chol and Gyong take the honours in Pyongyang

IAAF - 1 hour 28 min ago
Local runners Pak Chol and Kim Hye Gyong took the honours at the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, winning in the DPR Korea capital Pyongyang in 2:12:26 and 2:27:05 respectively on Sunday (13).
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