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Canada’s capital Ottawa to host spectacular weekend of road racing

IAAF - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:04pm
Canada’s capital plays host to another spectacular weekend of racing as the Ottawa 10k and Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon take place on Saturday (23) and Sunday (24) respectively.
Categories: World

Pichardo vs Taylor rematch in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 11:08am
The 40th edition of Lausanne’s famous Athletissima meeting on July 9, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, will have a rematch between superstar triple jumpers Pedro Pablo Pichardo and Christian Taylor, announced the meeting organisers on Thursday (21).
Categories: World

Chebet looking for hat-trick in Albany

IAAF - Wed, 20/05/2015 - 7:31pm
The longstanding rivalry between Kenyan and Ethiopian long distance runners will be renewed once again when the 37th annual Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K takes place on Saturday 30 May, after organisers announced their elite field on Wednesday (20).
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Four world leads in Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium

IAAF - Wed, 20/05/2015 - 5:48pm
Four world leads highlighted the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing, and there was an attempt on Zhu Jianhua’s iconic national record in the high jump by Zhang Guowei on Wednesday night (20).
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Diamond Race update after Doha and Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Wed, 20/05/2015 - 3:55pm
It was a weekend of old rivalries, surprise packages and huge opening statements as the 2015 Diamond Race got underway in Doha and Shanghai.
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Ennis-Hill to compete in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Wed, 20/05/2015 - 10:06am
London 2012 Olympic Games heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has confirmed that she will compete at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on Sunday 7 June.
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Tola and Dibaba head Bogota Half Marathon fields

IAAF - Wed, 20/05/2015 - 10:02am
Tadese Tola, Ethiopia’s world marathon bronze medallist, and his compatriot Birhane Dibaba, the 2015 Tokyo Marathon winner, will be on the start line of the 2015 Bogota International Half Marathon on Sunday 26 July.
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Bondarenko, Felix and James to top the bill in Rabat

IAAF - Wed, 20/05/2015 - 3:00am
The 8th edition of the Meeting International Mohammed VI in Rabat, Morocco’s top annual athletics event and an IAAF World Challenge meeting, will have Bogdan Bondarenko, Kirani James and Allyson Felix among its stars on 14 June, organisers announced on Tuesday (19).
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Simpson could challenge US 1500m record in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Tue, 19/05/2015 - 8:40pm
Traditionally, US women have had trouble making it to the top of the podium in the 1500m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, but this year a strong US group aims to make a statement at the front of the pack at the Prefontaine Classic on 30 May.
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IAAF Inside Athletics episode 8 – Jessica Ennis-Hill

IAAF - Tue, 19/05/2015 - 12:57pm
The eighth episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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More right, less wrong is aim for Okagbare-Ighoteguonor

IAAF - Tue, 19/05/2015 - 12:32pm
“Sometimes I get it right, sometimes I get it wrong,” said Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor when talking about her 100m running.
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Women's javelin back in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:07am
It has been 13 years, but the women’s javelin returns to Oslo’s Bislett Stadium for the 50th anniversary of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games, part of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League, on 11 June.
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5000m in Eugene set to be fast – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Tue, 19/05/2015 - 12:30am
The IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene has a history of producing fast 5000m races, including the only sub-13:00 times – five and counting – recorded on US soil. That number could rise at this year’s Prefontaine Classic on 30 May.
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Kipsang and Ronoh to renew their rivalry at Olomouc Half Marathon

IAAF - Mon, 18/05/2015 - 4:39pm
The sixth edition of the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon on Saturday June 20 will feature the latest episode in the ongoing duel between training partners Wilson Kipsang and Geoffrey Ronoh, after organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced several of their leading runners on Monday (18).
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Clash of the women’s hammer titans in Beijing

IAAF - Mon, 18/05/2015 - 12:49pm
World record holder Anita Wlodarczyk will make her 2015 debut at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in the famous Bird’s Nest stadium in the Chinese capital of Beijing on Wednesday (20).
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Defending men's champion Silah Limo returns to Gold Coast Marathon

IAAF - Mon, 18/05/2015 - 12:29pm
This year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Sunday 5 July will assemble the strongest elite marathon running field in its 37-year history, headlined by the return of the past two men's winners, Kenya’s Silah Limo and Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Monday (18).
Categories: World

Personal bests – Mike Powell

IAAF - Mon, 18/05/2015 - 10:46am
Men's long jump world record holder, two-time former world champion, and IAAF Ambassador Mike Powell is a self-confessed 'track geek.' The effervescent American was also in Beijing last week as part of the ‘100 days to go’ celebrations ahead of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.
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Tolossa smashes Riga Marathon course record

IAAF - Sun, 17/05/2015 - 10:11pm
For the first time in the 25-year history of the Lattelecom Riga Marathon, Ethiopia won both the men’s and the women’s races at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Sunday (17).
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Lopez prevents Russian sweep of titles at European Cup Race Walking in Murcia

IAAF - Sun, 17/05/2015 - 7:22pm
There is no place like home; ask Miguel Angel Lopez. The Spaniard knows the streets of Murcia like the back of his hand, and on Sunday (17) he made them his own at the European Cup Race Walking, part of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.
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Ayana steals the show in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Sun, 17/05/2015 - 3:51pm
The Shanghai IAAF Diamond League meeting on Sunday (17) was supposed to be about Bogdan Bondarenko and Mutaz Essa Barshim and their pursuit of the world record in the men’s high jump.
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