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Newdick and Wood take opening IAAF Combined Events Challenge victories

IAAF - Sun, 10/05/2015 - 10:44am
Experienced New Zealander Brent Newdick saw off the challenge of two teenage compatriots to win the men’s decathlon at the Oceania Championships, the opening leg of the 2015 IAAF Combined Events Challenge, in the Australian city of Cairns on Saturday (9).
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It’s Miller time in Kingston

IAAF - Sun, 10/05/2015 - 10:10am
Super-quick sprinting provided most of the highlights at the Jamaica International Invitational, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, with Shaunae Miller continuing her run of good early season form with a world-leading women’s 200m in 22.14 on Saturday night (9).
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Shanghai provisional entry lists, as at 10 May – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Sun, 10/05/2015 - 8:39am
The provisional entry lists are now available for the second meeting of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai on 17 May.
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Doha provisional entry lists, as at 9 May – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Sat, 09/05/2015 - 12:18pm
The provisional entry lists are now available for the first meeting of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League in Doha on 15 May.
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Record participation for 2015 IAU Trail World Championships

IAAF - Sat, 09/05/2015 - 11:35am
The French city of Annecy will host the 2015 IAU Trail World Championships on 30 May and will welcome more than double the number of participants from the last edition.
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World Athletics Day kicks off with IAAF / Nestlé Healthy Kids’ Athletics clinic in Australia

IAAF - Sat, 09/05/2015 - 10:52am
As one of the first countries to usher in the weekend, Australia was naturally one of the first of 118 member federations to celebrate IAAF World Athletics Day.
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Pichardo breaks Cuban triple jump record with 17.94m

IAAF - Fri, 08/05/2015 - 8:22pm
World silver medallist Pedro Pablo Pichardo has a habit of jumping a PB in his first competition of the year. So why break a habit of a lifetime?
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Global champions galore in town for Great Manchester Run

IAAF - Fri, 08/05/2015 - 7:49pm
World and Olympic champions at all distances ranging from 1500m to the marathon will be meeting over 10km for the Morrisons Great Manchester Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (10).
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Pearson hopes to reclaim meeting record in Kawasaki

IAAF - Fri, 08/05/2015 - 7:33pm
Last year, Sally Pearson lost something in Japan without even knowing it, or even being in the country for that matter. At the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in Kawasaki on Sunday (10), the Australian star will see if she’s able to regain the meeting record in the women’s 100m hurdles.
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Valerie Adams teleconference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Fri, 08/05/2015 - 5:06pm
In the second media teleconference to mark the beginning of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League, world and Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams spoke to the press on Friday (8).
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Global champions choose Doha for their 2015 IAAF Diamond League debut

IAAF - Fri, 08/05/2015 - 12:20pm
There is one week to go until the Doha Diamond League, where 13 reigning Olympic champions and 10 current world champions will be getting their 2015 IAAF Diamond League campaigns underway.
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James will take on Merritt again in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Thu, 07/05/2015 - 9:53pm
Almost without fail, every 400m race between Kirani James and LaShawn Merritt brings excitement, drama and a close finish; especially at the Prefontaine Classic, where they will clash for a fourth time at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 29-30 May.
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Loaded sprint fields sure to sizzle in Kingston

IAAF - Thu, 07/05/2015 - 9:13pm
Some of the best athletics meetings in the world traditionally have a core set of events, and the Jamaica International Invitational is no different; sprints are what the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Kingston does best.
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Experience vs youth as IAAF Combined Events Challenge gets under way in Cairns

IAAF - Thu, 07/05/2015 - 2:12pm
New Zealand’s Brent Newdick faces a challenge from two young compatriots as the IAAF Combined Events Challenge for 2015 gets under way at the Oceania Championships in Cairns on Friday (8).
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The most successful athletes in IAAF Diamond League history

IAAF - Thu, 07/05/2015 - 1:01pm
The 2015 IAAF Diamond League gets underway next week in Asia, Doha on 15 May and Shanghai on 17 May, as once again the world’s best athletes will battle all season long in the series which offers a total of USD$8 million in prize money.
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Van Alphen, Thiam and Sykora latest additions to Gotzis line-up

IAAF - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 9:00pm
Belgian record-holders Hans van Alphen and Nafissatou Thiam will return to the Hypo-Meeting in Gotzis, the site of their PBs, to take on some of the best all-round athletes in the world at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting on 30-31 May.
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Gordon, Bowie and Stowers among top sprinters set for New York – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 8:02pm
Jehue Gordon, Tori Bowie, Aleec Harris, Jasmin Stowers, Tony McQuay and Sharika Nelvis have been added to the line-up for the Adidas Grand Prix in New York City on 13 June, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced today (6).
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Top Ethiopians target course records at Ottawa Marathon

IAAF - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 4:50pm
Organisers of the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon are expecting the event records to fall again this year, thanks to a faster course, higher calibre pacers and a highly competitive field of runners for the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on 24 May.
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Qatar’s rising stars set to shine in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 3:49pm
Many of the world’s leading athletes will be in action in Doha on 15 May for the opening fixture of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League, but there will be plenty for the local fans to cheer for too as a handful of Qatar’s top athletes will be set to compete.
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Copenhagen 2014 nominated for European Sport Tourism Awards

IAAF - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 7:22pm
The IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, Copenhagen 2014 has been nominated in four categories for the inaugural European Sport Tourism Awards.
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