Brazilians dominate South American Championships in Lima

IAAF - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 7:51pm
The Brazilian team dominated the 49th edition of the South American Championships, which took at Lima’s Videna Stadium on 12-14 June.
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World indoor champion Dibaba to run in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 3:48pm
Two-time world indoor champion Genzebe Dibaba will return to her favourite Swedish city for the IAAF Diamond League meeting when she competes in the 5000m at Stockholm Bauhaus Athletics on 30 July.
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Colombia’s proud athletics history – IAAF World Youth Championships, 2015

IAAF - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 3:03pm
Colombian athletics has come a long way since Jorge Perry, the nation’s first athletics Olympian, failed to finish the marathon at the 1932 Olympics.
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Personal bests – Shaunae Miller

IAAF - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 11:51am
World indoor 400m bronze medallist Shaunae Miller is among the world’s most versatile 200m/400m exponents. We chat to the 2011 world youth and 2010 world junior 400m champion from The Bahamas about some important elements to her life, both on and off the track.
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Ayana sets African all-comers’ 3000m record in Rabat

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 10:51pm
Almaz Ayana opened her 2015 campaign last month by running the fastest 5000m on Asian soil. Another continent, a different event, but the feat she achieved at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Rabat on Sunday (14) was essentially the same.
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Mamu and Tunstall the winners at Montee du Grand Ballon

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 9:16pm
Eritrea’s Petro Mamu lived up to his billing as one of the favourites for the Montee du Grand Ballon, the second WMRA World Cup event of 2015, recording the second-fastest time in history in Willer-sur-Thur on Sunday (14).
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Melese and Wasihun triumph at Ethiopian Championships

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 8:25pm
Road-running specialists Yebrqual Melese and Mule Wasihun were among the winners at the five-day Ethiopian Championships in Addis Ababa which drew to a close on Sunday (14).
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Wilson finally feels at home among the world’s best

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 7:09pm
She may have just turned 21, but already Ajee Wilson has developed a bit of a pattern when it comes to major championships.
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Kenyan double for Cheprot and Yator at Corrida de Langueux

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 2:35pm
Kenya’s Simon Cheprot won the 25th edition of the Corrida de Langueux, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, covering the two-lap 10km course around the centre of the Breton town in 28:05 on Saturday (13).
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Little wins NCAA 400m hurdles in world-leading 53.74

IAAF - Sun, 14/06/2015 - 9:30am
Shamier Little moved to the top of the 2015 world 400m hurdles list with her 53.74 run to win at the NCAA Championships in Eugene on Saturday (13).
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Confidence-boosting wins for Rudisha and Murer in New York – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Sat, 13/06/2015 - 10:36pm
World record-holder David Rudisha remains unbeaten in the 800m at the Adidas Grand Prix. For his fourth straight appearance at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in New York on Saturday (13), the Kenyan had set himself a goal of running a 1:43 and setting the world leading mark.
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Bowie and McCorory dominate, Bolt challenged in New York – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Sat, 13/06/2015 - 10:25pm
Francena McCorory extended her winning streak in the 400m at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York on Saturday (13) while Tori Bowie destroyed the field in the 200m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in New York.
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Kasyanova regains Kladno title as Lukas takes surprise decathlon victory

IAAF - Sat, 13/06/2015 - 9:17pm
World champion Hanna Kasyanova (nee Melnychenko) held on to her overnight lead to win the heptathlon at the TNT Express meeting on Saturday (13), but her husband Oleksiy Kasyanov had to withdraw from the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting due to back pain.
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Nettey jumps meeting record, Perkovic stays flawless in New York – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Sat, 13/06/2015 - 7:46pm
Canada’s Christabel Nettey captured her first IAAF Diamond League victory, Blanka Vlasic and Ruth Beitia shared a meeting record, while Vitezslav Vesely and Sandra Perkovic extended their Diamond Race leads at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York on Saturday (13).
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Dorozhon cautiously optimistic of her medal chances in Beijing

IAAF - Sat, 13/06/2015 - 1:01pm
The theme of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo was scheduled to be one of world record-breaking, but the fitful winds that took over as the evening progressed blew that particular ambition away as far as the 50th anniversary running of the Bislett Games was concerned.
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De Grasse runs windy 9.75 and 19.58 to win NCAA sprint titles

IAAF - Sat, 13/06/2015 - 12:10pm
Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse, representing the University of Southern California, produced two of the fastest times in history under any conditions to win the 100m and 200m double at the NCAA Championships in Eugene on Friday (12).
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Kasyanov and Kasyanova the day-one leaders in Kladno

IAAF - Sat, 13/06/2015 - 12:38am
World champion Hanna Kasyanova and her husband Oleksiy Kasyanov are the overnight leaders at TNT Express meeting in Kladno, part of the 2015 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
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New York press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Sat, 13/06/2015 - 12:10am
The Adidas Grand Prix in New York on Saturday (13) will feature two world record-holders who ran some of the best times in their respective careers at this IAAF Diamond League meeting: Usain Bolt and David Rudisha.
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Double gold for Cray and Londa at Southeast Asian Games

IAAF - Sat, 13/06/2015 - 12:05am
Thailand dominated the athletics at the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore, winning 17 of the 46 gold medals on offer during the six days of competition which concluded on Friday (12).
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Meeting records broken and challenged at NCAA Championships

IAAF - Fri, 12/06/2015 - 2:06pm
Just two days into the NCAA Championships in Eugene, meeting records have been broken in two events while several others have withstood strong challenges.
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