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Report: women's heptathlon high jump – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 6:00am
Great Britain’s Morgan Lake topped the tables in the heptathlon high jump with a 1.94m clearance, the best mark ever by a junior heptathlete and a national junior record.
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Report: men's decathlon long jump – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 4:00am
Following the revision of Jiri Sykora’s second-round mark of 7.35m, which was originally listed as 7.98m and corrected during the lunchtime break between the shot put and high jump, Belarusian Yury Yaremich led proceedings with an impressive 7.80m with a tail wind of 2.1m/s, the longest jump ever produced by a decathlete in the history of the IAAF World Junior Championships.
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Report: men's decathlon 100m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 4:00am
Norway’s world youth champion Karsten Warholm ran a massive personal best of 10.55 to move into the lead with 963 points.
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Bromell and Cain feel at home in Eugene – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 4:00am
Trayvon Bromell, one of USA’s top hopes for a gold medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, has been running fast for a long time this season.
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Report: women's heptathlon 100m hurdles – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 4:00am
The Netherlands’ Nadine Visser ran a sparkling 13.24, just 0.03 off her national junior record over the barrers, to lead the heptathlon after the first event, the 100m hurdles.
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Diack: "This week marks an important moment for the future of track and field in the USA" – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 4:00am
IAAF President Lamine Diack, TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna and USATF Chairman and President Stephanie Hightower spoke to the press ahead of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, which begins in Eugene on Tuesday (22).
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IAAF Council meeting, Eugene, Monday 21 July - NOTES

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 4:00am
The IAAF Council presided over by President Lamine Diack is meeting Sunday 20 and Monday 21 July in the Valley River Inn, Eugene, Oregon, USA.
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Peleteiro, Flink, Denny and Seyaum meet the media in Eugene – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 2:00am
Some of the world’s best junior athletes from beyond the borders of the USA met the media in Eugene at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 official press conference on Monday (21).
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Follow all the action online – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 2:00am
The IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 gets under way on Tuesday (22) and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website.
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Work, rest and play – Sally Pearson

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 2:00am
Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson is one of the global superstars of the sport. We find out more about how the Australian ticks as she answers our work, rest and play questions.
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Kiprop adjusts his targets after Monaco defeat by his compatriot Kiplagat

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 8:00pm
With 300 metres left to run on a sultry summer’s night at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco last Friday (18), Asbel Kiprop realised the pace was too slow to give him any chance of beating Hicham El Guerrouj’s 1500m world record of 3:26.00.
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Fraser-Pryce, Rudisha and Bolt to appear in the Weltklasse Zurich - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 8:00pm
As with every year, the first final of the IAAF Diamond League series will boast of star-studded fields: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, David Rudisha and Usain Bolt are some of the top stars who have confirmed their appearance in the Letzigrund Stadium this year at the Weltklasse Zürich on 28 August, organisers announced on Monday (21).
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FLASH Wilhem Belocian sets 110m hurdles world junior record of 12.99

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 6:00pm
France's Wilhem Belocian set the a 110m hurdles world junior record * at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, when he won in 12.99 on Thursday (24).
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Grenot moves up to pole position among Europe's 400m elite

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 6:00am
Libania Grenot was the star of the 2014 Italian Championships in Rovereto when she won the 400m in 50.55, the fastest time in Europe over one lap of the track, on Sunday (20).
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IAAF Council meeting, Eugene, Sunday 20 July - NOTES

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 6:00am
The IAAF Council presided over by President Lamine Diack is meeting Sunday 20 and Monday 21 July in the Valley River Inn, Eugene, Oregon, USA.
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Report: men's shot put - IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 4:00am
Poland’s Konrad Bukowiecki tossed the 6kg implement out to national junior record of 22.06m in the second round to set the standard for the men’s shot put final, then followed it up with 22.01m in the third and a monster foul in the fourth to underline his point.
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Day two report: Czech mate! Drahotova and Sykora get the plaudits – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 4:00am
On the second day of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, when eight gold medals were decided, there was plenty to excite the enthusiastic crowd in Hayward Field and plenty of debate about who should take pride of place.
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Official entry lists as at 19 July 2014 – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 4:00am
The official entry lists are now available for the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014.
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Caceres and Pierre shine in Madrid – IAAF World Challenge

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 4:00am
Spain’s Eusebio Caceres and USA’s Barbara Pierre were crowned as ‘best performers’ at the Meeting de Madrid, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting on Saturday (19).
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Kiplagat the prince of the track after Monaco 1500m win

IAAF - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 4:00am
Silas Kiplagat’s decisive 1500m victory at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco may have come as a shock to most observers – including the female stadium announcer, who greeted his defeat of his Kenyan compatriot and two-time world champion Asbel Kiprop with an expansive “Ooh, la la la la!” on Friday (18).
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