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European champions Wlodarczyk and Pars lead the hammer fields in Ostrava

IAAF - Sat, 11/04/2015 - 12:30am
As has become traditional, the men's and women's hammer events will be held the day before the main meeting at Ostrava Golden Spike meeting, which is part of the IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, on 25 May.
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Keter and Haftu among the favourites in Santiago de Chile

IAAF - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 5:19pm
The ninth edition of the Santiago de Chile Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, will take place in the Chilean capital on Sunday (12).
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Defending champions Feleke and Hahner hope to go quicker in Vienna

IAAF - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 4:37pm
After winning the Vienna City Marathon with a course record of 2:05:41 last year, Getu Feleke promised to return to the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 2015. And that’s exactly what he will do on Sunday (12).
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Kotut, Mungara and Karimi aim to extend Kenyan success in Milan

IAAF - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 3:13pm
A quartet of Kenyans will clash at the 15th edition of the Suisse Gas Milano City Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (12).
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Past winners Kipruto and Baysa return to Paris Marathon

IAAF - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 12:24pm
With nine sub-2:07 runners on the start line for the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon on Sunday (12), the IAAF Gold Label Road Race promises to be a quality competition.
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Kangor and Kales look to regain Brighton Marathon titles

IAAF - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 11:29am
After five consecutive course records at the Brighton Marathon, the men are looking to make it a sixth at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Sunday (12).
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Kwambai looking for redemption in Rotterdam

IAAF - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 10:45am
Six years after narrowly missing victory in an exciting sprint finish, James Kwambai returns to the NN Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday (12) for a second chance to win at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
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High jumpers aiming to raise the bar in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 5:09pm
The men’s high jump should be one of the most eagerly anticipated events at this year’s ExxonMobil Bislett Games, with the IAAF Diamond League meeting welcoming Mutaz Essa Barshim to Oslo for the first time on 11 June.
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Chinese 400m runner Wu Yuang becomes Cali medal contender

IAAF - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 4:39pm
Wu Yuang, who just turned 17 last month, won the 400m to provide the most outstanding performance at the Chinese National Youth Championships which concluded in Chongqing on Thursday (9).
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Hara and Nagy the favourites for the IAU 24 Hour World Championship

IAAF - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 1:54pm
Japan’s Yoshikazu Hara and USA’s Katalin Nagy will start as the favourites at the 11th IAU 24 Hour World Championships in Torino, Italy, on Saturday and Sunday (11-12).
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Storl, Perkovic, Kuchina, Licwinko and Trost confirmed for Rome – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 12:42pm
The Golden Gala Pietro Mennea will see world champion throwers David Storl and Sandra Perkovic, as well as top high jumpers Alessia Trost, Mariya Kuchina and Kamila Licwinko, in action at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 4 June, the meeting organisers announced on Thursday (9).
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Britton aiming to finally triumph at Great Ireland Run

IAAF - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 11:40am
Ireland’s leading distance runner Fionnuala Britton will be looking to make it third-time lucky at the SPAR Great Ireland Run 10km, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Saturday (11).
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Dibaba tops outstanding 5000m field in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Wed, 08/04/2015 - 8:01pm
Gold medallists and world record holders will be lined up for what could be a stunning women’s 5000m at the 2015 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, after the 41st Prefontaine Classic meeting organisers announced an outstanding field on Wednesday (8).
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IAAF & Peace and Sport support Kids' Athletics in Monaco

IAAF - Wed, 08/04/2015 - 3:50pm
Long-standing partners in the field of sport and peace, ‘Peace and Sport, L’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport’ and the IAAF have once again joined forces, this time at an awareness-raising Kids’ Athletics event at the Stade Louis II in Monaco on Wednesday (8).
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Lavillenie and Athletics for a Better World support UNICEF Heroes Day

IAAF - Wed, 08/04/2015 - 1:46pm
Athletics for a Better World, the IAAF’s social responsibility programme, will be teaming up with Running Heroes and UNICEF Heroes Day for a special race on 19 April to raise funds for a worldwide vaccination campaign organised by UNICEF.
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Sprinters in the spotlight in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Wed, 08/04/2015 - 9:16am
Two of Jamaica’s greatest ever women sprinters are among a glittering array of world and Olympic champions who will be at the 2015 Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 17 May, the IAAF Diamond League meeting organisers announced on Wednesday (8).
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Bolt to compete at IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

IAAF - Tue, 07/04/2015 - 12:40pm
The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, will compete at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) announced on Tuesday (7).
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IAAF Inside Athletics episode 5 – Wilhem Belocian

IAAF - Tue, 07/04/2015 - 11:40am
The fifth episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
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2004 Olympic 110m hurdles champion Liu Xiang retires

IAAF - Tue, 07/04/2015 - 11:00am
China's 2004 Olympic 110m hurdles champion Liu Xiang announced his retirement on Sina Weibo, China's version of Twitter, on Tuesday (7).
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Taylor in record-breaking form at CARIFTA Games

IAAF - Tue, 07/04/2015 - 12:49am
Prodigious Jamaican sprinter Christopher Taylor was one of several athletes who shone at the CARIFTA Games in Basseterre, which concluded on Monday (6).
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