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Arenas sets South American record on first day of ODESUR Games

IAAF - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 3:00pm
Colombia’s Lorena Arenas produced the best result of the first day of competition at the ODESUR Games (South American Games) on Thursday (13) by setting a South American 20,000m race walk record.
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Kwambai keen to extend Kenyan success in Seoul

IAAF - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 1:00pm
James Kwambai has won three marathons on the streets of Seoul, but he has never won the Seoul International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race which this year will be held on Sunday 16 March.
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Blake, Bondarenko, Suhr and Pearson the first names announced for New York – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 1:00pm
A pair of Olympic gold medallists and two world champions are the first headliners to be announced for the adidas Grand Prix on 14 June, one of two US legs of the IAAF Diamond League.
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Adams' family values helps inspire Sopot triple jump winner

IAAF - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 11:00am
Russian triple jumper Lyukman Adams seems to be in the habit of saving his best for last, in every sense.
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Chepkwony and Ito the favourites, but Hahner hopes to waltz in Vienna

IAAF - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 11:00am
“Everybody waltz” is the motto of the 31st edition of the Vienna City Marathon on 13 April. But who will waltz first at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race?
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Fraser-Pryce the headline act for Kingston

IAAF - Wed, 26/03/2014 - 10:00am
Just days after making history as the first woman to win world titles in the 60m, 100m, 200m and 4x100m, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has been revealed as one of a host of top athletes set to compete in Kingston on May 3 at the Jamaica International Invitational, an IAAF World Challenge meeting.
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International Starters Panel stays bang up to date in Sopot

IAAF - Wed, 26/03/2014 - 10:00am
A seminar was held in Sopot, Poland, during the IAAF World Indoor Championships last weekend for all six members of the International Starters Panel.
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Work, rest and play – Ryan Whiting

IAAF - Tue, 25/03/2014 - 6:00pm
Two-time world indoor shot put champion Ryan Whiting offers an insight into his life by answering our work, rest and play questions.
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Calvin Smith provides family with second helpings of world records

IAAF - Tue, 25/03/2014 - 6:00pm
Calvin Smith was still waiting for the family welcome into the world record breakers’ club as he left the track in the Ergo Arena, having brought a momentous conclusion to the three days of the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot.
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce: "I just came here and wasn’t prepared for the 60m."

IAAF - Tue, 25/03/2014 - 12:00pm
When you can boast of the sort of athletic resume that Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has, it is little wonder that the Jamaican sprint superstar found herself in strong contention for the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships 60m gold medal despite only being in her second season of competing indoors.
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Omo Osaghae: the Red Raider roams afar

IAAF - Tue, 25/03/2014 - 10:00am
The men’s 60m hurdles winnert Omo Osaghae really came to win out of the blue.
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Report: men’s high jump final – Sopot 2014

IAAF - Mon, 24/03/2014 - 8:00pm
You know when it’s getting to business time in the men’s high jump. Ivan Ukhov removes his training tights.
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Report: women's pole vault final – Sopot 2014

IAAF - Mon, 24/03/2014 - 2:00pm
Yarisley Silva finally hit the jackpot following a couple of lesser medals in the past two years. The 26-year-old Cuban only competed once indoors before Sopot, but had no trouble during the competition and only failied to clear one height with her first attempt.
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Report: men’s 800m final – Sopot 2014

IAAF - Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:00am
The men’s 800m final was one of the most exciting events in the arena this weekend. With two Polish athletes going for the gold, the roar from the crowd was infernal.
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Report: men’s 4x400m final – Sopot 2014

IAAF - Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:00am
The US quartet smashed the 15-year-old men’s 4x400m relay world indoor record*, scorching to victory in 3:02.13.
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Report: men's 60m hurdles final – Sopot 2014

IAAF - Sun, 23/03/2014 - 6:00pm
Omo Osaghae surprised the European favourites in the 60m hurdles final and equalled the world lead with a 7.45 winning result, the second personal best during the competition after 7.49 came in the semi-finals.
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Report: men's triple jump final – Sopot 2014

IAAF - Sun, 23/03/2014 - 4:00pm
Russia’s Lyukman Adams improved on his bronze medal in Istanbul two years ago to snatch the gold in Sopot with a world-leading 17.37m in the sixth and final round.
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World Indoors ends on a high with world indoor 4x400m record – Sopot 2014

IAAF - Sun, 23/03/2014 - 8:00am
Ashton Eaton came close in the heptathlon and Ivan Ukhov wasn’t quite at his best in the high jump, but the enthusiastic Sopot crowd were finally rewarded with a world indoor record* in the final event of the championships, the men’s 4x400m.
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Report: women's 4x400m final – Sopot 2014

IAAF - Sat, 22/03/2014 - 8:00pm
The USA asserted their dominance from the outset, storming to a world-leading 3:24.83 victory in an event that, quite surprisingly, the USA have won only once in the history of these championships.
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FLASH – Men's 4x400m relay USA 3:02.13 WORLD INDOOR RECORD

IAAF - Sat, 22/03/2014 - 2:00pm
The USA quartet of Kyle Clemons, David Verburg, Kind Butler III and Calvin Smith set a world indoor record of 3:02.13 in the men's 4x400m relay at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Sopot 2014 on Sunday (9).
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