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Global champions choose Doha for their 2015 IAAF Diamond League debut

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.
Categories: World

James will take on Merritt again in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

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.
Categories: World

Loaded sprint fields sure to sizzle in Kingston

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.
Categories: World

Experience vs youth as IAAF Combined Events Challenge gets under way in Cairns

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).
Categories: World

The most successful athletes in IAAF Diamond League history

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

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.
Categories: World

Gordon, Bowie and Stowers among top sprinters set for New York – IAAF Diamond League

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

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.
Categories: World

Qatar’s rising stars set to shine in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

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

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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IAAF Inside Athletics episode 7 – Ajee Wilson

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 6:39pm
The seventh episode of the third season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.
Categories: World

Rome will have 27 world medallists – IAAF Diamond League

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 5:55pm
This year’s Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, the 2015 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 4 June, will feature 18 reigning Olympic medallists and 27 athletes who finished in the top three at the 2013 IAAF World Championships, the organisers announced at a press conference on Tuesday (5).
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Eugene ready for another exciting men’s mile – IAAF Diamond League

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:46am
The winning times of the Bowerman Mile at the Prefontaine Classic have been faster than 3:50 for the past six years; a trend the IAAF Diamond League meeting hopes to continue on 29-30 May.
Categories: World

Personal bests – Isaac Makwala

Mon, 04/05/2015 - 7:53pm
African 400m record holder Isaac Makwala enjoyed a stellar breakthrough year in 2014, and he also won the 2014 African 400m title.
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Throwing stars Kovacs and Perkovic set to wow Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Mon, 04/05/2015 - 2:17pm
Judging by their early season form, shot putter Joe Kovacs and Olympic discus champion Sandra Perkovic are poised to produce fireworks at the Doha 2015 meeting on 15 May, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced on Monday (4).
Categories: World

USA successfully defend golden baton – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Mon, 04/05/2015 - 3:49am
After winning seven of the 10 events in Nassau, USA once again underlined their domination of relay events by winning the golden baton for the second year in succession at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015.
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Women’s 4x100m – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Mon, 04/05/2015 - 3:29am
It almost seemed a certainty that USA’s 4x100m team – which included three of the athletes who broke the world record to win Olympic gold in 2012 – would win at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015.
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Men's 4x400m – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Mon, 04/05/2015 - 3:11am
Despite a raucous and enthusiastic home crowd raising the rafters for The Bahamas in what was their best chance of getting a gold medal on home soil, for the second year running the USA denied the hosts a fairy tale end to the competition.
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Men's 4x200m – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Mon, 04/05/2015 - 2:49am
This event provided one of the highlights of the 2014 IAAF World Relays but this year it turned into a comedy of errors for both Jamaica and the USA.
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Women’s 4x400m – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Mon, 04/05/2015 - 2:13am
Just 25 minutes after winning the 4x800m, USA added another set of gold medals to their collection at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 by winning the 4x400m.
Categories: World