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Henriques speeds to 45.03 400m among a plethora of ODESUR Games records

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 3:00pm
Brazil’s Anderson Henriques posted the best result of the second day of the Odesur Games (South American Games) athletics programme by winning the 400m in a Games record of 45.03 on Friday (14).
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Tadese going for unprecedented sixth win. Men’s preview – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 9:00am
Wilson Kipketer, official ambassador to the IAAF/Al-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, has described the flat and scenic course in Copenhagen, which starts and finishes in front of the National Parliament, as “the perfect setting for making personal bests.”
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Kenya to prevail in Copenhagen? Women’s preview – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 9:00am
The relatively novel aspects of this year’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen – only the second time in the event’s history that it is being held in the spring, and only the second time that the championship race also incorporates a mass participation event following the very first version on Tyneside in 1992 – are likely to be counterbalanced in the women’s race by a return to business as usual on Saturday.
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Copenhagen 2014 official entry lists as at 26 March 2014 – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships UPDATED

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 9:00am
The official entry lists for the IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark on Saturday 29 March 2014, are now available.
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Fast times expected on Lisbon’s improved course

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 9:00am
Organisers of the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon have made some small changes to the course, making it flatter and faster. It means the high-quality elite fields will head to the Portuguese capital for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (16) with high hopes of producing lifetime bests.
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Two weeks to go to Copenhagen – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 7:00pm
With two weeks to go until the 2014 IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, five-time winner Zersenay Tadese has revealed he will be vying for an unprecedented sixth individual gold medal.
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Arenas sets South American record on first day of ODESUR Games

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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."

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

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

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

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

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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