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Historic Shaheen – IAAF World Cup in AthleticsJohnson beats Father Time as well as Liu and RoblesEuropean men and Russian women celebrate - 10th IAAF World Cup in Athletics – DAY TWOMottram finds the recipe to defend title and defeat Bekele - IAAF World Cup in AthleticsTurava confirms top spot - IAAF World Cup in Athletics

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Historic Shaheen – IAAF World Cup in Athletics

Saif Saaeed Shaheen of Qatar who won both the 5000m and the 3000m Steeplechase at the 10th IAAF World Cup in Athletics, was not only the first runner ever to win both of these events at the World Cup, but he was also the first to win a medal at both distances.... Read More

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News17 Sep 2006

Skolimowska - Afraid but not deterred - IAAF World Cup in Athletics

The meeting record was pulverized as heavily as the turf was impacted by the implements let loose by three of this afternoon’s nine competitors. Only one edition of the women’s Hammer Throw had been held in the history of the World Cup, and the 70.75m victory of China’s Gu Yuan (CHN) in Madrid 2002, the previous best mark, did not even last one round, in fact one throw.

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Report17 Sep 2006

'Event by Event' report coverage of the IAAF World Cup in Athletics

The IAAF website's editorial team brings you comprehensive written news coverage of all the action from the tenth edition of the IAAF World Cup in Athletics, Athens, Greece, on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 2006.

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News17 Sep 2006

Men's 4x400m

Midway through the second leg, Africa and the Americas were battling for the lead, with the United States team an unaccustomed 20 metres back in third place.

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News17 Sep 2006

Women's 4x400m

With a sizzling 49.6 closing leg, Jamaican Novlene Williams anchored the Americas team to a thrilling victory over Team USA in the 4x400 Relay.

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News17 Sep 2006

Women's 5000m

After a string of sizzling summer races with swift finishing laps, Meseret Defar was apparently looking to end her season as quickly as possible. Jumping to the lead from the gun, the event’s World record holder switched on the cruise control over the ensuing 12-and-a-half laps en route to her solo 14:39.11 win.

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News17 Sep 2006

Men's 800m

With seven men in the field under 1:45 and five under 1:44, this figured to be a fast,close race. It was.

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News17 Sep 2006

Women's 1500m

Bahraini Maryam Yusuf Jamal continued her fine late season form with a comprehensive victory in the 1500, the first ever in the event for Asia.

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News17 Sep 2006

Men's 200m

TRI) was out fastest, but as they came off the turn he and Wallace Spearmon appeared to be about even with plenty air between them and the rest of the field.

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News17 Sep 2006

Men's Javelin Throw

Simply no contest!

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News17 Sep 2006

Women's Long Jump

Russia's world season’s leader Lyudmila Kolchanova (7.11m – 15 July) who was crowned European champion last month, took her eighth win out of eleven competitions she has contested this summer with a second round 6.78m. It’s a consistency of performance which was matched by today’s series – 6.76m, 6.78m, 6.73m, foul.

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News17 Sep 2006

Women's 200m

As she sailed off the turn, there was little doubt that Sanya Richards would dominate the proceedings in the 200 metres. Less than 24 hours after winning the 400 with a sensational 48.70 Area record, the 21-year-old took home the top honours for the U.S. over the half lap as well in 22.23.

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News17 Sep 2006

Men's 3000m

AUS) broke away from the field early on, with Bekele setting the pace and Mottram dogging his footsteps.

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