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The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and its broadcasting partners European Broadcasting Union (EBU) for Europe and Africa and Dentsu for the rest of the world, are delighted to confirm the successful coverage of last weekend’s IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland (7 – 9 March 2014).
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Sopot 2014 broadcast to more than 200 countries worldwide

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and its broadcasting partners European Broadcasting Union (EBU) for Europe and Africa and Dentsu for the rest of the world, are delighted to confirm the successful coverage of last weekend’s IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland (7 – 9 March 2014).... Read More

Features

Adams' family values helps inspire Sopot triple jump winner

Russian triple jumper Lyukman Adams seems to be in the habit of saving his best for last, in every sense. ... Read More

The three days of competition at Sopot 2014, from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 March, saw the IAAF website achieve historic user figures for an IAAF World Indoor Championships.
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Huge surge in IAAF website users – Sopot 2014

The three days of competition at Sopot 2014, from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 March, saw the IAAF website achieve historic user figures for an IAAF World Indoor Championships.... Read More

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.
Features

Calvin Smith provides family with second helpings of world records

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.... Read More

When you can boast of the sort of sporting 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.
Features

Fraser-Pryce: "I just came here and wasn’t prepared for the 60m"

When you can boast of the sort of sporting 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.... Read More

Latest Stories
Feature10 Mar 2014

Omo Osaghae: the Red Raider roams afar

The men’s 60m hurdles winnert Omo Osaghae really came to win out of the blue.

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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: men’s high jump final – Sopot 2014

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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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: women's pole vault final – Sopot 2014

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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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: men’s 800m final – Sopot 2014

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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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: men’s 4x400m final – Sopot 2014

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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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: men's 60m hurdles final – Sopot 2014

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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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: men's triple jump final – Sopot 2014

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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Report09 Mar 2014

World Indoors ends on a high with world indoor 4x400m record – Sopot 2014

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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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: women's 4x400m final – Sopot 2014

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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News09 Mar 2014

FLASH – Men's 4x400m relay USA 3:02.13 WORLD INDOOR RECORD

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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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: women's 3000m final – Sopot 2014

Four laps into the women’s 3000m final, the stadium announcer described the pace as “relatively sedate,” which was putting it very mildly.

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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: women's 60m final – Sopot 2014

After her mediocre start in her semi-final, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce must have taken a long hard look at how she could turn things around. Whatever conclusion she came up with was spot on as she made another contribution to Jamaica’s gold reserves with a sparkling run in 6.98.

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