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Report08 Aug 2020

Poland’s leading throwers out in force in Spala

Many of Poland’s top athletes were in action at the Skolimowska Throws Festival in Spala on Saturday (8) as four-time world champion Pawel Fajdek and European champion Wojciech Nowicki renewed their rivalry in the hammer.

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Press Release08 Aug 2020

Banks donates world record singlet and number to Heritage Collection

World Athletics Council Member Willie Banks has donated to the Heritage Collection the singlet and bib number which he wore in 1985 when setting a triple jump world record.

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News07 Aug 2020

Holloway joins Gyulai Memorial headliners

World 110m hurdles champion Grant Holloway will take on Pascal Martinot-Lagarde at the Gyulai Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Szekesfehervar, Hungary, on 19 August.

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News07 Aug 2020

Taking every precaution, Turku and Monaco ready to kickstart the international season

After a delay of more than three months, the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting series kicks off on Tuesday (11) with the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland. Three days later, the Herculis EBS Meeting in Monaco will signal the start of the scaled down 2020 Wanda Diamond League season.

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Series07 Aug 2020

10 of the greatest athletics comebacks

As athletics competition continues its gradual and careful return from the coronavirus pandemic, we’re taking a look back this week at some of the many heart-warming comeback stories the sport has given us over the years.

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News06 Aug 2020

London Marathon to go ahead as elite-only race

After months of intensive work and consultation with London’s authorities, organisers of the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum label race, today confirmed that the race's 40th edition will go ahead on Sunday 4 October as an elite-only event.

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News06 Aug 2020

Hassan set for Ostrava 5000m

World 1500m and 10,000m champion Sifan Hassan will headline the 5000m field at the Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, in Ostrava, Czech Republic on 8 September. 

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News06 Aug 2020

Hashioka and Tobe join Golden Grand Prix fields

Jumpers Yuki Hashioka and Naoto Tobe have joined the fields for the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Tokyo on 23 August.

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News05 Aug 2020

Japanese record-holders confirmed for Golden Grand Prix

Organisers of the Seiko Golden Grand Prix have announced another wave of Japanese stars – including four national record-holders – for the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Tokyo on 23 August.

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News03 Aug 2020

Lavillenie, Muir and Mahuchikh join Chorzow cast

French pole vault legend Renaud Lavillenie, British middle distance star Laura Muir and high jump sensation Yaroslava Mahuchikh are the latest confirmations for the LOTTO Kamila Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, set for Chorzow on 6 September.

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News03 Aug 2020

Wanda Diamond League meeting in Doha rescheduled to 25 September

The Wanda Diamond League today announced a further change to its 2020 calendar, with the date for the Doha Diamond League brought forward by around a fortnight.

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News03 Aug 2020

Competition updates

Here is a round-up of updates relating to international competitions, from cancellations to postponements and confirmations.

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