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Report25 May 2020

Weisshaidinger throws 68.63m in Schwechat-Rannersdorf

Austria's Lukas Weisshaidinger returned to action at his present training base in Schwechat-Rannersdorf on Monday (25), winning a low-key discus throw competition with a 68.63m effort, the second best throw of the 28-year-old's career.

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Series25 May 2020

Athletics@Home - mathletics!

Next up in our Athletics@Home kids edition: a bit of Monday morning (or afternoon, or even evening) maths.

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News25 May 2020

85th anniversary of Jesse Owens’ unmatched world record spree

Jesse Owens is most famously remembered for his four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Less often recalled, a little more than a year before Owens’ Olympic triumphs, he set a series of world records in one afternoon which ‘Sports Illustrated’ described as the “Greatest 45 minutes ever in sports” history.

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News25 May 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus

Here we continue to share stories and updates about how the athletics world is adjusting to and coping with the spread of Covid-19.

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News24 May 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus - 20-24 May

Here we continue to share stories and updates about how the athletics world is adjusting to and coping with the spread of Covid-19.

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News24 May 2020

300 days to go - World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 2021

In 300 days’ time, the world’s best distance athletes will descend on New South Wales in Australia for the World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 2021 on 20 March.

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Feature24 May 2020

Szabo uses time away from racing to become a more complete mountain runner

When Sandor Szabo took to the start line at the 2013 World Mountain Running Championships, he was most likely the least experienced runner at the discipline.

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News22 May 2020

Warholm and Duplantis headline next edition of Wanda Diamond League Call Room

Norwegian superstar Karsten Warholm has said that he would happily have shared his 2019 Diamond League title with US rival Rai Benjamin.

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Series22 May 2020

Athletics@Home - Locked in the locker room escape game

Transform your home into an athletics-themed escape room adventure.

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Series21 May 2020

Athletics@Home - colour the stars!

Have some crayons or coloured pencils? Then get to work colouring and getting to know some of our sport's biggest stars.

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Feature21 May 2020

IAAF Mobil Grand Prix - 35th anniversary of the start of the professional era

On 25 May 1985, the IAAF Mobil Grand Prix, the world’s first professional global track and field circuit, administered by and operating with the authorisation of the then ‘International Amateur Athletic Federation’, today’s World Athletics, began in San Jose, California with the Bruce Jenner Classic.

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Series21 May 2020

Rewind: World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

All finals from the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 are now available on the World Athletics YouTube channel.

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