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Latest Stories
Feature06 Apr 2020

‘A day we believed we would live again’ - remembering the 1996 Sarajevo Solidarity Meeting

For this year's International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, we recall the Sarajevo 96 Athletics Meeting of Solidarity, the first international sporting event to take place in Sarajevo after a devastating siege that strangled the city for nearly four years was finally lifted.

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Series06 Apr 2020

10 of the greatest athletics examples of perseverance

Journeys towards sporting success never come easily. Or quickly. Yet athletes persevere.

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News06 Apr 2020

Watch party: World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

While many people around the world are in isolation or lock down, our watch parties will help pass the time.

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News06 Apr 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus

Welcome to The New Normal: life in the time of coronavirus, where we'll be sharing stories and updates about how athletes are adjusting to and coping with the spread of COVID-19. We'll be providing updates regularly and daily and encourage athletes to get in touch so we can share their stories, too.

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Feature05 Apr 2020

For Tel Aviv’s Alley Runners, success is measured both on and off the track

Nine years ago, Jamal Abdelmaji Eisa Mohammed spent three days crossing the Sinai Desert on foot from Egypt to Israel, the tail end of a treacherous journey from his home in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region. Since then, he’s worked his way onto a doorstep that could lead him to next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Feature04 Apr 2020

With training camp under lockdown, Lokoro forced to return to where his refugee team odyssey began

As we approach this year’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on Monday (April 6), the coronavirus pandemic has created a new level of challenge for Paulo Amotun Lokoro, one of the most successful members of the Athlete Refugee Team, who is now living in harsh circumstances back in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya.

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News03 Apr 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus - 1-3 April

Welcome to The New Normal: life in the time of coronavirus, where we'll be sharing stories and updates about how athletes are adjusting to and coping with the spread of COVID-19.

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Series03 Apr 2020

Athletics@Home - reading with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce reads from her children's book, 'I am a promise'.

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Series03 Apr 2020

10 of the greatest athletics moments of triumph over adversity

Journeys towards sporting success can often get disrupted, but some athletes throughout history have overcome episodes of true adversity on their way to athletics triumphs.

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Feature03 Apr 2020

Tuliamuk continues idol Loroupe's running, philanthropic legacy

Aliphine Tuliamuk still remembers the day she received her first pair of running shoes.

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Series02 Apr 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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Report02 Apr 2020

Tsutsumi breaks Japanese discus throw record in Tama

Yuji Tsutsumi broke the Japanese national discus throw record at a small meeting at Kokushikan University in Tama on Friday (27 March).

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