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Previews09 Aug 2016

Preview: men's 800m – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

In sharp contrast to the summer of 2012 when David Rudisha arrived in London unbeaten that year over two laps of the track and promptly blew everybody away with his world record run of 1:40.91, this year has been a bit more erratic.

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Report01 Jul 2016

Cheruiyot to go for Rio distance double after wins at the Kenyan Olympic Trials

Vivian Cheruiyot, the IAAF World Championships Beijing 10,000m champion, will chase a long distance double at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after winning both over 25 laps of the track and then the 5000m at the Kenyan Olympic Trials in Eldoret on Thursday and Friday (30-1).

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Previews29 Apr 2015

Men's 4x800m preview – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Last year, Kenya fulfilled its role as favourite and took the victory but they made astonishing hard work of it with an erratic race which showed tactical naivety and inexperience at relay running over this distance, so what lessons will they have learned?

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News27 Apr 2015

Clash of continental 800m champions in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Champions from four continents will grace the men’s two-lap event at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30 May after the meeting organisers announced their 800m field on Monday (27).

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News15 Apr 2015

Kiprop leads Kenyan team for IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Two-time world 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop will return to Nassau for the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 as the Kenyan team looks to replicate – or even better – their tally of three wins from the inaugural 2014 event.

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Report28 Jul 2014

Day six report: Williams and Martinez set championship records – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Championship records from US hurdler Kendell Williams and Cuban triple jumper Lazaro Martinez provided the highlights of the final day of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 on Sunday (27).

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Report25 Jun 2014

Alfred Kipketer the star of the Kenyan trials for the IAAF World Junior Championships

World junior 3000m steeplechase champion Daisy Jepkemei will defend her title in the US city of Eugene next month as part of the largest ever Kenyan contingent going to the IAAF World Junior Championships, following the conclusion of the two-day Trials in Nairobi on Wednesday (25).

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Press Release24 Jun 2014

IAAF World Junior Championships – just one month to go

The gun goes on the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at the historic Hayward Field in Eugene, USA, in exactly one month’s time and some of the top teenage athletics talents in the world have already been showing their form this summer.

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Report27 Apr 2014

Women's 4x1500m world record for Kenyan quartet

Mercy Cherono produced an outstanding opening leg that got the ball rolling for a Kenyan quartet to set a women's 4x1500m world record* of 17:05.72 at Kenya’s national trials for the IAAF World Relays at the Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi on Saturday (26).

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Report13 Jul 2013

Championship record for triple jumper Martinez on exciting night in Donetsk – IAAF World Youth Championships

The action came thick and fast on the penultimate evening session at the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, as Lazaro Martinez’s championship record-equalling leap in the Triple Jump was one of several highlights.

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