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Series21 Jun 2021

World Athletics Podcast – 110m hurdles special

Renaldo Nehemiah, Allen Johnson, Aries Merritt and Grant Holloway recently came together virtually for a special 110m hurdles edition of the World Athletics podcast.

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Press Release04 Apr 2019

Merritt donates world record spikes – ‘2 weeks to go’ to IAAF Heritage Exhibition in Doha

USA’s 2012 London Olympic Games 110m hurdles champion Aries Merritt has become the latest star athlete to give his support to the IAAF Heritage World Athletics Championships Exhibition which opens in Doha, Qatar on Thursday 18 April.

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Series15 Feb 2018

Aries Merritt: I love hurdling because

World 110m hurdles record holder Aries Merritt has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the sport. Here the 2012 Olympic 110m hurdles champion talks about his devotion to the hurdles.

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Series11 Nov 2017

That moment when… Merritt broke the world record

US sprint hurdler Aries Merritt capped a perfect 2012 season by smashing the world 110m hurdles record in Brussels to add to his Olympic title he won in London. Here Merritt reflects on that magic moment in the Belgian capital.

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Report08 Jun 2017

Fireworks by Hassan and Obiri in Rome – IAAF Diamond League

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Hellen Obiri of Kenya lit up the middle distance events at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday night (8), turning in a pair stunning performances to set world-leading times in their respective events at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea. 

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Feature01 May 2017

Recent experiences have made Merritt a ‘stronger athlete’

Earlier this year, Aries Merritt won his second US indoor 60m hurdles title, clocking a season’s best of 7.51 in Albuquerque. His first national victory had also come in the city in February 2012 when he timed his still-standing PB of 7.43.

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News18 Apr 2017

McLeod and Merritt lead stellar Eugene sprint hurdles field – IAAF Diamond League

Olympic champion Omar McLeod and world record-holder Aries Merritt lead a stellar 110m hurdles field for the 43rd Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series, on 27 May.

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News24 May 2016

McLeod and Bett highlight men’s hurdles races in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Jamaica’s Omar McLeod, the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 60m hurdles gold medallist and Kenya’s 2015 400m hurdles world champion Nicholas Bett head the men’s hurdles fields at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on Saturday (28).

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News13 May 2016

Shanghai press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

It is said that there are no friends in politics, but it seems there is nothing but friends in the hurdles.

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Series12 May 2016

Legends of athletics, signature edition – Aries Merritt

The latest episode in the Legends of athletics, signature edition series is now online and features Olympic 110m hurdles champion Aries Merritt.

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News02 May 2016

Champions galore on their way to Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Nine reigning world outdoor champions are set to flock to Doha along with some of the sport’s biggest stars for the opening meeting of the IAAF Diamond League on Friday (6).

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News06 Apr 2016

Schippers to make Doha debut – IAAF Diamond League

World champion Dafne Schippers will compete in the 100m at the Doha 2016 meeting on 6 May in what promises to be one of the most anticipated events at the opening competition of the IAAF Diamond League series.

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