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Vlasic, two-time world high jump champion, announces retirement

Blanka Vlasic, a two-time world high jump champion and the second-highest jumper of all-time, announced her retirement on Friday.

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Feature23 Sep 2015

The silver medal that felt like gold to Vlasic

Despite all her success, and her undoubted talent, when Blanka Vlasic walked into the Bird’s Nest Stadium for the women’s high jump final, she couldn’t possibly foresee what was about to happen.

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Report29 Aug 2015

Report: women's high jump final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Youth beat experience on Saturday night as Maria Kuchina defeated her more senior rivals in a high-class final to deliver a third successive Russian success in this event at the IAAF World Championships.

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Previews12 Jun 2015

Bolt returns to New York with Pichardo also set to star – IAAF Diamond League

The Adidas Grand Prix in New York City might see not only a number of meeting records, but also its biggest ever crowd at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on Saturday (12).

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News21 May 2015

Pichardo vs Taylor rematch in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

The 40th edition of Lausanne’s famous Athletissima meeting on 9 July, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, will have a rematch between superstar triple jumpers Pedro Pablo Pichardo and Christian Taylor, the meeting organisers announced on Thursday (21).

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News05 May 2015

Rome will have 27 world medallists – IAAF Diamond League

This year’s Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, the 2015 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 4 June, will feature 18 reigning Olympic medallists and 27 athletes who finished in the top three at the 2013 IAAF World Championships, the organisers announced at a press conference on Tuesday (5).

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News02 May 2015

Kiprop, Aman, Felix and Hassan the latest stars for Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Asbel Kiprop and Mohammed Aman will meet over 800m at the Doha 2015 meeting on 15 May while Allyson Felix will chase her 11th victory at the IAAF Diamond League meeting.

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News20 Apr 2015

Rudisha, Pearson, Vlasic and Buchel confirmed for Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

Olympic champion and 800m world record-holder David Rudisha has confirmed that he will be at the 40th edition of Athletissima in Lausanne on 9 July, the ninth IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2015.

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News02 Apr 2015

Rudisha to seek fourth New York win – IAAF Diamond League

David Rudisha, Blanka Vlasic and Ajee Wilson will join Usain Bolt at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York on 13 June, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced today (2).

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Previews31 Aug 2014

Perkovic, Simic and Vlasic provide big local interest in Zagreb

Local stars Sandra Perkovic, Blanka Vlasic and Ana Simic will command much of the spotlight in the Croatian capital Zagreb at the Boris Hanzekovic Memorial, the penultimate IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2014, on Tuesday (2).

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News31 Jul 2014

High jump stars Vlasic and Green to compete in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

Two of athletics’ most popular performers, Blanka Vlasic and Emma Green, will compete in the high jump at the DN Galan meeting in Stockholm, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on 21 August.

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Report12 Jul 2014

Double Dutch delight for Schippers in Glasgow – IAAF Diamond League

Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers had a day to dream of at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, part of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League, setting two national records in the space of two hours to light up a damp and cool Hampden Park stadium on Saturday (12).

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