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Report05 Jul 2019

Lisek tops six metres in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek climbed to a share of the 10th spot on the world all-time list at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on Friday (5), smashing the Athletissima meeting record with a lifetime best of 6.01m.

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News23 Apr 2019

Gong, Schwanitz and Carter lead Stanford shot put cast – IAAF Diamond League

The winners of the past five global titles will clash in the women’s shot put at the Prefontaine Classic – the seventh meeting of this year’s IAAF Diamond League – in Stanford on 30 June.

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Previews30 Jan 2017

Morris, Maslak and Schwanitz among the headliners as the World Indoor Tour moves to Dusseldorf

Just four days after the 2017 IAAF World Indoor Tour kicked off in Boston, the global series continues at the PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Wednesday (1).

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News01 Dec 2016

Schwanitz to headline shot put field in Karlsruhe

World champion Christina Schwanitz will headline the women's shot put when the event finally makes its debut at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on 4 February, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF World Indoor Tour.

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Previews07 Aug 2016

Preview: women's shot put – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

History could beckon in the first field event final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as Valerie Adams attempts to become the first woman to land a hat-trick of Olympic titles in a track and field event.

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News12 Jul 2016

Harting and Schwanitz headline Germany’s Olympic team for Rio

The German Olympic Committee (DOSB) has made its final round of nominations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, meaning 92 athletes will represent Germany in the athletics programme from 12-21 August.

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News17 May 2016

World champions Kemboi, Ibarguen and Schwanitz among the latest names for Rome – IAAF Diamond League

World champions Ezekiel Kemboi, Caterine Ibarguen and Christina Schwanitz are among the latest stars confirmed for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 2 June, the meeting organisers announced on Tuesday (17).

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News26 Apr 2016

Malachowski, Schwanitz and Molitor lead Doha’s throws fields – IAAF Diamond League

World champions Piotr Malachowski, Christina Schwanitz and Katharina Molitor will lead their respective fields at the Doha 2016 Meeting on Friday 6 May, the opening meeting the seventh season of the IAAF Diamond League.

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News01 Jan 2016

2015 IAAF World Challenge review

A look back at the highlights from the IAAF World Challenge series in 2015.

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News24 Dec 2015

2015 end-of-year reviews – throws

Statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best throwing performances of the year.

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Series14 Sep 2015

Personal bests – Christina Schwanitz

Newly minted world shot put champion Christina Schwanitz is currently riding a crest of a wave in her career. We chat to the German thrower about a number of things of significance in her career.

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Report03 Sep 2015

Merritt gets 400m revenge but James takes Diamond Race in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

The first three men in the IAAF World Championships 400m last week were the first three home at the Weltklasse Zurich, but the order was completely different on a chilly night at the first of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League finals, as USA’s LaShawn Merritt produced a perfectly executed race to win over one lap of Zurich’s famous Letzigrund stadium in 44.18.

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