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News13 Jun 2017

Lavillenie and Harting set to star in Berlin

Organisers of the ISTAF meeting have announced that pole vault world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and Olympic discus champion Christoph Harting will be competing at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on 27 August.

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Previews11 May 2017

A dozen Olympic champions set for early season challenges in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League 

A dozen Olympic champions are set to face strong early season challenges as the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series continues in Shanghai on Saturday (13) evening.

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News01 May 2017

Perkovic and Harting to face off in new Shanghai discus format – IAAF Diamond League

Fans at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 13 May, the second stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series, will be treated to a unique event when the best male and female discus throwers in the world compete together for the first time ever at a top-level track and field meeting.

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News26 Apr 2017

Harting brothers to face Stahl in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

German brothers Robert and Christoph Harting, the 2012 and 2016 Olympic discus champions respectively, will clash with last year’s world-leading thrower Daniel Stahl at the Bauhaus-galan, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, in Stockholm on 18 June.

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Report11 Feb 2017

Spanovic leaps to world lead in Berlin

Strong jumps performances from Ivana Spanovic and Piotr Lisek were the key highlights at Berlin’s Indoor ISTAF on Friday (10).

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Series28 Jan 2017

That moment when… Harting achieved his Olympic dreams

At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Christoph Harting followed in the footsteps of his older brother Robert by becoming the Olympic discus champion. Here the German describes an unforgettable moment of how he absorbed that special memory.

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News23 Dec 2016

2016 end-of-year reviews – throws

In the fourth part of our 2016 year-end review series, statisticians A. Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best throws performances of the year.

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Report13 Aug 2016

Ten things we learned on day two – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The second day of athletics events at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games provided a range of superb competitions which included Mo Farah’s title defence in the 10,000m, a last-round win in the men’s long jump and discus, and new champions crowned in the women’s 100m and heptathlon.

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Report13 Aug 2016

Report: men's discus final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Christoph Harting of Germany won the men’s discus with the competition’s penultimate throw after a thrilling final round which saw the medals swap around several times.

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Previews07 Aug 2016

Preview: men's discus – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The men’s discus at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games promises to be a new episode of a favourite TV show with a familiar cast.

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Report17 May 2015

Fajdek and Storl break Halle meeting records

World champions Pawel Fajdek and David Storl produced the best marks at the Hallesche Werfertage, the traditional throws meeting in the German city of Halle on Saturday (16).

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