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News02 Dec 2019

2019 review: middle and long distances

Our end-of-year reviews continue with renowned statisticians A. Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava taking a look back at 2019’s key action on the middle and long distance track events.

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Feature07 Oct 2019

Barshim, Kipruto and Edris – champions who find a way to win

One characteristic of champions is that they often find a way to win, even when they shouldn’t. Goals against the run of play, the passing shot at full stretch on match point, willing oneself across the line or over the bar.

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Feature05 Oct 2019

Against all odds, Kipruto claims his most treasured gold

If you build it, the fitness will come. At a time of crisis, that’s what Conseslus Kipruto had to tell himself.

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Series15 Jun 2019

Fab five: African Diamond League stars

Ahead of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat, we showcase Africa and highlight a quintet of performers from the continent who have excelled on the elite one-day international circuit.

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News09 Apr 2019

Obiri, Kipruto, Cheruiyot and Korir headline Kenyan challenge in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Four Diamond League champions from Kenya including Hellen Obiri will compete in Doha – the first leg of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League – which will be held for the first time in the state-of-the-art Khalifa International Stadium on 3 May.

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Feature01 Sep 2018

After Zurich triumph, Kipruto is latest addition to list of shoeless wonders

The first of this season’s IAAF Diamond League finals in Zurich produced a classic sprint finish in the women’s 5000m, where Kenya’s Hellen Obiri held off Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands, an IAAF Diamond League record shot put of 22.60m from New Zealand’s world champion Tomas Walsh, and a winning javelin throw of 91.44m from Germany’s Andreas Hofmann. But it will be remembered for the shoe – or rather, the missing shoe.

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Report30 Aug 2018

Kipruto and Obiri retain titles with impressive finishes in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

On a night that was all about winning rather than times, Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya found a way to retain his IAAF Diamond League steeplechase title at Zurich’s Weltklasse meeting on Thursday (30).

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Report03 Aug 2018

Semenya clocks 49.96, Amos defeats Korir at African Championships in Asaba

Producing one of the most dominant displays at these championships so far, Caster Semenya sped to a 49.96 victory in the 400m to highlight the third day of action at the African Athletics Championships on Friday in Asaba, Nigeria.

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Series21 Jun 2018

Conseslus Kipruto: I love steeplechase because...

Conseslus Kipruto, the World, Olympic and IAAF Diamond League steeplechase champion from Kenya, shares his athletics journey and just why he has developed such a passion for an event he has dominated globally for several years.

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News21 Dec 2017

Kipruto, Chelimo and Butchart to clash over 3000m in Glasgow

World and Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto will drop the barriers in favour of the boards on 25 February when he competes at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, the sixth and final stop on the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour.

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Series23 Oct 2017

My greatest challenge – Conseslus Kipruto

After enjoying considerable success as an age-group athlete, Kenya’s world and Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto struggled to maintain his focus at senior level.

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Previews15 Jul 2017

Eight Olympic champions top the bill in Rabat – IAAF Diamond League

Eight Olympic champions will converge on the Moroccan capital Rabat on Sunday (16) for the Meeting International Mohammed VI d'Athletisme, the 10th stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League.

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