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Latest Stories
Feature16 Apr 2020

On the rebound from a slate of injuries, Drouin greets Tokyo postponement with cautious optimism

Nobody could have blamed Derek Drouin for greeting the news of the postponed Olympic Games with a fist pump, a high five and a cartwheel.

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Series12 Jun 2017

My greatest challenge – Derek Drouin

World and Olympic high jump champion Derek Drouin has proved a formidable championship performer in recent times. The Canadian, however, talks about the difficulties he faced after taking bronze medals at the 2012 Olympic Games and 2013 World Championships.

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News31 May 2017

High flyers return to Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

The world’s finest high jumpers will return to the Oslo Bislett Games for a showdown at the fifth leg of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League on 15 June as the gold, silver and bronze medallists from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are all confirmed to compete in the Norwegian capital.

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News21 Dec 2016

2016 end-of-year reviews – jumps

As our 2016 year-end review series continues, statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best jumps performances of the year.

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Feature24 Sep 2016

After making it back from the brink, Drouin is living his dream

When Derek Drouin soared to gold at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games courtesy of a flawless record up to and including his winning height of 2.38m, it seemed hard to imagine the difficult road he had taken to stand tall at the top of the podium.

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Report16 Aug 2016

Report: men's high jump final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Derek Drouin has been a bit under the radar for much of this summer, despite being the wold champion, but he cleared 2.38m at the Eberstadt high jump meeting in Germany last month to show all was well and replicated that height when winning in Rio.

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Previews08 Aug 2016

Preview: men's high jump – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

In the absence of Italy’s world indoor and European champion Gianmarco Tamberi, who cleared a national record of 2.39m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco but then injured himself when attempting what would have been a world-leading 2.41m, this event looks quite open.

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News11 Jul 2016

Canada selects 65 athletes for Rio Olympics

On Monday (11), the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Athletics Canada named the 65 athletes nominated to represent Canada in athletics at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from 5-21 August.

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News05 Jul 2016

World champion jumpers head to Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

World champions in three different jumping events will compete at Monaco’s Herculis meeting, the next stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit, on 15 July.

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News29 Apr 2016

Drouin, Tamberi and Grabarz head to Birmingham for high jump showdown – IAAF Diamond League

Organisers for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on 5 June have announced a superb high jump field, including Canada’s world champion Derek Drouin, Italy’s world indoor champion Gianmarco Tamberi and British star Robbie Grabarz.

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News29 Mar 2016

Barshim and Haroun out to impress home fans in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Local heroes Mutaz Essa Barshim and Abdalelah Haroun will be out to impress their home fans at the opening IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2016, which see the series start in Doha on 6 May.

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News26 Dec 2015

2015 end-of-year reviews – jumps

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

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