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Report03 May 2015

Men's 4x800m – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

The first gold medal of the IAAF/BTC World Relays went to the USA whose quartet exuded confidence throughout the race to cross the line in 7:04:84.

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Previews29 Apr 2015

Men's 4x800m preview – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Last year, Kenya fulfilled its role as favourite and took the victory but they made astonishing hard work of it with an erratic race which showed tactical naivety and inexperience at relay running over this distance, so what lessons will they have learned?

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News27 Apr 2015

Clash of continental 800m champions in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Champions from four continents will grace the men’s two-lap event at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30 May after the meeting organisers announced their 800m field on Monday (27).

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Previews23 May 2014

Men’s 4x800m preview – IAAF World Relays

In the middle-distance races, Kenya is always the first name to be mentioned, and here they hold the world record, a 7:02.43 from 2006. They’ll be represented in Nassau by Alfred Kipketer, Ferguson Cheruiyot, Job Kinyor, James Magut, Nicholas Kipkoech, and Sammy Kirongo.

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News21 May 2014

World awaits Rudisha's return in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

The long wait by world record-holder David Rudisha to return to competition is set to end at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 31 May. The Olympic 800m champion is excited to be finally racing again, as his first start of 2014 will also mark his debut at the Prefontaine Classic.

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Report18 May 2014

Merritt and Ibarguen provide the big thrills in Ponce

World champions Lashawn Merritt and Caterine Ibarguen confirmed their superb early season form as they improved their own world leading 400m and triple jump marks at the 8th Ponce Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in Puerto Rico on Saturday (17).

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Previews15 May 2014

World champions Merritt and Ibarguen the star attractions in Ponce

Local hurdling hero Javier Culson, 2013 IAAF World Championships gold medallists LaShawn Merritt and Caterine Ibarguen, as well as Hungary’s London 2012 Olympic Games hammer gold medallist Krisztian Pars lead a field of 27 former and current World and Olympic medallists who will compete at 8th Ponce Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, in Puerto Rico on Saturday (17).

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News30 Apr 2014

Global champions Ibarguen, Merritt and Silva to star in Ponce

Newly crowned world indoor champion Yarisley Silva and reigning world champions Caterine Ibarguen and LaShawn Merritt are among the leading athletes revealed to compete on May 17 at the Ponce Grand Prix, part of the IAAF World Challenge series.

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Report20 Apr 2014

Solomon and Frizell smash meeting records at Mt SAC, Eaton makes 400m hurdles debut

World and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton made his highly anticipated debut in the 400m hurdles at the Mt SAC Relays on Saturday (19). Although he finished more than half a second behind winner Jeshua Anderson, Eaton gained a lot of confidence from his 50.01 clocking.

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Series09 Dec 2013

Work, rest and play – Duane Solomon

Two-time US indoor 800m champion Duane Solomon boasts a strong record competing on the boards. We speak to the world and Olympic finalist about what makes him tick in the latest of our work, rest and play series.

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Previews12 Aug 2013

Day four preview – Moscow 2013

Tuesday’s action on day four of the IAAF World Championships may be the most emblematic of the entire meet, if only because it features the primary component of the Championships’ logo.

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Report11 Aug 2013

Report: Men's 800m semi-finals – Moscow 2013

Duane Solomon finished fourth at the London 2012 Olympic Games and, in the absence of the three medallists from last summer, he was always going to be considered as a prime candidate for a place on the podium.

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