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News02 Jun 2015

Global champions clash in the long jump in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

Five men who have won gold medals at the Olympics or IAAF World Championships will line up in the long jump at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games in Oslo on 11 June, the sixth leg of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League.

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Report14 Sep 2014

Report: men's triple jump – IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014

Will Claye went into the competition with IAAF Continental Cup points already on the board, having finished second to Ignisous Gaisah in the long jump on Saturday. The world bronze medallist also started as favourite in this discipline, as the only man in the field to have ventured beyond 17.50m this year.

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Report05 Sep 2014

Birech breaks the eight-minute barrier in Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

In his past five wins on the IAAF Diamond League circuit, Jairus Birech has looked almost unbeatable but in Brussels he was pushed all the way by European record-holder Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad. However, the Kenyan pulled out his first run under eight minutes to secure the Diamond Race title.

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Report21 Aug 2014

Lavillenie's winning streak comes to an end in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

Renaud Lavillenie’s winning run of 22 pole vault competitions came to an abrupt and unexpected end at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm’s 1912 Olympic Stadium as he failed to clear a height on Thursday (21).

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Report13 Aug 2014

Viljoen wins fourth African title, more gold for Mokoena and Chepkirui

Ten years after winning her first African title – the first major title of her career – South African javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen won another gold medal in Marrakech on Wednesday (13), the fourth day of action at the African Championships.

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Report02 Aug 2014

Bolt brings down the curtain on the Commonwealth Games

After his many successes at the Olympic Games and IAAF World Championships, Usain Bolt got the first Commonwealth Games gold medal of his glittering career on the final night of competition in Glasgow, anchoring Jamaica to victory in the men’s 4x100m in front of an enthralled crowd at Hampden Park on Saturday (2).

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Series13 Jan 2014

Work, rest and play – Godfrey Mokoena

The 2008 world indoor long jump champion Godfrey Mokoena answers the IAAF’s work, rest and play questions.

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Report14 Aug 2013

Report: Men's Long Jump qualifying – Moscow 2013

Long jumpers usually don’t like morning qualifying rounds and so quite a few had problems getting their motors started on Wednesday as only three men went over the automatic qualifying distance of 8.10m.

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News19 Jul 2013

Jumpers and hurdlers form South Africa’s hopes for Moscow

Athletics South Africa has selected a team of 30 athletes to participate at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow from 10-18 August 2013.

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News30 Apr 2013

Leap of faith for Godfrey 'Croc' Mokoena

A dream of 2008 Olympic silver medallist Godfrey Mokoena for many years finally came to fruition yesterday (29) in Tongaat on Durban’s North Coast, South Africa.

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