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Series31 Jul 2018

Isaac Makwala’s story behind the picture

Isaac Makwala looks back on what this image of the silver-medal-winning 4x400m team from Botswana at the IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2017 means to him.

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Series12 Apr 2018

Isaac Makwala: I love sprinting because…

Versatile sprinter Isaac Makwala from Botswana stands at eighth on the world 400m all-time list. Here the newly crowned Commonwealth 400m champion articulates his thoughts on his passion for running quickly.

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Report10 Apr 2018

Semenya takes 1500m, Jamaica strikes back with double gold - Commonwealth Games day 3

Caster Semenya took the first step towards a Commonwealth middle-distance double --and added to South Africa’s already impressive showing-- with a commanding victory in the 1500m on the third day of Games competition in Carrara Stadium.

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Report24 Aug 2017

Farah ends track career with dramatic 5000m victory in Zurich - IAAF Diamond League

Mo Farah brought his track career to an end in the most fitting fashion, producing a dramatic 5000m victory at the Weltklasse Zurich on Thursday (24), the first of two 2017 IAAF Diamond League finals.

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Feature24 Jul 2017

Makwala and Van Niekerk rivalry can light up post-Bolt athletics world

It was as the men’s 400m field exited the final bend in last Friday night’s IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco that a tantalising glimpse of the Post-Bolt athletics world was revealed.

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Report14 Jul 2017

Makwala achieves historic 200m-400m double in Madrid

At the Meeting Madrid 2017, Isaac Makwala became the first man in history to run a 200m within 20 seconds and a 400m within 44 seconds on the same day, winning both events at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in the Spanish capital on Friday (14).

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News11 May 2016

400m meeting record under threat in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

The men’s 400m rivalry between Kirani James and LaShawn Merritt will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a fifth time on 28 May; after sub-44 races in the past two years, it is possible that one of the oldest meeting records at the IAAF Diamond League competition could take a tumble.

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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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Report15 Sep 2015

Ivorian sprint double for Meite and Ta Lou at All-African Games

For the first time ever, Ivory Coast won both the men’s and women’s 100m titles at the All-African Games, with Ben Youssef Meite and Marie-Josee Ta Lou dominating their events in Brazzaville.

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Report05 Jul 2015

Makwala regains African 400m record with 43.72

Less than 24 hours after South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk broke his African record with 43.96 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris, Isaac Makwala took it back with a sensational 43.72 run at the Resisprint meeting in the Swiss city of La Chaux-de-Fonds on Sunday (5).

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Series04 May 2015

Personal bests – Isaac Makwala

African 400m record holder Isaac Makwala enjoyed a stellar breakthrough year in 2014, and he also won the 2014 African 400m title.

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Previews29 Apr 2015

Men's 4x400m preview – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

This is the event the home crowd will be waiting for, and brings possibly The Bahamas’ one realistic chance of victory.

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