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News17 Aug 2015

Race walkers Chen and Liu lead China’s team for IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Hosts China have assembled 73 athletes on their team for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, their largest ever squad at a world championships, spearheaded by a group of elite race walkers including Olympic champion Chen Ding and world record-holder Liu Hong.

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Report29 Jun 2015

Pole vaulters find their wings at Chinese Championships in the Bird’s Nest stadium

Pole vaulters Li Ling and Zhang Wei provided the highlights of the three-day 2015 Chinese Championships at the National Stadium, which is almost better known as the Bird’s Nest stadium, on Monday (29).

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News16 May 2015

Shanghai press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

The topic of icons is not one you would necessarily associate with an athletics press conference, but icons got a fair old work-out in Shanghai on Saturday ahead of the IAAF Diamond League meeting on Sunday (17).

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Feature10 Feb 2015

Li Jinzhe is determined to have no regrets after Beijing

After winning at two indoor meetings during a brief sojourn in Europe last week, in Poland and France, Chinese long jumper Li Jinzhe returned to Beijing on Monday (9).

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Report30 Sep 2014

Hadadi's discus hat-trick makes Iran happy at the Asian Games

Ehsan Hadidi got Iran’s first gold medal of the athletics programme when he won the men's discus for the third successive Games on the fourth day of the athletics at the Asian Games in the South Korean city of Inchon on Tuesday (30).

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Report18 Jul 2014

Ibarguen's terrific triple jump of 15.31m in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

Caterine Ibarguen produced the best triple jump of the past six years to earn a dramatic victory at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco’s Stade Louis II, registering 15.31m to put her fifth on the world all-time list on Friday (18).

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Report07 Mar 2014

Report: men's long jump qualifying – Sopot 2014

The qualifying distance was set at 8.05m and the first man to nail it was not one of the fancied pre-championship medal contenders but a man who instantly catapulted himself into local athletics folklore: Adrian Strzalkowski.

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News25 Jan 2014

Quality long jump clash set for Stockholm

Michel Torneus has won the long jump on home soil at the XL Galan for the past three years and he will be looking for a fourth consecutive victory at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting in Stockholm on 6 February.

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Report08 Sep 2013

Chinese National Games begin with Asian pole vault record

The 12th National Games got off to a real start on Sunday (8) in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, with a total of 13 finals during the second day of competition following the two finals on Saturday.

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Previews06 Aug 2013

Men’s Long Jump – Preview

Aleksandr Menkov is one of Russia’s big hopes for a home success in Moscow. The European indoor champion has been a model of consistency this season, but he is far from the only gold-medal contender.

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News31 Jul 2013

Race walkers feature prominently on Chinese team for Moscow

All five of China’s reigning global medallists in race walking events have been named on the team for the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow.

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Report21 May 2013

World leads from Chicherova and Oliver in Beijing – IAAF World Challenge

The 2013 IAAF World Challenge Beijing, the first athletics meeting held at the Bird’s Nest Stadium since the 2008 Olympics, sent a clear message on Tuesday (21) evening in warm and nice weather.

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