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Previews29 Apr 2015

Women's distance medley preview – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

Being the only nation in the world that holds distance medley relays with any regularity, it would be the biggest shock of the competition if the USA did not triumph in the newest addition to the IAAF World Relays programme.

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Press Release24 Apr 2015

IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 – one week to go

There is just over a week to go before the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015, which will be held in Nassau on Saturday and Sunday 2-3 May.

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Report02 Oct 2014

Two Asian records broken on fantastic day for China at the Asian Games

They were already leading the athletics medal table at the Asian Games in the Korean city of Inchon, but China went from strength to strength on Thursday (2), adding four more gold medals to their tally.

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Report29 Sep 2014

Barshim battles tiredness but still triumphs with Asian Games record in Inchon

There was no world record, or even an improvement on his own Asian record, for Mutaz Barshim and he had to be content with just adding the Asian Games record to his ever-growing list of accolades, but there was no doubt that the Qatari high jumper was the star of the show on the third day of the athletics programme in the South Korean city of Inchon on Monday (29).

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Previews23 May 2014

Women’s 4x1500m preview – IAAF World Relays

If strategy is a question in the 4x800m, it is even more so for the 4x1500m, where a fourth runner may deliberately give up a lead in order to position herself better for the closing sprint.

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News14 May 2014

A new wave of talent for a new two-mile distance in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

A new wave of the world’s best distance runners seeks to run the fastest women’s two miles ever on US soil at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30-31 May. Most are young, and all will be the first women to race an American classic distance at the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field.

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Report09 Mar 2014

Report: women's 3000m final – Sopot 2014

Four laps into the women’s 3000m final, the stadium announcer described the pace as “relatively sedate,” which was putting it very mildly.

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Report07 Mar 2014

Report: women's 3000m first round – Sopot 2014

Genzebe Dibaba – the star of the 2014 indoor season thus far, with her two world records* over 1500m and 3000m – took a sensible, no risk policy in the opening race.

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Report16 Feb 2014

Barshim jumps 2.36m at Asian Indoor Championships

High jumpers provided the headlines at the Asian Indoor Championships in Hangzhou, China, this weekend (15/16), with Qatar’s world silver medallist Mutaz Essa Barshim clearing a season’s best of 2.36m.

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Previews30 Jan 2014

Storl and Holzdeppe the golden boys in Karlsruhe

Two of Germany’s world champions, shot putter David Storl and pole vaulter Raphael Holzdeppe, will share the spotlight on home ground at the Weltklasse in Karlsruhe indoor meeting, as the 2014 IAAF Indoor Permit series gets under way on Saturday (1).

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Report04 Jan 2014

World champion Korir back to form with Antrim win

Kenya’s Japhet Korir showed something of the talent that made him the youngest ever IAAF World Cross Country Championships senior men’s winner just over nine months ago, when he triumphed at the Antrim IAAF International Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting, on Saturday (4).

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Report31 Dec 2013

Merga and Jamal triumph at BoClassic New Year's Eve races

The men’s 10km race at the famous Bozen/Bolzano New Year’s Eve event produced a thrilling finish with Ethiopia’s Imane Merga just holding off Kenya’s 2010 World Half Marathon Championships winner Wilson Kiprop to retain his crown on Tuesday (31).

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