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Press Release02 Sep 2019

Olympic champion Carter donates Rio qualification kit to IAAF Heritage Collection

Michelle Carter, the reigning women’s Olympic shot put champion, has become the latest star athlete to support the IAAF Heritage World Athletics Championships Exhibition in Doha, Qatar.

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Report05 May 2017

Rohler moves to second on world all-time list with 93.90m in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

A 90-metre javelin throw at any stage of the season is noteworthy. But a 93.90m throw on a season’s debut suggests Thomas Rohler could be set for an incredible year.

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News23 Dec 2016

2016 end-of-year reviews – throws

In the fourth part of our 2016 year-end review series, statisticians A. Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best throws performances of the year.

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Report08 Sep 2016

Carter wins Brussels shot but Adams takes Diamond Trophy – IAAF Diamond League

Rio 2016 Olympic Games champion Michelle Carter brought her season to an end with a win but the Diamond Trophy went to Valerie Adams at the special city centre shot put competition held ahead of the main IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels on Thursday (8).

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Report12 Aug 2016

Report: women's shot put final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Michelle Carter produced a jaw-dropping moment of inspiration in the sixth round to shatter Valerie Adams’ dreams of securing what would have been a record third Olympic gold and snatched a dramatic victory few anticipated.

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Report12 Aug 2016

Day one in numbers – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

In the women’s 10,000m, the first athletics final of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, it was Almaz Ayana against the clock and six important digits that mattered in the end.

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Previews07 Aug 2016

Preview: women's shot put – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

History could beckon in the first field event final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as Valerie Adams attempts to become the first woman to land a hat-trick of Olympic titles in a track and field event.

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Report09 Jul 2016

Rollins wins 100m hurdles showdown at US Olympic Trials

Marketing and nationalistic fervor cause signs at the US Olympic Trials to proclaim this is the toughest team to make. Yet there has been some evidence of that. It was indisputably the case in the women’s 100m hurdles Friday (09) night, the seventh day of the U.S. selection competition. In a field so deep, there was inevitability of a fast hurdler being left behind. Turns out it was the fastest.

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Series16 May 2016

First impressions – Michelle Carter

Michelle Carter clinched her maiden global title with victory at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 in March. Here the US shot putter recalls some of the memories that have stayed with her throughout her career.

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Feature20 Apr 2016

Shot diva Carter finally getting a leading role

It’s athletics’ counterpart to basketball’s buzzer-beater. You are behind but you have the competition’s last attempt; and you then trump them all. At last month’s IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016, Hungarian shot putter Anita Marton elevated herself into first place with her final round 19.33m, a national indoor record to push host nation favourite Michelle Carter into second place.

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Report20 Mar 2016

10 superlative performances on day three in Portland

A capacity crowd again packed the Oregon Convention Center and they were again treated to a splendid night of athletics with 10 champions crowned on the third day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016.

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News16 Mar 2016

Back on home soil, Americans ready to dig deep for gold

For Team USA, the waiting is finally over. Though 29 years have passed since they got the chance to represent their country on home turf at a senior IAAF track and field championship, 58 of their athletes are relishing the chance to do so again when the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 begin on Thursday (17).

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