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Feature24 Sep 2015

Sprints nation Jamaica now making big waves in the throws

At the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, Jamaica finished second on the medals table with seven gold and 12 medals in total. It’s the country’s second-best tally ever, after the 2009 edition in Berlin. But this time, it wasn’t just sprinters and hurdlers who led the charge.

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Report23 Aug 2015

Report: men's shot put final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Joe Kovacs remembers vividly where he was the last time a global athletics event was held in the Bird’s Nest stadium.

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Report22 Jul 2015

Hosts Canada enjoy strong start at Pan American Games

Canadian athletes had an impressive showing in front of their home crowd in the start of the athletics tournament of the Pan American Games at York University in Toronto, picking up five gold medals.

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News11 Feb 2015

Shot stars set to do battle in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

A gold medal appears to be the price of admission into the men’s shot put at the 41st Prefontaine Classic, part of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League series, at Eugene’s historic Hayward Field on 29-30 May.

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Report13 Sep 2014

Report: men's shot put – IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014

Two-time world champion David Storl took a dominant victory in the men’s shot put to collect maximum points for Europe.

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Report28 Jul 2014

Okagbare breaks Games record en route to Commonwealth 100m title

Jamaica won two gold medals at the second night of athletics at the Commonwealth Games on Monday (28). True to the nation’s sprint heritage, one came in the men’s 100m, but the other came from the shot circle. There were also gold medals for Nigeria and Canada on another record-breaking evening at Hampden Park.

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Report08 Jul 2013

Fisher and Adams impress in the sprints at Central American and Caribbean Championships

Jamaica’s Andrew Fisher and St Kitts and Nevis’ Antoine Adams produced fast sprint times but it was the host country Mexico that dominated the 24th Central American & Caribbean Championships over the weekend in Morelia (5-7).

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