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News24 Aug 2016

Lausanne press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

Of the dozens of Athletissima match-ups that feature prominently on tomorrow evening’s IAAF Diamond League meeting programme, among the most intriguing is the one pitting Matthew Centrowitz of the US, the freshly-minted Olympic 1500m champion, and Asbel Kiprop, Kenya’s three-time world 1500m champion, over the rarely-run 1000m distance.

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Previews08 Aug 2016

Preview: men's pole vault – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Renaud Lavillenie is seeking to become the first man since US vaulter Bob Richards 60 years ago to successfully defend an Olympic men’s pole vault title.

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News11 Jul 2016

Canada selects 65 athletes for Rio Olympics

On Monday (11), the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Athletics Canada named the 65 athletes nominated to represent Canada in athletics at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from 5-21 August.

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News20 Jun 2016

Lavillenie and Barber to battle again in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

Once again, the pole vault will take pride of place at the Weltklasse Zürich meeting, the first of the IAAF Diamond League finals in 2016, on Thursday 1 September.

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News08 Jun 2016

Oslo press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

There’s plenty of tradition associated with Oslo’s ExxonMobil Bislett Games, not the least of which is the strawberry party hosted annually on the eve of the meeting by the mayor of the Norwegian capital in the city’s historic city hall.

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News24 May 2016

Lavillenie and Barber take to the air in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

The pole vault competition at this year's IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo, the famous, ExxonMobil Bislett Games, on 9 June will see a terrific pole vault contest that brings together London 2012 Olympic Games champion and world record holder Renaud Lavillenie and 2015 world champion Shawn Barber, the meeting organisers announced on Tuesday.

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News23 May 2016

Bondarenko and Barber join Lausanne line-up – IAAF Diamond League

Bogdan Bondarenko, the 2013 world champion in the high jump, and world pole vault champion Shawn Barber have joined the fields for Lausanne’s Athletissima meeting set for 25 August, the 11th stop of the 2016 IAAF Diamond League series.

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Previews17 May 2016

Barber gets chance to bounce back on his return to Beijing

After lowering his colours to Sam Kendricks and Renaud Lavillenie at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on Saturday, world champion Shawn Barber will be hoping for a change of fortune at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing on Wednesday (18).

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Previews06 May 2016

World champions Barber and Bartoletta add lustre to Kawasaki's Golden Grand Prix

The Seiko Golden Grand Prix in Kawasaki will feature two world champions in the shape of Canada's Shawn Barber in the pole vault and USA's Tianna Bartoletta in the long jump, as well as a number of medallists from the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 at the third IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2016 on Sunday (8).

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News06 Apr 2016

Bartoletta and Barber added to Kawasaki fields

Organisers of the Golden Grand Prix have added world champions Tianna Bartoletta and Shawn Barber to the line-up for the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Kawasaki on 8 May.

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Report03 Apr 2016

Barber flies high at Texas Relays

World champion Shawn Barber set a world lead of 5.91m when winning the pole vault at the Texas Relays, which came to a conclusion on Saturday (2). His clearance was a stadium and meeting record, though just like at the IAAF World Indoor Championships two weeks ago, the Canadian's path to upper heights wasn’t without setbacks.

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News31 Mar 2016

110m hurdles again to be a highlight in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

Eight world champions and seven Olympic champions are among the galaxy of international stars heading for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on 14 May, organisers announced on Thursday (31).

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