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Series16 Nov 2019

Fab five: multiple winners of the World Athlete of the Year award

Ahead of the World Athletics Awards 2019 we toast a special quintet of athletes from yesteryear who have all enjoyed great success at the glittering annual event.

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Series14 Sep 2019

Fab five: world records set at the World Championships

In the latest of our fab five series, we focus on a clutch of world champions who garnished their considerable achievement with the elation of posting a world record.

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Series24 Aug 2019

Fab five: multiple medallists at the World Championships

For sheer World Championships bling, little can match this special quintet of athletes who racked up an enviable number of medals.

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News04 Dec 2017

Bolt statue unveiled in Kingston

An eight-foot bronze statue of Usain Bolt was unveiled at Jamaica’s National Stadium in Kingston on Sunday (3).

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Feature14 Aug 2017

Now retired, Bolt excited about the next chapter

It was not the fastest 400m of Usain Bolt’s career (his lifetime best will go down in history as 45.28, dating back to 2007) but it was a landmark circuit for the Jamaican who has illuminated track and field these past nine years with his superhuman talent and his stellar personality.

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Report04 Aug 2017

Farah unstoppable again – day one wrap – IAAF World Championships London 2017

The Kenyans and Ugandans threw everything at Mo Farah over the first nine kilometres of the 10,000m final but the reigning champion still found himself in the position where he is at his most dangerous and virtually unbeatable: at the front with 800m remaining.

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Feature01 Aug 2017

It’s ‘go’ time for Bolt in London

Speaking at his final pre-championships press conference, at a venue visited by King George III of Great Britain back in 1787, Usain Bolt had precious few words of encouragement for any pretenders to his particular throne.

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Report21 Jul 2017

Bolt wins with season’s best in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

Was it certain? No. Was it easy? No. Did that matter? Not a bit. At the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday night (21), Usain Bolt demonstrated once again, as he approaches his career’s finish line, that he is still a winner.

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Previews19 Jul 2017

Bolt ‘expecting to win’ at Monaco’s 30th birthday party – IAAF Diamond League

Usain Bolt is guest of honour for the 30th birthday of the Herculis meeting in Monaco, but the invitation list for the 11th IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season is jam-packed with other athletic talent, with Wayde van Niekerk, Maria Lasitskene, Renaud Lavillenie and Caster Semenya among the high performers.

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Report28 Jun 2017

Van Niekerk breaks 300m world best in Ostrava

Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk broke the 300m world best to highlight the Golden Spike, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Wednesday (28).

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Previews26 Jun 2017

Bolt, joined by seven other Rio Olympic champions, returns to action in Ostrava

Eight reigning Olympic champions will top the bill at the 56th edition of the Golden Spike in Ostrava on Wednesday (28), an event capped by Usain Bolt's second 100m outing of his final season.

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News21 Jun 2017

Bolt to race in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

Organisers of the Herculis EBS meeting have confirmed that Usain Bolt will compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 21 July as part of his farewell tour.

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