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Previews29 Jul 2021

Five things to follow on day one in Tokyo

Four years, 11 months and nine days after the action in Rio came to a close, Olympic Games athletics will make its highly anticipated return at Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium on Friday (28).

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Series24 Jul 2021

Joshua Cheptegei: why I run

The world 10,000m champion explains why he runs

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Previews24 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics preview: 10,000m

Expected highlights in the 10,000m

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Report08 Jun 2021

Gidey breaks 10,000m world record in Hengelo

Just two days after Sifan Hassan clocked a world 10,000m record of 29:06.82 in Hengelo, Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey – competing on the same track in the Dutch city – improved the mark by five seconds with 29:01.03 to win the Ethiopian Trials on Tuesday (8).

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Feature08 Jun 2021

Tulu and Meyer: the victory lap that united Africa

On 7 August 1992, at the Barcelona Olympic Games, two women lined up for the 10,000m not knowing that their spontaneous post-race display of fair play and celebration would have an impact on Africa and the world.

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Feature07 Jun 2021

Patience pays off for Hassan

There was little about Sifan Hassan’s run at the FBK Games in Hengelo on Sunday (6) that gave the impression she was being patient. Eyes firmly fixed on the path ahead, her arms pumping and legs turning with incredible consistency, she looked like a person who had places to be – and fast.

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Report19 May 2021

Vetter dominates with 94.20m throw in Ostrava

Johannes Vetter produced the standout performance among an all-star cast of talent at the Golden Spike in Ostrava, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on Wednesday (19).

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Report15 May 2021

Bromell, Hassan and Centrowitz dominant in California

Six athletes, led by Andrea Seccafien and Zounair Talbi, achieved Olympic standards as Track Meet action got under way with three 10,000m races in Irvine, California, on Friday (14).

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News13 May 2021

Zango and Taylor in Ostrava head-to-head

Hugues Fabrice Zango, Christian Taylor and Jacob Kiplimo will be among the athletes competing in front of a 1500-strong crowd when the Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, takes place in Ostrava on 19 May.

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Feature11 May 2021

Barega’s success, built on hard work and determination

Many Ethiopians respect Gurage people for being business savvy, who skillfully manage the demands of agricultural upkeep and urban commerce between Addis Ababa and the countryside. Selemon Barega, one of the most talented distance runners Ethiopia has ever seen, is a proud Gurage.

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News29 Apr 2021

Hassan eyes fast 10,000m in Hengelo

Sifan Hassan is to return to the FBK Games, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, in Hengelo where she will target a quick 10,000m on Sunday 6 June.

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Report26 Jan 2021

Davies and Hall highlight 60th running of Zatopek 10

Rose Davies, Brett Robinson and Linden Hall victorious in Box Hill

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