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Report07 Aug 2021

History-maker Hassan completes medal treble in Tokyo

The sight of Sifan Hassan at the finish line said it all. Having given the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games absolutely everything she had, the Dutch star was rewarded with an unprecedented medal treble.

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Report30 Jul 2021

Barega wins first final as action heats up at Tokyo Olympics

Selemon Barega gave a distance-running masterclass to win the men’s 10,000m.

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Report30 Jul 2021

Barega returns Olympic 10,000m title to Ethiopia

Selemon Barega restored Ethiopia’s dominance in the men’s 10,000m, charging to the front on the final lap and holding off two Ugandan favourites to win the first athletics gold medal of the Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday (30).

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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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