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Previews23 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics preview: 3000m steeplechase

Expected highlights in the women's and men's 3000m steeplechase.

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Previews08 Jun 2021

World record-breakers Hassan and Cheptegei lead distance showcase in Florence

Fresh from her heroics at the FBK Games in Hengelo, world record-breaker Sifan Hassan will again take centre stage at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, a Wanda Diamond League meeting, in Florence on Thursday (10).

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Feature04 Jun 2021

The trials and tribulations of being a top Ethiopian distance runner

Over the past few years, people have taken note of the rise of Ethiopian steeplechasers.

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Previews26 May 2021

Rojas ready to fly again in Doha

Thirty-two athletes who earned medals at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 – including 12 champions – will return to the Qatari capital on Friday (28) for the second Wanda Diamond League meeting of 2021.

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Report09 May 2021

Inspired performances by Kurokawa and Miura in Tokyo

Competing in the stadium which will host Olympic athletics action this summer, Kazuki Kurokawa and Ryuji Miura were among the athletes to rise to the occasion at the Ready Steady Tokyo meeting, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, on Sunday (9).

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Report03 Oct 2020

World champions shine as Kip Keino Classic delivers the magic in Nairobi

Three of Kenya’s world champions – Timothy Cheruiyot, Hellen Obiri and Beatrice Chepkoech – were triumphant at the Kip Keino Classic World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting on Saturday (3) as Nairobi hosted its first ever global one-day meet at the newly-refurbished Nyayo National Stadium.

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Feature16 Aug 2020

On its 25th anniversary, remembering Kiptanui’s historic sub-eight-minute steeplechase

For Moses Kiptanui, it was just a matter of time.

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Feature31 Jul 2020

How Davis and Bayi made history for Tanzania

When Ron Davis started out in athletics, he probably never dreamed that he would get to travel the world doing what he loved best – much less that it would lead to him laying down roots half way across the world in Tanzania.

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Feature25 Jul 2020

After injuries and quarantine, Casetta once again inspired to push for Olympic qualification

Successful and versatile throughout her youth, Argentina’s Belén Casetta pushed her own limits and found extraordinary inspiration at the 2017 World Championships.

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Feature16 Jun 2020

Wale ready to make more steeplechase history for Ethiopia

If one fact was gleaned from the world of men’s steeplechasing in 2019 it was that Ethiopia is no longer prepared to play second fiddle to their great East African rivals Kenya.

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Feature10 Feb 2020

Girma’s one-year journey from unknown runner to global medallist

This time last year, few people in the athletics world had heard of Lamecha Girma.

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News02 Dec 2019

2019 review: middle and long distances

Our end-of-year reviews continue with renowned statisticians A. Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava taking a look back at 2019’s key action on the middle and long distance track events.

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