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Feature25 Sep 2020

Remembering Magic Monday, the greatest night in athletics history

Twenty years ago today, the Sydney Olympic Games enraptured the world with what is widely regarded as one of the most thrilling nights in athletics history.

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Report13 Sep 2020

Warholm breaks Moses’ 40-year-old ISTAF meeting record in Berlin

Karsten Warholm wrote a piece of ISTAF history by breaking the 40-year-old meeting record set by 400m hurdles legend Edwin Moses in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday (13).

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Report08 Sep 2020

Kiplimo, Crouser, Kipyegon and Taylor impress in Ostrava

Impressive victories by Jacob Kiplimo, Ryan Crouser and Christian Taylor produced the key highlights at the Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Tuesday (8).

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Report06 Sep 2020

Bolingo breaks Belgian best, Rojas leaps world-leading 14.71m

Cynthia Bolingo delighted the home supporters at the KBC Night of Athletics, winning the 300m in a Belgian record of 36.54 at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Heusden-Zolder on Sunday (6).

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Feature20 Aug 2020

Rising triple jump star LaFond striving to put Dominica on the athletics map

Sometimes in athletics you need to experience the pain before the pleasure and for triple jumper Thea LaFond – the former arrived like a juggernaut at the 2016 Rio Olympics. 

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Previews12 Aug 2020

Global champions and world record-holders head to Monaco as Diamond League action resumes

Thirteen reigning world champions from around the globe are converging on Monaco this week for the first Diamond League meeting that will resemble a regular top-flight international one-day meeting since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Press Release08 Aug 2020

Banks donates world record singlet and number to Heritage Collection

World Athletics Council Member Willie Banks has donated to the Heritage Collection the singlet and bib number which he wore in 1985 when setting a triple jump world record.

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News21 Jul 2020

More global medallists added to Szekesfehervar line-up

Organisers of the Istvan Gyulai Memorial have announced that two-time world 200m champion Dafne Schippers and double world triple jump silver medallist Pedro Pablo Pichardo are among the latest additions to the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Szekesfehervar on 19 August.

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Press Release24 Jun 2020

World records ratified: Duplantis’s 6.17m pole vault, Rojas’s indoor triple jump and Cheptegei's 5km

Armand Duplantis’s world pole vault record of 6.17m, Yulimar Rojas’s world indoor triple jump record of 15.43m and Joshua Cheptegei's 12:51 5km world record have been ratified.

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Press Release07 May 2020

Taylor donates World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 singlet and number to Heritage Collection

Christian Taylor, the USA’s reigning two-time Olympic and four-time world triple jump champion, has made a further gracious donation to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.

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Feature06 May 2020

Age-group star Vicente looks beyond the heptathlon for future glory

María Vicente loves athletics so much that even the combined events isn’t enough for her.

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Feature22 Feb 2020

Following chance encounter, Rojas continues to go from strength to strength

When Facebook makes friend suggestions, it usually recommends complete strangers or people from your past that you’d rather not reconnect with.

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