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News19 Jun 2021

Indian athletics legend Singh dies

World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that India’s three-time Asian Games champion Milkha Singh died on Friday (18) at the age of 91 due to Covid-19 complications.

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News18 Jun 2021

Stefanidi and Bradshaw in world-class Gateshead pole vault field

Some of the world’s best pole vaulters will be looking to test themselves on the eve of the Tokyo Olympics when they compete at the Muller British Grand Prix – a Wanda Diamond League meeting – in Gateshead International Stadium on 13 July.

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News16 Jun 2021

First wave of champion athletes confirmed for Monaco

World champions Karsten Warholm, Yulimar Rojas, Tajay Gayle, Anzhelika Sidorova and Kelsey-Lee Barber are among the first stars confirmed for the Meeting Herculis EBS – part of the Wanda Diamond League – in Monaco on 9 July.

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News15 Jun 2021

Hassan turns attention to the mile in Gateshead

Sifan Hassan will test her speed once again when she races the mile at the Muller British Grand Prix – a Wanda Diamond League meeting – at Gateshead International Stadium on 13 July.

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News11 Jun 2021

Italian middle distance great Pigni dies

World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that Italian middle distance star Paola Pigni – who won an Olympic bronze and two world cross country titles during her highly successful athletics career – died on Friday (11) at the age of 75.

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News10 Jun 2021

Top head-to-heads set for Stockholm

Dina Asher-Smith and Sha'Carri Richardson will meet in the 200m, while a 400m hurdles field featuring Dalilah Muhammad and Femke Bol has been announced for the Bauhaus-Galan, a Wanda Diamond League meeting, in Stockholm on 4 July.

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News09 Jun 2021

Athletics world mourns death of Andy Stubbs

Athletes, coaches and other prominent figures in the sport have paid their respects to athlete representative Andy Stubbs, who died in his sleep on Sunday (6).

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News09 Jun 2021

How to follow and watch the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Florence

The 2021 Wanda Diamond League continues on Thursday (10), with Florence welcoming many of the world’s best athletes for the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea.

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News09 Jun 2021

Global stars feeling inspired to perform in Florence

There was inspiration aplenty to be found in the venue for today’s Wanda Diamond League press conference, the splendidly decorated main salon of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, with its soaring painted ceiling and marble statues.

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News08 Jun 2021

Refugee Olympic Team announced

Seven refugee athletes will compete in athletics at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, part of a squad of 29 announced today (8) by the International Olympic Committee.

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News07 Jun 2021

Heritage plaques unveiled - Fanny Blankers-Koen and Götzis

World Athletics Heritage Plaques honouring the Netherlands’ Fanny Blankers-Koen and the Continental Tour Gold meeting which bears her name, and Austria’s combined events mecca, the Hypo-Meeting, were unveiled during the past fortnight, respectively in Hengelo and Götzis.

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News07 Jun 2021

How to follow and watch the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Turku

The 2021 World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series continues on Monday (7) and Tuesday (8) with the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland.

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