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Previews27 Apr 2021

Surprises in store in non-qualifier relays in Silesia

While qualifying for major championships is serious business for most teams competing at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21, there’s still scope for some light-hearted and less-pressured disciplines at the Silesian Stadium on 1-2 May.

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Previews27 Apr 2021

Athletes look to show mixed 4x400m form in Silesia ahead of event's Olympic debut

After making its major championships debut in Doha in 2019, the mixed 4x400m relay will take to the Olympic stage for the first time in Tokyo. This weekend’s World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 is the perfect opportunity for teams to prove form and achieve qualification just three months out from the Games.

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Previews26 Apr 2021

Belgium, Colombia and Netherlands poised to seize 4x400m opportunity in Silesia

Trinidad and Tobago ended USA’s winning streak in Yokohama two years ago, and now it looks as though the men’s 4x400m at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 could have its first European winner.

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Previews26 Apr 2021

Italy, Brazil and South Africa look to make a 4x100m statement in Silesia

It is the fast-paced and unpredictable nature of the 4x100m which adds to the thrill and at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 there’s even more to play for, with major championships places up for grabs.

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Previews23 Apr 2021

Wanders and Moen aim to beat PBs in Morton

European half marathon record-holder Julien Wanders and Norway’s Sondre Moen will target 5km and 10km lifetime bests respectively at the ASICS Be (at) Your Personal Best event in Morton on Saturday (24).

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Previews06 Nov 2020

Zewdu and Chemtai lead Istanbul Marathon fields

Ethiopia's Hailu Zewdu and Diana Chemtai lead their respective fields for the Istanbul Marathon as the World Athletics Gold Label road race series resumes in Turkey's largest city on Sunday (8).

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Previews14 Oct 2020

World record-holders Jepchirchir and Yeshaneh set to clash at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

For the first time in the history of the championships, the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 will have two current world record-holders for the distance as Peres Jepchirchir and Ababel Yeshaneh line up against one another on Saturday (17).

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Previews14 Oct 2020

Cheptegei aims to end dream year on a high at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

When the gun sounds for the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), all eyes will be on an athlete who has never previously raced the 21.1km distance.

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Previews09 Oct 2020

Weekend road preview: Maiyo and Yamaguchi lead Sofia Marathon fields, Kiprop the favourite in Bucharest

Although Covid-19 restrictions continue to weigh heavily on the staging of road events around the world, organisers of World Athletics Label marathons this weekend in Sofia and Bucharest have managed to attract limited elite fields while also providing local and regional runners opportunities to achieve the Olympic qualification standards.

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Previews02 Oct 2020

Defending champions Kipchoge and Kosgei set for titanic clashes in London

He is already the history man of marathon running but Eliud Kipchoge will be chasing another record-breaking milestone when he goes head to head with Ethiopian rival Kenenisa Bekele in Sunday’s 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race.

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Previews01 Oct 2020

Nairobi ready to unleash fresh African experience at Kip Keino Classic

The inaugural Kip Keino Classic on Saturday (3) will be a ground-breaking experience in many ways.

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Previews23 Sep 2020

Loaded 3000m line-up for Doha as 2020 Wanda Diamond League set to go out on a high

It may have been a far-from-normal season, but the Wanda Diamond League will end on a high in Doha on Friday (25) with what is quite possibly the deepest line-up seen in any discipline this year.

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