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Feature10 May 2021

After a year of pandemic setbacks and challenges, athlete refugees now eyeing Tokyo berths

Athletes from around the world have tuned in to the recent athletics test events to catch a glimpse of the courses, facilities and track they're hoping to compete on when the Games kick off in July, including two clusters of the Athlete Refugee Team from their bases in Tel Aviv and Ngong.

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Lifestyle10 May 2021

How running helped Nick Bailey get his life back on track

On 4 March 2018, British police officer Nick Bailey found himself caught up in the Salisbury poisonings. To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, he explains how running has helped him to process the trauma of that March day and its aftermath.

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Report09 May 2021

Rojas opens with 15.14m, Andrejczyk throws 71.40m

World triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas started her Olympic season in style, leaping a world-leading 15.14m (2.0m/s) to win at the Meeting Toni Bonet in Ibiza, Spain, on Saturday (8).

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Feature09 May 2021

Gateshead revisited

The Wanda Diamond League will be reopening a treasure trove of world class athletics heritage when the 2021 season gets underway with Mondo Duplantis, Dina Asher-Smith and co in action at the Muller Grand Prix Gateshead in two weeks today, Sunday 23 May.

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Feature09 May 2021

From Silesia to Nairobi for South Africa’s rising 400m star Pillay

With 100 days to go until the World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 21, Lythe Pillay is one of his country’s brightest prospects for gold.

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Feature08 May 2021

Irena Szewinska: The first lady of Polish sport

Only one athlete in history has set world records at 100m, 200m and 400m: Irena Szewinska – the brightest star of Polish athletics.

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News08 May 2021

Athletes to target Tokyo at Oceania Invitational Series

Australia’s Gold Coast will welcome the area’s best athletes in June as they look to secure Olympic qualification at the Oceania Invitational Series.

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Press Release07 May 2021

World Athletics and Mondo revolutionise elite competition equipment

World Athletics and its Official Supplier Mondo are delighted to reveal a new range of cutting-edge equipment designs, which will be introduced this year.

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Feature06 May 2021

Already a record-breaker, Harrison looks to leap higher and longer

When JuVaughn Harrison leaped 8.45m at the NCCA Indoor Championships, few would have understood the significance of the achievement.

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Performance04 May 2021

Jereem Richards’ games and drills to help develop speed

The sub-20-second sprinter from Trinidad and Tobago identifies several key drills and a couple of fun games to help develop speed in both youngsters and adults.

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Press Release04 May 2021

Ratified: Iapichino's world U20 indoor long jump record

The Italian's 6.91m leap is now in the record books

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News03 May 2021

Athletics 2021 is published

'Athletics 2021 - The International Track and Field Annual’ has been published

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