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IAAF Inside Athletics – Sandra Perkovic: ‘My wish is to go to five Olympic Games’

August 20, 2019 - 13:25
In the latest episode of IAAF Inside Athletics, world and Olympic discus champion Sandra Perkovic of Croatia outlines her long-term career plan.
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IAAF seeking candidates for independent member of Athletics Integrity Unit Board Appointments Panel

August 20, 2019 - 04:59
The IAAF is seeking candidates for the Independent Member of the Athletics Integrity Unit Board Appointments Panel.
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Felix, Perkovic and Kolak confirmed for Zagreb

August 19, 2019 - 18:17
Organisers of the Hanzekovic Memorial have confirmed that Olympic gold medallists Allyson Felix, Sandra Perkovic and Sara Kolak will compete at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Zagreb on 3 September.
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McLeod and new coach confident of making magic happen in Doha

August 19, 2019 - 13:04
Scrappy, inconsistent and out-of-character; Omar McLeod’s races for the first half this season were essentially a reflection of the difficulties he has faced throughout the year.
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Miller-Uibo victorious in Birmingham sprint showdown – IAAF Diamond League

August 18, 2019 - 16:53
The two big headline events of the Muller Grand Prix did not disappoint as Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Danielle Williams came out on top in high-quality clashes at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday (18).
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Chepkoech and Klosterhalfen smash meeting records in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League

August 18, 2019 - 16:44
World record-holder Beatrice Chepkoech produced a dominant run in the Muller Grand Prix 3000m steeplechase as she led five women inside the old meeting record at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday (18).
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Latest Birmingham updates – IAAF Diamond League

August 17, 2019 - 09:33
Welcome to our comprehensive coverage of the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham, the 11th stop of the IAAF Diamond League's 10th season.
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Fab five: celebrations at the World Championships

August 17, 2019 - 04:00
As we continue our countdown to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, we reminisce about five very special celebrations from previous editions.
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Sprints and hurdles in the spotlight in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League

August 16, 2019 - 07:00
With the IAAF Diamond League finals just weeks away, the women’s 100m hurdles at Birmingham’s Muller Grand Prix on Sunday (18) will be one of the most intriguing events of the meeting.
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Kamau and Ramanantsoa – two unsung heroines in African athletics

August 15, 2019 - 12:56
When Kenya’s leading athletes get to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 in September, few will think of the logistics of how they got there. It will be all thanks to the work of a woman nowhere near as popular as the star athletes the east African country often produces.
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Comprehensive guide to sports nutrition now available

August 15, 2019 - 08:00
A comprehensive guide to sports nutrition, which summarises all the latest scientific developments relevant to athletic performance, is now available on the IAAF website as part of the latest IAAF Consensus Statement on Nutrition for Athletes.
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Mihambo, strong German javelin quartet among first announcements for ISTAF

August 14, 2019 - 16:52
European champion and 2019 world leader Malaika Mihambo will be among the marquee attractions at the 78th ISTAF, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, on 1 September.
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Much at stake in Birmingham with finals looming – IAAF Diamond League

August 14, 2019 - 03:00
There are just two more meetings in the IAAF Diamond League ahead of the finals in Zurich (29 August) and Brussels (6 September).
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Deadline for Athlete Commission nominations fast approaching

August 13, 2019 - 11:02
A reminder to athletes wishing to declare their candidacy for the six IAAF Athletes Commission positions available for election in 2019: the deadline is 15 August 2019 (23:59 CEST).
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With improved consistency, Barber upbeat as Doha approaches

August 13, 2019 - 09:38
Describing the few days following the Rio Olympics as “pure devastation” Kelsey-Lee Barber was in a state of despair.
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Kuma brother-sister duo targeting double victory in Toronto

August 12, 2019 - 12:42
In its lengthy history the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has never had a brother and sister duo claim victory in this IAAF Gold Label event. That could all change if Abera Kuma and his sister Dibabe Kuma have their way on 20 October.
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Course records smashed at Sierre-Zinal mountain race

August 12, 2019 - 10:47
Kilian Jornet of Spain and Switzerland's Maude Mathys smashed the respective course records at the Sierre-Zinal in Switzerland, the fifth race in the 2019 WMRA World Cup series, on Sunday (9).
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Portugal wins European First League crown as Ingebrigtsen brothers shine on their home track

August 11, 2019 - 21:18
Portugal claimed the single Super League promotion place at the European Athletics Team Championships First League on Sunday (11) in Sandnes, Norway – home to the fabulous Ingebrigtsen brothers – despite winning only four of the 40 events over three days.
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Poland triumphs at European Team Championships

August 11, 2019 - 19:51
Poland doubled its victory tally to ten on the final day of competition to clinch the team title at the European Athletics Team Championships Super League before an enthusiastic home crowd in Bydgoszcz on Sunday (11).
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Peters breaks Pan-American Games javelin record with 87.31m

August 11, 2019 - 09:02
Grenada’s Anderson Peters broke the Pan-American Games record in the javelin throw on Saturday (10), throwing 87.31m to highlight the final day of track and field action at the Estadio de la Videna in Lima.
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