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Rio jump rivalries to resume in Shanghai

Rio jump rivalries to resume in Shanghai

Dick Straight April 20, 2017 0

Olympic jump champions Derek Drouin and Jeff Henderson will face the men they beat to claim gold in Rio last August when they open their 2017 Diamond League campaigns in Shanghai on 13 May. Both

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Reigning Olympic and World Champions Headline Pre Classic 110 Hurdles

Reigning Olympic and World Champions Headline Pre Classic 110 Hurdles

Christopher Kelsall April 18, 2017 0

In a first-ever showdown on American soil, the last five No. 1 world-ranked high hurdlers will go head-to-head at the 2017 Prefontaine Classic. The all-star quintet includes the last two Olympic Champions, the last

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Meeting de Paris, going back to its roots

Meeting de Paris, going back to its roots

Christopher Kelsall April 14, 2017 0

On Saturday 1 July 2017, in the late afternoon, the cream of French and global athletics will push open the gates to the Stade Charléty. The legendary arena will serve as a showcase and

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The 33rd Running of The Vancouver Sun Run presented by Ford is Coming! Only 10 days left to the Run – Register NOW!

The 33rd Running of The Vancouver Sun Run presented by Ford is Coming! Only 10 days left to the Run – Register NOW!

Christopher Kelsall April 13, 2017 0

Vancouver Sun Run Spring is finally here and excitement is building for one of the most beautiful road races in the world.  The 2017 Vancouver Sun Run Presented by Ford takes place Sunday, April 23

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Vienna City Marathon records under threat

Vienna City Marathon records under threat

Dick Straight April 13, 2017 0

Both course records could be attacked at the Vienna City Marathon on 23rd April. With deeper elite fields than in recent editions organisers hope to see fast winning times. Current course records stand at

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Pole vault stars to light up Shanghai Diamond League

Pole vault stars to light up Shanghai Diamond League

Dick Straight April 11, 2017 0

An all-star cast takes centre stage for the men’s pole vault at the 2017 Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 13 May as two world champions, the Olympic gold medallist and the world record holder

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Geoffrey Mutai returns to Ottawa Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai returns to Ottawa Marathon

Dick Straight April 11, 2017 0

Paul Gains Geoffrey Mutai has a torrid love affair with the Ottawa 10k. The Kenyan superstar returns to the Canadian capital for the fourth time in six years to compete in this IAAF Gold Label race (Saturday,

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Best-Ever Women’s 800 Field Ready for Pre Classic

Best-Ever Women’s 800 Field Ready for Pre Classic

Dick Straight April 10, 2017 0

The women’s 800 meters at the Prefontaine Classic can once again easily pass for the World Championships final in any year. Every medalist from the Rio Olympics as well as the World Championships indoors and

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Allan Kiprono and Fate Tola win the HAJ Hannover Marathon

Allan Kiprono and Fate Tola win the HAJ Hannover Marathon

Dick Straight April 9, 2017 0

Allan Kiprono and Fate Tola are the winners of the HAJ Hannover Marathon. In what is his biggest career win the Kenyan clocked 2:09:52 in fine but relatively warm weather conditions. Fellow-Kenyan Philip Sanga

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Budapest launch bid to host 2023 IAAF World Championships

Budapest launch bid to host 2023 IAAF World Championships

Christopher Kelsall April 8, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Budapest wants to host the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships as part of a long-term strategy to stage the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Discussions have already started between

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