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Feature12 Aug 2012

Farah joins Distance legends after securing second gold

Mo Farah has secured a place in Olympic history by taking both long distance gold medals in the London Olympics. Having won the 10,000m one week ago he now added the 5000m gold after a thrilling race that saw six runners still in contention for victory when they entered the home straight.

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Feature12 Aug 2012

After springing biggest surprise of the Games, Walcott 'enjoying every moment'

“Everyone in Finland was amazed,” said a colleague from the spiritual home of the javelin. You can say that again. Everyone in the world was amazed; including the man who had won the Javelin Throw title.

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News11 Aug 2012

Two more World records fall as action concludes at Olympic Stadium – London 2012

World records*, Olympic records and surprise winners – the final full session at the London 2012 Olympics had a bit of everything. Even another gold for host nation Great Britain.

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Previews11 Aug 2012

Day 9 Preview - London 2012

Four years ago, Sammy Wanjiru became the first Kenyan man to ever win an Olympic Marathon title. Aiming to retain that title for Kenya and pay tribute to the late Wanjiru’s record-setting run in Beijing, the east African powerhouse will send a solid trio who on their best day are fully capable of pulling off the first Olympic Marathon sweep.

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News11 Aug 2012

Lashmanova sets 20km Race Walk World record in London!

even one of the longest-running reigns as a global champion in athletics.

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Report11 Aug 2012

London 2012 - Event Report - Men's 4x100m Final

Closing out the athletics action on the track at London’s Olympic Games, Jamaica broke the World record* in the men’s 4x100m relay tonight at Olympic Stadium.

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Report11 Aug 2012

London 2012 - Event Report - Women's 4x400m Final

Yulia Gushchina took the Russian baton out hard from the gun and was well up on the field in the first 150 metres but not to be outdone USA’s Deedee Trotter had a brilliant second 200 and pulled away into the home straight and passed over the first of the eight teams. Russia was next with hosts Britain close behind as the first handover was completed.

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Report11 Aug 2012

London 2012 - Event Report - Men's 5000m Final

Propelled by what may have been the loudest roar ever heard in an Olympic stadium, Mo Farah became the seventh man to capture the 5000 and 10,000m double at an Olympic Games.

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Report11 Aug 2012

London 2012 - Event Report - Men's Javelin Throw Final

Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago, with a national record of 84.58 tonight made history in many ways: His country’s first ever Olympic throwing events finalist let alone medallist, its first Olympic track and field gold medallist since Hasley Crawford, the 1976 100m champion, and he also became only the second athlete to win World Junior and Olympic titles in the same season.

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Report11 Aug 2012

London 2012 - Event Report - Women's 20km Race Walk

even one of the longest-running reigns as a global champion in athletics.

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News11 Aug 2012

Diack hails success of London Olympic Games – IAAF Press Conference

An hour before the start of the closing stadium session of the track and field competitions of the Games of XXX Olympiad, London 2012, the traditional IAAF Press Conference was held in the Olympic stadium.

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Report11 Aug 2012

London 2012 - Event Report - Men's 50km Race Walk

Sergey Kirdyapkin atoning for the disappointment of failing to finish at the Beijing Games four years was an easy winner of the title on this occasion when brilliantly smashing the Olympic record in a time of 3:35.59.

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