The following world records have recently been ratified...
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World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified...... Read More

US sports like to honour their top competitors with an MVP accolade – most valuable player. But maybe Yohan Blake should get an MVT honour – which could stand for most valuable teammate – after his heroics at the inaugural IAAF World Relays this weekend.
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Yohan Blake: most valuable teammate?

US sports like to honour their top competitors with an MVP accolade – most valuable player. But maybe Yohan Blake should get an MVT honour – which could stand for most valuable teammate – after his heroics at the inaugural IAAF World Relays this weekend.... Read More

it was widely agreed that Kenya was fully capable of breaking the men’s 4x1500m world record at the IAAF World Relays but, unlike in the women's event which had been relatively rarely run at international level before this year, most pundits stopped short of calling the men's mark a certainty.
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Kenya's 4x1500m men throw caution to the winds

it was widely agreed that Kenya was fully capable of breaking the men’s 4x1500m world record at the IAAF World Relays but, unlike in the women's event which had been relatively rarely run at international level before this year, most pundits stopped short of calling the men's mark a certainty.... Read More

The IAAF World Relays have excelled beyond our expectations.
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USA wins first Golden Baton – Bahamas 2014

The IAAF World Relays have excelled beyond our expectations.... Read More

The men’s 4x100m final was Jamaica's to lose, and they managed to avoid that fate with a 37.77 clocking and an authoritative anchor leg from Yohan "The Beast" Blake. Blake's closing 100m was clocked in 9.07 with a running start.
Reports

Report: men’s 4x100m – Bahamas 2014

The men’s 4x100m final was Jamaica's to lose, and they managed to avoid that fate with a 37.77 clocking and an authoritative anchor leg from Yohan "The Beast" Blake. Blake's closing 100m was clocked in 9.07 with a running start.... Read More

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Report26 May 2014

Report: women’s 4x200m – Bahamas 2014

The US women captured the fifth and last women's relay final at the inaugural IAAF World Relays when they won the 4x200m in 1:29.45. It marked the fourth victory for the USA, who won all the women's relays except the 4x1500m.

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Report26 May 2014

Report: men’s 4x400m – Bahamas 2014

LaShawn Merritt may have won the 4x400m relay for the USA, but he had to beat 17,004 Bahamians to do it. The USA barely led through the entire race, and Merritt had to come from third place to deliver the 2:57.25 victory.

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Report26 May 2014

Report: women’s 4x800m – Bahamas 2014

It was a wire-to-wire victory for the USA in the women's 4x800m final, and their 8:01.58 clocking gave them the inaugural event record, a national record, and a symbolic victory over the previously dominant country in middle-distance running.

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Report26 May 2014

Report: women’s 4x400m – Bahamas 2014

The first victory of Sunday's program went to the USA as they won the 4x400m title after a loss to Russia at the 2013 IAAF World Championships.

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Report25 May 2014

Report: men’s 4x1500m – Bahamas 2014

Kenya established a world record of 14:22.22* in the men's 4x1500m final, as Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop turned back challenges from Ethiopia and the USA before simply striding away from everyone else in history.

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Feature25 May 2014

World records at the IAAF World Relays are worlds apart

The results of the women’s 4x1500m and men’s 4x200m both bear the capital letters ‘WR’ beside the name of the winners but beyond that, the two world records* put up in Saturday night's action at the inaugural IAAF World Relays have little in common.

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News25 May 2014

How to follow the action in Nassau – IAAF World Relays

The inaugural IAAF World Relays gets under way on Saturday (24) in Nassau, The Bahamas, and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website.

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Report25 May 2014

Report: women's 4x100m – Bahamas 2014

It was a blazing second bend by Jeneba Tarmoh which set up victory for the USA in the women's 4x100m final, and sharp baton work on all three exchanges didn't hurt, with the US team clocking 41.88.

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Report25 May 2014

Report: men's 4x200m – Bahamas 2014

Jamaica’s men’s 4x200m quartet improved the world record* by 0.05 with a run of 1:18.63 at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, The Bahamas, on Saturday (25).

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Report25 May 2014

Report: women's 4x400m heats – Bahamas 2014

The USA showed that they will be the team to beat in the women’s 4x400m after a storming run of 3:23.84 to win the second of two heats.

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Report25 May 2014

Report: men's 4x400m heats – Bahamas 2014

In the absence of any decibel counters, possibly the biggest cheer on a raucous night came not when either of the two world records were set but when host nation The Bahamas won the third and final heat of the men’s 4x400m in 3:00.30.

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Report24 May 2014

Report: women's 4x1500m – Bahamas 2014

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet improved the world record* by more than half a minute to 16:33.58 at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, The Bahamas, on Saturday (25).

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