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Feature08 Dec 2018

Donald Smith: new voice on the block

Announcing has always been a passion of Donald Smith’s.

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Report17 Oct 2018

Games record and gold for late show Baptiste in Buenos Aires

Form played out on the final day of athletics at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday (16), as nine of the 11 stage one winners wrapped up gold medals in Buenos Aires’ final session of athletics.

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News16 Oct 2018

Watch athletics action from the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Watch all of the athletics action from the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games via the official live stream.

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Report15 Oct 2018

Muema and Chelangat secure gold in historic cross country races at Youth Olympic Games

After a 94-year hiatus, cross country returned to the Olympic arena on Monday (15) at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

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Report14 Oct 2018

Beernaert secures Youth Olympic gold in spectacle of stages in Buenos Aires

Though deciding medallists based on combined results makes for some head-scratching at the end of an event, the drama the format provides was evident on the fourth day of athletics at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics Games on Sunday (14). No more so than in the women’s long jump, where a single centimetre separated the three medallists after a bout of last-round drama.

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Report13 Oct 2018

Field the focus as four Youth Olympic Games records fall in Buenos Aires

A flurry of Youth Olympic Games Records fell in the field as the sun shone on the third day of athletics in Buenos Aires on Saturday (13).

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Report12 Oct 2018

Sasia sends Argentine pulses racing at Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires

Nazareno Sasia lived up to his billing as one of Argentina’s big hopes for the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires on Friday (12), making the men’s shot put competition his own at the Youth Olympic Park.

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Report11 Oct 2018

Chelangat and Chelimo impress for Uganda on Youth Olympic Games opener

Uganda’s distance runners laid down a strong marker on the opening day of athletics at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games on Thursday (11), as rainy conditions didn’t dampen the fierce competition in Buenos Aires’ Youth Olympic Park.

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Press Release03 Oct 2018

Provisional entries available for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games

The provisional entry list for athletics events at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games is now available.

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IaafNews18 Sep 2018

More than 170 nations set to compete at Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Provisional entries for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games confirm that 179 nations will be represented among the 680 allocated places for athletics in the Argentinean capital from 11-16 October.

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Press Release11 Sep 2018

Countdown continues for cross country’s return to Olympic competition

The IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 will take place in 200 days’ time, but Tuesday 11 September marks another important milestone for cross country.

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IaafNews29 Jul 2018

Youth Olympic Games torch starts tour of Argentina with visit to 100 years of athletics celebration dinner

Three days after being lit by the sun at Panathenaic Stadium in Athens on Tuesday, the Youth Olympic Games flame made its way to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to mark the start of its 60-day journey.

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