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World Athletics launches Athletics@HomeThe New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus10 of the greatest athletics moments of triumph over adversity
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Series02 Apr 2020

Athletics@Home - colour the stars!

Have some crayons or coloured pencils? Then get to work colouring and getting to know some of our sport's biggest stars.

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Report02 Apr 2020

Tsutsumi breaks Japanese discus throw record in Tama

Yuji Tsutsumi broke the Japanese national discus throw record at a small meeting at Kokushikan University in Tama on Friday (27 March).

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Series02 Apr 2020

10 of the greatest athletics moments of triumph over adversity

Journeys towards sporting success can often get disrupted, but some athletes throughout history have overcome episodes of true adversity on their way to athletics triumphs.

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Feature02 Apr 2020

After arduous journey, Tonosa finally finds a new beginning in Ireland

For Hiko Tonosa this was a finish line of sorts, an arrival and acceptance after a three-year journey that made the most arduous of races seem easy.

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News02 Apr 2020

Watch party: World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

While many people around the world are in isolation or lock down, our watch parties will help pass the time.

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News02 Apr 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus

Welcome to The New Normal: life in the time of coronavirus, where we'll be sharing stories and updates about how athletes are adjusting to and coping with the spread of COVID-19. We'll be providing updates regularly and daily and encourage athletes to get in touch so we can share their stories, too.

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News01 Apr 2020

As International Day of Sport for Development and Peace approaches, a look at athletics' crucial peace-building role

On 29 February 1996, the siege of Sarajevo, the longest of a capital city in the history of modern warfare, officially came to an end. Over the course of nearly four years, almost 14,000 people were killed, with the city, which just 12 years earlier hosted the Winter Olympic Games, largely left in ruins.

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News31 Mar 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus - 29-31 March

Welcome to The New Normal: life in the time of coronavirus, where we'll be sharing stories and updates about how athletes are adjusting to and coping with the spread of COVID-19. We'll be providing updates regularly and daily and encourage athletes to get in touch so we can share their stories, too.

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Series31 Mar 2020

Athletics@Home - make your own spikes!

Many shops may be closed, but there's still a way of getting your hands on some customised kicks.

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Press Release31 Mar 2020

World Athletics launches Athletics@Home

World Athletics has today launched Athletics@Home, a new series designed to help people of all ages to stay fit, active and engaged during this period of unprecedented lockdown around the world.

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News31 Mar 2020

World Athletics podcast – Steven Gardiner

World 400m champion Steven Gardiner features on the latest World Athletics podcast.

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Press Release30 Mar 2020

World Athletics statement on 2021 dates for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

We support the new 2021 dates for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games announced today by the Japanese organisers and the IOC.

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