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Previews07 Aug 2016

Preview: men's shot put – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Audiences at last month’s IAAF Diamond League meeting in London saw a thoroughly entertaining competition which saw world champion Joe Kovacs reach 22.02m to defeat world indoor champion Tom Walsh and two-time world champion David Storl. Not surprisingly, many people were wondering whether they were witnessing a rehearsal for the medal battle in Rio.

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News11 Jul 2016

Global champions galore set for Super Saturday in London – IAAF Diamond League

Organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London are dubbing the two-day event ‘Rio in a weekend’ a wave of Olympic-bound stars have been announced for the ‘Super Saturday’ of the Müller Anniversary Games at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday 23 July.

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Report10 Jul 2016

Fajdek leads Polish gold rush as European Championships conclude

Poland finished top of the medal table at the 2016 European Championships after a hat trick of golds on Sunday (10) in Amsterdam.

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News30 Mar 2016

Kovacs and Storl set to duel again in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

The planet’s two best men’s shot putters on recent form – Joe Kovacs and David Storl – are ready for a new duel at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, the meeting organisers of the Prefontaine Classic announced on Wednesday (30).

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Report23 Aug 2015

Report: men's shot put final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Joe Kovacs remembers vividly where he was the last time a global athletics event was held in the Bird’s Nest stadium.

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News01 Aug 2015

Three defending champions on Germany’s team for IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

The German Athletics Federation (DLV) will travel to the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 with a team of 65 athletes.

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Report26 Jul 2015

Field eventers stand out at German Championships

World champions Raphael Holzdeppe and David Storl were among the leading performers at the German Championships in Nurnberg, which concluded on Sunday (26) after three days of action.

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Report09 Jul 2015

Taylor topples Pichardo in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

Two months after their historic performances in Doha, Christian Taylor and Pedro Pablo Pichardo provided a packed crowd at Lausanne’s Athletissima meeting with another stupendous night of IAAF Diamond League triple jumping on Thursday (9).

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News24 Jun 2015

Six more European champions to grace Monaco's Herculis meeting – IAAF Diamond League

The Herculis meeting organisers, the 10th IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2015, have announced the names of six more European champions who will grace their event on Friday 17 July.

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Report20 Jun 2015

Russia leads after first day of European Team Championships in Cheboksary

As expected, host nation Russia leads the team standings at the end of the first day of action at the European Team Championships in Cheboksary with world champion Aleksandr Menkov being one of five Russian winners on Saturday (20).

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News01 Jun 2015

Felix faces Schippers while Kovacs will clash with Storl in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

The world’s two fastest women of last year will line up over 200m at Athletissima when Olympic champion Allyson Felix takes on European champion Dafne Schippers at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 9 July.

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News21 May 2015

Pichardo vs Taylor rematch in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

The 40th edition of Lausanne’s famous Athletissima meeting on 9 July, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, will have a rematch between superstar triple jumpers Pedro Pablo Pichardo and Christian Taylor, the meeting organisers announced on Thursday (21).

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