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Feature03 Dec 2021

Athlete of the Year award motivates Thompson-Herah to work towards career goals

When an athlete makes history by achieving something that has never been done before, you’d think they’d struggle for motivation in the aftermath.

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Press Release01 Dec 2021

Thompson-Herah and Warholm named World Athletes of the Year

Olympic champions Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica and Karsten Warholm of Norway have been named the World Athletes of the Year

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Feature28 Nov 2021

Focus on finalists: Elaine Thompson-Herah and Karsten Warholm

We take a closer look at the achievements of the five women and five men who have been confirmed as finalists for Athlete of the Year.

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Press Release23 Nov 2021

Finalists announced for Female World Athlete of the Year 2021

World Athletics is pleased to confirm the five finalists for Female World Athlete of the Year.

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Press Release22 Oct 2021

Nominees announced for Female World Athlete of the Year 2021

World Athletics is pleased to confirm a list of 10 nominees for Female World Athlete of the Year.

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Feature31 Aug 2021

Fraser-Pryce and Thompson-Herah, from 'Champs' to champions

There was a time when the ultimate goal for Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson-Herah was to make it on to the winner’s podium at Champs.

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Report28 Aug 2021

Duplantis, Thompson-Herah and Parchment return to winning ways in Paris

Three Olympic champions beaten in Thursday’s meeting at Lausanne – Mondo Duplantis, Elaine Thompson-Herah and Hansle Parchment – re-asserted themselves with emphatic victories.

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News27 Aug 2021

Olympic champions Parchment and Duplantis look to push on in Paris

Hansle Parchment has arrived in Paris ready for the season’s next Wanda Diamond League meeting confident he will get back on track.

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Previews27 Aug 2021

More key clashes as Diamond League continues in Paris

Sweden’s Olympic pole vault champion Mondo Duplantis, who suffered a rare defeat in the blustery conditions at Thursday's meeting in Lausanne, will hope to return to business-as-usual on Saturday (28) when the Wanda Diamond League moves on to the Stade Charlety in Paris.

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Previews24 Aug 2021

Olympic stars ready to shine in Lausanne

There could hardly be a more suitable setting for the Wanda Diamond League’s first European stop after the Tokyo Olympics than the Swiss city that happens to be home to the Olympic Museum.

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News17 Aug 2021

Warholm among Olympic champions set to star in Brussels

Olympic champions Karsten Warholm, Elaine Thompson-Herah and Sifan Hassan are among the stars from the Tokyo Games who are set to compete.

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News12 Aug 2021

Olympic stars confirmed for Lausanne and Paris

Fresh from her triple Olympic triumph in Tokyo, Jamaican superstar Elaine Thompson-Herah will take on Olympic silver medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 26 August.

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