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News05 May 2016

Doha press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

The traditional pre-meeting press conference of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha took place on Thursday (5) and the emphasis was very much on how the series, now in its seventh season, directly laid the foundations for many an elite athlete’s road to Rio.

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Report08 Sep 2015

Bondarenko back on top in Rovereto

Bogdan Bondarenko, the 2013 world high jump champion and a silver medallist in Beijing just over a week ago, provided the highlight of the Palio Città della Quercia meeting in Rovereto with a 2.31m clearance at Italy’s oldest meeting on Tuesday (8).

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Report04 Jun 2015

Qatari sprinters dominate at Asian Championships

Sprinters from Qatar produced the most eye-catching performances on the second day of the Asian Championships in Wuhan on Thursday (4) with 18-year-old Abdalelah Haroun claiming the 400m title and Femi Ogunode setting an Asian record in the men’s 100m.

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Report03 Jun 2015

Four golds for hosts China on first day of Asian Championships

China won four of the eight gold medals on offer on the opening day of the Asian Championships in the Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday (3).

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News06 May 2015

Qatar’s rising stars set to shine in Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Many of the world’s leading athletes will be in action in Doha on 15 May for the opening fixture of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League, but there will be plenty for the local fans to cheer for too as a handful of Qatar’s top athletes will be set to compete.

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Report01 Oct 2014

Records and rules broken in 800m finals at Asian Games

The men’s and women’s 800m finals at the Asian Games in Inchon on Wednesday (1), the fifth day of athletics, could not have been more different.

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Report28 Sep 2014

Ogunode sets area 100m record of 9.93 at the Asian Games

Qatari sprinter Femi Ogunode provided the biggest highlight of an entertaining second day of the 2014 Asian Games athletics programme when he sped to an Asian 100m record of 9.93 in the South Korean city of Inchon on Sunday (28).

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Report13 Sep 2014

Report: men's 100m – IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014

James Dasaolu won the closest ever men’s 100m at an IAAF Continental or World Cup to become the first British winner of this event since Linford Christie completed his World Cup hat-trick in 1994.

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Report08 Mar 2014

Report: men's 60m final – Sopot 2014

Great Britain's Richard Kilty went from third at the 2014 UK Championships to first on the global stage when he rose to the occasion and flew to a 6.49 lifetime best to capture the men’s 60m gold medal.

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Report08 Mar 2014

Report: men's 60m semi-finals – Sopot 2014

Jamaica’s world indoor silver medallist Nesta Carter found his best form at exactly the right time and laid down a fine 6.50 season’s best marker to confirm that he is intent on capturing the gold medal this time around.

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