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Series03 Jul 2017

My greatest challenge – Melina Robert-Michon

Olympic silver medallist Melina Robert-Michon has a six-year-old daughter, Elyssa. The experienced French discus thrower talks about the challenge of juggling motherhood with returning to the competitive arena.

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Feature06 Oct 2016

After Rio success, retirement not yet an option for Robert-Michon

Sometimes children can form the ultimate reality check. Melina Robert-Michon was basking in the warm glow of having just achieved a career-high silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games when she rang home to speak to her six-year-old daughter, Elyssa.

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News01 Aug 2015

Captain Lavillenie leads French team for IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

France will be represented by 44 athletes at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 later this month.

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News17 Jun 2015

Top French athletes set to compete in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

Little more than a month before the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, a host of leading French athletes will head to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on 17 July with high ambitions.

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Report21 Jun 2014

Germany hold narrow lead after day one of the European Team Championships

A late reinstatement of Germany’s initially disqualified women’s 4x100m team led to joy in the host nation’s camp, and turned a four-point deficit into a three-point lead over defending champions Russia at the end of the first day of the 2014 European Team Championships in Brunswick on Saturday (21).

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News06 Jun 2014

Bolt withdraws, but French out in force in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

Usain Bolt today confirmed that he won’t be competing on 5 July at the 2014 edition of the Meeting Areva, the French stage of the IAAF Diamond League, due to inflammation of his foot.

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Report11 Aug 2013

Report: Women’s Discus final – Moscow 2013

Sandra Perkovic made history inside the Luzhniki Stadium by becoming the first woman to complete the ‘Grand Slam’ of Olympic, European and World Discus titles with a typically dominant performance.

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