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Series28 Dec 2019

Fab five: rising stars

As the decade draws to a conclusion, we take a look at a quintet of athletes – all aged 21 and younger – who could be set to emerge as the star performers throughout the 2020s.

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Report12 Jul 2019

Hassan breaks world mile record in Monaco with 4:12.33 - IAAF Diamond League

Sifan Hassan, who arrived on the Stade Louis II track tonight (12) as the third fastest miler of all time, departed the Herculis EBS Diamond League meeting as the fastest, having produced a marvel of a final lap to finish in 4:12.33, thus breaking the 23-year-old mark of 4:12.56 held by Russia’s 1996 Olympic 800 and 1500m champion Svetlana Masterkova.

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Report03 Jul 2019

Nowicki throws 81.74m world lead in Poznan, McLaughlin clocks 53.72 in Marseille

Wojciech Nowicki's world-leading 81.74m effort in the hammer throw highlighted the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in the western Polish city on Tuesday (2).

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Report13 Jun 2019

Warholm sizzles 47.33 European record in Oslo - IAAF Diamond League

Karsten Warholm electrified a sold-out crowd at Bislett Stadium on Thursday (13) night, breaking the European record in the 400m hurdles with a sensational 47.33 performance.

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News21 May 2019

Young stars set to shine in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

Organisers of the Bislett Games have announced that three of the world’s most prodigious young athletics talents will be at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 13 June.

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News14 Jan 2019

McLaughlin confirms Boston return

Sydney McLaughlin, the 2018 IAAF Female Rising Star award winner, will return to the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, the opening meeting of the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour, on Saturday 26 January.

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Series11 Dec 2018

Gen 10: all-round sprint star Sydney McLaughlin

With one eye on the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the other on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, over the course of the next two weeks – Monday through Friday – we'll highlight the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.

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Series26 Jun 2018

IAAF Inside Athletics – Sydney McLaughlin

The eighth episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world U20 400m hurdles record-holder Sydney McLaughlin of the USA.

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Report10 Jun 2018

Irby's 49.80 caps NCAA championships in Eugene

One day after Michael Norman set a collegiate record in the 400m, Lynna Irby nearly did so, too.

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Report14 May 2018

McLaughlin smashes own world U20 400m hurdles record with 52.75 in Knoxville

Sydney McLaughlin’s recent 53.60 run in the 400m hurdles lasted just two weeks as a world U20 record* as she obliterated the mark with a sensational 52.75 to win on the final day of the three-day Southeastern Conference (SEC) Championships in Knoxville on Sunday (13).

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Report29 Apr 2018

McLaughlin improves own world U20 400m hurdles record in Fayetteville

Sydney McLaughlin’s season debut in the 400m hurdles did not disappoint.

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Feature31 Mar 2018

McLaughlin taking slow and steady approach to long-term success

When viewed through the lens of social media, the life of a teenage athletics icon can seem deceptively glamorous. But as Sydney McLaughlin knows, the routine required to reach the top is far more mundane.

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