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Feature21 Oct 2020

Remembering how Snell tore up the Tokyo track on his way to historic double

On 21 October 1964, nine men lined up for the Tokyo Olympic 1500m final. Three minutes and 38.1 seconds later, New Zealand’s Peter Snell became the first man in 44 years to complete an Olympic 800m/1500m double.

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Report03 Oct 2020

World champions shine as Kip Keino Classic delivers the magic in Nairobi

Three of Kenya’s world champions – Timothy Cheruiyot, Hellen Obiri and Beatrice Chepkoech – were triumphant at the Kip Keino Classic World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting on Saturday (3) as Nairobi hosted its first ever global one-day meet at the newly-refurbished Nyayo National Stadium.

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Report25 Sep 2020

Obiri and McSweyn victorious in Doha as Wanda Diamond League draws to a close

With about 90 seconds to go in the women’s 3000m at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday (25), it looked as though Hellen Obiri would register a rare defeat in the Qatari capital.

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Previews23 Sep 2020

Loaded 3000m line-up for Doha as 2020 Wanda Diamond League set to go out on a high

It may have been a far-from-normal season, but the Wanda Diamond League will end on a high in Doha on Friday (25) with what is quite possibly the deepest line-up seen in any discipline this year.

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Report13 Sep 2020

Warholm breaks Moses’ 40-year-old ISTAF meeting record in Berlin

Karsten Warholm wrote a piece of ISTAF history by breaking the 40-year-old meeting record set by 400m hurdles legend Edwin Moses in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday (13).

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Report08 Sep 2020

Kiplimo, Crouser, Kipyegon and Taylor impress in Ostrava

Impressive victories by Jacob Kiplimo, Ryan Crouser and Christian Taylor produced the key highlights at the Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Tuesday (8).

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Report03 Sep 2020

Ortega leads meeting record spree in Marseille

Orlando Ortega was one of four athletes to break a meeting record at the Meeting de Marseille, clocking 13.15 to win the 110m hurdles at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze event on Thursday (3).

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News02 Sep 2020

Warholm, Kipyegon and Dibaba sign up for Ostrava

Organisers of the Golden Spike meeting have confirmed that two-time world champion Karsten Warholm will compete in the 400m hurdles at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava on 8 September.

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Report23 Aug 2020

Tanaka takes down Japanese 1500m record at Golden Grand Prix in Tokyo

It may not have been the competition that Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium had originally been set to host in August 2020, but Japan’s leading athletes got a taste of the big time at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on Sunday (23).

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News19 Aug 2020

Remembering Albert Hill’s Olympic double, on its 100th anniversary

It was 100 years ago, on 19 August, that Britain's Albert Hill completed a monumental middle distance double at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp, the last man to achieve that distinction until New Zealand's Peter Snell in 1964. Yet it was the power of his arguments as much as the strength of his legs and lungs that enabled him to become an Olympic legend.

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Feature31 Jul 2020

How Davis and Bayi made history for Tanzania

When Ron Davis started out in athletics, he probably never dreamed that he would get to travel the world doing what he loved best – much less that it would lead to him laying down roots half way across the world in Tanzania.

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